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North Forrest High School

Traditional Public School

693 Eatonville Road

Hattiesburg, MS 39401

601-545-9304

Overview

North Forrest High School serves 362 students in grades 7-12. This school is a traditional public school and its 2019 accountability rating was B. Per student spending for this school is $13,866.

Grades

7

8

9

10

11

12

Performance

B

2019 Accountability Rating
Mississippi Department of Education

Funding

$

Tax-Funded
$13,866/Child

Demographics

North Forrest High School serves 362 students. This high-poverty school body is 15.75% White and 71.27% African-American.

School

Teachers
Total: 35
Student-Teacher Ratio: 10:1
Experienced: 82%
In-Field: 95% 
Principals
Total: 2
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 362

By Grade:

  •       7: 71
  •       8: 65
  •       9: 62
  •       10: 53
  •       11: 59
  •       12: 54
  •       Special Secondary: 10
  •       Other: -12

By Racial and Ethnic Composition:

  •       African-American: 71%
  •       White: 16%
  •       Two or More: 7%
  •       Other: 6%

District

Teachers
Total: 174
Student-Teacher Ratio: 8:1
Experienced: 77%
In-Field: 96% 
Principals
Total: 11
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 2,169

By Grade:

  •       Pre-K: 15
  •       Special Pre-K: 10
  •       K: 190
  •       Special Elementary: 21
  •       1: 203
  •       2: 208
  •       3: 201
  •       4: 202
  •       5: 198
  •       6: 217
  •       7: 231
  •       8: 243
  •       9: 62
  •       10: 53
  •       11: 47
  •       12: 54
  •       Special Secondary: 16
  •       Other: -2

Community

Forrest County

Total Population: 74,897

  •       Males: 35,322
  •       Females: 39,575

Growth: -0.05%
Number of Households: 28,746
Median Income: $42,082

Race/Ethnicity Male Female Total % Change
Non-Hispanic White or Caucasian 21,567 22,777 44,344 -3%
Black or African American 12,689 15,625 28,314 4%
Asian-American 409 431 840 64%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander 35 27 62 -2%
Native American and Alaska Native 131 126 257 -1%
Hispanic American 1,173 1,051 2,224 -16%
Two or more races 491 589 1,080 22%


Performance

Graduate Outcomes

High School Graduation Rate: 87.50%
Post Secondary Enrollment Rate: 67%
Labor Force Participation Rate: 60%

ACT

Composite Average: 15.9 (2021)
Number of Students Taking the ACT: 41 (2021)
Sub-Scores:
English: 15.5
Mathematics: 16
Reading: 15.3
Science: 16.3

State Testing

U.S. History Proficiency: 34.1%
Mathematics Proficiency: 42.5%
English Proficiency: 27.8%
Science Proficiency: 39.2%

Discipline

  • In-School Suspensions: 0
  • Out-of-School Suspensions: 659
  • Expulsions: 0
  • Incidents of Violence: 14
  • Referral to Law Enforcement: 0
  • School-Based Arrests: 0

Funding

North Forrest High School is a traditional public school funded by local, state, and federal tax dollars. Per student spending for this school is $13,866.

Total

Per-student Spending: $13,866

State/Local

Per-student Spending: $12,577

Federal

Per-student Spending: $1,222

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