Forest Park High School

Forest Park High School serves 1,710 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), 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 1710 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 82 teachers has declined by 17% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,710 students
Forest Park High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 82 teachers
Forest Park High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Forest Park High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.64 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 21:1 15:1
Forest Park High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
10%
3%
Forest Park High School Asian Students (1994-2013)
Hispanic
37%
13%
Forest Park High School Black Students (1994-2013)
Black
47%
37%
Forest Park High School Black Students (1994-2013)
White
4%
44%
Forest Park High School White Students (1994-2013)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Forest Park High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Forest Park High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown GA 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.
0.64 0.40
Forest Park High School Diversity Score (1994-2013)
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.
80%
52%
Forest Park 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.
5%
7%
Forest Park High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 56,176 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 46% has decreased from 97% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,976 is higher than the state average of $9,939. The district revenue/student has grown by 21% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,674 is higher than the state average of $10,367. The district spending/student has grown by 32% over four years.
School District Name Clayton County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
63
5
Number of Students Managed 56,176 3,197
Clayton County School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 46% 66%
Clayton County School District Graduation Rate (1998-2009)
District Total Revenue $543 MM $34 MM
Clayton County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $578 MM $36 MM
Clayton County School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,976 $9,939
Clayton County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,674 $10,367
Clayton County School District 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 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)
 All Schools  | High Schools High Schools  | Middle Schools Middle Schools  | Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  | Preschools Preschools  | Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Forest ParkBabb Middle School
    5500 Reynolds Rd
    Forest ParkGA 30297
    (404)362-3880
    0.1 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 808 students                      
  • MorrowLake City Elementary School
    5354 Phillips Dr
    MorrowGA 30260
    (404)362-3855
    0.3 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 539 students                      
  • Forest ParkSouth Metro Psychoeducational Program
    Special Education School
    5277 Ash St
    Forest ParkGA 30297
    (404)362-2000
    Special Education School

    0.7 mi | Gr.  | n/a students                      
  • MorrowHaynie Elementary School
    1169 Morrow Rd
    MorrowGA 30260
    (770)968-2905
    1.2 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 768 students                      
  • Forest ParkForest Park Middle School
    930 Finley Dr
    Forest ParkGA 30297
    (404)362-3840
    1.2 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 680 students                      

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?        

Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes     Add School Reviews - Not Recommended No

Area Statistics

Rental Market Monitor
Recent Articles
Co-teaching Offers New Opportunities for Students with Special Needs.
Co-teaching Offers New Opportunities for Students with Special Needs.
Although there are some drawbacks, co-teaching is an effective way to help special education students succeed in mainstream classrooms.
Life Beyond High School: The Innovative Frontier
Exploring post graduation options for high school students.
5 Ways Parents Can Inspire Children to Love Reading
Children are reading less and less in this country, and the effects of that are showing in their performance in school. However, there are a variety of ways parents can encourage their children to read – and hopefully to love reading!