Forest Park High School

Forest Park High School serves 1,651 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 56%.
Forest Park High School operates within the Clayton County School District.
The school district's 46% graduation rate is lower than the GA state average of 66%.

Overview

The student population of 1651 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 93 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,651 students
Forest Park High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 93 teachers
Forest Park High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Forest Park High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.66 is equal to 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 18:1 15:1
Forest Park High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
10%
3%
Forest Park High School Asian (1994-2012)
Hispanic
31%
12%
Forest Park High School Hispanic (1994-2012)
Black
49%
37%
Forest Park High School Black (1994-2012)
White
4%
44%
Forest Park High School White (1994-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Forest Park High School Sch Ethnicity Forest Park 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.
0.66 0.66
Forest Park High 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.
76%
51%
Forest Park 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.
7%
7%
Forest Park High 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.
The district's graduation rate of 46% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name Clayton County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
61
5
Number of Students Managed 55,630 3,298
Graduation Rate 46% 66%
Clayton County School District Graduation Rate (1998-2009)
District Total Revenue $543 MM $34 MM
District Spending $578 MM $36 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,976 $9,939
District Spending / Student $11,674 $10,367
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 Morrow High School (2.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Babb Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lake City Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Forest Park Babb Middle School
    5500 Reynolds Rd
    Forest Park , GA , 30297
    (404)362-3880
    0.1  mi  |  755  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Lake City Lake City Elementary School
    5354 Phillips Dr
    Lake City , GA , 30260
    (404)362-3855
    0.3  mi  |  540  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Forest Park South Metro Psychoeducational Program
    Special Education School
    5277 Ash St
    Forest Park , GA , 30297
    (404)362-2000
    Special Education School
    0.7  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a
  • Morrow Haynie Elementary School
    1169 Morrow Rd
    Morrow , GA , 30260
    (770)968-2905
    1.2  mi  |  757  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Forest Park Forest Park Middle School
    930 Finley Dr
    Forest Park , GA , 30297
    (404)362-3840
    1.2  mi  |  703  students  |  Gr.  6-8

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