Forest Middle School

Forest Middle School serves 971 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 47%.
Forest Middle School operates within the Bedford County Public s School District.

Overview

The student population of 971 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 66 teachers has grown by 15% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 971 students
Forest Middle School Total Students (1991-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 66 teachers
Forest Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1991-2012)
Students by Grade Forest Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.29 is less than the state average of 0.84. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 15:1
Forest Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1991-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
6%
Forest Middle School Asian (1993-2012)
Hispanic
2%
12%
Forest Middle School Hispanic (1993-2012)
Black
6%
25%
Forest Middle School Black (1993-2012)
White
84%
53%
Forest Middle School White (1993-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Forest Middle School Sch Ethnicity Forest Middle 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.
0.29 0.84
Forest Middle School Diversity Score (1993-2012)
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.
12%
32%
Forest Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2012)
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.
4%
7%
Forest Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 10,562 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Bedford County Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
22
8
Number of Students Managed 10,562 3,801
Bedford County Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $118 MM $43 MM
Bedford County Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $111 MM $42 MM
Bedford County Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,793 $11,282
Bedford County Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,129 $11,065
Bedford County Public s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (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
  • Forest Forest Elementary School
    One Scholar Ln
    Forest , VA , 24551
    (434)525-2681
    0.5  mi  |  453  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Forest Jefferson Forest High School
    1 Cavalier Circle
    Forest , VA , 24551
    (434)525-2674
    0.6  mi  |  1339  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Forest Thomas Jefferson Elementary School
    1255 Patriot Place
    Forest , VA , 24551
    (434)534-6159
    1.5  mi  |  622  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Lynchburg Tomahawk Elementary School
    155 Bee Dr
    Lynchburg , VA , 24502
    (434)237-4090
    4.2  mi  |  635  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Lynchburg Brookville Middle School
    320 Bee Dr
    Lynchburg , VA , 24502
    (434)239-9267
    4.3  mi  |  680  students  |  Gr.  6-8

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Did You Know?
Bedford County, VA public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.05, which is lower than the Virginia average of 0.84. The most diverse school district in Bedford County is Bedford Area School District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Virginia or national school diversity statistics.