Students enrolled 3309
School leader SONYA LAIL
Transportation options Yes
District Lewisville Independent School District

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3411 Peters Colony Road
Flower Mound, TX 75022

(469) 713-5192
(972) 350-9244
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4 stars
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May 17, 2014
I've taught in 3 different districts and Flower Mound H.S. has their academics together better than any public school I've been in. They push the kids in the PreAP courses and give them standards to achieve. I disagree with some other comments stating there's no help for struggling students. FMHS offers credit recovery courses, the majority of the teachers are there for tutoring and if not they encourage students just ask one of the other teachers in the dept., the sped kids have inclusion teachers in their rooms with them, they also have SSS for sped students to go to if they need more assistance. Admin enforces PDA rules and dress code rules fairly consistently (which you don't see in other huge 5A high schools). For a school with 3,300 students there could be major problems, but compared to the other schools in Lewisville ISD and other 5A high schools around the area, Flower Mound is where I'd send my kids.

- submitted by a teacher
February 26, 2014
This school assumes that every kid learns the same way and that every kid is brilliant. There are NO extra services during school for kids who struggle. NONE. No in-school tutoring, resource rooms, teacher aids, peer tutoring, study hours for homework--NOTHING. The school has over 3300 kids--but just 8 overworked counselors/staff who likewise offer no support.The kids take four (relatively difficult) classes every semester and it's very much sink or swim. STAY AWAY from this school and this district. It's all about awards and accolades and appearances and not at all about the student.

- submitted by a parent
February 17, 2013
The school is great for brilliant and gifted students. It offers nothing, though, to help those who struggle. Nothing. They are shuffled aside and ignored. It is incredibly frustrating.

- submitted by a parent
August 03, 2012
I graduated FMHS about 4 years ago. I was in no way prepared for college, because the teachers here simply baby students so they don't upset the rich helicopter parents. The students are spoiled brats. High school was a huge waste of my time.

- submitted by a student
March 16, 2012
Flower mound is very good if you want academic competition and a dynamic student body. Class ranking among the top here is reserved for the brightest of students and A's in regular classes won't get you above the top 25% without the additional work in pre ap or ap courses. The sports teams are always well funded and facilities are top notch.

- submitted by a student
June 30, 2011
Flower Mounds focus on excellence is very aparent in all the teachers and counselors we interacted with. The school values and promotes acedemic accomplishments not just athletic. The staff's focus on student sucess and advancement of all students to secondary education is visable in their record of percent of students moving on to college.

- submitted by a parent
February 28, 2011
Sure, being in high school is never fun. At this age, students struggle with self-identity. That being said, I was a student in the graduating class of 2007. As any high-volume school goes, the staffing is typical. I'm not sure about current admins (I have heard that lately it has been lackluster) but admittedly at times it felt like there were too many principals and that they weren t communicating well. Many of the teachers were excellent, though few of them were just ok. I assure you that the teachers are going well above-and-beyond what they are asked to do, and they want to see students excel in their futures. Here I was prepared for college in various ways. My teachers were willing to teach at a higher curriculum level to prepare and challenge students in ways it didn't sound to me like other high schools in the area offer. I believe that block scheduling should be implemented at more high schools. It is at first challenging as a student going from 7periods per day in junior high to 4 periods per day in high school, but many of these students don't notice the difference between their high school schedule and their college schedules in terms of block-curriculum.

- submitted by a student
December 16, 2010
I am a former student of this school, and I am SO glad I never have to set foot in there again. While the teachers aren't bad, the block scheduling is awful. I hate that they fit a whole year of class into a semester. The cliques are awful - money, popularity, etc. rule the school. At first glance it may not seem so, but after spending all my years in LISD schools, it's a constant thing. If you don't belong to a certain group or hang out with certain people, you're pretty much shunned and have no friends. Luckily I wasn't one of those people, but it always hurt me to see that. If you aren't involved in anything and you don't wear labels and have money, you're pretty much an outcast.

- submitted by a student
September 28, 2010
I have mixed reviews about this school. I have two kids - one attended there briefly and one is currently attending. My daughter who attended briefly struggled at this school. She was a new student and this school was very clique and difficult to fit into. She is also more artistic and this school let's these types slide through the cracks. No support from the Counselors either. We moved her over to ISchool High and her grade point avg. went from 2.3 to 3.2 ....big difference and that says a lot. My son just started there this year. He is academically strong and in all the advanced programs. This school Embraces these types of kids and thus he is doing well and likes it. Basically, if you are not in a group (cheerleader, football player, brainiac group) I think your child would struggle or more artistic.

- submitted by a parent
July 26, 2010
Recent administration changes have seen this school go downhill quickly. MANY of the best teacher have left the school for other districts, or dropped out of teaching completely. This new administration is more concerned with controlling the kids and teachers than they are with educating them.

- submitted by a parent
June 21, 2010
Great School with great statistics for graduation, college enrollment, and the largest school in Texas with an "Excellent" rating for the second year in a row!

- submitted by a community member
February 27, 2010
Best school. Even better than a lot of private schools.

- submitted by a teacher
no rating September 16, 2009
Flower Mound HS is one of the three exemplary 3A schools with a population over 3000 in the state of Texas. It is a fantastic school and I am proud that my son attends here. He will be ready for college!

- submitted by a parent
July 31, 2009
Yes, my children did receive a fine education from Flower Mound High School, however, I feel that they could have received the same quality of education from any of the other LISD high schools. In regards to the previous parent who suggested that a person should move in order for their children to experience a more diverse student population, it is this type of mentality that gives this schools its poor image of lack of acceptance of diversity.

- submitted by a parent
July 03, 2009
This school expects nothing less than perfection which is fine if you have been in LISD since elementary school but transferring from another school is horrible. I find myself not knowing the basics of their classes and I am going to have to drop out of an AP English class because I don't know what is needed for the class. Their standards are going to ruin any transfer students unless they come from a high end private school. The school also relies too much on the internet. If a student is having internet or printer issues the night a homework assignment is due, there is no fail-safe. There is way too much administration. It is nearly impossible to find out how to get some basic things done because you have to find the right person to go to. Random drug tests required for everything. I hate this school

- submitted by a student
no rating February 19, 2009
My daughter currently attends FMHS. Overall it is a good school, it is a very large school so individual attention for each student is lacking. Improvements do need to be made as far as helping the kids choose their classes wisely. Trying to schedule classes for the following year can be tough even for the experienced parent. I have to leave more than one message for the counselor to return my calls or emails. As far, as the front office goes, very rude! Don't expect Southern hospitality when dealing with the ladies in the front office. I undersatand that they are dealing hundreds of people everyday but they need to remember that it is my taxes that pay for their salary.

- submitted by a parent
January 19, 2009
Great school but no school is perfect, As for previous post (Would love to see the school more racially diverse.) you can always move!

- submitted by a parent
no rating January 18, 2009
My kids did well at fmhs from an academic standpoint. it is big, however, if you take the ap classes you will be challanged.

- submitted by a parent
January 17, 2009
I was very unhappy with the education my child received. Flower mound high school did not prepare my kid for the A.C.T. and left him poorly prepared for college. The classes are way too big, and kids rarely receive the individual care they deserve.

- submitted by a parent
November 24, 2008
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- submitted by a student
October 12, 2008
I had four children attend this school we were very impressed with the music program. It is first rate. There has been a lot of changes with the new principle, and we have heard not all good changes. Several good teachers left due to change

- submitted by a parent
April 21, 2008
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- submitted by a student
March 27, 2008
Comming from California schools that ranked 49th out of 50 states on all levels,we moved from the Bay Area, California. Flower Mound schools are just the best in education and programs. They offer our children so many more after school programs we just could not beleave how safe our children feel now, teachers are great and the school does not have multiple fights everyday like California schools did, yeah Texas, yeah Flower Mound for giving our children hope in a future again.

- submitted by a parent
March 27, 2008
We moved from out of State to Flower mound schools Our children love the teachers the students the after school programs are the best. Cant rave enough about the difference a school can make wish we brought them to the school district years ago.....

- submitted by a parent
March 19, 2008
FMHS excels in not only the quality of education, but also the quality of co-curricular and extracurricular opportunities. Last year, the average graduating senior received over $14,000 in scholarships. One in three students took an AP test. FMHS beat the national SAT and ACT averages by 132 and 6.0 points, respectively. 17 students became National Merit finalists, and 7.6% of seniors were noted for their 2006 PSAT scores. In athletics, music, and academics, the school competes and succeeds on the state and national level.

- submitted by a parent
February 24, 2008
I am a former student who graduated in May 2007. I cannot begin to list the many reasons why FMHS is an amazing school. I enjoyed my 4 years at FMHS where I received an excellent education from talented teachers and graduated in the top 10 students of my 673-member class. I also received over $200,000 in scholarship money. Thanks to the rigorous AP and LEAP programs at FMHS, I gained 63 credit hours and began college as a JUNIOR. I also did extremely well on my PSAT, SAT, and ACT. The school also has a great athletic program, fine arts department, and several organizations for students to join. The old principal was excellent but I'm not too sure about the new one.

- submitted by a student
February 01, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
no rating December 03, 2007
My wife and I had five children go through Flower Mound High School. I do not know how they could have gotten a better education unless they had gone to a private school. My only negatives would be that they seem to be 100% focused on students who want to go to College. One of my kids did not fit this mold. But the activities and level of professionalism of the faculty is top drawer all the way. My reference point is that I went to Hershey High School in Pennsylvania. Hershey students had better than a 85% graduation rate from College. I would put FMHS in this category.

- submitted by a parent
October 04, 2007
My stepson graduated in 2007. Football program is good. He was challenged in class, got accepted to numerous colleges. One teacher even came by our house on a weekly basis to tutor him for free when he was having a problem. Don't know the quality of the new principal. This is a large school and we had some difficulties working with the prior administration. For such a large institution, I feel they do a pretty good job and have no concerns about my younger son attending if we remain in the area.

- submitted by a parent
September 28, 2007
I'm really pleased with the education my two children are recieving at Flower Mound High School. The administration is excellent and students are kept on a close watch. My students feel safe here, especially with it being this size. The principal is a great guy and will take the school far.

- submitted by a parent
September 18, 2007
I was part of the first graduating class in 2002 at FMHS and my brother graduated in 2005. We both had wonderful experiences there. It is a fantastic school full of caring teachers and staff. They have exceptionally strong programs for the Fine Arts, sports, dance and miscellaneous extra curricular. It's hard to not find something to be involved in. Academically, the curriculum pushes you to be the best you can be, and the teachers are always willing to help out. My Math teacher even tutored me in her home in the evenings when I struggled with certain areas. The rules are easy to follow, and they are appropriate for running a school of this size. The students who did not follow said rules were dealt with quickly and with as little distraction to other students as possible. I always felt safe and comfortable there. I would recommend this school very highly, and in a perfect world, MY children will be able to attend FMHS.

- submitted by a student
August 20, 2007
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- submitted by a community member
August 10, 2007
My daughter graduated from FMHS in 2007. She had excellent teachers who really cared about her success. She was a member of many organizations and was made to feel as if she was an important part of each and every one of them. Over-all, she had a fantastic high school experience. Flower Mound High School is the best.

- submitted by a parent
July 25, 2007
My son has been at FMHS for the past two year and enjoyed every minute of it. I would recommend the LEAP program and pre-a/p and A/P courses. the kids seems to really care at this level vs. regular level classes. The principle and staff have always been available and open to suggestions. This is the best school in Flower mound.

- submitted by a parent
June 10, 2007
Our 3 children attended FMHS with the youngest still there. The academics standards are high and the AP classes excellent. They each have their own interests and were active in honor societies, band, sports, and other clubs too. In a school as big as this one, kids can get lost so parents must encourage their children to become involved. Check out the school website and see what all there is for your student. With so many diverse clubs, there is something for every student. When we became involved as parents, we saw first hand how well this school is run. The principals and the staff are very good and they care about all the FMHS students.

- submitted by a parent
May 21, 2007
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- submitted by a former student
October 02, 2006
I dont think its fair to talk down about this school unless youve experienced it first hand. Everyone handles high school in a different way and it is a wonderful, challenging school. Trust me, I know... I was a student.

- submitted by a former student
June 29, 2006
Too much emphasis on football and not enough on music, art, and other extracurricular activities.

- submitted by a parent
June 05, 2006
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- submitted by a student
May 27, 2006
I was a member of the first class to go all the way through Flower Mound High School.(1999-2003) It is a wonderful school, it is very competitive academically. You are pushed to be the best you can be. My friends and I all were able to easily go on to all the big Universities. Tech, A&M, Oklahoma, SMU, OSU, Baylor, & Texas. Flower Mound is also strict about it's dress code and keeps it's students in line. If your child attends school here they are more likely to be successful than any of the other schools in LISD. Flower Mound has a all the extracurricular activities you can imagine. All the main sports. They also offer a variety of classes that can help your child decide what career field they might want to enter into. Parents are encouraged to take part in their child's activities and learning at FMHS.

- submitted by a parent
May 18, 2006
FMHS theatre department is by far the best theatre department in the state. The Academics at FMHS are suberb, as is their leadership.

- submitted by a student
April 30, 2006
I am a mom of a Freshman, and have been very impressed with the involvement and encouragement of his art teacher. It is a wonderful school with caring staff.

- submitted by a parent
February 22, 2006
As a teacher and parent of a student, I can speak of the high level of academic challenge offered at FMHS. The theatre department is superb, and the comments at the annual musical regularly include, 'These can't be high school students! They're so talented!' The gifted program (LEAP) teaches the social studies and English courses together (AB block), so the students are learning history, government, politics of an era at the same time as they learn the literature and culture of the country.

- submitted by a parent
November 27, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
October 14, 2005
Great school that offers variety of opportunities for students (Academic and Extracurricular). Teachers are readily available to students and parents outside of classroom. Many of them support students' goals and interests beyond high school. Strong focus on academics. There is significant community involvement and support for the school. Great variety of activities available. Music Dept. won a Grammy Award in 2005. Physical amenities are great. We moved into the area five years ago and have had children in this school for the past four years. The school's staff and students make a great effort to welcome newcomers and help them find their niche. (All above comments apply equally to the elementary and middle feeder schools). Now we are planning a move out of the area to the east coast (job transfer) and are having a difficult time finding a school with as much to offer.

- submitted by a parent
September 19, 2005
FMHS is an amazing school. I am always impressed how great the performing arts department is. They all get along and work hard for the benifit of the students. It is an honor to be connected with this school.

- submitted by a teacher
August 16, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
July 16, 2005
This is a large school. Very impersonal. Scholastics are fare but not rewarding. The athletic program is hard for any new kid. There was 110 players on the freshman football team. You might have the smartest and brightest child, but he will feel much pressure and never feel good about his accomplishments. Always under pressure to be the best...Lots of money at Flower Mound. Very hard to become involved in the school orginizations. Very disappointing.

- submitted by a parent
July 10, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
June 08, 2005
Love it! Excellent school with excellent teachers!

- submitted by a former student
March 12, 2005
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- submitted by a administrator
January 05, 2005
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- submitted by a student
June 13, 2004
New,fast growing school. Block schedule allows students to focus on few classes per semester.

- submitted by a parent
June 10, 2004
The new principal this year has done wonders in raising overall moralle. This has been so encouraging. Our child has found a place to fit in through the music department. It is a big school and finding a niche is important. The quality of teacher involvement is high as is the quality of teaching. Cliques exist however in the student population and that can make it difficult for children moving in from other areas.

- submitted by a parent
April 16, 2004
There are some excellent teachers at this school. In Texas now anyone with a Bachelor degree can become certified to teach, with no classroom experience or training in primary education. As with most Texas schools the emphasis seems to be on athletics rather than academics. The music department is very good. There is little diversity. If coming from out of state be sure you understand Texas achievement testing. The rule seems to be 'lower the bar' so the high passing scores look good but may be inflated (this is a Texas issue common to all schools not just this one).

- submitted by a parent
March 08, 2004
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Flower Mound High School
3411 Peters Colony Road, Flower Mound, TX  75022
(469) 713-5192
Last modified Flower Mound 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.
Flower Mound High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 56 reviews. Top