Winston-Salem /Forsyth County Schools


Winston-Salem /Forsyth County Schools


Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools serves about 48,300 students with the goal of providing a quality education for each child. We are proud of our 81 schools and the opportunities they offer. Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools was formed in 1963 by the merger of the city and county school systems. It is the fifth-largest system in North Carolina and the 99th largest in the nation. The school system has 40 elementary schools, 15 middle schools and 11 high schools. Seven special schools bring the system wide total to 73. District wide, 49 percent of the students are white, 34 percent are black, 12 percent are Hispanic, 1 percent are Asian, 3 percent are multiracial and less than 1 percent are American Indian.

Mission Statement

We Believe That: Every individual has worth and value. High expectations provide opportunities for each student to achieve maximum potential. Human diversity is a valuable and vital asset to our system. A safe school environment enhances learning. Continuous improvement leads to quality education. All students and staff must have access to emerging technology. Advocacy for all students is the responsibility of parents, school personnel and community. A high standard of professional excellence is displayed by school personnel.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement


Winston-Salem /Forsyth County Schools

475 Corporate Square Drive, Winston Salem, NC 27105