Forest Park High School



Forest Park High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Forest Park 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
9 687
10 406
11 354
12 263

Forest Park High School is a public high school of the Clayton County School District located in Forest Park, GA. It has 1,710 students in grades 9th through 12th. Forest Park High School is the 80th largest public high school in Georgia and the 2,413th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 21.0 to 1.

Total Students: 1,710
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21:1
Full Time Teachers: 81.5

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Forest Park High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 907
(53%)
7,272
(51%)
 Female 803
(47%)
7,001
(49%)

Forest Park High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 794
(46%)
10,670
(75%)
 Hispanic 617
(36%)
2,039
(14%)
 Asian 177
(10%)
702
(5%)
 White 75
(4%)
431
(3%)
 Two or More 45
(3%)
390
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
18
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
23
(0%)

Forest Park High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,379
(81%)
10,193
(71%)
 Not Eligible 237
(14%)
2,901
(20%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 94
(5%)
1,179
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Forest Park High School is ranked 12th out of 0 ranked schools in Georgia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Forest Park High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (86.1%) is significantly higher than the state average of 53.1%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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 Park High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1484
2006 1587
2007 1587
2008 1513
2009 1588
2010 1643
2011 1651
2012 1710

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.6
2006 17.4
2007 16.1
2008 15.4
2009 16.2
2010 18.1
2011 17.7
2012 21

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.77493261455526
2006 0.77945809703844
2007 0.71833648393195
2008 0.73231989424983
2009 0.80982367758186
2010 0.796104686549
2011 0.83949121744397
2012 0.86140350877193

Compare Forest Park High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,522.8% 15.2:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,100.0% 21.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 53.1%
 
This School 86.1%
 

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