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Fairmont, WV
Students enrolled: 685

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1 Loop Park Dr
Fairmont, WV 26554

(304) 367-2150
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August 26, 2015
A National Blue Ribbon School. That tells it all. I am an alumni of this school as are my children and grandchildren. It was a great school in the 50's and continues to be great today.

- submitted by a community member
Develops grit: Agree
August 26, 2015
This school is one of the top schools in WV for excellent academics and the students are very persistent in achieving this goal.

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Develops respect: Agree
August 26, 2015
The students are taught to respect each other and have respect for their teachers and principals.

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Develops empathy: Agree
August 26, 2015
They do a lot of projects both local and worldwide to help the students care about others and their situations

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Develops honesty: Strongly agree
August 26, 2015
The staff cares for all students no matter what their circumstances are and helps each succeed.

- submitted by a community member

August 14, 2012
Used to be a great school, but has lost touch with a large part of the population. Students are not prepared for college coursework and only the athletic teams mean anything to the principal. He is concerned about an image not our kids.

- submitted by a parent

November 18, 2009
I attend Fairmont Senior and I LOVE it. I feel safe and my teachers care about me :)

- submitted by a student

April 29, 2008
As a former student of FSHS, I have only good things to say about the school. Staff/administration actively participated in the education process to better enhance my education to its fullest potential. I am glad to call Fairmont Senior my alma mater and to carry on the 'Polar Bear' tradition through my children.

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February 11, 2006
Fairmont Senior is the best school in Marion County without a doubt. The teachers are involved in my son's work and take to explain a problem if he has one. The school's athletic teams and clubs are also well-rounded and fun. At Fairmont Senior High School the theme seems to be 'teamwork' and 'no matter what, give 110 percent'. Great school.

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April 16, 2005
Fairmont Senior High School is an amazing place and I have loved all four years that I have been here. I will miss it when I go to college this fall. The teachers are amazing and prepare you for college, as well as for life. The students are friendly, and all of the extracurricular activities are exquisite! Mr. Chad Norman, the new principal, is A+++ in my book!

- submitted by a student

January 10, 2005
Fairmont Senior High School is a place that will always hold a special place in my heart. The teachers there are giving of their time and knowledge and REALLY prepare you to move on to college or the work force. I am now a freshman in college and because of the knowledge I obtained at this great school I am very prepared for all of my classes and am confident in my work. Fairmont Senior is truely the best in all aspects. If your looking for great sports, academics, teachers and staff, look no further than the 'Home of the Polar Bears'.

- submitted by a student

October 29, 2004
Fairmont Senior High School is an amazing place where students learn and do amazing things. it sometimes amazed me that this is only a high school...One of West Virginia'a best kept secrets. Go Polar Bears!!!

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August 10, 2003
Fairmont Senior has helped me so much throughout my life and I will never forget my teachers and principal; they have taught me the true meaning of Polar Bear Pride.

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Fairmont Senior High School
1 Loop Park Dr, Fairmont, WV  26554
(304) 367-2150
Last modified Fairmont Senior 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.
Fairmont Senior High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 19 reviews. Top