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  • Forest Elementary School
  • 513 Cleveland Street, Forest
  • Grades: PK - 4 · Students: 845
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 21:1
  • Forest High School
  • 511 Cleveland Street, Forest
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 414
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
  • Hawkins Middle School
  • 803 Oak Street, Forest
  • Grades: 5 - 8 · Students: 467
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
  • Forest Scott Co Voc Tech Center
  • 521 Cleveland Street, Forest
  • Grades: 10 - 12 · Students: 0
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1

Forest school information

Average Test Scores15%28%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:116:116:1
Total public schools589379,221
Total private schoolsn/a20624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a687,963
The Forest, MS educational system consists of 5 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Forest public schools have average test scores of 15% which is 46% lower than than the Mississippi average and 70% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Forest public schools is 16:1, compared to 16:1 in Mississippi and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 66.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 62.9% have completed high school, 12.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Forest

Completed 8th grade66.5%78.6%84.3%
Completed high school62.9%76.7%83.0%
Completed some college38.4%52.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree21.0%29.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors12.2%21.0%30.3%
Completed masters3.8%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.7%2.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.1%0.9%1.3%

There are a total of 5 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Forest. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Forest, MS schools is 15%. The average student to teacher ratio is 16:1. In Forest, MS, an average of 66.5% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 62.9% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Forest schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Forest, MS schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Sebastopol, MS31738%24%
Lake, MS53225%49%
Morton, MS3,43015%69%
Hillsboro, MS1,21615%70%
Forest, MS5,70015%70%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Loudon, TN5,70152%5%
Sinton, TX5,70165%32%
Rupert, ID5,70238%23%
Nazareth, PA5,70365%33%
Boiling Spring Lakes, NC5,70342%15%
Forest, MS5,70015%70%
Source: The Forest, MS education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 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.