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1300 Hwy 95a South
Fernley, NV 89408

(775) 575-3400
(775) 575-3406
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3 stars
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January 27, 2014
i just want to say that in all the Wrestling tournaments (7 years) that we have been to the one put on this weekend was ran in the poorest manner. kids being put into the wrong weight classes and I heard one wrestler was even missed in his bracket at the fault of the tournament and since the tournament had already started even though coaches got their brackets after it had started nothing was fixed as it should have been !! also starting two rounds at 8:30 at night when the rounds had been taking two to three hours to run through giving traveling teams going back to Reno, Carson etc. no time for proper rest was ridiculous! Sad that the well being of the wrestlers was not thought of!

- submitted by a parent
April 24, 2012
The dress code is getting out of hand. I understand no spaghetti straps ect., I also understand the two finger strap rule. Now it's no sleeveless tops. They must be at least cap sleeves. Even in the sixies, it was considered appropriate to wear short sleeve shirts. At 80 or 90 degrees the only thing on those kids minds is how hot they are.. While after much effort, the latest policy of having to have sweater type coverings over your prom and winterfest dresses was changed just in time. . Modesty certainly is appreciated but antiquated dress codes are just plain silly . On the other hand the school in general is pretty good. Good school spirit. The prinicpal is great and some of the vice principals are wonderful, as well as a large group of the teachers. Not allowing hugging between your friends on shcool grounds is silly. I do understand they don't want kids making out on the grounds, but a hand slap or a quick hug with your girl or boyfriend and is not offensive as far as I can tell. A lot of the teachers are fantastic. Others have a problem s with communication. The many events offered at school helps with the camaraderie between the teachers, kids and parents. .

- submitted by a parent
May 16, 2010
This school needs academic improvement overall. Many of the teachers seem like they are there only to collect a paycheck. I am moving to Reno before my next child gets to high school!

- submitted by a parent
March 17, 2010
I think there needs to be improvement all around at this school. I do think the new principal has his hands full. My biggest complaint has to be lack of communication from teachers. They have power school but yet its not always updated and its very hard to rely on. I guess the old fashion phone calls are too much to ask for you dont hear of any problems till you call them about a concern and all of a sudden you hear all about the problems that teacher has with your child???? They want the kids to be respectful but in order to get respect shouldn't you have to give it??? The change of the Principal was a greeat start but now it's time to make the teachers accountable.

- submitted by a parent
December 16, 2008
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October 30, 2008
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- submitted by a student
October 29, 2008
It is a good school I do feel safe at most times here. Also I know that I am getting a okay education.

- submitted by a student
September 24, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
April 30, 2008
Fernley high school is a very well rounded school. With our academic team going undefeated this year, we have six seniors that were selected as delegates three for the republican party and three for the democratic party, and we also have a very succesful girls softball season again. Yes over the last couple of years the administration has gone through a couple of changes, the students banned together and help hold the school together. At differnet schools in the district it would be nearly impossible for anyother school to accomplish what we at Fernley High have accomplished. The students and staff at this school are highly motivated, dedicated, and some of the greatest people you would ever meet.

- submitted by a student
no rating February 06, 2008
Too many administrative changes over past 5 years - lead to lack of real direction. Special Ed. programs are opting for Adjusted diploma's over educating to a testing level.

- submitted by a parent
October 11, 2007
Frenley high school has great teaches and they are really nice and the school system is great. There are some rules i don't agree with and there should be more freedom. Other then that i love it.

- submitted by a community member
September 25, 2007
Our daughter has had some excellent teachers. She has played on varsity soccer for two years and this year the coach is doing a great job. We are seeing many improvements in school programs as well as academic programs.

- submitted by a parent
September 24, 2007
This school has some of the highest gains in math achievement in the state! There has been zero turnover in the math department for the last three years. Statewide, passing the math exam has been tough, but FHS made a 5% gain in first-time pass rates last year. Less than 1% of the senior class failed to graduate because of the math proficiency test.

- submitted by a parent
February 19, 2007
The school has very low math scores and a high number of students not passing the math proficiency due to inappropriate curriculum. The math department cannot keep teachers. Discipline is inconisitent and not enough is done for students who violate school rules. I would be happy to give examples if you wish to contact me. There is an extremely high teacher turn over rate. Not a good place for an excellent education.

- submitted by a parent
November 29, 2004
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Fernley High School
1300 Hwy 95a South, Fernley, NV  89408
(775) 575-3400
Last modified Fernley High School is a Public school. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 8 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Fernley High School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 15 reviews. Top