North Forsyth High School

North Forsyth High School serves 1,208 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the NC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
North Forsyth High School operates within the Forsyth County s School District.
The school district's 78% graduation rate is higher than the NC state average of 74%.

Overview

The student population of 1208 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 76 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,208 students
North Forsyth High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 76 teachers
North Forsyth High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade North Forsyth High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.71 is more than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
North Forsyth High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
North Forsyth High School Asian (1990-2012)
Hispanic
23%
13%
North Forsyth High School Hispanic (1996-2012)
Black
39%
27%
North Forsyth High School Black (1988-2012)
White
30%
52%
North Forsyth High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups North Forsyth High School Sch Ethnicity North Forsyth High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.71 0.64
North Forsyth High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
55%
45%
North Forsyth High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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%
8%
North Forsyth High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 56,156 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 78% has decreased from 94% over five years.
School District Name Forsyth County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
81
4
Number of Students Managed 56,156 1,593
Graduation Rate 78% 74%
Forsyth County s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $573 MM $19 MM
District Spending $567 MM $18 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,838 $11,105
District Spending / Student $10,722 $10,880
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby 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 Gibson Elementary School (2.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Winston-salem Forsyth Academies Elementary School
    Charter School
    5426 Shattalon Dr
    Winston-salem , NC , 27106
    (336)922-1121
    Charter School
    1  mi  |  702  students  |  Gr.  KG-8
  • Winston-salem Gibson Elementary School
    2020 Walker Rd
    Winston-salem , NC , 27106
    (336)922-6612
    2.1  mi  |  759  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Winston-salem Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award North Hills Elementary School
    340 Alspaugh Dr
    Winston-salem , NC , 27105
    (336)661-4940
    2.2  mi  |  400  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Winston-salem Northwest Middle School
    5501 Murray Rd
    Winston-salem , NC , 27106
    (336)924-5126
    2.2  mi  |  912  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Winston-salem Mineral Springs Middle School
    4559 Ogburn Ave
    Winston-salem , NC , 27105
    (336)661-4870
    2.6  mi  |  497  students  |  Gr.  6-8

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