North Forsyth High School

North Forsyth High School serves 1,167 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the NC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 49%.
North Forsyth High School operates within the Winston Salem/forsyth County s School District.
The school district's 78% graduation rate is higher than the NC state average of 76%.

School Overview

The student population of 1167 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 78 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,167 students
North Forsyth High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % North Forsyth High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 78 teachers
North Forsyth High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade North Forsyth High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.69 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
North Forsyth High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
33%
15%
North Forsyth High School Black Students (1996-2014)
Black
36%
26%
North Forsyth High School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
28%
51%
North Forsyth High School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
3%
4%
North Forsyth High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups North Forsyth High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.69 0.45
North Forsyth High School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
62%
47%
North Forsyth High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
7%
North Forsyth High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 53,413 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 78% has decreased from 94% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,311 is higher than the state average of $10,864. The district revenue/student has grown by 33% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,290 is higher than the state average of $10,591. The district spending/student has grown by 30% over four years.
School District Name Winston Salem/forsyth County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
81
1
Number of Students Managed 53,413 1,120
Winston Salem/forsyth County s School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 78% 76%
Winston Salem/forsyth County s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2010)
District Total Revenue $597 MM $18 MM
Winston Salem/forsyth County s School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $596 MM $18 MM
Winston Salem/forsyth County s School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $11,311 $10,864
Winston Salem/forsyth County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $11,290 $10,591
Winston Salem/forsyth County s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Mount Tabor High School (3.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Northwest Middle School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Forsyth Academy (1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Winston SalemForsyth Academy
    Charter School
    1 miles | Grades: KG-8 | 692 students5426 Shattalon Dr
    Winston SalemNC 27106
    (336)922-1121
    1KG-8692
  • Winston SalemGibson Elementary School
    2.1 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 755 students2020 Walker Rd
    Winston SalemNC 27106
    (336)922-6612
    2.1PK-5755
  • Winston Salem North Hills Elementary School
    2.2 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 460 students340 Alspaugh Dr
    Winston SalemNC 27105
    (336)703-4176
    2.2PK-5460
  • Winston SalemNorthwest Middle School
    2.2 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 949 students5501 Murray Rd
    Winston SalemNC 27106
    (336)924-5126
    2.26-8949
  • Winston SalemMineral Springs Middle School
    2.6 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 412 students4559 Ogburn Ave
    Winston SalemNC 27105
    (336)661-4870
    2.66-8412

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