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Forsyth County Schools

GreatSchools Rating: 5 out of 10. GreatSchools Ratings are based on test results. 10 is best.
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1605 Miller St
Winston Salem, NC 27103
Forsyth County
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PH: (336) 727-2816
FAX: (336) 727-2786

  • Grades PK-12 & ungraded
  • 52,761 students
  • 87 schools

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 EOG Results

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 3

Reading
 43% (2013)
 63% (2012)
 64% (2011)
 65% (2010)
 63% (2009)
 52% (2008)
 79% (2007)
 80% (2006)
The state average for Reading was 45% in 2013.

Math
 45% (2013)
 83% (2012)
 82% (2011)
 84% (2010)
 82% (2009)
 72% (2008)
 70% (2007)
 68% (2006)
The state average for Math was 47% in 2013.

Source: NCDPI, 2012-2013

Grade 4

Reading
 42% (2013)
 67% (2012)
 69% (2011)
 69% (2010)
 66% (2009)
 58% (2008)
 83% (2007)
 80% (2006)
The state average for Reading was 44% in 2013.

Math
 47% (2013)
 82% (2012)
 84% (2011)
 82% (2010)
 79% (2009)
 72% (2008)
 66% (2007)
 64% (2006)
The state average for Math was 48% in 2013.

Source: NCDPI, 2012-2013

Grade 5

Reading
 38% (2013)
 69% (2012)
 69% (2011)
 70% (2010)
 66% (2009)
 53% (2008)
 88% (2007)
 86% (2006)
The state average for Reading was 40% in 2013.

Science
 43% (2013)
 74% (2012)
 70% (2011)
 68% (2010)
 61% (2009)
 38% (2008)
The state average for Science was 45% in 2013.

Math
 47% (2013)
 83% (2012)
 83% (2011)
 83% (2010)
 79% (2009)
 70% (2008)
 69% (2007)
 64% (2006)
The state average for Math was 48% in 2013.

Source: NCDPI, 2012-2013

Grade 6

Reading
 44% (2013)
 70% (2012)
 72% (2011)
 72% (2010)
 68% (2009)
 56% (2008)
 79% (2007)
 78% (2006)
The state average for Reading was 46% in 2013.

Math
 36% (2013)
 77% (2012)
 80% (2011)
 80% (2010)
 76% (2009)
 66% (2008)
 62% (2007)
 60% (2006)
The state average for Math was 39% in 2013.

Source: NCDPI, 2012-2013

Grade 7

Reading
 48% (2013)
 63% (2012)
 64% (2011)
 64% (2010)
 62% (2009)
 47% (2008)
 81% (2007)
 82% (2006)
The state average for Reading was 48% in 2013.

Math
 37% (2013)
 78% (2012)
 80% (2011)
 78% (2010)
 76% (2009)
 62% (2008)
 59% (2007)
 59% (2006)
The state average for Math was 39% in 2013.

Source: NCDPI, 2012-2013

Grade 8

Reading
 40% (2013)
 67% (2012)
 68% (2011)
 68% (2010)
 63% (2009)
 51% (2008)
 85% (2007)
 84% (2006)
The state average for Reading was 41% in 2013.

Science
 58% (2013)
 72% (2012)
 72% (2011)
 69% (2010)
 62% (2009)
 48% (2008)
The state average for Science was 59% in 2013.

Math
 31% (2013)
 81% (2012)
 83% (2011)
 82% (2010)
 75% (2009)
 65% (2008)
 61% (2007)
 58% (2006)
The state average for Math was 34% in 2013.

Source: NCDPI, 2012-2013

Grade 10

Reading
 59% (2012)
 55% (2011)
The state average for Reading was 64% in 2012.

Science
 41% (2012)
The state average for Science was 59% in 2012.

Writing
 74% (2011)
The state average for Writing was 70% in 2011.

Math
 46% (2012)
 66% (2011)
The state average for Math was 56% in 2012.

Source: NCDPI, 2011-2012

About the Tests

  • In 2011-2012 North Carolina used End-of-Grade (EOG) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in reading and math, and grades 5 and 8 in science.
  • The EOG tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of North Carolina.
  • Students must pass the grade 8 EOG test in order to graduate from high school.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the tests.

Testing in North Carolina: An Overview

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 EOG Results By Subgroup

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 3
ReadingThis District
All Students43%
Female45%
Male41%
Black26%
Asian57%
Hispanic22%
Multiracial46%
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White65%
Economically disadvantaged24%
Not economically disadvantaged71%
Students with disabilities19%
Non-disabled students47%
Limited English proficiency12%
Proficient in English50%
Non-migrant43%
Academically gifted-94%

MathThis District
All Students45%
Female45%
Male45%
Black25%
Asian71%
Hispanic32%
Multiracial47%
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White64%
Economically disadvantaged30%
Not economically disadvantaged68%
Students with disabilities24%
Non-disabled students49%
Limited English proficiency26%
Proficient in English50%
Non-migrant45%
Academically gifted95%
Source: NCDPI, 2012-2013

Grade 4
ReadingThis District
All Students42%
Female46%
Male38%
Black23%
Asian64%
Hispanic22%
Multiracial48%
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White64%
Economically disadvantaged24%
Not economically disadvantaged67%
Students with disabilities16%
Non-disabled students46%
Limited English proficiency7%
Proficient in English47%
Non-migrant42%
Academically gifted95%

MathThis District
All Students47%
Female47%
Male47%
Black26%
Asian83%
Hispanic31%
Multiracial50%
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White68%
Economically disadvantaged31%
Not economically disadvantaged71%
Students with disabilities20%
Non-disabled students52%
Limited English proficiency15%
Proficient in English51%
Non-migrant47%
Academically gifted-94%
Source: NCDPI, 2012-2013

Grade 5
ReadingThis District
All Students38%
Female41%
Male35%
Black22%
Asian59%
Hispanic18%
Multiracial39%
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White59%
Economically disadvantaged21%
Not economically disadvantaged62%
Students with disabilities12%
Non-disabled students42%
Limited English proficiency-4%
Proficient in English42%
Non-migrant38%
Academically gifted-94%

ScienceThis District
All Students43%
Female41%
Male45%
Black27%
Asian64%
Hispanic26%
Multiracial43%
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White62%
Economically disadvantaged27%
Not economically disadvantaged66%
Students with disabilities17%
Non-disabled students47%
Limited English proficiency11%
Proficient in English47%
Non-migrant43%
Academically gifted95%

MathThis District
All Students47%
Female48%
Male46%
Black28%
Asian73%
Hispanic37%
Multiracial42%
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White64%
Economically disadvantaged32%
Not economically disadvantaged68%
Students with disabilities16%
Non-disabled students52%
Limited English proficiency18%
Proficient in English51%
Non-migrant47%
Academically gifted-94%
Source: NCDPI, 2012-2013

Grade 6
ReadingThis District
All Students44%
Female47%
Male41%
Black26%
Asian62%
Hispanic24%
Multiracial54%
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White64%
Economically disadvantaged26%
Not economically disadvantaged68%
Students with disabilities13%
Non-disabled students48%
Limited English proficiency6%
Proficient in English48%
Non-migrant44%
Academically gifted-94%

MathThis District
All Students36%
Female35%
Male36%
Black15%
Asian76%
Hispanic21%
Multiracial38%
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White55%
Economically disadvantaged20%
Not economically disadvantaged58%
Students with disabilities7%
Non-disabled students40%
Limited English proficiency10%
Proficient in English38%
Non-migrant36%
Academically gifted93%
Source: NCDPI, 2012-2013

Grade 7
ReadingThis District
All Students48%
Female51%
Male45%
Black31%
Asian79%
Hispanic26%
Multiracial55%
American Indian29%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White67%
Economically disadvantaged29%
Not economically disadvantaged70%
Students with disabilities10%
Non-disabled students52%
Limited English proficiency7%
Proficient in English52%
Non-migrant48%
Academically gifted95%

MathThis District
All Students37%
Female38%
Male36%
Black19%
Asian76%
Hispanic21%
Multiracial34%
American Indian36%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White54%
Economically disadvantaged19%
Not economically disadvantaged57%
Students with disabilities7%
Non-disabled students40%
Limited English proficiency6%
Proficient in English40%
Non-migrant37%
Academically gifted91%
Source: NCDPI, 2012-2013

Grade 8
ReadingThis District
All Students40%
Female43%
Male37%
Black23%
Asian57%
Hispanic24%
Multiracial48%
American Indian40%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White58%
Economically disadvantaged23%
Not economically disadvantaged61%
Students with disabilities6%
Non-disabled students45%
Limited English proficiency6%
Proficient in English43%
Non-migrant40%
Academically gifted95%

ScienceThis District
All Students58%
Female56%
Male60%
Black37%
Asian81%
Hispanic43%
Multiracial66%
American Indian80%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White77%
Economically disadvantaged41%
Not economically disadvantaged79%
Students with disabilities23%
Non-disabled students63%
Limited English proficiency20%
Proficient in English62%
Non-migrant58%
Academically gifted-94%

MathThis District
All Students31%
Female30%
Male32%
Black14%
Asian67%
Hispanic19%
Multiracial29%
American Indian20%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White47%
Economically disadvantaged16%
Not economically disadvantaged49%
Students with disabilities6%
Non-disabled students34%
Limited English proficiency8%
Proficient in English33%
Non-migrant31%
Academically gifted93%
Source: NCDPI, 2012-2013

About the Tests

  • In 2011-2012 North Carolina used End-of-Grade (EOG) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in reading and math, and grades 5 and 8 in science.
  • The EOG tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of North Carolina.
  • Students must pass the grade 8 EOG test in order to graduate from high school.
  • The different student groups are identified by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, data for that group is not reported.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the tests.

Testing in North Carolina: An Overview

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 EOC Results

Scale: % at or above proficient

English II
 48% (2013)
The state average for English II was 51% in 2013.

Biology
 40% (2013)
The state average for Biology was 46% in 2013.

Algebra I
 36% (2013)
 75% (2012)
 76% (2011)
 72% (2010)
The state average for Algebra I was 36% in 2013.

Algebra II
 80% (2011)
 79% (2010)
The state average for Algebra II was 82% in 2011.

English I
 81% (2012)
 79% (2011)
 81% (2010)
The state average for English I was 83% in 2012.

Biology
 76% (2012)
 74% (2011)
 74% (2010)
The state average for Biology was 83% in 2012.

United States History
 77% (2011)
 76% (2010)
The state average for United States History was 82% in 2011.

Physical Science
 64% (2011)
 60% (2010)
The state average for Physical Science was 77% in 2011.

Civics and Economics
 74% (2011)
 73% (2010)
The state average for Civics and Economics was 80% in 2011.

Geometry
 72% (2010)
The state average for Geometry was 82% in 2010.

Source: NCDPI, 2011-2012

About the Tests

  • In 2011-2012 North Carolina used End-of-Course (EOC) tests to assess high school students in Algebra I, English I, and Biology.
  • The EOC tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of North Carolina.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the tests.

Testing in North Carolina: An Overview

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 EOC Results By Subgroup

 
The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.

Scale: % at or above proficient


English IIThis District
All Students48%
Female52%
Male45%
Black30%
Asian58%
Hispanic34%
Multiracial54%
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White64%
Economically disadvantaged30%
Not economically disadvantaged64%
Students with disabilities12%
Non-disabled students52%
Limited English proficiency-4%
Proficient in English50%
Non-migrant48%
Academically gifted93%

BiologyThis District
All Students40%
Female37%
Male42%
Black20%
Asian64%
Hispanic28%
Multiracial36%
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White56%
Economically disadvantaged22%
Not economically disadvantaged54%
Students with disabilities10%
Non-disabled students43%
Limited English proficiency8%
Proficient in English41%
Non-migrant40%
Academically gifted87%

Algebra IThis District
All Students36%
Female36%
Male37%
Black17%
Asian67%
Hispanic23%
Multiracial35%
American Indian38%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White54%
Economically disadvantaged20%
Not economically disadvantaged53%
Students with disabilities7%
Non-disabled students40%
Limited English proficiency9%
Proficient in English39%
Non-migrant36%
Academically gifted89%
Source: NCDPI, 2012-2013

About the Tests

  • In 2011-2012 North Carolina used End-of-Course (EOC) tests to assess high school students in various subjects.
  • The results for Algebra I, English I, and Biology are displayed on GreatSchools profiles.
  • The EOC tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of North Carolina.
  • The different student groups are identified by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, data for that group is not reported.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the tests.

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 Teachers

 
Teacher data was not reported for this district.

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 Students

 
Student Ethnicity
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EthnicityThis DistrictState Average
Unspecified100%n/a

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 Spending Per Pupil

 

Finance data was not reported for this district.

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