Forsyth Central High School



Forsyth Central High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Forsyth Central 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
9 637
10 583
11 512
12 434

Forsyth Central High School is a public high school of the Forsyth County School District located in Cumming, GA. It has 2,166 students in grades 9th through 12th. Forsyth Central High School is the 40th largest public high school in Georgia and the 1,171st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.8 to 1.

Total Students: 2,166
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 129.1
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,171st out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Georgia: 40th out of 509
Student/Teacher Rank in Georgia: 228th out of 478
Full Time Teacher Rank in Georgia: 30th out of 478

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Forsyth Central High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,158
(53%)
6,570
(50%)
 Female 1,008
(47%)
6,450
(50%)

Forsyth Central High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,444
(67%)
9,468
(73%)
 Hispanic 521
(24%)
1,504
(12%)
 Black 70
(3%)
416
(3%)
 Asian 63
(3%)
1,211
(9%)
 Two or More 58
(3%)
357
(3%)
 American Indian 8
(0%)
52
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
12
(0%)

Forsyth Central High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,539
(71%)
11,231
(86%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 552
(25%)
1,523
(12%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 75
(3%)
266
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Forsyth Central High School is ranked 201st out of 478 ranked schools in Georgia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Forsyth Central High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (28.9%) is significantly lower than the state average of 56.8%. 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.

Forsyth Central High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1925
2006 2061
2007 1678
2008 1503
2009 1430
2010 1380
2011 1395
2012 1599
2013 1791
2014 1941
2015 2166

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.9
2006 14.9
2007 13.3
2008 12.6
2009 13.4
2010 14.3
2011 14
2012 16
2013 16.7
2014 16.7
2015 16.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.15220779220779
2006 0.16836487142164
2007 0.1823599523242
2008 0.21423819028609
2009 0.26713286713287
2010 0.28623188405797
2011 0.29749103942652
2012 0.31644777986241
2013 0.30485762144054
2014 0.28748068006182
2015 0.28947368421053

Compare Forsyth Central High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,577.8% 15.8:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,680.0% 16.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 28.9%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 56.8%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Forsyth Central High School
Cumming, GA
Public 09 - 12 2,166 16.8:1  
Horizon Christian Academy
Cumming, GA
Private KG - 12 189 15:1 1 miles
I-Achieve Academy
Cumming, GA
Public 06 - 12 96 27.4:1 2 miles
North Forsyth High School
Cumming, GA
Public 09 - 12 2,415 17.6:1 5 miles
South Forsyth High School
Cumming, GA
Public 09 - 12 2,948 18.8:1 5 miles
West Forsyth High School
Cumming, GA
Public 09 - 12 2,422 18.3:1 5 miles
Pinecrest Academy
Cumming, GA
Private PK - 12 807 8:1 6 miles
Covenant Christian Academy
Cumming, GA
Private PK - 12 258 18:1 7 miles
Lambert High School
Suwanee, GA
Public 09 - 12 2,973 19.6:1 8 miles
Friendship Christian School
Suwanee, GA
Private PK - 12 305 7:1 8 miles
North Gwinnett High School
Suwanee, GA
Public 09 - 12 2,846 20.5:1 10 miles
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