Nathan B. Forrest High School

5530 Firestone Rd,

Jacksonville, FL, 32244-1530

Tel: (904)573-1170
Grades: 9-12

1,227 students

Nathan B. Forrest High School serves 1,227 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 57%.
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 1227 students has declined by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 65 teachers has declined by 25% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,227 students
Nathan B. Forrest High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 65 teachers
Nathan B. Forrest High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Nathan B. Forrest High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.60 is less than the state average of 0.69. 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 (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
2%
Nathan B. Forrest High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
8%
28%
Nathan B. Forrest High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
56%
23%
Nathan B. Forrest High School Black (1988-2012)
White
28%
43%
Nathan B. Forrest High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Nathan B. Forrest High School Sch Ethnicity Nathan B. Forrest 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.
0.60 0.69
Nathan B. Forrest High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
54%
49%
Nathan B. Forrest High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
6%
8%
Nathan B. Forrest High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 134,927 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 0% has decreased from 56% over five years.
School District Name Duval School District
Number of Schools
Managed
195
20
Number of Students Managed 134,927 9,762
Duval School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
Graduation Rate 60% 70%
Duval School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $1,148 MM $138 MM
Duval School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $1,248 MM $159 MM
Duval School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,366 $13,793
Duval School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,177 $15,882
Duval School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (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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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Jacksonville Oak Hill Elementary School
    6910 Daughtry Blvd South
    Jacksonville , FL , 32210
    (904)573-1030
    0.5  mi  |  543  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Jacksonville Jefferson Davis Middle School
    7050 Melvin Rd
    Jacksonville , FL , 32210
    (904)573-1060
    0.6  mi  |  1186  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Jacksonville Waverly Academy
    Charter School
    6680 103rd St
    Jacksonville , FL , 32210
    (904)206-7836
    Charter School
    0.7  mi  |  83  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Jacksonville Jacksonville Heights Elementary School
    7750 Tempest St South
    Jacksonville , FL , 32244
    (904)573-1120
    0.8  mi  |  853  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Jacksonville Cedar Hills Elementary School
    6534 Ish Brant Rd
    Jacksonville , FL , 32210
    (904)573-1050
    1.2  mi  |  399  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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