Horace Furness High School

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Mission Statement:
Our mission is to provide the social and academic tools in a safe and nurturing environment that empowers students to use multicultural competency to become productive citizens in our global society.
AP Courses:
Art History, Biology, Calculus AB, Chemistry, English Literature & Composition, Government & Politics, U.S. History
Measures for Positive, Safe Learning:
Multicultural fair and assembly/concert; student government; full-time staff for afterschool extracurricular activities; National Honor Society
Parent Involvement:
Home & School Association, School Advisory Council, classroom volunteers
Arts Activities and Classes:
Visual arts instruction
Activities and Special Programs:
National Honor Society; SAT preparation; science club; student government
Boys Sports:
Baseball, Basketball, Football, Golf, Soccer
Girls Sports:
Basketball, Soccer, Volleyball
Septa Routes:
29, 47, 57, 79
Contact Information
1900 S. 3rd St., 19148
Daniel Peou, Principal
Enrollment and Demographics
Type of School:Neighborhood
Enrollment: 690
Grades Served: 9-12
Admission Reqs: Serves students from catchment area; others may apply, with admission based on space availability
ELLS: 50%
Special Education: 13%
Receiving free or reduced priced lunch: 72%
Waiting List? No
Racial Demographics:African American – 20% Latino – 21% Asian – 48% White – 9% Other – 2%

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