The Forest Municipal School District is located in the town of Forest, MS in Scott
county. Forest is located on I-20 between Jackson and Meridian. Jackson is 48 miles
to the west and Meridian is 40 miles to the east.
Forest covers 610 square miles in Scott county. The population of Forest was 5,987
in 2000. The mean temperature is 64.7 degrees with the winter average being 48 degrees
and the summer average being 81 degrees. The annual rainfall is 52 inches.
Forest industries are poultry, lumber, electronic defense components, and automobile