History

Cross in DoorwayIn 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 was named Acting Principal and Rev. Zeke Wharton served as interim Director of School Development.

2018:  Cheri Vislay is named Principal and DeHavon Scott is hired as Assistant Principal.

Boys and Girls Basketball have a FCS record-breaking season with a combined record of 61-0.