Forrest Hill Academy, a public alternative high school, is named for white supremacist and notorious Confederate Army Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest.
Historically, Forrest was also known for being the first Grand Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan in the years immediately following the Civil War.
According to Pierre Gaither with the Atlanta Board of Education, the names being considered for the school by the board's renaming committee are:
- Hank Aaron Center for Learning and Growth
- Hank Aaron New Beginnings Academy
- Barbara Whitaker Center of Excellence
- Hammond Park Academy
No timeframe has been given as to when the renaming will take place.