A
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    A
  2. Diversity
    B
  3. Teachers
    A-
  4. College Prep
    A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A
  6. Health & Safety
    A-
  7. Administration
    A
  8. Sports
    A+
  9. Food
    A-
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B+
Address
1120 Dahlonega Highway
Cumming, GA 30040
Telephone
(770) 887-2461

Forsyth County Schools Rankings

Niche ranks nearly 100,000 schools and districts based on statistics and millions of opinions from students and parents.

Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
67%
Percent Proficient - Math
71%
Average Graduation Rate
94%
Average SAT
1220
1,189 responses
Average ACT
28
909 responses
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Students

Diversity
B
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
42,435
Free or Reduced Lunch
17.4%

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
17:1
National
16:1
Average Teacher Salary
$53,585
Teachers in First/Second Year

Finances

Total Expenses
$327,321,000
Expenses Per Student
$8,341/ student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    68%
  • Support Services
    27%
  • Other
    5%

Forsyth County Schools Reviews

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The Forsyth County school educational system is the best by far when it comes down to preparing its students for college in a disciplinary and scholarly matter. Their institutional programs allow students to challenge themselves and test their capabilities through Ap and IB classes taught by overly qualified teachers. Despite the excellent institutional system, the high school that I had attended did, however, lack in cultural and social diversity. This factor did make it difficult for some students due to the feelings of being targeted on the grounds of being thought of as less than by others due to their racial backgrounds. Other than that and the typical bullying found existent in every school system, Forsyth County schools excel in their departments of education and safety precautions.
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Forsyth county schools were really good for me because I enjoyed the academics and curriculum they offered. I grew up most of my life going to Forsyth County elementary, middle and high school. The teachers are great and really help you out with your education. They are not just interested in your school work but also outside of it. They want your best interests and to see you succeed in your future! I love the sports there and the activities your interested in too. Forsyth County would be one of my favorite schools and excellent overall experience!
I went to Forsyth County Schools for nine years and what i have found is that the education they provide for their students is top notch! We are ranked fourth by Niche because of our excellent academics and extra-curricular activities and clubs. Everything Forsyth County has taught me has continued to help me in my college education; I constantly refer back to my earlier education to help me. Without my Forsyth County education I wouldn't be where I am today!