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Avg. test scores 70%
High school dipl. 24%
Bachelors degree 60%

Forest school information

IndexForestMississippiNational
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
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Forest are 70% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Forest
  • 66.5% of people in Forest have completed 8th grade
  • 62.9% of people in Forest have completed high school
  • 12.2% of people in Forest have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Forest

      IndexForestMississippiNational
      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%

      Forest, MS School Districts

      • Forest Municipal School District
      • Scott County School District

      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.

      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%

      Cities with similar population

      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.