Nathan B. Forrest High School

5530 Firestone Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32244 | (904) 573-1170
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,684
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details
  • Duval County School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $8,653
  • Graduation Rate: 59.2%
  • Dropout Rate: 4.7%
  • Students Per Teacher: 16.2
  • Enrolled Students: 122,961

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,684
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 87.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 19.4
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 876 (52.0%)
  • Females: 760 (45.1%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 120 (7.1%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 713 (42.3%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 833 (49.5%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Nathan B. Forrest High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian50.3%
Black94055.8%
Asian653.9%
Hispanic1619.6%
White46527.6%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Nathan B. Forrest High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade49529.4%
10th Grade48929.0%
11th Grade38823.0%
12th Grade31218.5%
Graduation and Dropouts (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
58.0%
District:
67.0%
Dropout Rate
School:
1.7%
District:
2.2%
State:
2.0%
Teacher Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree
School:
75.3%
District:
71.9%
State:
65.3%
Percent of Teachers with a Ph.D.
School:
2.4%
District:
1.1%
State:
1.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Non-Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
10.9%
State:
4.8%
Percent of Classes Taught By Teachers (Out-of-Field) of Their Background
School:
17.0%
State:
4.8%
Source: FL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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