Back to School

Welcome to the 2021-2022 school year!
Here's helpful information to prepare for back to school. More info will be added once it's available. 

Key Dates

July 15 PS and LS Supply Lists posted
July 28 Book Sale begins
Aug 2 Back to School Welcome Packets emailed
JV & Varsity Athletics Start
Aug 12 Orientation for 5th and 9th Graders
Preschool Virtual Parents' Night
Aug 13 & 14 International Student Orientation
Aug 16 PS and LS Classroom Visits
Grades 6-8 and Grades 10-12 New Student Orientation
Aug 18 First Day of School 
Back to School Parents' Coffee
Aug 19 MS Athletics Start
Aug 26 Community Night
Sept 6 Labor Day
Sept 10 Music on the Lawn

Face Covering Required Indoors during the School Day

In order to make positive changes toward a meaningful school year and continue to be responsible for the safety of our community, face coverings will be required indoors for all students, staff, and visitors during the school day. This policy follows CDC, NCDHHS, and AAP guidance and will be evaluated throughout the school year.

Please see our COVID-19 Community Guidance page for current policies.


School Hours

Monday-Friday
7:45 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. - Preschool
7:45 a.m. - 3:15 p.m. - Lower School
8:30 a.m. - 3:20 p.m. - Middle & Upper School


Preschool & Lower School Before School Program, 7:15 a.m. - 7:45 a.m.
Preschool & Lower School After School Program, 3:15 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.

All students need to be picked up by 3:45 p.m. each day. The only exceptions are Middle and Upper School students who have a scheduled athletic practice and Preschool and Lower School students who have signed up for the After School Progam.

Dining Services

All meals are available in the dining halls each day - no need to preorder lunches this year! Click here to see the menus
Forsyth Country Day School (FCDS) is a private, college preparatory, independent school for preschool through high school located in Lewisville, NC, just outside of Winston-Salem. Students benefit from a challenging academic curriculum, fine and performing arts, competitive athletics, and a wide selection of extracurricular activities.

Non-Discrimination Policy: Forsyth Country Day School is committed to administering all education and employment activities without discrimination based on one’s race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, ability, gender identity, or sexual orientation.