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
9 117
10 110
11 96
12 74
UG 6

Forest High School is a public high school of the Forest Municipal School District located in Forest, MS. It has 403 students in grades 9th through 12th. Forest High School is the 177th largest public high school in Mississippi and the 12,551st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.4 to 1.

Total Students: 403
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 21.88

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Forest High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 210
(52%)
210
(52%)
 Female 193
(48%)
193
(48%)

Forest High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 242
(60%)
242
(60%)
 Hispanic 79
(20%)
79
(20%)
 White 72
(18%)
72
(18%)
 Two or More 7
(2%)
7
(2%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Forest High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 400
(99%)
400
(99%)
 Not Eligible 3
(1%)
3
(1%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Forest High School is ranked 120th out of 253 ranked schools in Mississippi, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Forest High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.3%) is significantly higher than the state average of 70.3%. 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 High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 409
2006 357
2007 356
2008 382
2009 413
2010 389
2011 377
2012 378
2013 398
2014 414
2015 403

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.1
2006 14.8
2007 16
2008 18.9
2009 19.5
2010 14.3
2011 16.9
2012 14.5
2013 17.9
2014 18
2015 18.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.71638141809291
2006 0.7563025210084
2007 0.76123595505618
2008 0.74869109947644
2009 0.78208232445521
2010 0.80462724935733
2011 0.82493368700265
2012 0.85714285714286
2013 0.87939698492462
2014 0.86714975845411
2015 0.99255583126551

Compare Forest High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,455.1% 14.6:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,840.0% 18.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 70.3%
 
This School 99.3%
 

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Public 09 - 12 403 18.4:1  
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