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803 Oak Street
Forest, MS 39074-4601
p. 601-469-1474

Hawkins Middle School
in Forest, MS

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District & State Agencies

School District:
Forest Municipal School Dist
State Agency:
Mississippi Department Of Education

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School Demographics and Characteristics

School TypeRegular school
Grades offered5th Grade – 8th Grade
LevelMiddle School
Teacher FTEs34.8
Surrounding communityRural, Fringe Census-defined rural territory that is less than or equal to 5 miles from an urbanized area, as well as rural territory that is less than or equal to 2.5 miles from an urban cluster.
Title I Eligible
School-wide Title I
Magnet School
Charter School
Shared-time School

Demographics of Surrounding Area

Reported area around or near Forest, MS 39074-4601
Total Population16,111 (5,542 urban / 10,569 rural)
Households5,748 (2.78 people per house)
Median Household Income$25,754
Families4,244 (3.22 people per family)
Pop. — African American7,560
Pop. — Asian58
Pop. — Pacific Islander5
Pop. — American Indian / Alaskan Native125
Pop. — White (incl. Hispanic)8,066
Pop. — Other464

Special Student Programs

What portion of students are enrolled in special programs?
  # in School % of School % of District
Free Lunch Students 360 74%  
Reduced-Price Lunch Students 40 8%  
Low-Cost Lunch Students 400 82%  
Migrant Students
Special Ed. Students     15%
English Language Learners     5%

Averaged Freshmen Graduation Rate (AGFR)

The averaged freshman graduation rate is the number of graduates with regular diplomas compared to the size of the incoming freshman class.
  District State
Black Non-HispanicN/A57%
HispanicN/A84%
Asian / Pacific IslanderN/A66%
American Indian / Alaskan NativeN/A60%
White Non-HispanicN/A67%
All Students<53%64%

Completion / Diploma Recipients

Senior students that successfully complete through High-School and receive either a diploma or other completion certificate. Note: %'s are based on total population and do not imply dropout rates.
  # in District % of Seniors
in District
% of Seniors
in State
H.S. Diploma Recipients 64 87.35%
GED Recipients     12.32%
Other Completers 11 7.39%

Student Demographics

How many students enroll at Hawkins Middle School?
  # in School % of School % of State
Black Non-Hispanic318>65%50%
Hispanic70>14%1%
Asian / Pacific Islander1N/AN/A
American Indian / Alaskan NativeN/AN/AN/A
White Non-Hispanic97<19%46%
 
5th Grade 91 18 26 135
6th Grade 64 22 21 107
7th Grade 82 15 27 124
8th Grade 75 15 1 22 113
Ungraded 6 1 7
Total 318 70 1 97 486

Forest Municipal School Dist – District Faculty and Staff

Faculty and Staff FTEs (Full-Time Equivalents) for Hawkins Middle School's local district.
  FTEs % of District % of State
Instructional Aides23.2<21%24%
Instructional Coordinators &amp; Supervisors2.7>2%2%
Library / Media Specialist4.0>4%3%
Library / Media SupportN/A1%
Guidance Staff (Elementary)1.9>2%1%
Guidance Staff (Secondary)1.0<1%1%
Guidance Staff Total2.9<3%3%
District Admins4.7>4%3%
Dist. Admin/Sppt8.5>8%5%
School Admins5.8>5%5%
School Admin/Sppt6.3<6%6%
Other Support45.0>41%39%
  FTEs % of District % of State
PrekindergartenN/A1%
Kindergarten6.8>7%6%
Elementary40.6>42%41%
Secondary33.5<35%39%
Ungraded14.7>15%13%

Forest Municipal School Dist Financial Summary

General district financials with comparisons to all districts in state.
  District State Ave.
  Amount Per Student Per Student
Payments to Private Schools   
Payments to Charter Schools   
Textbooks$96,000<$64$66
Long–Term Debt
 Outstanding at Beginning of Fiscal Year$3,296,000<$2,198$2,594
 Issued During Fiscal Year  $821
 Retired During Fiscal Year  $821
 Outstanding at End of Fiscal Year$2,959,000<$1,973$2,499
Short–Term Debt
 Outstanding at Beginning of Fiscal Year   
 Outstanding at End of Fiscal Year   
Assets
 Sinking Fund$466,000>$310$277
 Bond Fund$3,000<$2$855
 Other Funds$2,646,000<$1,765$2,089
Total Revenues$12,010,000<$8,012$8,969
Total Expenses$11,427,000<$7,623$8,763

Forest Municipal School Dist Teacher / Support Staff Salaries & Benefits

District compensation packages for teachers, instructional aides, and support staff.
  District † State Ave. †
† Limited to Teacher Salaries
Regular Education Programs$3,161,000$6,451,974
Special Education Programs$580,000$1,379,424
Vocational Education Programs $576,779
Other Education Programs$92,000$523,649
  District State Ave.
  Salary Benefits Salary Benefits
Instruction (incl. Teachers)$4,323,000$1,331,000$9,844,987$2,939,066
Support Services
 Pupils$315,000$78,000$789,325$218,483
 Instructional Staff$430,000$107,000$619,570$175,523
 General Administration$185,000$47,000$387,539$116,211
 School Administration$541,000$154,000$1,038,411$291,834
 Operation &amp; Maintenance of Plant$243,000$107,000$575,192$235,119
 Student Transportation$186,000$98,000$517,274$233,514
 Business / Central / Other$164,000$53,000$297,172$86,881
Food Services$312,000$150,000$430,735$226,914
Total$6,700,000$2,125,000$14,672,803$4,562,533

Local District Expense Detail

Expense categories and state-level comparison for Forest Municipal School Dist.
  District State Ave.
  Amount Per Student Per Student
Elementary / Secondary Education
  Support Services
  Pupils$403,000<$268$343
  Instructional Staff$701,000>$467$413
  General Administration$309,000<$206$296
  School Administration$712,000>$474$435
  Operation &amp; Maintenance of Plant$1,084,000<$723$808
  Student Transportation$431,000<$287$357
  Business / Central / Other$230,000<$153$170
  Non-Specified   
  Total$3,870,000<$2,581$2,806
  Other Expenses
  Food Services$812,000>$541$481
  Enterprise Operations  $27
  Other$22,000<$14$44
  Total$834,000>$556$523
 Instruction$6,243,000<$4,164$4,601
 Total$10,947,000<$7,302$7,930
Non-Elementary / Non-Secondary Education
 Community Services  $50
 Adult Education  $20
 Other$16,000<$10$32
 Total$16,000<$10$42
Capital Outlay
 Construction$59,000<$39$498
 Land &amp; Existing Structures   
 Instructional Equipment$28,000<$18$109
 Other Equipment$253,000<$168$177
 Non-Specified Equipment  $39
 Total$340,000<$226$688
Payments to State Govt's   
Payments to Local Govt's   
Payments to Other School Systems   
Debt Interest$124,000<$82$116
Total$11,427,000<$7,623$8,763

Local District Revenue Detail

Revenue categories and state-level comparison for Forest Municipal School Dist.
  District State Ave.
  Amount Per Student Per Student
Federal Revenue
  Through State
  Title I$531,000<$354$486
  Children with Disabilities Idea$343,000<$228$244
  Math, Science, and Teacher Quality   
  Safe and Drug Free Schools$9,000<$6$9
  Title V, Part A$2,000<$1$23
  Vocational and Tech Education  $16
  Bilingual Education$27,000>$18$5
  Child Nutrition Act$679,000>$452$400
  Other$205,000<$136$453
    Direct from Federal Government
  Impact Aid  $42
  Indian Education   
  Other$48,000<$32$115
 Non-Specified$205,000<$136$453
 Total$1,844,000<$1,230$1,744
State Revenue
 General Formula Assistance$6,497,000<$4,334$4,541
 Staff Improvement Programs   
 Special Education Programs  $13
 Compensatory and Basic Skills Programs$94,000>$62$62
 Bilingual Education Programs   
 Gifted and Talented Programs   
 Vocational Education Programs$1,000 $94
 School Lunch Programs$5,000<$3$3
 Capital Outlay and Debt Services Programs  $65
 Transportation Programs   
 Other Programs$56,000<$37$79
 Non-Specified   
  On Behalf
  Employee Benefits   
  Not Employee Benefits   
 Total$6,653,000<$4,438$4,783
Local Revenue
 Parent Government Contributions  $2,619
 Property Taxes$2,920,000>$1,947$1,668
 General Sales Taxes   
 Public Utility Taxes   
 Individual and Corporate Income Taxes   
 All Other Taxes  $74
 From Other School Systems  $39
 From Cities and Counties$5,000<$3$132
 Tuition Fees from Pupils and Parents  $13
 Transportation Fees from Pupils and Parents  $8
 School Lunch$157,000>$104$98
 Textbook Sales and Rentals   
 District Activity Receipts$135,000<$90$115
 Students Fees, Non-Specified   
 Other Sales and Services$14,000<$9$89
 Interest Earnings$151,000<$100$125
 Miscellaneous$18,000<$12$136
 Total$3,513,000<$2,343$2,442
Total$12,010,000<$8,012$8,969

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