Forest Area High School



Forest Area High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Forest Area 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 51
10 68
11 37
12 47

Forest Area High School is a public high school of the Forest Area Community School District located in Fife Lake, MI. It has 203 students in grades 9th through 12th. Forest Area High School is the 694th largest public high school in Michigan and the 16,992nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 19.2 to 1.

Total Students: 203
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 10.58

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Forest Area High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 109
(54%)
109
(54%)
 Female 94
(46%)
94
(46%)

Forest Area High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 186
(92%)
186
(92%)
 American Indian 9
(4%)
9
(4%)
 Black 3
(1%)
3
(1%)
 Asian 2
(1%)
2
(1%)
 Hispanic 2
(1%)
2
(1%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Forest Area High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 112
(55%)
112
(55%)
 Not Eligible 57
(28%)
57
(28%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 34
(17%)
34
(17%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Forest Area High School is ranked 554th out of 0 ranked schools in Michigan, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Forest Area High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (71.9%) is significantly higher than the state average of 43.8%. 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 Area High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 273
2006 293
2007 294
2008 269
2009 258
2010 248
2011 208
2012 203

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.6
2006 17.8
2007 19
2008 19.9
2009 19.1
2010 18.4
2011 17
2012 19.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.98901098901099
2006 0.51535836177474
2007 0.58163265306122
2008 0.56133828996283
2009 0.63953488372093
2010 0.625
2011 0.65384615384615
2012 0.7192118226601

Compare Forest Area High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,803.2% 18.0:1
 
1,920.0% 19.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 71.9%
 

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