South Forsyth High School Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#491
College Readiness Index
47.3
Math Proficiency
3.4
English Proficiency
3.7
Student/Teacher Ratio
16:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 1,852 Students
  • 114 Teachers

South Forsyth High School
585 PEACHTREE PARKWAY
CUMMING, GA 30041

Phone: (770) 781-2264

District: Forsyth County

Overview

South Forsyth High School is ranked 17th within Georgia. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at South Forsyth High School is 61 percent. The student body makeup is 49 percent male and 51 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 30 percent. South Forsyth High School is 1 of 7 high schools in the Forsyth County.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares with others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Gold
National Rank
#491
State Rank
#17

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 1,852
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 30%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 12%
Full-Time Teachers 114

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in English 97%
Proficient in Math 96%
College Readiness Index 47.3

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Large Suburb
Charter School No
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding No

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 7
Total Students 9,922
Proficient in English (district average) 96%
Proficient in Math (district average) 93%
College Readiness (district average) 41.5

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Nearby Schools

South Forsyth High School is 1 of 7 schools in the Forsyth County.

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