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Farmington Hills, MI
Students enrolled: 1,335

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32900 West 13 Mile Road
Farmington Hills, MI 48334

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(248) 785-2005
(248) 855-2060
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Map of North Farmington High School address.
January 17, 2014
North Farmington is an exceptional facility for learning. Our son is a sophomore and takes all honors classes. The administrative staff and teachers are all great communicators, easy to connect with, and each care a great deal for the well being of every student. We had opportunities to place our son in a private school, however after seeing his interaction with classmates and staff; retaining a straight "A" average, his ability to get involved in extracurricular activities, stay motivated during class, and be challenged daily; we would not ever suggest sending a student to any other school. We are thrilled to have a well-rounded learning institution in our backyard like North Farmington High School.

- submitted by a parent
October 24, 2013
This school deteriorated with the leave of the old administration & staff. The recent additions to the administration & staff have attempted to install a tighter grip onto the students in seemingly all aspects of life and also attempted to construct a sense of structure that seems unnatural to any high school student. This leaves the students with much less room to breathe, as well as chokes them in the opportunities they are open to. The atmosphere at North has transformed from an institution of learning filled with smiles and success to an average school focused on just getting things done and raising test scores by force.

- submitted by a community member
August 24, 2013
I am from a different state and new to Michigan. It seems like this is a nice school. Do they have honor classes? Are the teachers caring and effective or.... And is it welcoming for a new comer. Details about the school and it's programs please :) THANKS !!!

- submitted by a community member
August 14, 2012
NFHS fosters a very positive, caring and attentive environment that I wish every student in the world had the opportunity to enjoy. I had to beg the Farmington Public Schools superintendent to have my child sent to this school instead of Farmington High School, and they welcomed her with open arms. NFHS claims to be an "exemplary" high school, but that is an understatement. Each teacher that my daughter had knew her name, what her strengths were, and ways to help her with her weaknesses. The administration and teachers are all very dedicated and loyal to their jobs, and seem to be very involved in the success of each student. When my daughter was struggling in one of her AP classes, her teacher happily stayed after school to help her learn what she was struggling with. I have only had positive experiences with the other parents and administration in this school, and I have convinced many of my coworkers and neighbors to have their child switched to this school as well. NFHS fully prepares students for life at any University or College, not only academically, but socially as well. The school provides a safe and caring environment for students of all backgrounds. Excellent!

- submitted by a parent
April 19, 2012
My son is in 10th grade, and he has done exceptionally well at NFHS. He attended a private middle school, so I had high expectations for his high school education as well. I'm very impressed with the school and the staff. My son has also held an overall 3.6 GPA since he entered NFHS. The staff has always been understanding, friendly, and hands on with the way that they teach! I give NFHS an A+

- submitted by a parent
January 08, 2010
I currently attend North Farmington High School, and I am beyond thankful for all the experiences I have gone through thanks to my school. Mr. Jones truly cares about the students and loves our school. There are many amazing teachers who have offered to spend one-on-one time with students to help them with their work. Teachers also develop many close bonds with students, creating long lasting bonds. I constantly see old students visiting North Farmington, recalling all of the good times they've had here and how much they miss it. Though a lot of the work may be troubling and difficult, teachers offer to use their personal time to try their best to improve your understanding. I'm very fortunate for all of the opportunities I've been given here at North Farmington, and I'm going to miss Mr. Jones, North Farmington, the teachers, and my peers.

- submitted by a student
no rating October 03, 2009
The Cobbs, teachers at the school, put on a remarkable musical with community members every Summer. Over 150 people are involved with the show and it is a true community project.

- submitted by a community member
June 12, 2009
I went to North and at first it wasn't that great but then we got Mr. Jones as our principal and things really turned around. It's a great school and if you live in the area of NFHS then you obviously can handle yourself with the socioeconomic status some of the students portray.

- submitted by a student
March 10, 2009
My son is graduating this year '2009' and my daughter is a freshman and both do execeptionaly well. The are both sports oriented and get very good grades. Teachers are all about every child succeeding

- submitted by a parent
January 16, 2009
My daughter attended NFHS. She is African American and attends U of M (3.6 GPA). This is an excellent school and the teachers truly care. I did have one issue with one teacher where I did not agree with her assessment of my daughter when she first arrived. She had given her a 'C' on her first progress report, but it was not because my daughter was doing 'C' work. She missed an assignment because she was ill and was not given the opportunity to make up the assignment. The teacher indicated the process for makeup assignments that was not mentioned in her syllabus, nor communicated to my daughter. She did give her the opportunity to make up the assignment- she received an A in the class. I did not think this was racial, I thought as I always have, a parent should be highly involved in child's education.

- submitted by a parent
January 15, 2009
I graduated from North in 2006 and I have to say that I was lucky to go there. The staff truly cares about every student. The teachers respect the students and make learning interesting; I never had one bad teacher. The teachers are truly wonderful and are one of the best part of the school, but the best part is the Principle Mr. Jones, he is the quintessential amazing principle you see one TV and in movies but in real life and all the time.

- submitted by a student
December 19, 2008
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- submitted by a student
September 21, 2007
I rate the North Farmington HIgh School a 4 star. My son attends and he enjoys being there with the students and teachers. The parents are involved as well as the staff and everyone truly have a concern and interest for every student. The teachers work hard and diligently by helping and encouraging the students to strive for their best which is not the same of each student.

- submitted by a parent
September 20, 2007
I must say that North Farmington has really changed my life. I never realized how much of an impact it had on me until i graduated and went to college. While attending NFHS I was not the child that had a 4.0, my GPA almost always stayed above a 3.0 but I really struggled for it. However, when I got to college I found that my knowledge was greater than my peers and I actually became a student tutor. I truly think that the classes at NFHS challenged me more than any of my college courses and it was great. Being an afro-american female I must say that I never felt discriminated against nor did I feel out of place at NFHS despite transferring into this district in middle school. 3 years after graduating my former teachers even those that have retired still keep in contact with me, now that's dedication!

- submitted by a student
March 02, 2007
North Farmington Is not as good as everybody thinks it is, teaching wise its the best but behavior wise this school is the worst

- submitted by a student
February 14, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
February 09, 2007
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- submitted by a former student
January 04, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
October 10, 2006
I attended North Farmington and I'm now at the University of Michigan. It is clear in my classes that I have been better prepared for college than most of my peers. North Farmington's faculty have a genuine love of learning, and of the subjects that they teach. They also sincerely care about the well being of the students. A great school all around.

- submitted by a former student
May 30, 2006
A great school; qualified teachers, caring administrators, and dedicated students. There is a lot of spirit in this school- to see for yourself, attend the annual dodgeball game.

- submitted by a teacher
January 01, 2006
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- submitted by a student
October 19, 2005
I personally went to North Farmington and the negative comments do not hold a candle to the school itself. I am proud to have gone to the school and am please to be personally aquainted with the staff. As to say it is a racial school is a farse. The students group themselves according to common interest and do not push their beliefs on anyone else. Anyone with concerns about the classroom with the Confederate Flag needs to meet the teacher. WONDERFUL man. He does have a lot of pride in the South, being that he is Southern and teaches Civil War for the school. Sadly, graduation year 2006 is his last year teaching. The school will be retiring a legend among NF teachers. One bad review should not hinder one's experience with the school.

- submitted by a former student
September 08, 2005
This is a wonderful school, I really like the principle and teachers. They taught my daughter everything she needed to know and made her a very bright young women. My girl always told me that she enjoyed this school, and now that she's in college misses the teachers. It's good to know that the teachers ar eso nice and helpful to their students.

- submitted by a student
May 29, 2005
I am writing in response to A.Anderson's April 2004 comment about NFHS. I attended North and it was a wonderful experience. On the contrary to the previous comment, we have exceptional staff at North. The teacher with the confederate flags painted on the walls (a teacher I have had myself)teachs Civil War History. May I add that he also has a traditional American flag painted next to the confederate flag. Our English teachers are also some of the best I have ever encountered. As an English major myself, these teachers have inspired me to do great things. Anyone who has a problem with North obviously isn't well informed. In addition, North has always been a school willing to help students.(I was a member of Freshman Focus, a tutoring program for struggling students). I can't say enough good things about my school, except 'It's a Great Day To Be A RAIDER!'

- submitted by a former student
no rating April 14, 2005
I am surprised to read about North Farmington being a racist school. I honestly do not believe it . It was probably a case in wich the student coming in from another school could not do the work, and its easy to use the race card. My children are hispanic and attend both elementry, and middle schools, and have never felt they were treated unfairly,or discriminated against. thats why I find it hard to believe it would magically start in high school.

- submitted by a parent
October 26, 2004
I am a student at NFHS and yes i do think that it is a good school, but i don't agree with the fact that the teachers are so great. They are more concerned on whether they are keeping up with the other classes, than on if the students are learning something or not, and they also don't understand that the students need good greades in order to get to college. And not as one teacher said, ' I am not here to give you a good greade.... most of the greades i got in college were C's and D's and in those classes i learned the most. The school needs to work on that otherwise it's one of the best schools, really.

- submitted by a student
October 02, 2004
I think that North Farmington is one of the premiere high schools in America, and is a model high school. I think I am recieving a quality education there.

- submitted by a student
August 24, 2004
I have attendended personally, as well as sent, my children to both public and private schools. This is a superior education. The students are engaged and challenged. I can not say how wonderful it is to be a member of a community that continues to fund a premier education.

- submitted by a parent
April 30, 2004
North Farmington High School's administrators as well as many of it's faculty members clearly have no tolerance and or desire for diversity. African American students in particular, were treated unfairly and given little consideration and or encouragement academically. One example; my son came to NF as an honor student. Within the first week of honors english, before any assignments were collected, the teacher said the class was not for him. When asked what this decision was based on, she exclaimed 'I've taught 27 years and can just tell'. Another teacher had confederate flags painted on the walls. This are just two examples of many such documented incidents. In short, this type of learning environment is counterproductive not just for African American students, but for all students in todays world where the embacing of diversity is one of the most important things we can learn.

- submitted by a parent
February 23, 2004
We have excellent teachers and an outstanding principal at North Farmington High School. The students are offered a wide variety of class choices to prepare them for whatever path they choose to pursue in life. The extracaurricular activities such as, band, choir, dance and athletics are important to provide a well rounded individual. North Farmington gets highest marks in my book!

- submitted by a parent
January 11, 2004
North Farmington is the best school that your child can go to! The acedemic program as well as the athletic program are the best in the state of Michigan, come here to find out what this school is all about!

- submitted by a student

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North Farmington High School
32900 West 13 Mile Road, Farmington Hills, MI  48334
(248) 785-2005
Last modified North Farmington 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.
North Farmington High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 31 reviews. Top