Nathan B. Forrest High School

Nathan B. Forrest High School serves 1,301 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 58%.
Nathan B. Forrest High School operates within the Duval School District.
The school district's 60% graduation rate is lower than the FL state average of 70%.

Overview

The student population of 1301 students has declined by 30% over five years.
The teacher population of 70 teachers has declined by 23% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,301 students
Nathan B. Forrest High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 70 teachers
Nathan B. Forrest High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Nathan B. Forrest High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.57 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 15:1
Nathan B. Forrest High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
2%
3%
Nathan B. Forrest High School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
10%
28%
Nathan B. Forrest High School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
59%
23%
Nathan B. Forrest High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
27%
42%
Nathan B. Forrest High School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Nathan B. Forrest High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
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.
0.57 0.45
Nathan B. Forrest High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
51%
51%
Nathan B. Forrest 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.
4%
7%
Nathan B. Forrest High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 135,323 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 60% has decreased from 94% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,366 is less than the state average of $13,793. The district revenue/student has grown by 20% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,177 is less than the state average of $15,882. The district spending/student has grown by 30% over four years.
School District Name Duval School District
Number of Schools
Managed
199
22
Number of Students Managed 135,323 9,797
Duval School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 60% 70%
Duval School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $1,148 MM $138 MM
Duval School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $1,248 MM $159 MM
Duval School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,366 $13,793
Duval School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,177 $15,882
Duval School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby 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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