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    Thank You FCS Staff & Stakeholders! FCS Earns AdvancED Accreditation


    Forsyth County Schools is pleased to announced that the district has been recommended to the AdvancED Accreditation Commission to earn the distinction of accreditation.


    Annually, FCS follows a continuous improvement process that aligns the district's vision, mission and beliefsLearner Profile, and School and Department Improvement Plans, with the Strategic Plan and AdvancED Standards.


    For 2016-17, FCS conducted an internal review for the accreditation visit. CLICK HERE to review FCS' standards, stakeholder feedback, and student performance overview, which was presented to the AdvancED External Review Team. 


    An External Review Team from AdvancED visited Forsyth County Schools February 5-8, 2017 to focus on:

    •      Teaching and Learning Impact

    •      Leadership Capacity

    •      Resource Utilization


    The External Review Team interviewed close to 300 stakeholders, reviewed school and district data and evidence, and provided a list of powerful practices and improvement priorities. CLICK HERE to review the External Review Team’s exit report.


    Serving 32,000 institutions in the US and 70 other nations, AdvancED is the largest community of education professionals in the world. AdvancED is non-profit, non-partisan organization that conducts rigorous, on-site external reviews of PreK-12 schools and school systems to ensure that all learners realize their full potential. The goal of accreditation is to evaluate, verify, and improve the quality of FCS.


    CLICK HERE to learn more about the process, internal review, and external review.