Forrest County School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 6 public schools serving 2,320 students in Forrest County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Mississippi.
Public Schools in Forrest County School District have an average math proficiency score of 46% (versus the Mississippi public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 42% (versus the 41% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Forrest County School District are South Forrest Attendance Center, Dixie Attendance Center and North Forrest Attendance Center. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Forrest County School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Mississippi.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Mississippi public school average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Forrest County School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Mississippi for:

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Forrest County School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (MS)
# Schools
6 Schools
1,067 Schools
# Students
2,320 Students
480,606 Students
# Teachers
181 Teachers
31,208 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1

District Rank

Forrest County School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 144 school districts in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 90% has increased from 80-84% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (MS)
Overall District Rank
#55 out of 146 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Forrest County   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Forrest County   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of MS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
41%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Forrest County   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of MS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
≥90%
85%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Forrest County   School District and public school graduation rate of MS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.57
0.58
# American Indian Students
6 Students
3,552 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
8 Students
5,156 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
1%
# Hispanic Students
67 Students
17,921 Students
% Hispanic Students
3%
4%
# Black Students
1,008 Students
232,056 Students
% Black Students
44%
48%
# White Students
1,144 Students
211,366 Students
% White Students
49%
44%
# Hawaiian Students
4 Students
306 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
83 Students
10,249 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
2%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
5,730
# Students in K Grade:
218
36,253
# Students in 1st Grade:
239
36,587
# Students in 2nd Grade:
210
36,610
# Students in 3rd Grade:
231
38,135
# Students in 4th Grade:
249
39,071
# Students in 5th Grade:
249
39,005
# Students in 6th Grade:
219
35,974
# Students in 7th Grade:
223
36,060
# Students in 8th Grade:
212
35,800
# Students in 9th Grade:
73
35,864
# Students in 10th Grade:
51
34,503
# Students in 11th Grade:
56
32,346
# Students in 12th Grade:
48
31,047
# Ungraded Students:
42
7,621

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $10,851 in this school district is less than the state median of $11,559. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,184 is less than the state median of $10,908. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (MS)
Total Revenue
$25 MM
$22 MM
This chart display total revenue of Forrest County   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MS by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$24 MM
$21 MM
This chart display total spending of Forrest County   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MS by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$10,851
$11,559
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Forrest County   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MS by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$10,184
$10,908
This chart display average spending per public school student in Forrest County   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in MS by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Forrest County School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
South Forrest Attendance Center
Math: 54% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
8 Burborne Street
Brooklyn, MS 39425
(601) 545-7714
Grades: K-8
| 620 students
Rank: #22.
Dixie Attendance Center
Math: 51% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
790 Elks Lake Road
Hattiesburg, MS 39401
(601) 582-4890
Grades: K-8
| 529 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
North Forrest Attendance Center
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
702 Eatonville Road
Hattiesburg, MS 39401
(601) 584-6466
Grades: K-6
| 279 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
North Forrest High School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
693 Eatonville Road
Hattiesburg, MS 39401
(601) 545-9304
Grades: 7-12
| 352 students
Rank: #55.
Rawls Springs Attendance Center
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
10 Archie Smith Road
Hattiesburg, MS 39402
(601) 268-2217
Grades: K-6
| 221 students
Rank: #66.
Earl Travillion Attendance Center
Math: 29% | Reading: 18%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
316 Travillion Drive
Hattiesburg, MS 39401
(601) 584-9303
Grades: K-8
| 319 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 2,320 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 51%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 20% in MS)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 46% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 42% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.57

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