North Forrest High School

North Forrest High School serves 359 students in grades 7 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the MS average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 55%.
North Forrest High School operates within the Forrest County School District.
The school district's 40% graduation rate is lower than the MS state average of 64%.

School Overview

The student population of 359 students has declined by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 359 students
North Forrest High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % North Forrest High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
North Forrest High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade North Forrest High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.53 is more than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1 16:1
North Forrest High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
2%
3%
North Forrest High School Black Students (2006-2014)
Black
61%
49%
North Forrest High School Black Students (1989-2014)
White
32%
45%
North Forrest High School White Students (1989-2014)
Two or more races
5%
1%
North Forrest High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups North Forrest High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MS 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.
0.53 0.31
North Forrest High School Diversity Score (1989-2014)
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.
68%
65%
North Forrest High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2014)
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.
8%
7%
North Forrest High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,417 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 40% has decreased from 98% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,599 is less than the state average of $9,638. The district revenue/student has declined by 8% over four years.
The district spending/student of $8,852 is less than the state average of $9,666. The district spending/student has grown by 12% over four years.
School District Name Forrest County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
5
Number of Students Managed 2,417 2,273
Forrest County   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 40% 64%
Forrest County   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2010)
District Total Revenue $24 MM $20 MM
Forrest County   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $22 MM $20 MM
Forrest County   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,599 $9,638
Forrest County   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $8,852 $9,666
Forrest County   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 Hattiesburg High School (6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Petal Middle School (6.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is North Forrest Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • HattiesburgNorth Forrest Elementary School
    0.1 miles | Grades: KG-6 | 311 students702 Eatonville Rd
    HattiesburgMS 39401
    (601)584-6466
    0.1KG-6311
  • HattiesburgRawls Springs School
    3.4 miles | Grades: KG-6 | 187 students10 Archie Smith Rd
    HattiesburgMS 39402
    (601)268-2217
    3.4KG-6187
  • HattiesburgChristian Grace Elementary School
    5.4 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 517 students2207 West 7th St
    HattiesburgMS 39401
    (601)583-0662
    5.4PK-6517
  • HattiesburgHattiesburg High School
    6 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 1165 students301 Hutchinson Ave
    HattiesburgMS 39401
    (601)544-0811
    69-121165
  • MoselleMoselle Elementary School
    6.1 miles | Grades: KG-6 | 571 students168 Rayner Rd
    MoselleMS 39459
    (601)582-7586
    6.1KG-6571

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