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C
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    C
  2. Diversity
    A
  3. Teachers
    C-
  4. College Prep
    C
  5. Clubs & Activities
    C+
  6. Health & Safety
    C+
  7. Administration
    D+
  8. Sports
    A
  9. Food
    C-
  10. Resources & Facilities
    C-
Pine Forest High School is a public school located in Pensacola, FL. It has 1,706 students in grades PK, 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 18 to 1. According to state test scores, 25% of students are at least proficient in math and 33% in reading.
Address
2500 Longleaf Dr
Pensacola, FL 32526
Telephone
(850) 941-6150

Pine Forest High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
33%
Percent Proficient - Math
25%
Average Graduation Rate
71%
Average SAT
1030
77 responses
Average ACT
22
86 responses
AP Enrollment
8%
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Living in the Area
B+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Crime & Safety
    C-
  2. Diversity
    A
  3. Cost of Living
    B
  4. Good for Families
    B-
Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$46,117
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$901
National
$949
Median Home Value
$121,800
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
C+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
63%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.24 responses
Poll
63%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.24 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 105 responses
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  • Graduation
    19%
  • Home coming Week
    19%
  • Powderpuff
    18%
  • Homecoming Decorations
    17%
  • Prom
    17%
  • Volleybuf
    5%
  • Grad Bash
    4%

Students

Diversity
A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,706
Free or Reduced Lunch
56%
86%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.29 responses
72%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.29 responses
90%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.29 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
18:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$40,726
Teachers in First/Second Year
16.8%
51%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.35 responses
51%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.35 responses
60%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.35 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
C+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$9,485/ year
National
$12,239
56%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.9 responses
33%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.9 responses
33%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.9 responses
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I am a student who had the misfortune of graduating from this sorry excuse of a school. The staff were unprofessional. Anything that will keep them their borderline C rating. Any regular class is a disruptive environment that cannot be well kept and any honors or AP class is taught by someone who probably doesn't have the degree to teach it, they just passed a certification test that they might have failed numerous times beforehand. They might as well be borderline sabatoging the education of their students., but that would almost involve effort, and there is no effort put out there. Literally, your chances at college will be jeopardized here by their inability to do anything in a timely manner. And hey, who needs a decent education as long as the administration gets ID locks on their doors and nice golf carts, right?
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I experienced a lot from The Forest, I've had many ups and downs, long stressful night and even longer days. The school is large and sometimes I was afraid that I would become another face and if you're apart of a regular class then that's exactly what you could become. My freshman year I was in a regular class with no honors and was being bullied by another student and had reported her several times even when they were being physical with me and the whole year no actions was taking place so I lost control of the pent up anger of the bullying and had to suffer the consequences. The next school year I applied for honor classes and I was no longer bullied by anyone and anytime there was conflict the honor teachers cared a lot more and intervened and conflicts were put to rest.
The one thing that I wish was fixed is when a student is crying out that teachers don't ignore it until there's a bigger problem and the student is punished when they have to take measures into their own hands
Pine forest is a pretty good school to come from. The school is pretty nicely kept. It has amazing administration. It offers very many activites during and after school. This includes student government association, cheerleading, rotc, football, basketball, soccer, track and field, national honors society, rho kappa, volleyball, and so much more. Any parent should be proud to send a student off to this school and any child would be proud to attend and say they have graduated from this school.