Forest Middle School

100 Ashwood Dr, Forest, VA 24551 | (434) 525-6630
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Student Enrollment: 1,024
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Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,024
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 60.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 17.1
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 551 (53.8%)
  • Females: 470 (45.9%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 44 (4.3%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 99 (9.7%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 143 (14.0%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Forest Middle School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian30.3%
Black918.9%
Asian383.7%
Hispanic202.0%
White86984.9%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Forest Middle School
  Number Percent
6th Grade34233.4%
7th Grade34934.1%
8th Grade33332.5%
Source: VA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 3.5

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6 reviews for Forest Middle School

  • Reviewed by Parent or Guardian on March 22, 2011
  • Rating: 3 (3 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • The teachers go over the subject more then once which really helps my son which is the trouble maker/class clown he is getting better grades then he ever has he had just moved from sandusky lychburg, VA he was grounded for a week cause of a fighting and 2 F's on his report card but when he moved he has got A's and B's and has not got in a fight. you go buddy
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on July 23, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • it is amazing school. My daughter loves it and she has great friends there and her boyfriend is from the same school and he is such a polite kid and i think he got that attitude from from the teachers from that school because the teachers are so amazing and they are so nice to my daughter
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on July 23, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • it is july 23,2010 and i have already sighned my child up for 6th grade at forest middle and i think it is the most bestest school i have been to. Its just a good enviorment and i just love so its is a good school.
  • Reviewed by Former Student on September 10, 2009
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I absolutely hated this school, I was constantly bullied and was always getting yelled at for stuff I never did. Kids would throw me into the wall and the teachers would see it, yet they would do nothing. Some of the teachers there are complete wack jobs, and others are absolutely not help. Do not go here and just transfer to LCA.
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on February 18, 2008
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • My son has gone from a honor roll student to failing all because he is being bullied. I don't understand how the staff can notice that he is withdrawn and not doing well but does not take it upon themselves to contact the parent to make sure everything is okay. The good kids are getting left behind, the parents of these kids are taking their children and moving them to private school because the middle school is so depressing. The teachers think every child is a discipline problem and the principal never smiles. Something needs to be done at this school.
  • Reviewed by Student on November 07, 2006
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • THIS SCHOOL IS THE BEST SCHOOL I EVER BEEN TO IN MY WHOLE ENTIRE LIFE.ALSO EVEN IF KIDS GET IN TROBULE, TO ME IT'S STILL ONE OF THE BEST SCHOOL'S YOU COULD GO TO.

Test Scores and Performance Information

Overall School Rating

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The overall school rating shows that Forest Middle School performed on average better than many other schools across the state on SOL state exams in the following subjects:
  • Algebra I
  • Earth Science
  • English Reading
  • Geometry
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • World History I
  • Writing

SOL - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Reading Test
201092.0%91.0%88.0%
200992.0%84.0%86.0%
200889.0%83.0%85.0%
 
Mathematics Test
201087.0%80.0%77.0%
200986.0%79.0%73.0%
200878.0%68.0%68.0%
 

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Reading Test
201092.0%89.0%89.0%
200991.0%85.0%88.0%
200893.0%87.0%86.0%
 
Mathematics Test
201082.0%69.0%75.0%
200973.0%63.0%71.0%
200877.0%66.0%65.0%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Reading Test
201092.0%88.0%90.0%
200993.0%85.0%87.0%
200894.0%86.0%83.0%
 
Mathematics Test
201091.0%84.0%87.0%
200992.0%81.0%85.0%
200892.0%78.0%83.0%
 
Science Test
201090.0%80.0%92.0%
200984.0%81.0%90.0%
200895.0%89.0%90.0%
 
Writing Test
201094.0%87.0%91.0%
200991.0%84.0%89.0%
200893.0%84.0%87.0%
 

End-of-Course - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Algebra I Test
2010100.0%92.0%94.0%
2009100.0%95.0%94.0%
2008100.0%93.0%93.0%
 
Earth Science Test
201097.0%89.0%88.0%
200999.0%90.0%87.0%
200898.0%88.0%86.0%
 
Geometry Test
2010100.0%89.0%88.0%
 
World History I Test
201096.0%90.0%93.0%
200998.0%93.0%93.0%
200895.0%88.0%91.0%
 
Source: VA Department of Education 2009-2010

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