School Details

Forest Hill High School

Traditional Public School

2607 Raymond Road

Jackson, MS 39212

601-371-4313

Overview

Forest Hill High School serves 951 students in grades 9-12. This school is a traditional public school and its 2019 accountability rating was F. Per student spending for this school is $9,592.

Grades

9

10

11

12

Performance

F

2019 Accountability Rating
Mississippi Department of Education

Funding

$

Tax-Funded
$9,592/Child

Demographics

Forest Hill High School serves 951 students. This high-poverty school body is <5% White and 97.16% African-American.

School

Teachers
Total: 74
Student-Teacher Ratio: 8:1
Experienced: 55%
In-Field: 93% 
Principals
Total: 4
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 951

By Grade:

  •       9: 219
  •       10: 257
  •       11: 244
  •       12: 203
  •       Special Secondary: 28

By Racial and Ethnic Composition:

  •       African-American: 97%
  •       Hispanic: 1%
  •       Other: 1%

District

Teachers
Total: 1486
Student-Teacher Ratio: 7:1
Experienced: 68%
In-Field: 96% 
Principals
Total: 105
Experienced: 96%

Students
Total Enrollment: 20,401

By Grade:

  •       Pre-K: 415
  •       Special Pre-K: 30
  •       K: 1229
  •       Special Elementary: 184
  •       1: 1514
  •       2: 1457
  •       3: 1669
  •       4: 1940
  •       5: 1258
  •       6: 1438
  •       7: 1510
  •       8: 1483
  •       9: 1595
  •       10: 1642
  •       11: 1555
  •       12: 1385
  •       Special Secondary: 108
  •       Other: -11

Community

Hinds County

Total Population: 231,840

  •       Males: 108,268
  •       Females: 123,572

Growth: -5.48%
Number of Households: 91,351
Median Income: $44,671

Race/Ethnicity Male Female Total % Change
Non-Hispanic White or Caucasian 28,054 30,075 58,129 -18%
Black or African American 78,264 91,269 169,533 0%
Asian-American 723 996 1,719 -12%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander 33 36 69 -21%
Native American and Alaska Native 127 107 234 -40%
Hispanic American 1,791 1,822 3,613 0%
Two or more races 1067 1089 2,156 11%


Performance

Graduate Outcomes

High School Graduation Rate: 75.72%
Post Secondary Enrollment Rate: 60%
Labor Force Participation Rate: 62%

ACT

Composite Average: 14.3 (2021)
Number of Students Taking the ACT: 204 (2021)
Sub-Scores:
English: 13
Mathematics: 14.1
Reading: 14.2
Science: 15.5

State Testing

U.S. History Proficiency: 14.4%
Mathematics Proficiency: 7.6%
English Proficiency: 15.9%
Science Proficiency: 0%

Discipline

  • In-School Suspensions: 0
  • Out-of-School Suspensions: 0
  • Expulsions: 0
  • Referral to Law Enforcement: 0
  • School-Based Arrests: 0

Funding

Forest Hill High School is a traditional public school funded by local, state, and federal tax dollars. Per student spending for this school is $9,592.

Total

Per-student Spending: $9,592

State/Local

Per-student Spending: $8,208

Federal

Per-student Spending: $1,489

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