693 Eatonville Road
Hattiesburg, MS 39401
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
North Forrest High School serves 352 students in grades 7-12.
North Forrest High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Mississippi state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 41%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

North Forrest High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:

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School Overview

North Forrest High School's student population of 352 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
Total Students
352 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
37 teachers
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School Rankings

North Forrest High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 816 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of North Forrest High School is 0.51, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#378 out of 816 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
16:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
2%
4%
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Black
66%
48%
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White
24%
44%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
5%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.51
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Students: 352 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 76%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 20% in MS)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.51 (Top 50%)

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