Forest Elementary School



Forest Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Forest Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 40
K 166
1 160
2 160
3 164
4 123
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 19

Forest Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Forest, MS in the Forest Municipal School District. It enrolls 832 students in grades 1st through 12th. Forest Elementary School is the 43rd largest public school in Mississippi and the 3,631st largest nationally. It has 21.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 832
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 38.98

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Forest Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 423
(51%)
634
(50%)
 Male 409
(49%)
641
(50%)

Forest Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 387
(47%)
635
(50%)
 Hispanic 287
(34%)
412
(32%)
 White 116
(14%)
170
(13%)
 Two or More 35
(4%)
47
(4%)
 Asian 6
(1%)
9
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Forest Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 829
(100%)
1,269
(100%)
 Not Eligible 3
(0%)
6
(0%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 509 ranked schools in Mississippi, Forest Elementary School is ranked 8th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Forest Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.6%) is significantly higher than the state average of 77.0%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Forest Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 689
2006 699
2007 657
2008 679
2009 666
2010 675
2011 683
2012 703
2013 815
2014 845
2015 832

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.1
2006 17
2007 17.1
2008 17.1
2009 17.7
2010 17.4
2011 17.9
2012 18.5
2013 22
2014 20.6
2015 21.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.84760522496372
2006 0.86266094420601
2007 0.88888888888889
2008 0.8880706921944
2009 0.88888888888889
2010 0.89481481481481
2011 0.9194729136164
2012 0.93883357041252
2013 0.93374233128834
2014 0.93491124260355
2015 0.99639423076923

Compare Forest Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,535.9% 15.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,130.0% 21.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 77.0%
 
This School 99.6%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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