Francis Howell North High School
More than 1,800 students attend FHN, one of three high schools in the Francis Howell School District. The school has award-winning journalism, choir, instrumental music and DECA programs.
Principal Darlene Jones said the library media center is very popular with students, the world language courses have sister schools in Europe and make yearly trips, and the Knights of Excellence program supports the school and builds spirit.
"I believe we care about our students and have a phenomenal environment here at North," Jones said.
- Hours: Classes: 7:45am - 2:20pm
- Handicap Accessible: Yes
- Founding Date: 1986
- Number of students: 1,875
- Male-to-female ratio: 50.5 percent male; 49.5 percent female
- Public/Private: Public
- Student-to-teacher ratio: 25 to 1
- Parking: Free lot
- Number of faculty: 123
- What makes this community special?: "We have a climate that focuses on student learning every day, as our students tell us (on surveys), and teachers have high expectationss and believe students can learn and be successful," said Principal Darlene Jones.
- Grade levels: 9 through 12
- Boarding: No
- Special education: Yes
- Uniforms: No
- Features: Auditorium/stage, Cafeteria, Computer lab, Infirmary, Language lab, Library, Science lab, Sports facilities
- Advanced placement courses: AP Art History I and II, AP Chemistry, AP Lit, AP Language, AP Calculus, AP Physics, AP Stats, AP French, AP Spanish, AP German, AP U.S. History, AP Biology, AP World History
- Sports teams: Baseball, boys and girls basketball, cross country, boys and girls golf, boys and girls soccer, softball, boys and girls swimming, boys and girls track, boys and girls volleyball, wrestling, cheerleading, pommers