Mary Persons High School

310 Montpelier Ave

Forsyth, GA 31029-1899

Grades: 9-12

1,185 students

Mary Persons High School serves 1,185 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 56%.
Mary Persons High School operates within the Monroe County School District.
The school district's 64% graduation rate is lower than the GA state average of 66%.

Overview

The student population of 1185 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 72 teachers has grown by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,185 students
Mary Persons High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 72 teachers
Mary Persons High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Mary Persons High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.48 is more than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
Mary Persons High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
3%
13%
Mary Persons High School Black Students (2003-2013)
Black
30%
37%
Mary Persons High School Black Students (1994-2013)
White
66%
44%
Mary Persons High School White Students (1994-2013)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Mary Persons High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Mary Persons High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown GA 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.
0.48 0.40
Mary Persons High School Diversity Score (1994-2013)
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.
40%
52%
Mary Persons High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2013)
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%
Mary Persons High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 8,495 students has grown by 117% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 64% has decreased from 94% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,733 is higher than the state average of $9,939. The district revenue/student has grown by 26% over four years.
The district spending/student of $12,765 is higher than the state average of $10,367. The district spending/student has grown by 31% over four years.
School District Name Monroe County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
5
Number of Students Managed 8,495 3,197
Monroe County School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 64% 66%
Monroe County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $43 MM $34 MM
Monroe County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $51 MM $36 MM
Monroe County School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,733 $9,939
Monroe County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,765 $10,367
Monroe County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Howard High School (13 miles away)
The nearest middle school is William M. Hubbard Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Samuel E. Hubbard Elementary School (1.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • ForsythWilliam M. Hubbard Middle School
    500 Ga Hwy 83 South
    ForsythGA 31029
    (478)994-6803
    1.2 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 394 students                      
  • ForsythSamuel E. Hubbard Elementary School
    558 Ga Hwy 83 South
    ForsythGA 31029
    (478)994-7066
    1.3 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 587 students                      
  • ForsythMonroe County Middle School- Banks Stephens Campus
    66 Thornton Rd
    ForsythGA 31029
    (478)994-6186
    1.4 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 967 students                      
  • ForsythT.g. Scott Elementary School
    70 Thornton Rd
    ForsythGA 31029
    (478)994-3495
    1.5 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 890 students                      
  • ForsythBanks Stephens Middle School
    50 Thornton Rd
    ForsythGA 31029
    (478)994-6186
    1.5 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 528 students                      

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