Forrest City High School



Forrest City High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Forrest City 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
9 252
10 243
11 247
12 173

Forrest City High School is a public high school of the Forrest City School District located in Forrest City, AR. It has 915 students in grades 9th through 12th. Forrest City High School is the 41st largest public high school in Arkansas and the 6,398th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.1 to 1.

Total Students: 915
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 64.71

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Forrest City High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 471
(51%)
696
(51%)
 Male 444
(49%)
670
(49%)

Forrest City High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 759
(83%)
1,129
(83%)
 White 140
(15%)
213
(16%)
 Hispanic 9
(1%)
16
(1%)
 American Indian 6
(1%)
7
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Forrest City High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 912
(100%)
1,360
(100%)
 Not Eligible 3
(0%)
6
(0%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Forrest City High School is ranked 8th out of 0 ranked schools in Arkansas, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Forrest City High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.7%) is significantly higher than the state average of 55.4%. 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.

Forrest City High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1140
2006 1108
2007 1065
2008 985
2009 920
2010 971
2011 934
2012 915

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.3
2006 13.7
2007 13.5
2008 13
2009 11.4
2010 12.7
2011 13.4
2012 14.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.73157894736842
2006 0.99729241877256
2007 0.99718309859155
2008 0.99695431472081
2009 0.99673913043478
2010 0.99691040164779
2011 0.73982869379015
2012 0.99672131147541

Compare Forrest City High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,270.2% 12.7:1
 
1,410.0% 14.1:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 55.4%
 
This School 99.7%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Forrest City High School
Forrest City, AR
Public 09 - 12 915 14.1:1  
Forrest City Junior High School
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Public 07 - 08 451 13.7:1 1 miles
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