School Details

Forest High School

Traditional Public School

511 Cleveland Street

Forest, MS 39074

601-469-3255

Overview

Forest High School serves 403 students in grades 9-12. This school is a traditional public school and its 2019 accountability rating was C. Per student spending for this school is $9,049.

Grades

9

10

11

12

Performance

C

2019 Accountability Rating
Mississippi Department of Education

Funding

$

Tax-Funded
$9,049/Child

Demographics

Forest High School serves 403 students. This high-poverty school body is 9.68% White and 52.11% African-American.

School

Teachers
Total: 26
Student-Teacher Ratio: 6:1
Experienced: 80%
In-Field: 95% 
Principals
Total: 2
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 403

By Grade:

  •       9: 114
  •       10: 109
  •       11: 99
  •       Other: 81

By Racial and Ethnic Composition:

  •       African-American: 52%
  •       Hispanic: 34%
  •       White: 10%
  •       Two or More: 3%
  •       Other: 1%

District

Teachers
Total: 104
Student-Teacher Ratio: 6:1
Experienced: 74%
In-Field: 95% 
Principals
Total: 7
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 1,610

By Grade:

  •       Pre-K: 40
  •       Special Pre-K: 10
  •       K: 134
  •       Special Elementary: 14
  •       1: 148
  •       2: 138
  •       3: 122
  •       4: 139
  •       5: 119
  •       6: 128
  •       7: 135
  •       8: 120
  •       9: 114
  •       10: 109
  •       11: 99
  •       12: 77
  •       Other: -36

Community

Scott County

Total Population: 28,124

  •       Males: 13,813
  •       Females: 14,311

Growth: -0.50%
Number of Households: 10,248
Median Income: $42,069

Race/Ethnicity Male Female Total % Change
Non-Hispanic White or Caucasian 8,275 8,096 16,371 -2%
Black or African American 5,071 5,791 10,862 1%
Asian-American 76 86 162 93%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander 60 48 108 -34%
Native American and Alaska Native 111 98 209 19%
Hispanic American 1,911 1,424 3,335 11%
Two or more races 220 192 412 38%


Performance

Graduate Outcomes

High School Graduation Rate: 80.85%
Post Secondary Enrollment Rate: 68%
Labor Force Participation Rate: 56%

ACT

Composite Average: 15.3 (2021)
Number of Students Taking the ACT: 94 (2021)
Sub-Scores:
English: 13.9
Mathematics: 15.5
Reading: 15
Science: 16.4

State Testing

U.S. History Proficiency: 29.8%
Mathematics Proficiency: 3.3%
English Proficiency: 20%
Science Proficiency: 40.2%

Discipline

  • In-School Suspensions: 1,618
  • Out-of-School Suspensions: <5
  • Expulsions: <5
  • Referral to Law Enforcement: 0
  • School-Based Arrests: 0

Funding

Forest High School is a traditional public school funded by local, state, and federal tax dollars. Per student spending for this school is $9,049.

Total

Per-student Spending: $9,049

State/Local

Per-student Spending: $8,524

Federal

Per-student Spending: $400

Overall Rating

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