North Forrest High School



North Forrest High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

North Forrest High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 77
8 64
9 56
10 61
11 48
12 52
UG 7

North Forrest High School is a public high school of the Forrest County School District located in Hattiesburg, MS. It has 365 students in grades 7th through 12th. North Forrest High School is the 189th largest public high school in Mississippi and the 13,311th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 10.3 to 1.

Total Students: 365
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 10.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 35.3

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North Forrest High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 197
(54%)
197
(54%)
 Female 168
(46%)
168
(46%)

North Forrest High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 246
(67%)
246
(67%)
 White 82
(22%)
82
(22%)
 Two or More 19
(5%)
19
(5%)
 Hispanic 11
(3%)
11
(3%)
 Asian 6
(2%)
6
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

North Forrest High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 295
(81%)
295
(81%)
 Not Eligible 49
(13%)
49
(13%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 21
(6%)
21
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

North Forrest High School is ranked 161st out of 253 ranked schools in Mississippi, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of North Forrest High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (86.6%) is 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.

North Forrest High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 453
2006 417
2007 375
2008 396
2009 394
2010 368
2011 341
2012 371
2013 359
2014 356
2015 365

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.2
2006 10.2
2007 8.4
2008 9.8
2009 10.1
2010 9.9
2011 10.3
2012 9.9
2013 10.2
2014 9.8
2015 10.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.60044150110375
2006 0.65227817745803
2007 0.69066666666667
2008 0.70454545454545
2009 0.73604060913706
2010 0.78260869565217
2011 0.7624633431085
2012 0.75471698113208
2013 0.76601671309192
2014 0.79775280898876
2015 0.86575342465753

Compare North Forrest High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,030.0% 10.3:1
 
1,455.1% 14.6:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 70.3%
 
This School 86.6%
 

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