Forsyth Central High School

131 Almon C. Hill Drive
Cumming, GA 30040
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Forsyth Central High School serves 2,383 students in grades 9-12.
Forsyth Central High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Georgia state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 63% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,383 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 96% (Top 10% in GA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Forsyth Central High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

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School Overview

Forsyth Central High School's student population of 2,383 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 150 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
2,383 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
150 teachers
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School Rankings

Forsyth Central High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,168 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Forsyth Central High School is 0.60, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1230 out of 2168 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
6%
5%
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Hispanic
29%
18%
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Black
5%
36%
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White
56%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.60
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Graduation Rate
96%
84%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Forsyth Central High School's ranking?
Forsyth Central High School is ranked #1230 out of 2,168 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Georgia.
What schools are Forsyth Central High School often compared to?
Forsyth Central High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like South Forsyth High School, West Forsyth High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
15% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% GA state average), while 35-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% GA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Forsyth Central High School?
The graduation rate of Forsyth Central High School is 96%, which is higher than the Georgia state average of 84%.
How many students attend Forsyth Central High School?
2,383 students attend Forsyth Central High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
56% of Forsyth Central High School students are White, 29% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Asian, 5% of students are Black, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Forsyth Central High School?
Forsyth Central High School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Georgia state average of 14:1.
What grades does Forsyth Central High School offer ?
Forsyth Central High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Forsyth Central High School part of?
Forsyth Central High School is part of Forsyth County School District.

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Last Day of School
May 23, 2024 (Thursday)
First Day of School
August 01, 2024 (Thursday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,383 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 96% (Top 10%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

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