In the Beginning…
In the 1970’s a group of pastors, elders, deacons, and concerned church members decided to provide a quality, Christian education to their members and the surrounding neighborhoods. Today, Forcey Christian School is a multi-accredited school with a diverse student population of more than 500 students in PK3 through 8th grade.
1977: FCS opened under Principal Diane Taylor with 41 students enrolled in preschool and kindergarten. Each year a new grade was added, up through grade six.
1986-87: During Christmas vacation, parents, teachers and students helped with the move into a new, much-needed, three-story Education Wing.
1989: FCS completed its expansion to two classes per grade. Ken Roussey became principal.
1995: Forcey Christian Middle School was founded and housed in a temporary building on-site, with Principal Tim Rockafellow. The following year the middle school moved to Calverton Baptist Church.
1999: Zeke Wharton became FCMS principal and in 2004 the sixth grade became part of the middle school.
2007: Full-day kindergarten was offered as an option for parents.
2008: Forcey Christian School and Forcey Middle School merged under Administrator Wharton and Principal Roussey. With 538 students, we were more than ready to fill a second, newly-built Education Wing.
2010: Erriel Roberson was hired as principal.
2013: After a rigorous independent screening process, FCS received full accreditation from both the Association of Christian Schools International and the Middle States Association
2014: Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) program begins in Middle School
Girls Middle School Volleyball was added to the FCS sports teams
2015: Mr. Todd Landers was named Administrator
Middle School Cross Country, Track and Cheerleader teams began
2017: Cheri Vislay is named Acting Principal and Rev. Zeke Wharton serves as interim Director of School Development.
2018: Boys and Girls Basketball have a FCS record-breaking season with a combined record of 61-0.