Explanation of Types of Public Schools in North Carolina

Note: All of the school types below are public schools, in that they are funded primarily through public tax dollars.

  • Regular School: a public school that students are assigned to attend because they live in the school's attendance area or attendance zone. Such schools are sometimes called “zoned schools,” “neighborhood schools” or “ZIP code schools,” and are normally only open for enrollment to students from a predetermined set of neighborhoods or ZIP codes. Regular schools are by far the most common type of school in the Charlotte area.
  • Charter School: a tuition-free, public school created on the basis of a license or “charter” made with the State Board of Education. Charter schools typically have greater freedom than traditional public schools in personnel policies, curriculum and teaching philosophy. In return, they must make a commitment to meet state standards of accountability. Charter schools are also normally open to students from counties and towns outside of where they are located. Enrollment decisions at charter schools are often lottery-based, with special consideration given to siblings of currently enrolled students.

Student Growth Index Explained

The Student Growth Index of a school is meant to measure how well the school has been growing student learning over time (i.e., years). North Carolina's public schools receive web-based reporting through the Education Value-Added Assessment System (EVAAS). EVAAS is meant to offer an objective way to measure student progress and the value schools add to students' educational attainment. EVAAS is a statistical analysis of North Carolina state assessment data, and the system provides NC schools with growth data to consider, in addition to achievement data.

If a school has a Student Growth Index of between -2.0 and 2.0, the school is deemed to have "met growth", (i.e., met its average projected growth target). A school with a Student Growth Index of less than -2.0 is considered to have "not met growth". Finally, a school with an index of greater than 2.0 is deemed to have "exceeded growth".

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Forsyth Middle College

Winston-Salem, NC


Forsyth Middle College
2100 Silas Creek Parkway
Winston-Salem, NC  27103
Phone: 336-734-7437
Forsyth County



CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 9 out of 10 stars
9

Grades Served: 11-12
Enrollment: 104
Type: Regular School    
Forsyth Middle College

Forsyth Middle College


Metro Area Ranking

#6
Metro Area High School Ranking: Forsyth Middle College is ranked #6 out of 26 of the best high schools in Winston-Salem and surrounding areas (77th percentile). Cick the link to see all 26 high schools.


State Ranking

#99
Statewide High School Ranking: Forsyth Middle College is ranked #99 out of 518 of the best high schools in North Carolina (81st percentile). Click the link to see all 518 high schools.


Overall, Forsyth Middle College is a 9-star school (on a scale of 1 to 10 stars) based on CarolinaSchoolHub’s analysis. The school is located in Forsyth County, NC. Forsyth Middle College has an enrollment of approximately 104 students and serves grades 11-12. Below you’ll find information about this school’s test scores and more.
 North Carolina Letter Grades
  North Carolina Overall Letter Grade

Please note: The state of North Carolina assigns letter grades to public schools, on an A through F scale.


North Carolina Standardized Tests

Average ACT Scores

Subject Average Score at
This School
Average Score
This School's State
Percentile Rating
State Percentile
State Average of
All NC Schools
State Average
English 21.2 75th 17.5
Math 19.7 50th 18.9
Reading 22.2 69th 19.1
Science 21 66th 18.8
Writing 6.6 67th 5.6

Nearly all North Carolina public and charter school students who are enrolled in grade 11 for the first time are required to take the ACT. In the chart above, you can get a sense for how the average ACT scores at Middle College of Forsyth Cnty stack up against those of other high schools in North Carolina.


Average SAT Scores
Subject Average Score at This School Average Score
Reading 528
Math 505
Composite Score 1033
SAT Participation Rate 35 %

Middle College of Forsyth Cnty had an average SAT score of 1033 (math and reading combined). This means the school’s average SAT scores ranked #143 out of 491 NC high schools (71st percentile). On this site, you can see the SAT scores of North Carolina high schools. The SAT participation rate at Middle College of Forsyth Cnty was 35% in our most recently available data. Above you can also see how the school’s ACT scores compare to other schools in North Carolina.




 Students

Student Enrollment Trend

School test scores, student data and teacher data are from North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) information for the 2016-2017 school year. Rankings for Forsyth Middle College and other area schools were developed by CarolinaSchoolHub.

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Type
   
Grades
Served
Early College of Forsyth County 10 0.0 miles Winston Salem, NC Regular 9-12
Bolton Elementary School 2 1.0 miles Winston Salem, NC Regular PK-5
Diggs-Latham Elementary School 1 1.1 miles Winston Salem, NC Regular PK-5
Parkland High School 2 1.2 miles Winston Salem, NC Regular 9-12
Moore Magnet Elementary School 4 1.4 miles Winston Salem, NC Regular PK-5
Philo-Hill Magnet Academy 1 1.7 miles Winston Salem, NC Regular 6-8
Brunson Elementary School 9 1.8 miles Winston Salem, NC Regular PK-5
Konnoak Elementary School 1 2.0 miles Winston Salem, NC Regular PK-5
Main Street Academy 1 2.0 miles Winston-Salem, NC Regular 6-12
Griffith Elementary School 1 2.0 miles Winston Salem, NC Regular PK-5
Wiley Middle School 3 2.2 miles Winston Salem, NC Regular 6-8
R J Reynolds High School 7 2.2 miles Winston Salem, NC Regular 9-12
The Downtown School 10 2.6 miles Winston Salem, NC Regular PK-8
Whitaker Elementary School 10 2.7 miles Winston Salem, NC Regular PK-5
Cook Elementary School 1 2.8 miles Winston-Salem, NC Regular PK-5
Kingswood School 2 2.9 miles Winston-Salem, NC Regular PK-12
Easton Elementary School 1 2.9 miles Winston Salem, NC Regular PK-5
South Fork Elementary School 2 3.0 miles Winston Salem, NC Regular PK-5
Paisley IB Magnet School 5 3.2 miles Winston Salem, NC Regular 6-10
Forest Park Elementary School 1 3.2 miles Winston Salem, NC Regular PK-5