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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Academics
    A-
  2. Diversity
    A
  3. Teachers
    A
  4. College Prep
    A
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A+
  6. Health & Safety
    B+
  7. Administration
    A
  8. Sports
    A+
  9. Food
    B-
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B+
West Forsyth High School is a highly rated, public school located in Clemmons, NC. It has 2,333 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 20 to 1. According to state test scores, 63% of students are at least proficient in math and 68% in reading.
Address
1735 Lewisville-Clemmons
Clemmons, NC 27012
Telephone
(336) 712-4400
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West Forsyth High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
68%
Percent Proficient - Math
63%
Average Graduation Rate
94%
Average SAT
1180
320 responses
Average ACT
26
192 responses
AP Enrollment
30%

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Living in the Area
A+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    B+
  2. Good for Families
    A+
  3. Housing
    A
Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$71,554
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$851
National
$949
Median Home Value
$209,400
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
B+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
94%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.31 responses
Poll
81%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.31 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 92 responses
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  • Homecoming football game
    23%
  • Spirit Week!!!
    21%
  • The football games every Friday!
    20%
  • Spring musical
    10%
  • Dance Concerts
    7%
  • Basketball Games!
    5%
  • Pep Rallies
    5%

Students

Diversity
A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,333
Free or Reduced Lunch
24%
90%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.31 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.31 responses
84%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.31 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
20:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$42,776
Teachers in First/Second Year
2.9%
80%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.55 responses
89%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.55 responses
89%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.55 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
A+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$9,398/ year
National
$12,239
94%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.50 responses
52%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.50 responses
84%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.50 responses
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West Forsyth is, overall, a wonderful school! Of course, no school can be perfect and has its flaws. However, I have had a great experience at West Forsyth. Sometimes, you either hit or miss with teachers, but most of the teachers at West Forsyth are very gifted. The teachers at West Forsyth truly care about their students and take time to invest in and teach them. Sometimes there are custodial issues. West Forsyth offers many events, clubs, and sports for students to become involved. There can be some favoritism shown towards certain students and sports. West Forsyth is a very safe campus. The teachers and administrators at West Forsyth really care about students trying to be accepted into college. Sometimes college discussions are repetitive and too much, but West Forsyth does a great job at preparing students for college.
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West Forsyth has great academics. They have a variety of AP classes to take where you can find what best suits you. There are many clubs where you're bound to find one that interests you. Since the population is so large, you'll be acquainted with all types of different people. I'm glad to have gone to a place that challenges you!
My first year at West Forsyth is currently my last year as I am a senior. The layout of all the different buildings within the closed campus gave welcoming and mature energy to my nervous self. My teachers and the administration have been super polite and patient with me during every visit since day one. Overall, this school contains a very friendly environment which may be the reason I have finally received straight A's for the first time ever!