• In addition to having the highest CCRPI score, highest county graduation rate, highest SAT score and highest financial efficiency rating (5-out-of-5 stars) in metro-Atlanta and among large districts, FCS also has the highest ACT score in Georgia for three consecuitve years. These accomplishments are because we have excellent teachers, hardworking students, and supportive parents and community business partners.Our students and staff lead the state and nation in recognitions; below are highlights:
     

     

    CLICK HERE for 2016-17 HIGHLIGHTS

     
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    National/International 
    • Advanced Placement (AP) Humanities Honor Schools
    • Advanced Placement (AP) Honor Schools
    • Advanced Placement (AP) Merit Schools
    • Advanced Placement (AP) STEM Achievement Schools
    • Advanced Placement (AP) STEM Schools
    • DECA (Delta Epsilon Chi) State Winner
    • eCybermission First Place Winners
    • Fountain Award Recipient
    • Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)
    • Future Business Leaders of America(FBLA) State Winners
    • GASSP Breakout School
    • Georgia Academic Decathlon State Winner
    • Georgia Art Educators Association
    • Georgia Association for Career and Technical Education
    • Georgia Association of School Nurses, School Nurse of the Year
    • Georgia Athletic Director of the Year
    • Georgia Career Technical Association State Teacher of the Year
    • Georgia Civic Star Award
    • Georgia CTE Teacher of the Year
      Georgia Department of Education Distinguished Achievement Awards
    • Georgia Department of Education STEM Certified Schools (FCHS and Whitlow ES)
    • Georgia Educational Technology Fair Winners
    • Georgia Elementary and Middle School Counselor of the Year
    • Georgia Elementary Principal of the Year
    • Georgia Engine Building Contest
    • Georgia Family Friendly Partnership School Award
    • Georgia High School Association State Literary
    • Georgia Historical Records Advisory Board (GHRAB) Award of Excellence for Archival Program Development
    • Georgia History Teacher of the Year
    • Georgia Laws of Life Essay Contest Winner
    • Georgia Leadership Conference Winners
    • Georgia Library Media Exceptional Award
    • Georgia Middle School Association Educator of the Year Finalist
    • Georgia Middle School Principals Awards
    • Georgia Middle School Association Lighthouse School to Watch Award
    • Georgia Middle School Association Team of the Year
    • Georgia Music Educators Association All-State Band
    • Georgia Outstanding Biology Teacher Award
    • Georgia Pacesetter Award
    • Georgia Postcard Winner
    • Georgia Science and Engineering Fair
    • Georgia Scholars
    • Georgia School Board (GSBA) First Place, Best Use of Meetings Module
    • Georgia School Board (GSBA) Standard Board and Board of Distinctions
    • Georgia School Board (GSBA) Third Place, Best Use of eBoard
    • Georgia School Public Relations Association (GSPRA) Communication Awards and Andy Olsen Award of Excellence in School Public Relations
    • Georgia Schools of Excellence Awards Winners (View here!)
    • Governor's Shape Honor Roll
    • Georgia Social Studies Fair
    • Georgia Special Education Director of the Year
    • Georgia Superintendent of the Year Finalists
    • Georgia STEM Certified HS (5th HS to obtain certification)
    • Georgia Teacher of the Year Finalists
    • Georgia Tech’s Inventure Challenge
    • Georgia Technology Fair Winners
    • Georgia Title I Distinguished Schools
    • Georgia Title I Large Reward District
    • Georgia US History Teacher of the Year
    • Georgia US Male Presidential Scholar
    • Georgia VEX State Championship
    • Georgia World Language Administrator of the Year
    • GLMA/GLA Exemplary Library Media Program
    • Golden Radish (GADOE
    • Governor’s Honors Program Finalists
    • Governor's Cup Regional Winners
    • Governor's Office of Student Achievement (OSC) Single Statewide Accountability Awards
    • HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America) State Winners
    • Judy Serritella Exemplary Library Media Program
    • National Blue Ribbon Schools of Excellence CLICK HERE to view the National Blue Ribbon and GA schools list!
    • SAT Governor's Cup
    • Special Education State School Bus Road-e-o Competition Award
    • State Literary Winners
    • Student Support Team Association of GA Educators - Jim Puckett Outstanding Educator Award
    • Student Support Team Association of GA Educators STAR Award for Promising Practices
    • Technology Association of Georgia, GA HS STEM Education Award
     
    • 100 Best Communities for Young People (2012, 2010)
    • AdvancED STEM Certified School (Whitlow ES)
    • Alliance for a Healthier Generation Winner
    • America the Beautiful Essay Contest Winner
    • American Association of Teachers of German
    • American Association of School Administrators (AASA) Georgia Civic Star
    • American School Counselor Association (ASCA) Counselor of the Year
    • American School Counselor Association (ASCA) Recognized Model Programs (RAMP)
    • Association of Southeastern Biologists Outstanding Teaching Award Winner
    • Construction Owners Association of American Silver Award
    • DECA
    • Family, Career and Community Leaders of America Illustrated Talk Competition
    • First Robotics Competition
    • Future Business Leaders of America
    • Health Occupations Students of America
    • Investing in Innovation Fund (i3) Grantee
    • Istanbul Art and Essay Contest Winner
    • Keep America Beautiful
    • Learning Impact, Silver Award
    • Legion of Valor JROTC Medal Recipient
    • Marine Corps Legion of Valor Medal
    • Marine Corps Reserve Officers Association Outstanding Unit Award Winner
    • National Achievement Scholarship Finalist
    • National Association of School Nurses (NASN) Excellence in School Nursing Award
    • National Association of Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) STARS
    • National Band Association
    • National Beta Schools of Merit
    • National Blue Ribbon Schools of Excellence (View here!)
    • National Center for Women in Information Technology
    • National History Day
    • National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence
    • National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators
    • National Merit Scholarship Finalists and Semifinalists
    • National Naval Honor School
    • National School Boards Association (NSBA) "20 to Watch"
    • National School Boards Association (NSBA) Ed Tech Site Visit Host
    • National School Boards Association (NSBA) Salute District
    • National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA) Communication Awards
    • National Staff Development
    • National Toyota Scholar
    • Naval Honor School Selection
    • netTrekker's Safe Search Awards
    • New American High School Council Academy
    • Newsweek "Top of the Class" Best 1,500 High Schools in U.S.
    • President's Volunteer Service Award
    • Prudential Spirit of Community Awards
    • River of Words Contest Winner
    • SACS/CASI District Accreditation
    • Scholastic Art and Writing Awards
    • Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association
    • Shuler Hensley Georgia High School Musical Theatre Awards
    • SIFMA Foundation's Stock Market Game
    • Southern Interscholastic Press Association
    • SSTAGE Star Award for Promising Practices at the Elementary Level
    • Tools for Life Excellence in Assistive Technology Team Award
    • U.S. Army All-American Band
    • U.S. Counselor of the Year Finalists
    • U.S. Department of Education and the Health Science Education
    • U.S. Navy and Marine Corps JROTC
    • U.S. Presidential Scholar Semifinalist (1 of 13 GA/1 of 565 U.S.)
    • USDA Southeast Region Best Practice Winner: Farm to School Program
    • United States Department of Education Presidential Scholars 
    • USDA Best Practices Awards
    • VEX Robotics Competition World Championships
    • U.S. World News and World Report Top 20 HS in GA
    • WantToTeach.com Top 10 Website
    • Washington Post High School Challenge Winner
    • Yale University
    • Young Author Writing Competition Winners
    Do you have a state and/or nation award or honor that needs to be added to this list? Email aseay@forsyth.k12.ga.us