Scott County School District, Mississippi

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Scott County School District is a school district in Mississippi. The district is based out of Forest, Mississippi and serves students at six K-12 schools.

About the district

Scott County School District is located in Scott County, Mississippi
Scott 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.[1]

Demographics

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.[1]

Racial Demographics, 2012[1]
Race Forest (%) Mississippi (%)
White 31.3 59.1
Black or African American 48.5 37.0
American Indian and Alaska Native 0.4 0.5
Asian 0.2 0.9
Two or More Races 2.2 1.1
Hispanic or Latino 23.7 2.7

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