100 Ashwood Dr
Forest, VA 24551
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Forest Middle School serves 947 students in grades 6-8.
Forest Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 89% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 82%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 85% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 78%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

School Overview

Forest Middle School's student population of 947 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 60 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
947 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
60 teachers
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School Rankings

Forest Middle School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,800 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Forest Middle School is 0.32, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#455 out of 1800 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
89%
82%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
7%
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Hispanic
4%
16%
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Black
6%
22%
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White
82%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.32
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 947 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 18%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in VA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 89% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 85% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.32 (Btm 50%)

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