Forest Middle School



Forest Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Forest Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 312
7 357
8 310
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Forest Middle School is a public elementary school located in Forest, VA in the Bedford County Public Schools. It enrolls 979 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 16.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 979
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 60.65

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Forest Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 534
(55%)
3,446
(52%)
 Female 445
(45%)
3,182
(48%)

Forest Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 824
(84%)
5,466
(82%)
 Black 54
(6%)
510
(8%)
 Asian 37
(4%)
126
(2%)
 Two or More 32
(3%)
291
(4%)
 Hispanic 29
(3%)
216
(3%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
14
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
5
(0%)

Forest Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 811
(83%)
4,027
(61%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 128
(13%)
2,063
(31%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 40
(4%)
538
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Forest Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (17.2%) is significantly lower than the state average of 44.7%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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 Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 996
2006 1031
2007 1027
2008 991
2009 1021
2010 1011
2011 971
2012 976
2013 966
2014 1006
2015 979

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.3
2006 15.2
2007 17.4
2008 16.2
2009 17
2010 17.7
2011 14.8
2012 15.8
2013 15.5
2014 16
2015 16.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.1214859437751
2006 0.12124151309408
2007 0.12171372930867
2008 0.11099899091826
2009 0.14005876591577
2010 0.14737883283877
2011 0.16889804325438
2012 0.17622950819672
2013 0.17701863354037
2014 0.17594433399602
2015 0.17160367722165

Compare Forest Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,413.6% 14.1:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,610.0% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 17.2%
 
State Average 44.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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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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