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West Forsyth High School


Academic Rating

10 out of 10

Rank: 11th in Georgia

West 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 West Forsyth High School student body is mostly White with a small Hispanic population and has very low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White82.6%1,951
Black2.6%62
Hispanic9%212
Asian Pacific2.9%69
Native American Indian0.6%14
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.1%3
Two or more races2.2%51

Income

Upper 5% of Georgia high schools

9.7% 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, West Forsyth High School students are largely wealthy and rank 17th in Georgia for high school student family income.

Enrollment Size

Grade Students
Freshman647
Sophomore630
Junior550
Senior535
Total2,362

Academics

Graduation Rate

10 out of 10

Rank: 24th in Georgia

Subgroup Graduation Rate
All Students95%
Georgia Median85%
Percentile98%
White96%
Black50% or more*
Hispanic80% to 89%*
Asian Pacific50% or more*
Native American-
Two or more races50% or more*
Economically Disadvantaged70% to 79%*
Limited English Proficiencysuppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

Standardized Test Performance

9 out of 10

Rank: 23rd in Georgia

Students at West Forsyth High School scored an average 62% 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 6.6% of Georgia high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls68%65% to 69%*
Boys67%45% to 49%*

Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander60% to 79%*50% or more*
Blackless than 50%*50% or more*
Hispanic40% to 49%*40% to 49%*
Multiracial50% or more*50% or more*
White70%58%
With Disabilites20% to 29%*11% to 19%*
Limited Englishless than 50%*less than 50%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Participation

8 out of 10

Rank: 59th in Georgia

639 out of 1,085 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (59%). College admission testing participation is well above the Georgia median rate of 38% and in the top 16% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

7 out of 10

Rank: 60th in Georgia

West Forsyth High School offers 22 AP courses. 42 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 95% percentile and significantly above the median AP enrollment rate for all Georgia schools of 17%. West Forsyth High School had 907 taking AP exams with a 639 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 79% percentile and well above the state median of 44 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 70% 44%
Students enrolled in an AP class 42% 17%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 6%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 11%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 39%
AP Courses Offered 22

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate9%16%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate10%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate8%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0.1%2
Boys0.2%2
Girls0%0
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 Students4.7%106
Boys6.3%73
Girls3%33
Georgia Median15%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students1.2%26
Boys1.9%22
Girls0.3%4

Location

West Forsyth High School
4155 Drew Rd
Cumming, GA
30040
(770)888-3470

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District

Forsyth County
Cumming, GA

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