Top 5 Best Forest Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 2,519 students in Forest, MS.
The top ranked public schools in Forest, MS are Scott Central Attendance Center, Forest High School and Forest Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Forest, MS public schools have an average math proficiency score of 38% (versus the Mississippi public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 30% (versus the 42% statewide average). Schools in Forest have an average ranking of 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Mississippi public schools.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Mississippi public school average of 57% (majority Black).

Best Public Schools in Forest, MS (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Scott Central Attendance Center
(Math: 48% | Reading: 37%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2415 Old Jackson Road
Forest, MS 39074
(601) 469-4883
Grades: K-12
| 865 students
Rank: #22.
Forest High School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
511 Cleveland Street
Forest, MS 39074
(601) 469-3255
Grades: 9-12
| 433 students
Rank: #33.
Forest Elementary School
(Math: 42% | Reading: 30%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
513 Cleveland Street
Forest, MS 39074
(601) 469-3073
Grades: K-4
| 693 students
Rank: #44.
Hawkins Middle School
(Math: 25% | Reading: 21%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
803 Oak Street
Forest, MS 39074
(601) 469-1474
Grades: 5-8
| 528 students
Rank: n/an/a
Forest Scott Co Voc Tech Center
Vocational School
521 Cleveland Street
Forest, MS 39074
(601) 469-2913
Grades: 10-12
| n/a students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Forest, MS?
The top ranked public schools in Forest, MS include Scott Central Attendance Center, Forest High School and Forest Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in Forest, MS?
5 public schools are located in Forest, MS.
What is the racial composition of students in Forest, MS?
Forest, MS public schools minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Mississippi public schools average of 57% (majority Black).

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