Who are we?
Our vision is quality learning and superior performance for all!
Trust among all stakeholders is vital
Expectations influence accomplishments because everyone has the capacity to learn.
A school-community partnership is essential
Change creates opportunity
High-performing leadership makes visions reality.
Our Budget (FY13)
FCS consistently maintains the lowest millage rate in metro-Atlanta.
Local revenue: $125,135,467
State revenue: $136,713,347
Operating budget: $270,277,692*
Per pupil expenditure: $7,249
*The FY13 budget is the same funding level as FY08, when FCS had 8,000 LESS students.
Total number of schools: 36
Elementary schools: 20
Middle schools: 9
High schools: 5
Charter H.S./night and 6-12 virtual: 2
FCS is the largest employer in Forsyth County.
Full-Time Personnel: 4,202
Certified (teaching certificate): 2,637
Minimum Maximum (187 days):
Grown 118% since 2000
Third-fastest growing school district in U.S.
Total enrollment: 39,190
From May 2012 to February 2013, FCS has added 1,789 NEW students.
Special Needs: 4,979
Economically Disadvantaged: 8,589
Ethnic Distribution of Students
Black (Non-Hispanic): 2.75%
Amer Indian/Alaskan 0.42%
Pacific Islander: 0.06%
White (Non-Hispanic): 73.06%
Total graduates: 2,055
Certificates of attendance: 33
Special Education diploma: 9
Regular diploma: 95.08% (2013)
Programs of Study
Special Education: 20
Technical Prep: 51
Meals served daily: 29,219
Total number of buses: 290
Miles traveled annually: 4 million