Forest, MS
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Forest Public Schools

Source & Methodology

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Districts in Forest


Forest Municipal School Dist School District Details

Forest Municipal School Dist School District
325 Cleveland Street
Forest, MS 39074

1,726 Students enrolled in District

3 Schools in District

18 Students Per Classroom (State average is 15)

Forest Municipal School Dist School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Mississippi

(10 is best)

Better than of MS school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools in this District

School Grades
Forest Elementary School
513 Cleveland Street
Forest, MS, 39074
PK-04
Forest High School
511 Cleveland Street
Forest, MS, 39074
09-12
Hawkins Middle School
803 Oak Street
Forest, MS, 39074
05-08

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 16.3% 46.0%
Black 55.3% 49.4%
Hispanic 27.8% 3.3%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.5% 1.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.1% 0.2%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 91.4% 73.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 83.1% 66.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 8.3% 6.6%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $4,112 $6,644,992 49.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $308 $497,728 3.7%
Staff $399 $644,784 4.8%
General Administration $256 $413,696 3.1%
School Administration $464 $749,824 5.6%
Operation $834 $1,347,744 10.1%
Transportation $347 $560,752 4.2%
Other $306 $494,496 3.7%
Total Support $2,913 $4,707,408 35.3%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,223 $1,976,368 14.8%
Total Expenditures $8,248 $13,328,768 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $4,564 $2,201,569,426 51.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $400 $193,040,303 4.5%
Staff $386 $186,424,288 4.3%
General Administration $254 $122,567,030 2.8%
School Administration $491 $236,665,075 5.5%
Operation $897 $432,783,886 10.0%
Transportation $412 $198,883,330 4.6%
Other $202 $97,421,664 2.3%
Total Support $3,043 $1,467,848,840 34.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,333 $642,864,520 14.9%
Total Expenditures $8,939 $4,312,257,503 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,487 $324,898,990,964 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $587 $29,383,130,681 4.7%
Staff $483 $24,167,878,083 3.8%
General Administration $205 $10,285,419,511 1.6%
School Administration $601 $30,113,641,000 4.8%
Operation $1,035 $51,821,442,969 8.2%
Transportation $475 $23,793,258,876 3.8%
Other $376 $18,849,723,887 3.0%
Total Support $3,762 $188,414,761,533 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,296 $114,973,102,384 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,545 $628,286,465,973 100.0%

Scott Co School Dist School District Details

Scott Co School Dist School District
100 E First St
Forest, MS 39074

4,036 Students enrolled in District

9 Schools in District

16 Students Per Classroom (State average is 15)

Scott Co School Dist School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Mississippi

(10 is best)

Better than of MS school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools in this District

School Grades
Bettye Mae Jack Middle School
128 M.L. King Drive
Morton, MS, 39117
05-08
Forest Scott Co Voc Tech Center School
521 Cleveland Street
Forest, MS, 39074
10-12
Lake Elementary School
200 School Street
Lake, MS, 39092
KG-04
Lake High School
24442 Hwy 80
Lake, MS, 39092
09-12
Lake Middle School
1770 East Scott Road
Lake, MS, 39092
05-08
Morton Elementary School
265 E Second Avenue
Morton, MS, 39117
KG-04
Morton High School
238 East Fourth Avenue
Morton, MS, 39117
09-12
Scott Central Attendance Center School
2415 Old Jackson Road
Forest, MS, 39074
KG-12
Sebastopol Attendance Center School
Hwy 21 N.
Sebastopol, MS, 39359
KG-12

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 50.0% 46.0%
Black 40.5% 49.4%
Hispanic 9.1% 3.3%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.3% 1.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.2% 0.2%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 80.6% 73.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 70.6% 66.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 9.9% 6.6%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $4,261 $17,099,393 57.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $260 $1,043,380 3.5%
Staff $188 $754,444 2.5%
General Administration $211 $846,743 2.8%
School Administration $421 $1,689,473 5.6%
Operation $601 $2,411,813 8.0%
Transportation $332 $1,332,316 4.4%
Other $273 $1,095,549 3.7%
Total Support $2,286 $9,173,718 30.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $930 $3,732,090 12.4%
Total Expenditures $7,477 $30,005,201 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $4,564 $2,201,569,426 51.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $400 $193,040,303 4.5%
Staff $386 $186,424,288 4.3%
General Administration $254 $122,567,030 2.8%
School Administration $491 $236,665,075 5.5%
Operation $897 $432,783,886 10.0%
Transportation $412 $198,883,330 4.6%
Other $202 $97,421,664 2.3%
Total Support $3,043 $1,467,848,840 34.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,333 $642,864,520 14.9%
Total Expenditures $8,939 $4,312,257,503 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,487 $324,898,990,964 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $587 $29,383,130,681 4.7%
Staff $483 $24,167,878,083 3.8%
General Administration $205 $10,285,419,511 1.6%
School Administration $601 $30,113,641,000 4.8%
Operation $1,035 $51,821,442,969 8.2%
Transportation $475 $23,793,258,876 3.8%
Other $376 $18,849,723,887 3.0%
Total Support $3,762 $188,414,761,533 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,296 $114,973,102,384 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,545 $628,286,465,973 100.0%