Currently, yet approved zoning requests total over 2,000 new residences in Forsyth County!
Food for thought...
The following research findings shed light on why Lambert HS has dropped in academic ranking every year since it's opening. Notice that when South Forysth HS was relieved by Lambert in 2009, they climbed from their 69th spot in 2010 evey year to their current #8 ranking in 2013.
Cliff's Notes - Impact on Learning in Overcrowded schools:
Students in overcrowded schools scored significantly lower on both math and reading exams than those in underutilized schools;
Students interviewed felt that overcrowding makes it difficult for them to concentrate on lessons;
Teachers stated that overcrowding limited the amount of time teachers could spend on innovative teaching methods, limited them to struggle simply to maintain order, and increased the likelihood of burnout.
In addition, the study found that overcrowding has "a direct and often severe impact on the logistics of the school day, forcing changes in schedules and making disruptions and noise part of normal operating procedure"