Forsyth County School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 39 public schools serving 51,152 students in Forsyth County School District.
Public Schools in Forsyth County School District have an average math proficiency score of 75% (versus the Georgia public school average of 44%), and reading proficiency score of 73% (versus the 45% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the Georgia public school average of 62% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Forsyth County School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Georgia for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 1%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 1%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 1%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Forsyth County School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (GA)
# Schools
39 Schools
2,303 Schools
# Students
51,152 Students
1,726,900 Students
# Teachers
3,135 Teachers
115,656 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Forsyth County School District, which is ranked within the top 1% of all 210 school districts in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 95% has increased from 90% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (GA)
Overall District Rank
#1 out of 213 school districts
(Top 1%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Forsyth County  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
44%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Forsyth County  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of GA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Forsyth County  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of GA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
95%
83%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Forsyth County  School District and public school graduation rate of GA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.65
0.70
# American Indian Students
230 Students
3,323 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
12,650 Students
76,953 Students
% Asian Students
25%
5%
# Hispanic Students
7,421 Students
295,008 Students
% Hispanic Students
15%
17%
# Black Students
2,347 Students
627,927 Students
% Black Students
5%
36%
# White Students
26,730 Students
650,578 Students
% White Students
52%
38%
# Hawaiian Students
30 Students
1,735 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
1,744 Students
71,973 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
440
43,538
# Students in K Grade:
3,263
113,895
# Students in 1st Grade:
3,327
122,289
# Students in 2nd Grade:
3,669
123,347
# Students in 3rd Grade:
3,664
124,751
# Students in 4th Grade:
3,887
126,550
# Students in 5th Grade:
4,123
129,387
# Students in 6th Grade:
4,057
133,849
# Students in 7th Grade:
4,200
138,297
# Students in 8th Grade:
4,103
139,887
# Students in 9th Grade:
4,274
148,039
# Students in 10th Grade:
4,143
139,271
# Students in 11th Grade:
4,109
125,422
# Students in 12th Grade:
3,893
118,378
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $10,332 in this school district is less than the state median of $12,105. The school district revenue/student has declined by 6% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,323 is less than the state median of $12,237. The school district spending/student has declined by 6% over four school years.
This School District
This State (GA)
Total Revenue
$529 MM
$37 MM
This chart display total revenue of Forsyth County  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in GA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending
$528 MM
$37 MM
This chart display total spending of Forsyth County  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in GA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$10,332
$12,105
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Forsyth County  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in GA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$10,323
$12,237
This chart display average spending per public school student in Forsyth County  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in GA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Forsyth County School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Daves Creek Elementary School
Math: 94% | Reading: 92%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
3740 Melody Mizer Ln
Cumming, GA 30041
(770) 888-1222
Grades: PK-5
| 1,199 students
Rank: #22.
Big Creek Elementary School
Math: 95% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(2)
1994 Peachtree Pkwy
Cumming, GA 30041
(770) 887-4584
Grades: PK-5
| 612 students
Rank: #33.
South Forsyth Middle School
Math: 91% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
4670 Windermere Parkway
Cumming, GA 30041
(770) 888-3170
Grades: 6-8
| 1,430 students
Rank: #44.
Sharon Elementary School
Math: 90% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
3595 Old Atlanta Rd
Suwanee, GA 30024
(770) 888-7511
Grades: PK-5
| 880 students
Rank: #55.
Riverwatch Middle School
Math: 90% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
610 James Burgess Rd
Suwanee, GA 30024
(678) 455-7311
Grades: 6-8
| 1,552 students
Rank: #66.
Johns Creek Elementary School
Math: 92% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
6205 Old Atlanta Rd
Suwanee, GA 30024
(678) 965-5041
Grades: PK-5
| 998 students
Rank: #77.
Brookwood Elementary School
Math: 90% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
2980 Vaughan Dr
Cumming, GA 30041
(678) 965-5060
Grades: PK-5
| 992 students
Rank: #88.
Lambert High School
Math: 87% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
805 Nichols Rd
Suwanee, GA 30024
(678) 965-5050
Grades: 9-12
| 2,932 students
Rank: #99.
South Forsyth High School
Math: 82% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
585 Peachtree Pkwy
Cumming, GA 30041
(770) 781-2264
Grades: 9-12
| 2,341 students
Rank: #1010.
Piney Grove Middle School
Math: 84% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(2)
8135 Majors Rd
Cumming, GA 30041
(678) 965-5010
Grades: 6-8
| 992 students
Rank: #1111.
Settles Bridge Elementary School
Math: 86% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
600 James Burgess Rd
Suwanee, GA 30024
(770) 887-1883
Grades: PK-5
| 987 students
Rank: #1212.
Shiloh Point Elementary School
Math: 86% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
8145 Majors Rd
Cumming, GA 30041
(678) 341-6481
Grades: PK-5
| 1,323 students
Rank: #1313.
Vickery Creek Elementary School
Math: 85% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
6280 Post Rd
Cumming, GA 30040
(770) 346-0040
Grades: PK-5
| 1,273 students
Rank: #1414.
Lakeside Middle School
Math: 83% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2565 Echols Rd
Cumming, GA 30041
(678) 455-7311
Grades: 6-8
| 1,227 students
Rank: #1515.
Haw Creek Elementary School
Math: 81% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2555 Echols Rd
Cumming, GA 30041
(678) 965-5070
Grades: PK-5
| 956 students
Rank: #1616.
Vickery Creek Middle School
Math: 77% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
6240 Post Rd
Cumming, GA 30040
(770) 667-2580
Grades: 6-8
| 1,229 students
Rank: #1717.
Kelly Mill Elementary School
Math: 82% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1180 Chamblee Gap Rd
Cumming, GA 30040
(770) 887-2461
Grades: PK-5
| 1,111 students
Rank: #1818.
Mashburn Elementary School
Math: 80% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3777 Samples Rd
Cumming, GA 30041
(770) 889-1630
Grades: PK-5
| 733 students
Rank: #1919.
Midway Elementary School
Math: 77% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4805 Atlanta Hwy
Alpharetta, GA 30004
(770) 475-6670
Grades: PK-5
| 892 students
Rank: #2020.
George W. Whitlow Elementary School
Math: 73% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3655 Castleberry Rd
Cumming, GA 30040
(678) 965-5090
Grades: PK-5
| 1,338 students
Rank: #2121.
West Forsyth High School
Math: 72% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4155 Drew Rd
Cumming, GA 30040
(770) 888-3470
Grades: 9-12
| 2,583 students
Rank: #2222.
Denmark High School
Math: 68% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
645 Mullinax Rd
Alpharetta, GA 30004
(470) 533-2521
Grades: 9-12
| 2,272 students
Rank: #2323.
Desana Middle School
Math: 69% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
625 James Road
Alpharetta, GA 30004
(770) 887-2461
Grades: 6-8
| 1,067 students
Rank: #2424.
Coal Mountain Elementary School
Math: 70% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3455 Coal Mountain Dr
Cumming, GA 30028
(770) 887-7705
Grades: PK-5
| 708 students
Rank: #2525.
Liberty Middle School
Math: 69% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
7465 Wallace Tatum Rd
Cumming, GA 30028
(770) 781-4889
Grades: 6-8
| 1,260 students
Rank: #2626.
North Forsyth Middle School
Math: 63% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3645 Coal Mountain Dr
Cumming, GA 30028
(770) 889-0743
Grades: 6-8
| 1,243 students
Rank: #2727.
Silver City Elementary School
Math: 66% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6200 Dahlonega Hwy
Cumming, GA 30028
(678) 965-5020
Grades: PK-5
| 1,054 students
Rank: #2828.
Sawnee Elementary School
Math: 63% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(1)
1616 Canton Hwy
Cumming, GA 30040
(770) 887-6161
Grades: PK-5
| 1,414 students
Rank: #2929.
Matt Elementary School
Math: 65% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
7455 Wallace Tatum Rd
Cumming, GA 30028
(678) 455-4500
Grades: PK-5
| 962 students
Rank: #3030.
North Forsyth High School
Math: 60% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3635 Coal Mountain Dr
Cumming, GA 30028
(770) 781-6637
Grades: 9-12
| 2,672 students
Rank: #3131.
Otwell Middle School
Math: 61% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
605 Tribble Gap Rd
Cumming, GA 30040
(770) 887-5248
Grades: 6-8
| 1,443 students
Rank: #3232.
Brandywine Elementary School
Math: 66% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
175 Martin Drive
Alpharetta, GA 30004
(770) 667-2585
Grades: PK-5
| 1,248 students
Rank: #3333.
Chestatee Elementary School
Math: 63% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6945 Keith Bridge Rd
Gainesville, GA 30506
(770) 887-2341
Grades: PK-5
| 1,204 students
Rank: #3434.
Forsyth Central High School
Math: 56% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
131 Almon C. Hill Drive
Cumming, GA 30040
(770) 887-8151
Grades: 9-12
| 2,575 students
Rank: #3535.
Little Mill Middle School
Math: 56% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6800 Little Mill Rd
Cumming, GA 30041
(678) 965-5000
Grades: 6-8
| 917 students
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Forsyth County
  • 1120 Dahlonega Highway, Cumming, GA, 30040
  • (770) 887-2461
  • forsyth.k12.ga.us
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 51,152 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 48%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 95% (Top 20% in GA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 1%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 75% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 73% (Top 1%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.65

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