South Forsyth Middle School

Overview

Student Enrollment
1,193
Best Middle School in Georgia
#4
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 6th grade to 9th grade
School District Forsyth County
Type Public
 Phone (770)888-3170
 Location 4670 Windermere Parkway
Cumming, GA 30041
Charter School No

South Forsyth Middle School has an academic rating significantly above the average for Georgia middle schools based on its high test performance. It is ranked 4th in the best public middle schools in Georgia.

Racial Demographics

The South Forsyth Middle School student body is mostly White with a smaller Asian Pacific population and has low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White70.6%842
Black3%36
Hispanic3.6%43
Asian Pacific19.1%228
Native American Indian0.3%3
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.1%1
Two or more races3.4%40

Family Income

vs. other Georgia middle schools
Upper 0.2%

3.7% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the Georgia middle school median of 59.7%. By this measure, South Forsyth Middle School students are largely wealthy and rank 0th in Georgia for middle school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
6th Grade407
7th Grade395
8th Grade391
Total1,193

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
84%
Rank in Georgia
4th
Rating
10 out of 10

Students at South Forsyth Middle School scored an average 84% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the Georgia Department of Education. Performance is significantly above the state middle school median of 34% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 1.4% of Georgia middle schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls89%87%
Boys84%76%

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander90% to 94%*85% to 89%*
Black60% to 69%*70% to 79%*
Hispanic60% to 69%*60% to 69%*
Multiracial80% to 89%*90% or more*
White87%80%
With Disabilites45% to 49%*40% to 44%*
Limited English80% or more*50% or more*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate8%10%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate8%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate8%

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0.2%2
Boys0.4%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 Students5.4%55
Boys8.9%46
Girls1.8%9
Georgia Median15.1%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.2%2
Boys0%0
Girls0.4%2

Location

South Forsyth Middle School
4670 Windermere Parkway
Cumming, GA
30041
(770)888-3170

10 out of 10 1

District

Forsyth County
Cumming, GA