Forest Park Elementary School

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100 Forest Dr

Albany, NY 12205

(518) 869-3006

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Grades: K - 4

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 362

Students Per Teacher: 11

Parent Reviews

11 Parent Reviews for Forest Park Elementary School

I currently have two children at Forest Park School. The teachers and staff are great. I wish there was just a little bit more effort to get the parents involved in the school activities though. Sometimes it feels as though your not wanted there. Example: Unable to bring birthday cupcakes directly ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/17/11

It's in my neighborhood, it's friendly and neat, and it's where I vote!

Posted by a other on 04/18/10

I love Forest Park because it is a small school and every kid matters. Kids do not get 'lost in the shuffle' like they do a bigger schools. Everyone at Forest Park from the principal to the custodian cares about the kids.

Posted by a other on 04/14/10

Great teachers! Great Principal! Awesome kids!

Posted by a parent on 10/06/09

My grandson went to Forest Park. He is now in 8th grade and I feel he got an excellent start in his education at Forest Park. The school promotes 'no bullying', good manners and being considerate of others. My son also went there in the 1980's...I loved it then and love it now!

Posted by a other on 10/05/09

Because I don't have to fight my daughter to go to school everyday! She wants to go which says alot of the faculty and staff.

Posted by a parent on 10/05/09

My 7 yr old goes there and its such a wonderful school,the teachers and principle are all on the same page,they love the children.They are also the only elementary school in the district that specializes in special needs children,kids from all over the area get bused there if they have a very special ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/04/09

Because my grandson go's there and enjoys school. The teachers are great!

Posted by a parent on 10/04/09

I love the school and I think the teachers have a lot on their plates and do a fantastic job with the kids.

Posted by a parent on 10/03/09

Forest Park is a great school. I have two children that have passed through its doors.To ensure a good education be active,the teachers can only do so much.

Posted by a parent on 06/14/09

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Test scores for Forest Park Elementary School

NYSA* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Forest Park Elementary School
South Colonie Central School District
New York
* In 2011-2012 New York used the New York State Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science. The results for English language arts and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles and the science results will be added when they are released in the Fall of 2013. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New York. The goal is for 90% of students to meet or exceed grade-level standards on the tests.

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Albany schools — Forest Park Elementary School is located at 100 Forest Dr, Albany NY 12205. 100 Forest Dr is in the 12205 ZIP code in Albany, NY The school district for Forest Park Elementary School is the South Colonie Central School District. Forest Park Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 4.
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