Mary Persons High School

310 Montpelier Ave

Forsyth, GA 31029-1899

Tel: (478)994-2812
Grades: 9-12

1,181 students

Mary Persons High School serves 1,181 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% 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 1181 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 69 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,181 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 69 teachers
Students by Grade Mary Persons High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.49 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 17:1 15:1
Hispanic
2%
12%
Black
30%
37%
White
65%
44%
All Ethnic Groups Mary Persons High School Sch Ethnicity Mary Persons High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.49 0.40
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.
44%
51%
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.
9%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,551 students has grown by 89% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 64% has decreased from 95% over five years.
School District Name Monroe County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
6
Number of Students Managed 7,551 3,449
Monroe County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 64% 66%
Monroe County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $43 MM $34 MM
Monroe County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $51 MM $36 MM
Monroe County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,733 $9,939
Monroe County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,765 $10,367
Monroe County School 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 Students Grades
  • ForsythWilliam M. Hubbard Middle School
    500 Ga Hwy 83 South
    ForsythGA 31029
    (478)994-6803
    1.2 mi | 394 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • ForsythSamuel E. Hubbard Elementary School
    558 Ga Hwy 83 South
    ForsythGA 31029
    (478)994-7066
    1.3 mi | 608 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • ForsythT.g. Scott Elementary School
    70 Thornton Rd
    ForsythGA 31029
    (478)994-3495
    1.5 mi | 861 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • ForsythBanks Stephens Middle School
    50 Thornton Rd
    ForsythGA 31029
    (478)994-6186
    1.5 mi | 528 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • ForsythKatherine B. Sutton Elementary School
    1315 Ga Hwy 83 North
    ForsythGA 31029
    (478)994-9906
    3.7 mi | 463 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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Georgia public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.40, which is higher than the national average of 0.3. The most diverse school district in Georgia is Gwinnett County School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Georgia or national school diversity statistics.