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    Forsyth Country Day School ::: Lewisville, North Carolina ::: Southeast U.S.

    Forsyth Country Day School

    • Strives to offer one of the finest college preparatory educational experiences in the nation.
    • Exceptional, nationally recruited faculty
    • Beautiful, sheltered campus surrounding a lake that serves as an outdoor classroom
    • 650 students (PreK - 12th grade); average class size -12 students; student/faculty ratio = 8:1
    • Coeducational day school with no religious affiliation
    • ESL available




    Hot summers and cool winters

    Student Body

    650 students (Pre-K through 12); 3% international

    Average Class Size

    12 students


    100 faculty; 68% with advanced degrees

    Student/Faculty Ratio


    College Placement

    100% university placement including Duke University, Princeton University, University of Georgia, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, Yale University

    Honors & AP

    Advanced Placement: Biology, Calculus AB & BC, Chemistry, Comparative Government, Computer Science A, Computer Science Principles, English Language & Composition, English Literature & Composition, European History, French, Latin, Physics 1 & 2, Psychology, Spanish, Statistics, Studio Art: 2D, US Government & Politics, US History

    Honors: Algebra, Ancient History, English, Modern World History, Multivariable Calculus, US History

    Marking System

    FCDS utilizes the standard grading system: A=90-100; B=80-89; C=70-79; D=60-69; F=0-59.  FCDS has a two semester academic calendar.  Two quarter grades (40% each) and a comprehensive 2 hour exam (20%) comprise each semester's final grade.

    Programs of Study

    The minimum graduation requirements for grades 9 through 12 are as follows:

    English - 4 credits
    Foreign Language - 3 credits
    History (including one unit of US and Modern World History) - 3 credits
    Mathematics - 4 credits
    Lab Science (1 unit each of Biology, Chemistry and Physics) - 3 credits
    Art & Music - 1/2 credit each
    Physical Education - 2 credits
    Electives - 1 credit, minimum

    World Languages offered: Chinese, French, Latin, Spanish

    SAT/ACT Scores: Average SAT score = 1350 (new test); Average ACT score = 28


    Forsyth Country Day School is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) 


    Sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Cross-country, Field Hockey, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming & Diving, Tennis, Track & Field, Volleyball


    Studio Arts, Band, Chorus, Digital Media, Drama, Musical Theater, Orchestra, Photography, Vocal Workshop

    Extracurricular Activities

    Activities and Clubs: Art Club, Backpack Program Club, Boys' Service Club, Community Service, Computer Science Club, Cultural Diversity Club, Current Events Club, DJ Club, Ending Hunger Together, Engineering Club, Film Club, Fishing Club, Forsyth Debate Club, Forsyth Feminist Society, Fury Writer's Roundtable, Girls' Service Club, Glee Club, International Culture Club, Investment Club, Kids Matter, Mock Trial, Recycling Club, Social Issues Awareness , You Can Change The World


    Academic Center, 3 Athletic Fields, Auditorium, Dining Hall, Field House, Gymnasium, Library, Math & Science Building, Soccer and Softball Stadiums, Tennis Center, Track, Performance Stage