Forsyth Country Day School

PO Box 25567 Winston-Salem
Winston Salem, NC 27114-0270
Tel: (336)945-3151
Grades: NS-12 | 823 students
Forsyth Country Day School was established in 1970 to offer families an independent, nonsectarian, coeducational alternative for children from Jr. Pre-Kindergarten through grade 12.
Forsyth is distinctive for its small size, the growing diversity of faculty and students, the high quality of its teachers and facilities, a caring and nurturing environment, and the strength of its curriculum.
The school’s goal for each student is always the same: to provide significant experiences that will begin a lifelong process of discovery leading to a richly rewarding and happy life.
Forsyth Country Day School is a community of learners dedicated to nurturing and enhancing the development of all its members.
In a challenging and engaging academic environment, the school is committed to providing the instruction, experiences, and support necessary to develop fully the intellectual, creative, social, and physical potential of each student.
Forsyth Country Day School believes strongly in its motto of Pride, Freedom, and Responsibility, stressing the importance of individual responsibility and its impact on enhancing personal freedom.
Our goal is to instill a lifelong commitment to learning, integrity, citizenship, compassion, and community service.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Institute for Independent Education
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported adhd,add,dyslexia, dyscalculia,dysnomia,dysgraphia,speech

Student Body

Total Students 823 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
8%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade Forsyth Country Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 101 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Peter Egan
Admissions Associate Jan DiBlasio

School Notes

  • Forsyth Country Day School was established in 1970 to offer families an independent, nonsectarian, coeducational alternative for children from Jr. Pre-Kindergarten through grade 12. Forsyth is distinctive for its small size, the growing diversity of faculty and students, the high quality of its teachers and facilities, a caring and nurturing environment, and the strength of its curriculum. The school’s goal for each student is always the same: to provide significant experiences that will begin a lifelong process of discovery leading to a richly rewarding and happy life. Forsyth Country Day School is a community of learners dedicated to nurturing and enhancing the development of all its members. In a challenging and engaging academic environment, the school is committed to providing the instruction, experiences, and support necessary to develop fully the intellectual, creative, social, and physical potential of each student. Forsyth Country Day School believes strongly in its motto of Pride, Freedom, and Responsibility, stressing the importance of individual responsibility and its impact on enhancing personal freedom. Our goal is to instill a lifelong commitment to learning, integrity, citizenship, compassion, and community service.

Profile last updated: 08/24/2015

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