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Flowery Branch, GA
Students enrolled: 1,827

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6603 Spout Springs Rd
Flowery Branch, GA 30542

(770) 967-8000
(770) 967-1218
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Develops honesty: Disagree
August 13, 2015
Students --- especially in harder classes --- consistently "collaborate" on individual assignments. Teachers know about this and do nothing.

- submitted by a student

August 13, 2015
FBHS isn't as impressive as its faculty and students like to think it is. There are a TON of AP students, but almost none of them take the classes or their teachers seriously. And nearly every teacher just lets it slide or even plays along. The school idolizes its athletes (primarily the football team) at everyone else's expense. The predominantly white student body is full of racists, homophobes, etc. (when I was there, a group of students regularly marked restroom walls with swastikas, "white pride," "KKK," and slurs --- something I'd never seen at any of my previous schools even in Georgia) and most teachers lack the professionalism to at least conceal their own prejudices in dealing with students. A proposal to start a Gay-Straight Alliance was shot down by the administration as "grossly inappropriate." And, much like the town of Flowery Branch as a whole, the people there are almost invariably upper-middle class and they're very vocal about not associating with those of less fortunate circumstances.

- submitted by a student

April 26, 2014
The leadership in this school is awful. The AP's stick their head in the sand if there is a fight. Suspend the aggressor for 3-5 days and everything is swept under the rug. If you are black or an athletic student, you get away with anything and everything. Don't ever trust that they have your child's best interests at heart.

- submitted by a parent

July 16, 2012
For some people a school in a small town setting may be rewarding, not for me. I transferred to Flowery Branch from a high school that was much more diverse with a larger student body, and I found the small town atmosphere killed my confidence and motivation for academic success. Little to no faculty support. Interest is primarily in the athletes, (sports highlights for 20 min of morning biology) college drop out rates among FB grads are pretty high. I graduated summa cum laude at Georgia State University, and I have been offered a full-ride academic scholarship for my masters degree at the University of Georgia... This is important because it highlights the lack of support I received at FB, when I somehow found support at a much more populated university that motivated me to work my butt off to become something larger than what a small town expected of a "yankee". I rode a B avg. at my time at FB, but I had to play catch up when I attended my first college classes. While I approached my transfer with an optimistic mind, it was not a good fit for me. FB may not be a good fit for some future students who come from diverse backgrounds....

- submitted by a student

March 21, 2012
My son graduated from FB. He loved the school, the atmosphere, the principal and his teachers. His fiance who attended a Gwinnett school was amazed that everyone knew who he was, she attended some classes where she didn't know anyone in the class. Great place!

- submitted by a parent

November 30, 2011
they only focus on sports the teachers there only care about minorities.. like there is alot of "workers" children that go there and they dont care about no one else .. if your child isnt in sports they dont care about you . They let the football players walk around school and dont even go to class this is just horrible...I cant wait to leave this school

- submitted by a student

May 16, 2011
If your kids are not into football, they, and you will be ignored. Mine cannot wait to get out.

- submitted by a parent

January 21, 2011
I am a current student at Flowery Branch High School and after moving back here from Habersham County High School, I will never take this school for granted. The school is very clean for a public high school. I have learned so much in my three years at flowery branch as compared to my one year at Habersham. The teachers are wonderful. And the other students are just as great. I am very much involved in Theatre at flowery branch and it is wonderful. Our theatre teacher is great. She cares so much for all of us and gives us as many opportunities as we want. The choral program is also wonderful. The teacher is talented beyond belief. I am currently taking almost all honors or AP classes and I find very confident that I am prepared for college. As a senior, I actually love school so much, I don't want it to end. In conclusion, I will also think of Flowery Branch as my home. It's a truly amazing school.

- submitted by a student

May 25, 2010
I am a grandmother of a brand new SENIOR at Flowery Branch High School and I have never seen her happier!!! She has blossomed into this amazing young lady. Her grades, attitude and most of all, the pride she has for her school, is again, amazing. So if this school can do anything more to make her any happier, is again, amazing!!!!!

- submitted by a community member

October 01, 2009
Flowery Branch has so much spirit. Awesome teachers that really care about their students.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
May 07, 2009
As a parent with a child in Flowery Branch H/S. Think that Dr. Coleman is by far the best principal period. As far as the teachers are concerned they're the greatest. M.R.+D.K. Green

- submitted by a parent
no rating
March 26, 2009
Flowery Branch is a wonderful school for kids and it has a waell rounded atmosphere

- submitted by a student

February 16, 2009
I am a substitute teacher and I recently worked at Flowery Branch High. I had students that swore that they sat in the floor each day, (the rest of the class agreed), I also experienced every type of rude behavior I can concieve of. I fought hard, but I could see that the good students really suffered. Somethings wrong somewhere.

- submitted by a teacher
no rating
December 04, 2008
The education is excellent , dicipline, and security. About the sport is excellent too for the student. That school is make a Diffent.

- submitted by a parent

March 02, 2008
The education itself is generally above average but i think the school's status as a 'School Of Excellence' is a wild overstatement. It is not a terrible school, there are teachers whose company I don't particularly enjoy and those I do, but I guess that is expected of any school.

- submitted by a student

January 29, 2008
They focus a bit too much on sports.

- submitted by a student

December 20, 2007
Kids have an opportunity to be 'somebody'and develope life-long relationships while recieving excellent academic support for higher education!

- submitted by a parent

July 25, 2007
Flowery Branch highschool if you want your child to excell. From all of the students who have been to flowery branch highschool have had no complaints. It also has a safe enviorment and was the only Georgia school of Excellence as of this year.

- submitted by a community member
no rating
July 21, 2007
...Its a good school. Good football program. Soccer is okay. I would say all of the kids are friendly and welcome new students.

- submitted by a parent

January 21, 2007
In my opinion, the sports program is very good. The theatre and music programs are the ones left out. The academics are good.

- submitted by a student

October 04, 2005
This school is a good school but the teacher lack the ability to get along with the students. Over all it is a good environment and very friendly. As a student who gose to the school I ( on my opinion) think it is a relativly good school. Not great but good. They also need more dances and plays and stuff.

- submitted by a student

May 20, 2005
'This school isn't what a parent would want for their students if they are interested in sports.

- submitted by a student

January 18, 2005
If you are looking for a school that challenges your child, provides a good learning environment, and is physically and financially secure, then this is the school for your child. They have a dedicated staff, high standards, and outstanding opportunities for parent involvement.If you want your child to 'slide' thru school,and recieve no challenges or discipline, then this is not the school for you.

- submitted by a parent

November 15, 2004
This school is very liberal, too many unseasoned teachers, not much older than the students they teach. Teachers do not seem to get the back up one would expect from a principal.

- submitted by a parent

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Flowery Branch High School
6603 Spout Springs Rd, Flowery Branch, GA  30542
(770) 967-8000
Last modified Flowery Branch High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 8 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Flowery Branch High School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 34 reviews. Top