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.
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 54%.
  • 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 15% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 79 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,148 students
Forest Hill High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Forest Hill High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 79 teachers
Forest Hill High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Forest Hill High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.01 is less than the state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
Forest Hill High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
n/a
1%
Forest Hill High School Asian Students (1995-2001)
Hispanic
n/a
3%
Forest Hill High School Black Students (1999-2014)
Black
n/a
49%
Forest Hill High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
n/a
46%
Forest Hill High School White Students (1990-2014)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Forest Hill High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
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.
0.01 0.32
Forest Hill High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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 (1994-2015)
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 (1999-2013)

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 decreased from 98% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,391 in this district is less than the state average of $9,526. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,847 is less than the state average of $9,407. The district spending/student has declined by 6% over four years.
School District Name Jackson Public School District
Number of Schools
Managed
62
5
Number of Students Managed 29,061 2,139
Jackson Public School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 55% 64%
Jackson Public School District Graduation Rate (1992-2010)
District Total Revenue $277 MM $20 MM
Jackson Public School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $261 MM $20 MM
Jackson Public School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,391 $9,526
Jackson Public School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $8,847 $9,407
Jackson Public School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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