For 2019, College Board named 44 AP Scholars, 27 AP Scholars with Honors, 64 AP Scholars with Distinction, and 12 National AP Scholars. Ã More than 87% of AP exams taken by students scored a 3 or above. FLHS had 10 National Merit Commended Scholars and 3 National Merit Semifinalists. Title I Reward School
|White|| 63% |
|Black|| 3% |
|Asian|| 14% |
|Hispanic|| 20% |
|American Indian or Native Alaskan|| 0% |
|Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander|| 0% |
|Multiracial|| 0% |
|Female|| 47.8% |
|Male|| 52.2% |
|Economically disadvantaged students|| 12% |
|Students with disabilities|| 18% |
|English learners|| 2% |
|Homeless students|| 1% |
|Students in foster care|| 0% |
|Military-connected students|| 0% |
|Migrant students|| 0% |
|Grade||Percent of total students||Students|
|9th Grade|| 25% ||374|
|10th Grade|| 25% ||378|
|11th Grade|| 25% ||381|
|12th Grade|| 24% ||363|
|Incidents per year|
|Harassment, intimidation, and bullying||10|
|Days absent||Percent of students|
|0 days|| 5% |
|1 to 5 days|| 36% |
|6 to 10 days|| 36% |
|11 to 15 days|| 16% |
|Over 15 days|| 7% |
|English|| 63.7% |
|Other|| 13.6% |
|Spanish|| 9.1% |
|Russian|| 7.8% |
|Hebrew|| 4.5% |
|Korean|| 1.4% |
Learn more about Fair Lawn High School.
The mission for Fair Lawn High School is to promote continuous improvement and high levels of learning, to foster self-confidence and support success for all students, and to engender productive and humane citizens empowered by the critical, technological, and communication tools necessary to function democratically in a global society.
We offer 26 AP courses and other dual enrollment courses for college credit. FLHS has a "School-to-Work" Program wherein senior students have the opportunity to learn practical skills at a job site. Google classroom is used across the curriculum, and we will be integrating Microsoft Suite with a launch of a 1:1 initiative in 2019-2020. We have strong, developmentally appropriate, Special Education academic and transition programs to meet student needs. A robust elective program is offered to complements the required academic coursework. We offer morning and afternoon child care programs. Our computer programming sequence culminates in AP Computer Science Principles and AP Computer Science A.
Baseball (Boys), Basketball (Boys), Bowling (Boys & Girls), Cheerleading (Girls), Cross Country (Coed), Fencing (Coed), Football (Boys), Ice Hockey (Coed), Lacrosse (Boys & Girls), Soccer (Boys & Girls), Softball (Girls), Swimming (Boys & Girls), Tennis (Boys & Girls), Track and Field - Spring (Coed), Track and Field - Winter (Coed), Volleyball (Boys & Girls), Wrestling (Coed)
FLHS has an actively involved Student Government Association that dialogues monthly with the Board of Education. Ã We have over 60 active clubs and 9 content-specific honor societies. These activities are designed to meet a wide range of student interests, and new activities are created every year. Ã Our student publications are hosted on the internet through fusfoo.com, giving our students voice well beyond the walls of our high school. Our performing arts programs - Band, Orchestra, Chorus, American Musical Theater, Marching Band, Indoor Percussion, Color Guard, Masques dramatic theater, and the school musical are all award-winning programs. In the Spring of 2019, these programs inducted their first class into the FLHS Performing Arts Hall of Fame. FLHS's annual fundraiser, "Marathon," raises thousands of dollars for local organizations and charities.
We offer student and teacher-facilitated tutoring before school and after school. Students can receive peer tutoring from members of the National Honor Society, or any honor society, before school or after school in the library.
The Fair Lawn School District provides a minimum of two professional development days per year for its certificated personnel.Ã The focus of these days is aligned with the districtÃ¢ÂÂs Strategic Plan, Professional Development Plan, and District/School/Department initiatives.Ã Professional Development topics include but are not limited to:Ã New Jersey student learning standards, instructional strategies, mental health, social-emotional learning, sheltered instruction, and other topics that address student learning needs.
71% of our 2019 graduates aspired to attend 4-year colleges, and 23% aspired to attend 2-year colleges. Ã 1.5% aspired to trade/technical school. 2% pursued military opportunities or entered employment. Our 2019 graduates attend Ivy League colleges, military academies, and many other colleges and universities. Ã We provide the PSAT in-school to students in grades 10 and 11 and offer it to students in grade 9.
Support Services are provided for ELL students, students with disabilities, students with 504 plans, and students in need of interventions. Supplemental services are provided in both math and literacy. An I&RS team assists in providing additional supports.
Health and Family Life and Physical Education Class are offered. High school mental health support is offered through Effective School Solutions and Care Plus.
Fair Lawn High School enjoys the consistent and generous support of the community. Parent organizations are strong and supportive. These groups include: the FLHS PTA, the Friends of Music, The Parents Committee for Athletics, and the Fair Lawn Association for Special Education. Parents have full access to student attendance, grades, conduct, class assignments, etc. through a parent portal that allows access to our student information system, Genesis.
Fair Lawn High School is a large building with four wings built in 1943, 1956, 1964, and 2006. The building enjoys state-of-the-art science and STEM laboratories, wireless internet connectivity throughout the building, five computer labs, a MAC lab, and multiple laptops on nine portable carts. FLHS is launching a 1:1 technology device initiative in the 19-20 school year. Faculty will be issued a 2:1 laptop/tablet devices in September 2019 and students in Grades 9 and 10 will be receiving them in January 2020. Our multi-use stadium includes field turf and a track. We have a fully-functioning planetarium which is used on a daily basis by both high school and elementary classes. The FLHS auditorium is air conditioned and will be painted in the 19-20 school year.
Full time SLEO 3 Officer, 4 staff security personnel, district Director of Security's office on site.