Scott County School District, Mississippi
About the districtScott County is located in south-central Mississippi. The district is located in Forest, which is the seat of Scott County. The city's population was 5,710 according to the 2010 U.S. Census.
Forest underperformed the rest of Mississippi in terms of higher education attainment based on the 2010 U.S. Census. The U.S. Census found that 12.5% of Forest residents over 25 years old held undergraduate degrees compared to a 20.0% rate for the state of Mississippi. Forest had a median income of $38,092 in 2010 compared to $38,882 for Mississippi. The poverty rate for Forest was 24.8% in 2010 compared to a 22.3% rate for the rest of the state.