Forest High School



Forest High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Forest High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 548
10 496
11 513
12 570

Forest High School is a public high school of the Marion School District located in Ocala, FL. It has 2,127 students in grades 9th through 12th. Forest High School is the 112th largest public high school in Florida and the 1,165th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 20.3 to 1.

Total Students: 2,127
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 105

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Forest High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,162
(55%)
6,834
(52%)
 Female 965
(45%)
6,332
(48%)

Forest High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,382
(65%)
7,489
(57%)
 Black 317
(15%)
2,590
(20%)
 Hispanic 278
(13%)
2,226
(17%)
 Two or More 105
(5%)
595
(5%)
 Asian 26
(1%)
164
(1%)
 American Indian 14
(1%)
87
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 5
(0%)
15
(0%)

Forest High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,220
(57%)
5,432
(41%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 745
(35%)
6,659
(51%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 162
(8%)
1,075
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Forest High School is ranked 177th out of 0 ranked schools in Florida, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Forest High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (42.6%) is slightly lower than the state average of 51.0%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Forest High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2136
2006 2133
2007 2211
2008 2340
2009 2251
2010 2173
2011 2161
2012 2127

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.4
2006 18.4
2007 20.3
2008 18.5
2009 20.1
2010 19.4
2011 20.6
2012 20.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.27949438202247
2006 0.3075480543835
2007 0.31207598371777
2008 0.32222222222222
2009 0.41359395824078
2010 0.36631385181776
2011 0.40074039796391
2012 0.42642219087917

Compare Forest High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,602.5% 16.0:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,030.0% 20.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 42.6%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 51.0%
 

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