Forrest School

  • Forrest School serves 749 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 42% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 39% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Forrest School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 37%.

Top Placements

Forrest School places among the top 20% of public schools in Tennessee for:

School Overview

  • Forrest School's student population of 749 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 44 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students749 students
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Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Forrest School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,684 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Forrest School is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TN)
Overall Testing Rank#436 out of 1684 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:1n/a
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
Hispanic
4%
10%
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Black
2%
22%
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White
93%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Forrest School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TN.
Diversity Score0.130.55
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Graduation Rate≥95%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Forrest School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMarshall County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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