Forest Middle School

Forest Middle School serves 976 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 47%.
Forest Middle School operates within the Bedford County School District.

Overview

The student population of 976 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 62 teachers has grown by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 976 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 62 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.24 is less than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
Asian
3%
6%
Hispanic
2%
12%
Black
7%
24%
White
87%
53%
Two or more races
1%
4%
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.
0.24 0.41
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.
13%
32%
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.
3%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 10,513 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Bedford County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
22
4
Number of Students Managed 10,513 3,850
District Total Revenue $118 MM $43 MM
District Spending $111 MM $42 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,793 $11,282
District Spending / Student $10,129 $11,065
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Jefferson Forest High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Brookville Middle School (4.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Forest Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • ForestForest Elementary School
    One Scholar Ln
    ForestVA 24551
    (434)525-2681
    0.5 mi | 459 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • ForestJefferson Forest High School
    1 Cavalier Circle
    ForestVA 24551
    (434)525-2674
    0.6 mi | 1371 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • ForestThomas Jefferson Elementary School
    1255 Patriot Place
    ForestVA 24551
    (434)534-6159
    1.5 mi | 591 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • LynchburgTomahawk Elementary School
    155 Bee Dr
    LynchburgVA 24502
    (434)237-4090
    4.2 mi | 671 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • LynchburgBrookville Middle School
    1 Negative Reviews
    320 Bee Dr
    LynchburgVA 24502
    (434)239-9267
    4.3 mi | 685 students | Gr. 6-8                      

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