Forest Middle School

  • Forest Middle School serves 1,006 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the VA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
  • Forest Middle School operates within the Bedford County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1006 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 63 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,006 students
Forest Middle School Total Students (1991-2015)
Gender %Forest Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers63 teachers
Forest Middle School Total Teachers (1992-2015)
Students by GradeForest Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
Forest Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1992-2015)
Asian
4%
6%
Forest Middle School Asian Students (1995-2015)
Hispanic
2%
14%
Forest Middle School Black Students (1994-2015)
Black
7%
23%
Forest Middle School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
85%
52%
Forest Middle School White Students (1995-2015)
Two or more races
2%
5%
Forest Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsForest Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownVA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.270.66
Forest Middle School Diversity Score (1995-2015)
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.
12%
34%
Forest Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2015)
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.
5%
6%
Forest Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Bedford County School District's student population of 8,634 students has decreased by 17% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,033 in this district is less than the state average of $10,576. The district revenue/student has declined by 18% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,461 is less than the state average of $10,658. The district spending/student has declined by 19% over four years.
School District NameBedford County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
21
4
Number of Students Managed8,6343,627
Bedford County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$106 MM$42 MM
Bedford County School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$100 MM$42 MM
Bedford County School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$10,033$10,576
Bedford County School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$9,461$10,658
Bedford County School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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    4.2 miles
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    (434)237-4090
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    Grades: 6-8 | 690 students
    4.3 miles
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    4.4 miles
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