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Florence, CO
Students enrolled: 501

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2006 State Hwy 67
Florence, CO 81226

(719) 784-6414
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January 20, 2013
This High school needs to stick to one curriculum because it switches pretty often and now, the Honors English Freshmen are being taught things they've already learned in second grade (as an example). My brother was not going to be able to catch up with his credits, this year, because they switched from four blocks to seven period classes, so he had to take online classes, which have done him more good than the actual school. I have no doubt that we students will not at all be prepared for college. Aside from that, the school is falling apart. the back half is sliding down the hill, causing damage to the sports fields.

- submitted by a student

November 24, 2011
I graduated from this school then went to a big four year university and I wasn't prepared at all. I don't think I learned hardly anything all four years here. Almost all the time here was wasted either trying to get the kids under control or doing pointless busy work that just killed time. I honestly don't think the students or teachers really take education seriously because most of these kids won't ever go on to graduate from large universities.

- submitted by a student

September 29, 2010
A great school if getting a high school diploma is your only goal. However, do not expect your children to be prepared to attend a four year university. Honors, IB,or AP classes are not offered, and students are not challenged by the curriculum offered, especially in the sciences. Teachers will do whatever it takes to help students graduate even if it is not merited. Overall, FHS is a great place for those who seek an easy diploma, but for those who dream bigger for themselves or their children I would suggest looking into other options. Even if it involves attending a school further away.

- submitted by a student

May 25, 2010
School is only 4 yrs old and falling apart. They put rugs over the large cracks in the floors and you can see through the cracks in the walls right to the outside. There are a few exceptions but teachers dont seem to go the extra effort for the kids. Poor acedemics. Success in sports are due to talent of kids and not the quality or effectivness of the coaches. Would not recomend Florence to any family coming into the area. the scholl generally disregards parent invovlemnt except when it helps them reduce workload.

- submitted by a parent

January 20, 2009
Kids at Florence high, grow up together. So, if your moving here from a diffren town and are going to go to Florence. I recomened not going. They are very self centered around the friends that they already have, and are not easy to make friends with. Try going To The Canon City high school. Its not too far away, and they kids there are alot nicer.

- submitted by a student

November 06, 2008
This school is an amzing school. It's a wonderful inviroment for us to learn in. Had great teachers, trcak & field, sports programs. Beautiful campus. Lots of extra programs like welding, wood work, farm, cooking & more. Plus, it's great location makes scholling a good inviorment. With winning school teams such as our Champs The Huskies! GO BIG DOGS! The school spirit is good aswell. This is a wonderful school for anyone to attend.

- submitted by a student

September 19, 2006
Florence High School is great they go out of their way to make every students educational experience the best possible. I don't know why anyone would have anything bad to say about it.

- submitted by a student

September 12, 2005
my stdent has been attending fhs for 3 years, I am very pleased with the school. I think there needs to be more parent involvement. Staff need to be more parent friendly I feel if the students see more parents at the school the better academically the students will be. Students don't let parents in on a lot of school functions, so the staff needs to do this.

- submitted by a parent

May 30, 2004
I have no idea why people would say anything bad about Florence High School. It is a great school! All the teachers would do anything academically to help the students pass a class and graduate.

- submitted by a student

September 09, 2003
I think that this school is a very good school. I would recommend it to anyone who is looking to send their students to a small, close-nit school. Most of the teachers are great and really work with the students.

- submitted by a community member

August 26, 2003
I think that this is the best High School for kids in this day and age. It is small and therefore allows a lot of teacher interaction. The teachers put the students first and are willing to go extra distances to help a student succeed. The principal and staff go out of their way to create a successful learning environment that is safe and fun. I applaud Florence High.

- submitted by a teacher

April 30, 2003
The teachers are not good with the students at all. The principle is very inconsiderate. The teachers definatly do not treat the students with the proper respect. I would not reccomend this high school to anyone.

- submitted by a community member

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Florence High School
2006 State Hwy 67, Florence, CO  81226
(719) 784-6414
Last modified Florence High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 4 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Florence High School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 26 reviews. Top