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
9 644
10 627
11 607
12 544

West Forsyth High School is a public high school of the Forsyth County School District located in Cumming, GA. It has 2,422 students in grades 9th through 12th. West Forsyth High School is the 26th largest public high school in Georgia and the 756th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.3 to 1.

Total Students: 2,422
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 132.2
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 756th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Georgia: 26th out of 509
Student/Teacher Rank in Georgia: 361st out of 478
Full Time Teacher Rank in Georgia: 25th out of 478

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West Forsyth High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,212
(50%)
6,570
(50%)
 Female 1,210
(50%)
6,450
(50%)

West Forsyth High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,947
(80%)
9,468
(73%)
 Hispanic 256
(11%)
1,504
(12%)
 Asian 75
(3%)
1,211
(9%)
 Black 61
(3%)
416
(3%)
 Two or More 61
(3%)
357
(3%)
 American Indian 17
(1%)
52
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 5
(0%)
12
(0%)

West Forsyth High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 2,138
(88%)
11,231
(86%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 239
(10%)
1,523
(12%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 45
(2%)
266
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

West Forsyth High School is ranked 357th out of 478 ranked schools in Georgia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Forsyth High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (11.7%) 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.

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
2013 2257
2014 2362
2015 2422

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
2013 18.2
2014 18.6
2015 18.3

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
2013 0.13557820115197
2014 0.12489415749365
2015 0.11725846407927

Compare West Forsyth High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,577.8% 15.8:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,830.0% 18.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 11.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 56.8%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
West Forsyth High School
Cumming, GA
Public 09 - 12 2,422 18.3:1  
Covenant Christian Academy
Cumming, GA
Private PK - 12 258 18:1 4 miles
Horizon Christian Academy
Cumming, GA
Private KG - 12 189 15:1 5 miles
South Forsyth High School
Cumming, GA
Public 09 - 12 2,948 18.8:1 5 miles
Forsyth Central High School
Cumming, GA
Public 09 - 12 2,166 16.8:1 5 miles
I-Achieve Academy
Cumming, GA
Public 06 - 12 96 27.4:1 6 miles
Pinecrest Academy
Cumming, GA
Private PK - 12 807 8:1 6 miles
Creekview High School
Canton, GA
Public 09 - 12 1,904 18.2:1 8 miles
Friendship Christian School
Suwanee, GA
Private PK - 12 305 7:1 8 miles
North Forsyth High School
Cumming, GA
Public 09 - 12 2,415 17.6:1 8 miles
King'S Ridge Christian School
Alpharetta, GA
Private KG - 12 850 11:1 8 miles
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