South Forrest Attendance Center

  • South Forrest Attendance Center serves 620 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 39% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 37%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 43% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • South Forrest Attendance Center placed in the top 50% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 56%.

School Overview

  • South Forrest Attendance Center's student population of 620 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students620 students
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Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Comparison

  • South Forrest Attendance Center is ranked within the top 50% of all 835 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of South Forrest Attendance Center is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#254 out of 835 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of South Forrest Attendance Center and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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Hispanic
n/a
4%
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Black
6%
48%
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White
93%
44%
This chart display the percentage of White students in South Forrest Attendance Center and the percentage of White public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in South Forrest Attendance Center.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score0.130.57
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in South Forrest Attendance Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Forrest Attendance Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameForrest County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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