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SOUTH FORSYTH HIGH SCHOOL 2018 - 2019 SCHOOL PROFILE International Baccalaureate Organization The International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) is a nonprofit foundation with its headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, and was founded in 1968. It provides interrelated academic and career programs to schools in over 150 countries. The IB Diploma Program incorporates a rigorous curriculum which provides perhaps the most thorough preparation for university-level study available. The IB Career-Related Program incorporates the values of IB into a unique program addressing the needs of students engaged in career-related education. IB teachers strive for a shared academic experience emphasizing critical thinking and exposure to a variety of viewpoints, and fostering tolerance and intercultural understanding among our students. Advanced Placement / International Baccalaureate Courses AP Biology AP Calculus AB AP Calculus BC AP Chemistry AP Computer Science AP Language & Composition AP Literature & Composition AP Environmental Science AP European History AP French Language AP German AP Human Geography AP Latin AP Macroeconomics AP Microeconomics AP Music Theory AP Psychology AP Physics 1 AP Physics C: Mechanics AP Spanish Language AP Spanish Literature AP Statistics AP Studio 2D Design AP Studio 3D Design AP US Government AP US History AP World History AP Seminar AP Research IB 20th Century History IB Biology IB Business Management IB Chemistry IB Computer Science IB Design Technology IB English Literature IB English Language & Literature IB French IB German IB History of the Americas IB Latin IB Math Studies IB Mathematics IB Personal & Professional Skills IB Physics IB Psychology IB Spanish IB Theory of Knowledge IB Visual Arts Standard Level (SL) offered Higher Level (HL) offered World Languages French • German • Latin • Spanish Career & Technical Education Computer Science • Culinary Arts • Engineering & Technology Entrepreneurship • Fashion, Merchandising and Retail Management • Human Resource Management • Manufacturing • Marketing and Management • Programming • Sports and Entertainment Marketing • Teaching as a Profession Fine Arts Band • Ceramics • Chorus • Drama • Visual Arts School Mission South Forsyth High School provides a world-class education for the 21st century learner. School Motto Connect to Achieve; Lead to Inspire Student Enrollment 2,662 2,925 3,167 3,390 2015 2016 2017 2018
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Page 1: South Forsyth High School Profile...SOUTH FORSYTH HIGH SCHOOL 2018-2019 SCHOOL PROFILE International Baccalaureate Organization The International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) is

SOUTH FORSYTHHIGH SCHOOL

2018-2019 SCHOOL PROFILE

International Baccalaureate OrganizationThe International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) is a nonprofit foundation with its headquarters in Geneva,

Switzerland, and was founded in 1968. It provides interrelated academic and career programs to schools in over 150 countries. The IB Diploma Program incorporates a rigorous curriculum which provides perhaps the most

thorough preparation for university-level study available. The IB Career-Related Program incorporates the values of IB into a unique program addressing the needs of students engaged in career-related education. IB teachers strive for a shared academic experience emphasizing critical thinking and exposure to a variety of

viewpoints, and fostering tolerance and intercultural understanding among our students.

Advanced Placement /International Baccalaureate Courses

AP BiologyAP Calculus ABAP Calculus BCAP ChemistryAP Computer ScienceAP Language & CompositionAP Literature & CompositionAP Environmental ScienceAP European HistoryAP French LanguageAP GermanAP Human GeographyAP LatinAP MacroeconomicsAP MicroeconomicsAP Music TheoryAP PsychologyAP Physics 1AP Physics C: MechanicsAP Spanish LanguageAP Spanish LiteratureAP StatisticsAP Studio 2D DesignAP Studio 3D DesignAP US GovernmentAP US HistoryAP World HistoryAP SeminarAP Research

IB 20th Century HistoryIB BiologyIB Business ManagementIB ChemistryIB Computer ScienceIB Design TechnologyIB English LiteratureIB English Language & LiteratureIB FrenchIB GermanIB History of the AmericasIB LatinIB Math StudiesIB MathematicsIB Personal & Professional SkillsIB PhysicsIB PsychologyIB SpanishIB Theory of KnowledgeIB Visual Arts

Standard Level (SL) offeredHigher Level (HL) offered

World Languages

French • German • Latin • Spanish

Career & Technical Education

Computer Science • Culinary Arts • Engineering & Technology • Entrepreneurship • Fashion,

Merchandising and Retail Management • Human Resource Management •

Manufacturing • Marketing andManagement • Programming • Sports

and Entertainment Marketing • Teaching as a Profession

Fine Arts

Band • Ceramics • Chorus • Drama •Visual Arts

School MissionSouth Forsyth High School provides a

world-class education for the21st century learner.

School MottoConnect to Achieve; Lead to Inspire

Student Enrollment

2,662 2,925 3,167 3,390

2015 2016 2017 2018

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/SouthForsythHS /SouthForsythHShttp://www.forsyth.k12.ga.us/sfhs

Class of 2018 ProfileGraduates: 741

Scholarships: $21.3 millionGraduates w Honors: 59%

Graduates w Perfection: 31%HOPE Scholars: 82%

National Merit Scholars: 11 Finalists

2018 SAT Averages

Reading & Writing (ERW): 600Mathematics (MA): 600

Total: 1201District: 1167

State: 1054 National: 1068

2018 ACT Averages

English: 25.5 Reading: 25.7Math: 24.7 Science: 24.7

Composite: 25.3District: 24.5

State: 21.4 National: 20.8

Post-Secondary Plans

4-Year College/University: 86%2-Year College: 5%

Technical College: 5%Military: 2%

Faculty Profile

Total Certified Staff: 210Master’s Degree: 48%

Specialists’ Degree or higher: 27%Average Years of Experience: 15

About South Forsyth High School

South Forsyth High School is one of seven high schools in Forsyth County, located north of Atlanta, GA. It offers its community a robust athletics program (with over 20 sports), extracurricular opportunities (over 60 honor societies,

academic organizations, and clubs), plus award-winning Career/Tech and Fine Arts programs. SFHS is recognized as a Georgia School of Excellence, a Georgia Governor’s Distinguished Achievement Award Recipient, a Georgia Advanced

Placement Merit School, and a Georgia Advanced Placement STEM and STEM Merit School. SFHS has also been recognized as one of America’s Best High Schools by Newsweek and The Washington Post, based on our graduation rate, higher level

course offerings, SAT/ACT scores, and college readiness/acceptance rate.

Forsyth County Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin,age, disability, or gender in employment decisions or education programs and activities.

Activities & OrganizationsHonor Societies

National Art Honor Society • National French Honor Society • National German Honor Society • National Latin Honor Society

• National Spanish Honor Society • Mu Alpha Theta • Rho Kappa • Science National Honor Society • National English

Honor Society • Tri-M Music Honor Society • National Technical Honor Society • National Honor Society

Academic Organizations

Academic Bowl • Beta Club • DECA (Delta Epsilon Chi) • Future Business Leaders of America • Family, Career and Community

Leaders of America • Future Educators of America • Math Team • Science Olympiad • Thespian Society • Technology

Student Association

Clubs & Activities

Aikido Club • American Red Cross Club • Black Student Union • Bowling Club • Change 4 Georgia • Chess Club • Coding Club • Creative Writing Club • CyberPatriot • Environmental Club •

Equestrian Club • Fellowship of Christian Athletes • Fashion Club • Film Club • Flood • Game Development Club • Gamers Club • Health Occupations Student Association • Investment Club • Junior Civitan • Junior States of America • Key Club • Literary Club • MD Junior Club • Mentor Me • Mock Trial •

Model UN • Muslim Student Association • Philosophy Club • Photography Club • Rachel’s Story • Robotic Club • Role-

Playing Game Club • Students Against Destructive Decisions • Student Government Association • Simple Charity Club •

Special Olympics • UNICEF • United Way • Vibha • War Eagle Pride • Women in Medicine • Young Americans for Freedom •

Young Life

Performance Groups

Band • Chorus • Color Guard • Drumline • Southside Players • Southside Dance Company • Southside Improv’ers