Forest Hill High School

2607 Raymond Road
Jackson, MS 39212
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Forest Hill High School serves 1,063 students in grades 9-12.
Forest Hill High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 7% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 13% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Forest Hill High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:

School Overview

Forest Hill High School's student population of 1,063 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 71 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,063 students
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Total Classroom Teachers71 teachers
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School Comparison

Forest Hill High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 825 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Forest Hill High School is 0.04, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#814 out of 825 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
7%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
1%
4%
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Black
98%
48%
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White
1%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.040.58
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Graduation Rate
66%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
8%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJackson Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Forest Hill High School is Wingfield High School (3.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Siwell Middle School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Oak Forest Elementary School (1.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Jackson Oak Forest Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 377 students
    1.7 miles
    1831 Smallwood Drive
    Jackson, MS 39212
    (601) 371-4330
    1.7 K-5 377
  • Jackson Siwell Middle School Math: 22% | Reading: 12%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 411 students
    1.7 miles
    1983 N Siwell Road
    Jackson, MS 39209
    (601) 923-2550
    1.7 6-8 411
  • Jackson Timberlawn Elementary School Math: 15% | Reading: 18%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 467 students
    1.7 miles
    1980 N Siwell Road
    Jackson, MS 39209
    (601) 923-2556
    1.7 PK-5 467
  • Jackson Woodville Heights Elementary School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 323 students
    1.7 miles
    2930 Mcdowell Road Extension
    Jackson, MS 39204
    (601) 371-4300
    1.7 K-5 323
  • Jackson Marshall Elementary School Math: 10% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 406 students
    2.5 miles
    2909 Oak Forest Drive
    Jackson, MS 39212
    (601) 371-4342
    2.5 PK-5 406

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