PROFICIENCY 17% 41% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
18%JACKSON PUBLIC SCHOOL DIST
10%Jackson
28%Mississippi

Forest Hill High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "JACKSON PUBLIC SCHOOL DIST" in Jackson, MS. There are a total of 1,148 students and 79 teachers at Forest Hill High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 15 to 1. There are a total of 1,148 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

Forest Hill High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 16.5%, which is 41% lower than the Mississippi average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1148
Teachers78.85
Student/Teacher ratio15:1
Free lunch1148
Reduced lunch0

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment59
Taking some courses59
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses<=2
Passing no courses56

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Forest Hill High School, there are a total of 59 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 59 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All10%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School10%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All23%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School20-24%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Forest Hill High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictMississippiNational
Caucasian 0.4% 1.3% 47.0% 51.1%
African American 98.9% 97.0% 48.1% 15.9%
Asian 0.2% 0.1% 1.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 0.4% 1.4% 3.2% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.0% 0.3% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.2% 0.1% 0.3% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Cardozo Middle School9%1.1Jackson, MS
Bates Elementary School12%1.1Jackson, MS
Woodville Heights Elementary School13%1.2Jackson, MS
Oak Forest Elementary School18%1.3Jackson, MS
Timberlawn Elementary School12%1.7Jackson, MS
Siwell Middle School12%1.9Jackson, MS
Marshall Elementary School7%2.0Jackson, MS
Wingfield High School11%2.6Jackson, MS
Wilkins Elementary School16%2.7Jackson, MS
Van Winkle Elementary School12%2.8Jackson, MS
Sykes Elementary School8%3.1Jackson, MS
Peeples Middle School10%3.1Jackson, MS

Jackson demographics profile

StatisticJacksonMississippiNational
Population172,0392,989,192318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,5496291
Median age32.136.737.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)38%54%55%
Speak English97%96%79%
Speak Spanish2%2%13%

Education level achieved in Jackson

IndexJacksonMississippiNational
Completed 8th grade81.3%78.6%84.3%
Completed high school79.9%76.7%83.0%
Completed some college59.2%52.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree34.2%29.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors26.9%21.0%30.3%
Completed masters11.4%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.2%2.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.5%0.9%1.3%
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Source: The Forest Hill High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.