North Forsyth High School

  • North Forsyth High School serves 1,244 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the NC average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 50%.
  • North Forsyth High School operates within the Winston Salem/forsyth County s School District.
  • Winston Salem/forsyth County s School District's 78% graduation rate is higher than the NC state average of 76%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1244 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 80 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,244 students
North Forsyth High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %North Forsyth High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers80 teachers
North Forsyth High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeNorth Forsyth High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
North Forsyth High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
North Forsyth High School American Indian Students (2011-2014)
Asian
n/a
3%
North Forsyth High School Asian Students (1990-2012)
Hispanic
36%
16%
North Forsyth High School Black Students (1997-2015)
Black
38%
26%
North Forsyth High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
23%
50%
North Forsyth High School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
3%
4%
North Forsyth High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsNorth Forsyth High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNC 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.
0.680.66
North Forsyth High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
63%
52%
North Forsyth High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2015)
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%
5%
North Forsyth High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Winston Salem/forsyth County s School District's student population of 54,762 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 78% has decreased from 94% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,083 is higher than the state average of $10,864. The district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,062 is higher than the state average of $10,591. The district spending/student has grown by 16% over four years.
School District NameWinston Salem/forsyth County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
80
1
Number of Students Managed54,762912
Winston Salem/forsyth County s School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate78%76%
Winston Salem/forsyth County s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2015)
District Total Revenue$597 MM$18 MM
Winston Salem/forsyth County s School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$596 MM$18 MM
Winston Salem/forsyth County s School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$11,083$10,864
Winston Salem/forsyth County s School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$11,062$10,591
Winston Salem/forsyth County s School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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