Forest High School

  • Forest High School serves 2,181 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 53% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 52%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Forest High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Florida state average of 60%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Forest High School's student population of 2,181 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 101 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,181 students
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Total Classroom Teachers101 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Forest High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,601 schools in Florida (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Forest High School is 0.54, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall School Rank#1656 out of 3,601 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
54%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:116:1
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
14%
31%
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Black
16%
23%
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White
65%
40%
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Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Forest High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.540.46
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Graduation Rate
92%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMarion School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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