Forsyth County sets redistricting timeline for new middle, high schools

Public forums and school board meetings are scheduled for October in Forsyth County on redrawing student attendance maps in prepration for next year's openings of a new middle school and high school.

Credit: Forsyth County School District

Credit: Forsyth County School District

The redistricting process with public participation begins in October for next year’s openings of Hendricks Middle School and East Forsyth High School, according to a timeline approved by the Forsyth County Board of Education.

“Potentially impacted middle schools include, but are not limited to, Liberty, North Forsyth, Otwell and Vickery Creek,” the school district said. “Potentially impacted high schools include, but are not limited to, North Forsyth, Forsyth Central and West Forsyth.”

Staff will present the draft map at the Oct. 13 school board meeting. Online feedback will be taken Oct. 14-28, with public forums scheduled for 6 p.m., Oct. 22, at Forsyth County High School for the middle school map; and at 6 p.m., Oct. 27, at North Forsyth High School for the high school map.

The school board is to discuss the issue Nov. 10 and approve the final map Nov. 17. The new schools are to open in August, 2021. Information: https://bit.ly/3hDBWPl

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