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South Forsyth High School


Academic Rating

10 out of 10

Rank: 8th in Georgia

South Forsyth High School receives a EasyCollege academic rating significantly above the average for Georgia high schools based on its high test performance, high graduation rate and high AP course participation.

Demographics

Race

The South Forsyth High School student body is primarily White with a smaller Asian Pacific population and has medium racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White68.2%1,836
Black4.5%120
Hispanic10.4%281
Asian Pacific13.6%367
Native American Indian0.4%10
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.1%3
Two or more races2.8%76

Income

Upper 3% of Georgia high schools

8% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program as compared to the Georgia high school median of 53%. By this measure, South Forsyth High School students are largely wealthy and rank 10th in Georgia for high school student family income.

Enrollment Size

Grade Students
Freshman745
Sophomore721
Junior625
Senior602
Total2,693

Academics

Graduation Rate

10 out of 10

Rank: 9th in Georgia

Subgroup Graduation Rate
All Students96%
Georgia Median85%
Percentile98%
White97%
Black80% or more*
Hispanic90% or more*
Asian Pacific90% or more*
Native Americansuppressed*
Two or more races50% or more*
Economically Disadvantaged90% or more*
Limited English Proficiency50% or more*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

Standardized Test Performance

10 out of 10

Rank: 13th in Georgia

Students at South Forsyth High School scored an average 68% of students proficient across math and reading standardized tests. Performance is significantly above the state high school median of 28% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 3.8% of Georgia high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls72%70%
Boys74%55% to 59%*

Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander90% to 94%*75% to 79%*
Black21% to 39%*20% to 29%*
Hispanic45% to 49%*40% to 44%*
Multiracial60% to 79%*80% or more*
White76%65%
With Disabilites30% to 39%*11% to 19%*
Limited Englishless than 50%*less than 50%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Participation

7 out of 10

Rank: 82nd in Georgia

657 out of 1,227 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (54%). College admission testing participation is well above the Georgia median rate of 38% and in the top 22% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

8 out of 10

Rank: 31st in Georgia

South Forsyth High School offers 24 AP courses. 59 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 99% percentile and significantly above the median AP enrollment rate for all Georgia schools of 17%. South Forsyth High School had 1,075 taking AP exams with a 859 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 89% percentile and well above the state median of 44 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 80% 44%
Students enrolled in an AP class 59% 17%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 8%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 10%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 50%
AP Courses Offered 24

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate8%16%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate10%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate6%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0.2%6
Boys0.2%2
Girls0.3%4
Georgia Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Georgia Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students3.9%98
Boys5.1%63
Girls2.8%35
Georgia Median15%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students1.1%27
Boys1.5%18
Girls0.7%9

Location

South Forsyth High School
585 Peachtree Pkwy
Cumming, GA
30041
(770)781-2264

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District

Forsyth County
Cumming, GA

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