Forest school information

IndexForestMississippiNational
Average Test Scores50%53%68%
Student/Teacher ratio16:116:116:1
Total public schools589379,235
Total private schoolsn/a20624,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a687,965

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  • The average school test scores in Forest are 27% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Forest.
  • 64.9% of people in Forest have completed 8th grade.
  • 63.6% of people in Forest have completed high school.
  • 15.7% of people in Forest have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Forest

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  • Forest Elementary School513 Cleveland StreetGrades: PK - 04Students: 675 · Ratio: 18:149
  • Forest High School511 Cleveland StreetGrades: 09 - 12Students: 389 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • Forest Scott Co Voc Tech Center521 Cleveland StreetGrades: 09 - 12Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Hawkins Middle School803 Oak StreetGrades: 05 - 08Students: 456 · Ratio: 14:145
  • Scott Central Attendance Center2415 Old Jackson RoadGrades: PK - 12Students: 95 · Ratio: 18:155

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Education level achieved in Forest

IndexForestMississippiNational
Completed 8th grade64.9%78.1%83.8%
Completed high school63.6%76.0%82.4%
Completed some college42.3%51.7%58.4%
Completed associate degree25.5%28.9%37.2%
Completed bachelors15.7%20.4%29.3%
Completed masters5.6%7.5%11.0%
Completed professional degree3.1%2.2%3.2%
Completed doctorate2.3%0.9%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Forest (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Sebastopol, MS25266%3%
Lake, MS44161%11%
Morton, MS3,44454%21%
Forest, MS5,71950%27%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Salamanca, NY5,71752%24%
Creve Coeur, IL5,71766%4%
Monaca, PA5,72184%24%
Plymouth Meeting, PA5,72186%26%
Genoa, IL5,71687%28%
Forest, MS5,71950%27%
Source: The Forest, MS education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.