Forest Knolls Elementary School

Silver Spring, MD 20901

Phone: (301) 649-8060
District: Montgomery County Public Schools

8

GreatSchools Rating

public • Grades PK-5 • 709 students

Forest Knolls Elementary School, located in Silver Spring, Maryland, serves grades PK-5 in the Montgomery County Public Schools district. It is among the few public schools in Maryland to receive a distinguished GreatSchools Rating of 8 out of 10.

Forest Knolls Elementary School is a public school in the Montgomery County Public Schools district located in Silver Spring, MD. As of 2014, the students are 43.2% Hispanic; 31.3% White, non-Hispanic; 13.5% Black, non-Hispanic; 7.2% Asian/Pacific Islander; and 4.8% Multiracial. 43.2% of students are participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District State
Hispanic 43.2% 27.4% 13.7%
White, non-Hispanic 31.3% 32% 40.9%
Black, non-Hispanic 13.5% 21.4% 34.9%
Asian/Pacific Islander 7.2% 14.4% 6.1%
Multiracial 4.8% 4.6% 4.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 0.2%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.2% 0.3%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District State
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 43.2%
English learners 13.5%
# Name Type City State Overall Rating Distance
1 Forest Knolls Neighborhood/Subdivision Silver Spring MD 0.3 mi
2 DuMont Oaks Neighborhood/Subdivision Silver Spring MD 1.1 mi
3 Hillandale Neighborhood/Subdivision Silver Spring MD 2.1 mi
4 Iverly Neighborhood/Subdivision Silver Spring MD 3.1 mi
5 Takoma Park Neighborhood/Subdivision Takoma Park MD 3.3 mi
6 White Flint Neighborhood/Subdivision Rockville MD 5 mi
7 The Willoughby Condominium/Townhouse Chevy Chase MD 6.2 mi
8 Norwood Neighborhood/Subdivision Olney MD 6.4 mi
9 Old Farm Neighborhood/Subdivision Rockville MD 6.7 mi
10 The VIO Neighborhood/Subdivision Washington SW DC 10.3 mi
11 Maple Lawn Neighborhood/Subdivision Fulton MD 10.5 mi
12 Leeway Overlee - N Arlington Neighborhood/Subdivision Arlington VA 12.3 mi
13 Lakelands Neighborhood/Subdivision Gaithersburg MD 12.7 mi
14 Twenty400 Apartment Complex Arlington VA 13.2 mi
15 Falls Church City Neighborhood/Subdivision Falls Church VA 13.2 mi
# Name City State Overall Rating Distance
1 White Oak Silver Spring MD 2.1 mi
2 Silver Spring Silver Spring MD 2.9 mi
3 Georgetown Washington DC 8.7 mi
4 Washington DC Washington D.C. DC 9.5 mi
5 Capitol Hill Washington DC 9.9 mi
6 Arlington Arlington VA 10 mi
7 Laurel Laurel MD 10.4 mi
8 Hammond Hills Laurel MD 10.4 mi
9 Pentagon City Arlington VA 12.4 mi
10 Kentlands Gaithersburg MD 13.4 mi
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