Forest Hill High School

2607 Raymond Rd,

Jackson, MS, 39212-2252

Tel: (601)371-4313
Grades: 9-12

1,354 students

Forest Hill High School serves 1,354 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than 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 1354 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 76 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,354 students
Forest Hill High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 76 teachers
Forest Hill High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Forest Hill 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 0.04 is less than the state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 16:1
Forest Hill High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Forest Hill High School Asian (1990-2001)
Hispanic
n/a
3%
Forest Hill High School Hispanic (1991-2012)
Black
98%
50%
Forest Hill High School Black (1989-2012)
White
n/a
45%
Forest Hill High School White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Forest Hill High School Sch Ethnicity Forest Hill 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.
0.04 0.55
Forest Hill High School Diversity Score (1989-2012)
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.
74%
64%
Forest Hill High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2012)
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%
8%
Forest Hill High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 31,142 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 52% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Jackson Public School District
Number of Schools
Managed
64
5
Number of Students Managed 31,142 2,287
Jackson Public   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 52% 62%
Jackson Public   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $275 MM $21 MM
Jackson Public   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $289 MM $20 MM
Jackson Public   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,999 $9,999
Jackson Public   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,453 $9,596
Jackson Public   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (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 Cardozo 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 Students Grades
  • Jackson Woodville Heights Elementary School
    2930 Mcdowell Rd Extension
    Jackson , MS , 39204
    (601)371-4300
    1.7  mi  |  450  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Jackson Timberlawn Elementary School
    1980 North Siwell Rd
    Jackson , MS , 39209
    (601)923-2556
    1.7  mi  |  459  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Jackson Bates Elementary School
    3180 Mcdowell Rd Ext
    Jackson , MS , 39212
    (601)346-1412
    1.7  mi  |  482  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Jackson Cardozo Middle School
    3180 Mcdowell Rd Ext
    Jackson , MS , 39212
    (601)346-5635
    1.7  mi  |  624  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Jackson Siwell Middle School
    1983 North Siwell Rd
    Jackson , MS , 39209
    (601)923-2550
    1.7  mi  |  699  students  |  Gr.  6-8

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