North Forsyth High School

North Forsyth High School serves 1,204 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the NC average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 72% 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 1204 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 77 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,204 students
North Forsyth High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 77 teachers
North Forsyth High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade North Forsyth High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.68 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 16:1 14:1
North Forsyth High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
29%
14%
North Forsyth High School Black Students (1996-2013)
Black
40%
27%
North Forsyth High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
28%
52%
North Forsyth High School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
3%
3%
North Forsyth High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
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.
0.68 0.45
North Forsyth High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
58%
47%
North Forsyth High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2013)
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.
6%
7%
North Forsyth High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 56,917 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 78% has decreased from 94% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,838 is less than the state average of $11,105. The district revenue/student has grown by 31% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,722 is less than the state average of $10,880. The district spending/student has grown by 28% over four years.
School District Name Forsyth County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
82
1
Number of Students Managed 56,917 1,330
Forsyth County s School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 78% 74%
Forsyth County s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $573 MM $19 MM
Forsyth County s School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $567 MM $18 MM
Forsyth County s School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,838 $11,105
Forsyth County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,722 $10,880
Forsyth County s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (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 Forsyth Academy (1 miles away)
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  • Winston SalemForsyth Academy
    Charter School
    5426 Shattalon Dr
    Winston SalemNC 27106
    (336)922-1121
    Charter School

    1 mi | Gr. KG-8 | 710 students                      
  • Winston SalemGibson Elementary School
    2020 Walker Rd
    Winston SalemNC 27106
    (336)922-6612
    2.1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 759 students                      
  • Winston Salem North Hills Elementary School
    340 Alspaugh Dr
    Winston SalemNC 27105
    (336)703-4176
    2.2 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 444 students                      
  • Winston SalemNorthwest Middle School
    5501 Murray Rd
    Winston SalemNC 27106
    (336)924-5126
    2.2 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 936 students                      
  • Winston SalemMineral Springs Middle School
    4559 Ogburn Ave
    Winston SalemNC 27105
    (336)661-4870
    2.6 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 481 students                      

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