Forest Hill High School

Forest Hill High School serves 1,166 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the MS average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 55%.
Forest Hill High School operates within the Jackson Public School District.
Jackson Public School District's 55% graduation rate is lower than the MS state average of 64%.

School Overview

The student population of 1166 students has declined by 12% over five years.
The teacher population of 71 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,166 students
Forest Hill High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Forest Hill High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 71 teachers
Forest Hill High School Total Teachers (1990-2014)
Students by Grade Forest Hill High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.01 is less than the state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 16:1
Forest Hill High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.01 0.56
Forest Hill High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
81%
65%
Forest Hill High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
7%
Forest Hill High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Jackson Public School District's student population of 29,488 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 55% has increased from 50% over five years.
The revenue/student of $8,983 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has declined by 7% over four years.
School District Name Jackson Public School District
Number of Schools
Managed
63
5
Number of Students Managed 29,488 2,199
Jackson Public   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 55% 64%
Jackson Public   School District Graduation Rate (1993-2014)
District Total Revenue $275 MM n/a
Jackson Public   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2010)
District Spending $342 MM n/a
Jackson Public   School District District Spending (1992-2010)
District Revenue / Student $8,983 n/a
Jackson Public   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $11,178 n/a
Jackson Public   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Wingfield High School (3.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Siwell Middle School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Oak Forest Elementary School (1.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • JacksonOak Forest Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 485 students
    1.7 miles
    1831 Smallwood Dr
    JacksonMS 39212
    (601)371-4330
    1.7KG-5485
  • JacksonSiwell Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 573 students
    1.7 miles
    1983 North Siwell Rd
    JacksonMS 39209
    (601)923-2550
    1.76-8573
  • JacksonTimberlawn Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 507 students
    1.7 miles
    1980 North Siwell Rd
    JacksonMS 39209
    (601)923-2556
    1.7PK-5507
  • JacksonWoodville Hgts Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 435 students
    1.7 miles
    2930 Mcdowell Rd Extension
    JacksonMS 39204
    (601)371-4300
    1.7KG-5435
  • JacksonMarshall Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 446 students
    2.5 miles
    2909 Oak Forest Dr
    JacksonMS 39212
    (601)371-4342
    2.5PK-5446

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