Nathan B. Forrest High School

Nathan B. Forrest High School serves 1,329 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the FL average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 59%.
Nathan B. Forrest High School operates within the Duval School District.
The school district's 61% graduation rate is lower than the FL state average of 71%.

School Overview

The student population of 1329 students has declined by 16% over five years.
The teacher population of 69 teachers has declined by 18% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,329 students
Nathan B. Forrest High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Nathan B. Forrest High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 69 teachers
Nathan B. Forrest High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Nathan B. Forrest High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.56 is more than the state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 16:1
Nathan B. Forrest High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
2%
3%
Nathan B. Forrest High School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
9%
30%
Nathan B. Forrest High School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
62%
23%
Nathan B. Forrest High School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
23%
41%
Nathan B. Forrest High School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Nathan B. Forrest High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Nathan B. Forrest High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown FL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.56 0.46
Nathan B. Forrest High School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
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.
48%
52%
Nathan B. Forrest High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2014)
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.
1%
6%
Nathan B. Forrest High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 127,653 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 61% has decreased from 93% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,621 is less than the state average of $11,888. The district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,001 is less than the state average of $12,571. The district spending/student has grown by 15% over four years.
School District Name Duval School District
Number of Schools
Managed
209
22
Number of Students Managed 127,653 10,137
Duval School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 61% 71%
Duval School District Graduation Rate (2001-2010)
District Total Revenue $1,179 MM $132 MM
Duval School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $1,226 MM $140 MM
Duval School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,621 $11,888
Duval School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,001 $12,571
Duval School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Frank H. Peterson Academies High School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Jefferson Davis Middle School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Oak Hill Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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School Reviews

this school from my time there in 69,70, was an amazing school, great teachers, staff, and the great coauching crew. the pc nataion took her hearst and school, and now so ashamed the school i loved.......
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