Students enrolled 2582
Hours 7:40 AM - 2:55 PM
School leader Mr Jason Urban
Transportation options Yes
District Hamilton Southeastern Schools

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13000 Promise Road
Fishers, IN 46038

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(317) 915-4290
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3 stars
Based on 21 ratings

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May 14, 2014
One of my daughters graduated from Fishers last year and the other is a sophomore. We have had avery positive experience with FHS. The principal is fantastic and teachers are involved. Previous comments about teacher expectations being unclear are probably due to the student. There are very few duds. Academics are a strong focus. My daughter thinks college is easier than high school because of the great education she received at FHS. There are lots of AP classes and the IB program. There is TONS of school spirit, we even won the channel 13 Operation Football Spirit Award three years in a row. Students dress up in red/white and body paint and pack the student section. If you want to see your friends and neighbors, you will every Friday night at football and basketball games. Having been a volunteer coordinator, I can say that parents are very involved. Fishers is a great place to raise a family. The reason I am on this site is that we are considering a move for my husband's employment and the biggest draw-back to moving is that we don't want to leave this school and all of the opportunities it has provided for our kids. Should you move into this school's boundaries-absolutely!

- submitted by a parent
August 17, 2013
The previous reviews are totally and completely inaccurate, I am freshman at Fishers High School, and I have never felt so happy and accepted in my whole life, the upper classmen are helpful and so are the teachers. the school itself is beautiful, out shinning and private or public school in the area. as for the controlling comment, you are allowed to leave during lunch, and drivers may sign them selves out with further notice. Best school I have ever attended, and probably the most organized

- submitted by a student
December 11, 2012
Very controlling. At time the expectations are difficult to know. The school is a closed campus, even for seniors. Also, seniors, even if 18, may not sign themselves out of school. Students are not permitted to leave the cafeteria during lunch. If you are a senior new to the state you will have to forfeit a day to take an Algera I End-of-Course assessment in addition an English 10 test. Also, the teachers expectations are difficult to know because many do not give rubrics for assignments and only vaguely convey their expectations, especially the English Department. The school has resources and is not a bad choice but Carmel or HSE could be a better choice. And, on a side note, the school officials are immature--tension and drama obviously exists between staff members (the Social Studies department), and many appear to never have grown up emotionally.

- submitted by a student
November 02, 2012
Fishers High School demands excellence and pushes their students to excel. At times that can feel overwhelming until that student goes to college and realizes that all the work and effort has finally paid off. FHS prepares their students for the rigors of college. I applaud them for offering my daughter a world class education!!

- submitted by a parent
November 02, 2012
It is really hard for me to believe that tanyone would rate FHS poorly, like some on this site apparently have. Attitudes of the teachers? My child has never been in trouble so I wouldn't know what it is like to deal with that, but maybe that speaks more to the problems at home that caused the kids problems in the first place? Anyways, I have really enjoyed having my daughter attend FHS. The kids have great attitudes, the teachers are super enthusiastic, there is a lot of pride in being such a great school and the parents are very involved. Fishers has a great repuation and is a very safe community. Unlike where I went to school, my daughter doesn't see fights at school or a lot of racism and intolerance. She sees kids accepting of diversity, and she feels proud to go to school there. I am so happy we moved to Fishers and really glad that she attends FHS!

- submitted by a parent
August 28, 2012
Fishers High School is more than what I would have expected out of high school. There are so many opportunities to get involved and the teachers and staff are so encouraging. I couldn't imagine having to attend a different school. The curriculum is challenging, but teachers are there to help you through as long as you ask. The school spirit is INCREDIBLE. I've never seen a school with so much pride! Overall, Fishers is top notch.

- submitted by a student
April 27, 2012
After my older son graduated from this school, I feel this school failed to meet my expectation. School has challenging programs, but teachers are not capable to have students successes academically. I compared this high school and other high schools near by. I am worried about my younger son. I am thinking about moving out.

- submitted by a parent
February 17, 2012
I am ABSOLUTELY, VERY disappointed in this school! I think the staff and are very negative and immature and do not handle "simple issues" in a proper way. No bullying is the motto they live by, until it's time to reprimand a student for using the word "fruitcake", then there is no boundaries! I have pulled my son from this school today after repeatedly dealing with minor issues that the staff continues to be more concerned with than actual "education"! We will not be returning to this school, and that is the best decision I EVER could have made!!

- submitted by a parent
February 17, 2012
I am simply DISAPPOINTED in this school, and would not EVER allow my child or children to attend this joke of a school!! If you can, and you are serious about your child(s) education, attend a different school system!!

- submitted by a parent
February 17, 2012
Not happy at all with this school, and will not allow the remainder of my children to attend this school after one child dealt with a lot of disturbing issues within this school system!

- submitted by a parent
September 10, 2010
I absolutely love this school! The curriculum is challenging, the teachers engaging and the students have tons of opportunities to be involved in extracurricular activities. An overall great school!

- submitted by a parent
June 28, 2010
Having recently graduated from Fishers High School, I love this high school and cannot imagine having gone anywhere else. The principal is the most involved principal I have ever met. During passing periods he will be out in the hallway talking to students or in the cafeteria during lunch periods trying to get to know his students and asking for their involvement in the school. While I have read several of the comments on this school about how parents are not clear on teacher expectations and such, the only reason that could be is because of their kids not telling them. In every single class I took at this school, I knew the expectations and teachers encouraged us to meet them. There are so many activities to participate in, so if they get involved, students will surely have a wonderful high school experience.

- submitted by a student
no rating February 28, 2010
The faculty and staff have negative attitudes and seem to have issues treating adults as adults. One seems to be misconstrued with the law stating 18 year olds as legal adults- Have a rough time respecting others.

- submitted by a student
February 19, 2010
We were very disappointed with the school and hoped for a better experience. After a year our son decided to go someplace else. The teachers were less than helpful and seemed unable to convey their expectations to the students in general. Thankfully, things are great at the new school.

- submitted by a parent
February 18, 2010
I absolutely love this school, it is a great place to be.. All the school spirit and the teachers are very helpful they make it about education and funn :) go tigers!!!!

- submitted by a student
no rating May 27, 2009
It seems a little lacking in school spirit and, in our case, it's difficult to determine what the teachers expectations are. When giving a low grade, it would be helpful for the child to know how they can improve.

- submitted by a parent
May 26, 2009
The building is very modern, school is nicely equipped with materials. Some of the teaching staff is not that great though, through my experiences. :)

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January 04, 2008
The faculty and staff bend over backwards to make it possible for students to succeed.

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October 25, 2007
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October 05, 2007
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Fishers High School
13000 Promise Road, Fishers, IN  46038
(317) 915-4290
Last modified Fishers High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Fishers High School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 23 reviews.