131 Almon C. Hill Drive
Cumming, GA 30040
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Forsyth Central High School serves 2,538 students in grades 9-12.
Forsyth Central High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 56% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 44%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 61% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

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 2,538 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 147 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
2,538 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
147 teachers
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School Calendar

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First Day of School
August 04, 2022 (Thursday)
Early Release/Last Day of School
May 25, 2023 (Thursday)

School Rankings

Forsyth Central High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,196 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Forsyth Central High School is 0.52, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#407 out of 2196 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
4%
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Hispanic
25%
15%
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Black
3%
37%
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White
65%
40%
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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
0.52
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Graduation Rate
93%
83%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 2,538 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 35%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 93% (Top 20% in GA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 56% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 61% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.52 (Btm 50%)

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