Forbes Elementary School

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5785 Saltsburg Rd

Verona, PA 15147

(412) 793-2155

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Grades: K - 3

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 250

Students Per Teacher: 10

Parent Reviews

4 Parent Reviews for Forbes Elementary School

The administration and the teaching staff at Forbes are incredible. I have two kids that attend the school. They have had tremendous teachers. The PTA is very active and they support numerous activities for the kids. The school is small and only includes K-3.

Posted by a parent on 05/08/13

I have 3 Children in Forbes. One of which has Behavioral problems that come with ADHD. This school, the teachers and principal are the best. I cant say enough about how they have helped my son. If you just look at a test score or rating and choose not to attend, you will are missing out on a top of ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/07/13

I am a parent of two children who attend this school. I think this is one of the best scools in the Penn Hills school district. I have found that if parent's have a prpblem with the school most likely the problem lies with the parent. Teachers are there to teach not babysit. This school district has ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/27/10

Forbes Elementary is the best in my opinion. It is such a wonderful place to send your children. I have 2 children there and I don't think they would ever get a better education anywhere else. The teachers are spectacular. They love their jobs and love the kids. All the support staff is just as ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/09/10

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School Profile for Forbes Elementary School

Test scores
Test scores for Forbes Elementary School

PSSA* Test Scores

Grade Level: 3

Test Year: 2012
Forbes Elementary School
Penn Hills School District
* In 2011-2012 Pennsylvania used the Pennsylvania System of State Assessments (PSSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in math and reading, in grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. The results for reading, writing and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The PSSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Pennsylvania. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

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Verona schools — Forbes Elementary School is located at 5785 Saltsburg Rd, Verona PA 15147. 5785 Saltsburg Rd is in the 15147 ZIP code in Verona, PA The school district for Forbes Elementary School is the Penn Hills School District. Forbes Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 3.
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