Forest Hill High School

  • Forest Hill High School serves 1,148 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the MS average of 16:1.
  • Forest Hill High School operates within the Jackson Public School District.
  • Jackson Public School District's 55% graduation rate is lower than the MS state average of 64%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1148 students has declined by 7% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 79 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,148 students
Forest Hill High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Forest Hill High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers79 teachers
Forest Hill High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeForest Hill High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(MS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
Forest Hill High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
Asian
n/a
1%
Forest Hill High School Asian Students (1995-2001)
Hispanic
n/a
3%
Forest Hill High School Black Students (1999-2012)
Black
100%
49%
Forest Hill High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
n/a
46%
Forest Hill High School White Students (1990-2014)
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.
n/a0.55
Forest Hill High School Diversity Score (1991-2015)
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.
100%
67%
Forest Hill High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2015)
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.
n/a
7%
Forest Hill High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

  • Jackson Public School District's student population of 29,061 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 55% has increased from 50% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,246 in this district is less than the state average of $9,638. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,506 is higher than the state average of $9,666. The district spending/student has grown by 30% over four years.
School District NameJackson Public School District
Number of Schools
Managed
62
5
Number of Students Managed29,0612,139
Jackson Public School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate55%64%
Jackson Public School District Graduation Rate (1993-2015)
District Total Revenue$275 MM$20 MM
Jackson Public School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$342 MM$20 MM
Jackson Public School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$9,246$9,638
Jackson Public School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$11,506$9,666
Jackson Public School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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