Forest Hill High School

Forest Hill High School serves 1,247 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the MS average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 55%.
Forest Hill High School operates within the Jackson Public School District.
The school district's 52% graduation rate is lower than the MS state average of 62%.

Overview

The student population of 1247 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 79 teachers has grown by 14% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,247 students
Forest Hill High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 79 teachers
Forest Hill High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Forest Hill High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.02 is less than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 16:1
Forest Hill High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Black
99%
50%
Forest Hill High School Black Students (1989-2013)
Two or more races
1%
1%
All Ethnic Groups Forest Hill High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MS 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.
0.02 0.31
Forest Hill High School Diversity Score (1989-2013)
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%
64%
Forest Hill High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2013)
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.
6%
8%
Forest Hill High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 31,147 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 52% has decreased from 97% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $8,999 is less than the state average of $9,999. The district revenue/student has grown by 17% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,453 is less than the state average of $9,596. The district spending/student has grown by 21% over four years.
School District Name Jackson Public School District
Number of Schools
Managed
65
5
Number of Students Managed 31,147 2,147
Jackson Public   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 52% 62%
Jackson Public   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $275 MM $21 MM
Jackson Public   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $289 MM $20 MM
Jackson Public   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,999 $9,999
Jackson Public   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,453 $9,596
Jackson Public   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Wingfield High School (3.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Siwell Middle School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Woodville Heights Elementary School (1.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • JacksonWoodville Heights Elementary School
    1 Negative Reviews
    2930 Mcdowell Rd Extension
    JacksonMS 39204
    (601)371-4300
    1.7 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 419 students                      
  • JacksonTimberlawn Elementary School
    1980 North Siwell Rd
    JacksonMS 39209
    (601)923-2556
    1.7 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 429 students                      
  • JacksonSiwell Middle School
    1983 North Siwell Rd
    JacksonMS 39209
    (601)923-2550
    1.7 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 570 students                      
  • JacksonOak Forest Elementary School
    1831 Smallwood Dr
    JacksonMS 39212
    (601)371-4330
    1.7 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 481 students                      
  • JacksonMarshall Elementary School
    2909 Oak Forest Dr
    JacksonMS 39212
    (601)371-4342
    2.5 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 449 students                      

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