North Forrest High School

  • North Forrest High School serves 356 students in grades 7-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the MS average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 54%.
  • North Forrest High School operates within the Forrest County School District.
  • Forrest County School District's 40% graduation rate is lower than the MS state average of 64%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 356 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 356 students
North Forrest High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % North Forrest High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
North Forrest High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade North Forrest High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.50 is more than the state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1 16:1
North Forrest High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Hispanic
2%
3%
North Forrest High School Black Students (2006-2015)
Black
64%
49%
North Forrest High School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
31%
46%
North Forrest High School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
North Forrest High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
3%
1%
North Forrest High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups North Forrest High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MS 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.
0.50 0.32
North Forrest High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
72%
67%
North Forrest High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
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.
7%
7%
North Forrest High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Forrest County School District's student population of 2,421 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 40% has decreased from 98% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,241 in this district is less than the state average of $9,526. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,563 is higher than the state average of $9,407. The district spending/student has grown by 7% over four years.
School District Name Forrest County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
5
Number of Students Managed 2,421 2,139
Forrest County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 40% 64%
Forrest County School District Graduation Rate (1992-2010)
District Total Revenue $22 MM $20 MM
Forrest County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $23 MM $20 MM
Forrest County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,241 $9,526
Forrest County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,563 $9,407
Forrest County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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