Forest Park Middle School

Forest Park Middle School serves 703 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 56%.
Forest Park Middle School operates within the Clayton County School District.

Overview

The student population of 703 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 703 students
Forest Park Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 46 teachers
Forest Park Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Forest Park Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.60 is less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 15:1
Forest Park Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
3%
Forest Park Middle School Asian (1994-2012)
Hispanic
36%
12%
Forest Park Middle School Hispanic (1994-2012)
Black
52%
37%
Forest Park Middle School Black (1994-2012)
White
5%
44%
Forest Park Middle School White (1994-2012)
All Ethnic Groups
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 0.66
Forest Park Middle School Diversity Score (1994-2012)
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.
88%
51%
Forest Park Middle 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.
7%
7%
Forest Park Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 55,630 students has grown by 12% over five years.
School District Name Clayton County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
61
5
Number of Students Managed 55,630 3,298
Clayton County School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
District Total Revenue $543 MM $34 MM
Clayton County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $578 MM $36 MM
Clayton County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,976 $9,939
Clayton County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,674 $10,367
Clayton County School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Forest Park High School (1.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Babb Middle School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Fountain Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Forest Park South Metro Psychoeducational Program
    Special Education School
    5277 Ash St
    Forest Park , GA , 30297
    (404)362-2000
    Special Education School
    0.8  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a
  • Forest Park Fountain Elementary School
    5215 West St
    Forest Park , GA , 30297
    (404)362-3875
    0.9  mi  |  597  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Forest Park Edmonds Elementary School
    4495 Simpson Rd
    Forest Park , GA , 30297
    (404)362-3830
    1  mi  |  610  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Lake City Lake City Elementary School
    5354 Phillips Dr
    Lake City , GA , 30260
    (404)362-3855
    1  mi  |  540  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Forest Park Unidos Dual Language Charter School
    Charter School
    4475 Hendrix Dr
    Forest Park , GA , 30297
    (404)361-3494
    Charter School
    1.1  mi  |  491  students  |  Gr.  PK-6

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