West Forsyth High School



West Forsyth High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Forsyth High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 568
10 579
11 502
12 485

West Forsyth High School is a public high school of the Forsyth County School District located in Cumming, GA. It has 2,134 students in grades 9th through 12th. West Forsyth High School is the 31st largest public high school in Georgia and the 1,142nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.1 to 1.

Total Students: 2,134
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 118

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West Forsyth High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,126
(53%)
5,465
(51%)
 Female 1,008
(47%)
5,201
(49%)

West Forsyth High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,772
(83%)
8,314
(78%)
 Hispanic 214
(10%)
1,130
(11%)
 Asian 53
(2%)
622
(6%)
 Black 45
(2%)
279
(3%)
 Two or More 39
(2%)
263
(2%)
 American Indian 9
(0%)
50
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
8
(0%)

West Forsyth High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,858
(87%)
8,916
(84%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 215
(10%)
1,402
(13%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 61
(3%)
348
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

West Forsyth High School is ranked 338th out of 0 ranked schools in Georgia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Forsyth High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (12.9%) is significantly lower than the state average of 53.1%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

West Forsyth High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 N/A
2006 N/A
2007 1188
2008 1692
2009 1904
2010 1971
2011 2078
2012 2134

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 N/A
2006 N/A
2007 15
2008 15.7
2009 16.7
2010 17.1
2011 17.4
2012 18.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005
2006
2007 0.095117845117845
2008 0.10815602836879
2009 0.1171218487395
2010 0.1222729578894
2011 0.12608277189605
2012 0.12933458294283

Compare West Forsyth High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,522.8% 15.2:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,810.0% 18.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 12.9%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 53.1%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
West Forsyth High School
Cumming, GA
Public 09 - 12 2,134 18.1:1  
Forsyth Central High School
Cumming, GA
Public 09 - 12 1,599 16:1 4 miles
Covenant Christian Academy
Cumming, GA
Private PK - 12 224 14:1 4 miles
South Forsyth High School
Cumming, GA
Public 09 - 12 2,135 17.7:1 5 miles
Fideles Christian School
Cumming, GA
Private KG - 12 137 7:1 5 miles
Forsyth Academy
Cumming, GA
Public 09 - 12 76 13.8:1 6 miles
Pinecrest Academy
Cumming, GA
Private PK - 12 831 13:1 6 miles
Creekview High School
Canton, GA
Public 09 - 12 1,742 18.1:1 8 miles
King'S Ridge Christian School
Alpharetta, GA
Private PK - 12 713 20:1 8 miles
Friendship Christian School
Suwanee, GA
Private PK - 12 162 7:1 8 miles
North Forsyth High School
Cumming, GA
Public 09 - 12 2,262 17.3:1 8 miles
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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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