My son has been on a waiver throughout high school to participate in the FWBHS drama department. It is truly an amazing experience for students who want to pursue something other than sports. He is a better person because of this program. It is the best drama program in this part of Florida!
Fort Walton Beach High School is a public high school in Fort Walton Beach. The principal of Fort Walton Beach High School is Ms. Charlene Couvillon. 1,755 students go to Fort Walton Beach High School and are mostly Hispanic; Multiracial; and White, non-Hispanic. 2% of the Fort Walton Beach High School students are "limited in English proficiency." 25% of the 1,755 students here get reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Fort Walton Beach High School is 19:1. Gulf Coast Christian School is one of the nearest high schools.
- Ceramics sculpture
- Computer arts
- Drawing painting
- Theater drama
- Video film production
- Cross country
- P.E. classes
- Ultimate Frisbee
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|Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program||25%||40%|
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Would have been 5 stars but the guidance counselors have too many student to keep track of and my child will not be able to graduate with honors even with a 4.2 grade point because the correct classes were not recommended (that is what a guidance counselor is for) BIG dissappointment.
FWBHS is a winner! Excellent teachers and staff. Outstanding athletic programs and extracurricular activities. Go Vikings!
Great School!! Excellent Staff!! After moving to destin we were concerned about the high school because our child is Autistic. I was so amazed at how involved the staff were compared to our previous high school. My child has the best classes to fit her needs.
There is a sense of trust amongst the students teachers and staff at the high school. Everyone knows what is expected of each other. The teachers have high expectations of their students and it shows in the students performance
Excellent opportunities for students to excel both academically and in athletics. The principal is exceptional.
The school has strong leadership. The school leaders have high expectations of their students and teachers. Administration has a visible presence in the classroom hallways and school functions. They help create a positive atmosphere at the school.
FWBHS is an excellent school with amazing teachers and administrators that truly care about the students and their families. The academics are challenging and the students are well-prepared for college upon graduation.
Great determination of the teachers and the counselors in keeping the kids on track.
What the school does for the kids is really great. The parents are involved and the teachers it is like a big family.
Best school in Florida hands down. Maybe best in all of U.S.
This is school is absolutely amazing!! I just recently moved to another city but even after i compare this school to the one I'm at now FWBHS is STILL the greatest school i will EVER attend. GO VIKES!!
I was in an excellent position of preparation when I entered college.
Great school! Wonderful teachers and staff! We love it! Go Vikings! Aura Esther Rodriguez & her triplets.
My son attends this school for three years now. He and I have loved it. The school understands that friends are an important thing to these teenagers and give them many outlets to hang out. The school has many teachers with over 15 years of experience. This is a great school. If you are going to send you child to a high school make it this one!
The level of commitment presented by the staff coupled with an outstanding administration has made me feel my student is cared about academically and as an individual.
My sons went to FWBHS and I was very happy with their educational experience. Dr. Tibbetts has really improved the appearance of the school and the test scores have never been better. Great band program !!!!!
My son is a Senior and he has had a wonderful experience at FWBHS. The teachers have been involved and motivational. The Band program is excellent and the leaders have been very supportive. It has been a great experience.
FWB is a military town and many students arrive here every year and from our experience this school treats students equally--which is a great attribute. Carry staffers are ready to help as needed. School is developing a 'respect everyone' environment which is a plus in today's world. Go Vikings!
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