Details overview

Hours 8:15 AM - 3:15 PM
School leader Mrs Wendy Barajas
District Forsyth Academies
Transportation options None

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms

Academic focus and philosophy

Instructional / curriculum models used College preparatory
Direct instruction
Standards-based

Classes

2
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
2
Music
including: Band
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts Dance
Drama
Media arts None
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Painting
World languages taught Spanish

Support

10
Facilities
including: Art room
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Computer lab
Gym
Internet access
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Parent involvement center
Playground
Extra learning resources Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Remediation
Level of special education programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Level of ESL/ELL programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered No

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Black 48% 26%
Hispanic 24% 14%
White 21% 52%
Two or more races 6% 4%
American Indian 1% 1%
Asian 0% 3%
Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 51% 49%
N/A 49% 51%
Male 49% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 72% 52%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

5
Girls Sports
including: Cheerleading
3
Boys Sports
including: Basketball
5
Clubs
including: Yearbook
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Soccer
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Basketball
Soccer
Track
Clubs Drama club
National Honor Society (NHS)
Step team
Student council / government
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs None

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school

Teachers

13
Staff
including: Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Computer specialist
Dance teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Coach(es)
Music teacher
PE instructor
Reading specialist
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Fulton YMCA

Enrollment

Learn more Https://www.nhaschools.com/schools/forsyth/en/Apply/_layouts/Student-Application.aspx
Type of application deadline Rolling

Sources

Student diversity NCDPI, 2012-2013
Students by group NCES, 2011-2012