Forsyth Country Day School

  • Forsyth Country Day School was established in 1970 to offer families an independent, nonsectarian, coeducational alternative for children from age two 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 is to provide significant experiences that will begin a lifelong process of discovery for each student.
  • 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.
  • The objective is to instill a lifelong commitment to learning, integrity, citizenship, compassion, and community service.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Institute for Independent Education
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs Supportedadhd,add,dyslexia, dyscalculia,dysnomia,dysgraphia,speech
Year Founded1970

Student Body

Total Students823 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
8%
State avg.: 16%
Students by GradeForsyth Country Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers101 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Number of AP Courses21 courses

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

Sports

Total Sports Offered14 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
Field HockeyGolf,
LacrosseSoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWrestling,

School Notes

  • Forsyth Country Day School was established in 1970 to offer families an independent, nonsectarian, coeducational alternative for children from age two 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 is to provide significant experiences that will begin a lifelong process of discovery for each student. 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. The objective is to instill a lifelong commitment to learning, integrity, citizenship, compassion, and community service.

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