Back to School

Welcome to the 2024-2025 school year!
Here's helpful information to prepare for back to school. More information will be added as it becomes available.

Key Dates

July 9 Middle School Orientation
July 17 Upper School Orientation
July 31 Preschool Orientation
August 1 Online Bookstore Opens
August 4 Lower School Orientation
August 9 Back to School Welcome Information emailed
August 16 International Student Orientation
August 19 Welcome Day for all divisions
August 21 First Day of School 
Back to School Parents' Coffee
September 2 Labor Day
September 6 Music on the Lawn
September 12 Back to School Parents' Night
September 27 Forsyth Golf Classic

Fall Sports (Grades 6-12)

If you are interested in playing a fall sport, please complete the fall sports interest form to connect with the coaches and stay up to date!

Varsity soccer and volleyball start on July 29, varsity cross country, field hockey, tennis, and golf start on August 5, and all Middle School sports start on August 22, 2024.

School Hours

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


Preschool & Lower School Before School Program, 7:15 a.m. - 8:00 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.
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.