John A. Forrest Elementary School

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10-00 Hopper Ave

Fair Lawn, NJ 07410

(201) 794-5565

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 300

Students Per Teacher: 7

Parent Reviews

10 Parent Reviews for John A. Forrest Elementary School

John A Forrest it's a greeat school! My son Is going to first grade this year, he is excited His k - teacher Mrs. Berry was great he has been Talking to her the whole Sumer. The principal Is great, engage students and parents in Activities, The whole staff CARES about their students!

Posted by a parent on 08/22/13

A+ from the Admin. to the custodial staff. My daughter's first day of Kindergarten, 2013. Having received a letter, we knew to meet in the library. Mr. Weaver, the principal, proceeded to introduce himself and read a book that engaged even the most reluctant of the bunch. We then proceeded (noisily, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/30/13

very nice school ..and principal is the best love everyone there they are very helpful..

Posted by a parent on 04/23/13

The new principal and teachers continue to help students strive for the highest level of excellence. This school manages to combine school spirit and camaraderie amongst all its students. Between a pro-active literacy program and many unique curricular activities, Forrest helps balance out our children ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/08/11

Fantastic school. Teachers are great. Administrtion is responsive. Cannot say enough good things about the school

Posted by a parent on 05/02/09

This is a very fine school. The principal and the PTA are very active, committed and organized. The teachers and the PTA work well beyond the call of duty. I believe this is due to the strong leadership of Dr. Schecter, the principal, who inspires dedication, discipline and hard work. It is a very ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/27/09

A very home-like atmosphere.Takes literacy seriously.Great extracurricular programs for children to sharpen their literacy and math skills

Posted by a parent on 03/23/06

Overall this school is great. It's PTA is strong, therefore providing a strong back-bone to the student body activities. Cafateria food is healthy and the staff friendly. This school is like a big community where parent, teacher and student are one. The principle is very involved with the children, fun ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/07/06

Overall I'm very happy with Forrest School. I think the quality of the teachers is excellent. Of all the teachers my children have had, there was only 1 I felt was questionable. The reflections program as well as the many other educational opportunities are wonderful.

Posted by a parent on 06/23/05

Forrest School has lots of Programs to encourage social responsibility.There is also a new math curriculum that teaches intricate problem solving as well as the basics.The school always maintains a very open door with parent involvement.However both second grade clasrooms have a 25:1 student teacher ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/20/04

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Test scores
Test scores for John A. Forrest Elementary School

NJ ASK* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
John A. Forrest Elementary School
Fair Lawn School District
New Jersey
* In 2011-2012 New Jersey used the New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts literacy and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science. The NJ ASK is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New Jersey. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

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Fair Lawn schools — John A. Forrest Elementary School is located at 10-00 Hopper Ave, Fair Lawn NJ 07410. 10-00 Hopper Ave is in the 07410 ZIP code in Fair Lawn, NJ The school district for John A. Forrest Elementary School is the Fair Lawn School District. John A. Forrest Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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