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About This School

Howland High School is a public high school in Howland Center. The principal of Howland High School is Mr. Frank A. Thomas, whose e-mail is frank.thomas@neomin.org. 1,050 children attend Howland High School and are mostly White, non-Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Multiracial. 17% of the 1,050 students here are classified as "economically disadvantaged", and 33% have subsidized lunches. The ratio of students to teachers at Howland High School is 17:1. McKinley High School is one of the nearest high schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
    • Chorus
    • Orchestra
    • Theater drama
  • Languages Taught

    • French
    • German
    • Italian
    • Latin
    • Spanish
  • Sports

    • Baseball
    • Basketball
    • Cheerleading
    • Cross country
    • Football
    • Golf
    • P.E. classes
    • Soccer
    • Softball
    • Swimming
    • Tennis
    • Track
    • Volleyball
    • Wrestling

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 87% 87%
Black, non-Hispanic 7% 5%
Multiracial 4% 5%
Asian 1.0% 0.9%
Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 1%
Hispanic 1% 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.1%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 33% 28%
Economically disadvantaged 17% 21%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (9 months ago)

    As a graduate of HHS and current college student I have nothing but good things to say about Howland. I feel very prepared for college. Comments about bullying just seem completely untrue. Generally speaking both students and teachers at Howland really do care about one another. Academics sports and other clubs are highly valued by students and there really are great opportunities for everyone.

  • (1 year ago)

    Horrible problems with bullying no one does anything swept under the rug. God for bid if its an athlete doing the bullying not even a slap on the wrist. Nothing but a bunch of rich kids with a better than now complex. Moving ASAP this school is not worth going too unless you are the star football player.

  • (3 years ago)

    I went through Howland schools K-12....Loved it and want them to prosper!

  • (5 years ago)

    My son moved from Champion to Howland 2 years ago and it has been a good experience. The academics are very good I've always had good communication with teachers and administration. He was accepted quite well even coming into the school in 8th grade. Sports are pretty good could use some new coaches. Overall I'm very pleased with Howland much more diversified unlike many other county schools in this area.

  • (6 years ago)

    Most of the laud for the Howland school system comes from the children who are not academically inclined. Emphasis in Howland is places on athletics and undue resources given to children with learning disabilities or average academic ability while the system heavily disfavors those with natural intelligence who elect to take the hardest courses. The children who attend the school are notably unwelcoming and judgemental and my child had great difficultly adapting while he found friends and influence nearly everywhere else he went. Overall I would suggest that any parent who wishes for their child to be able to be educated well in a good environment avoids Howland.

  • (8 years ago)

    I am not a parent but a graduate of Howland. I think the quality of teachers and education at Howland is superb. As a college student I feel that Howland Schools did an excellent job of preparing me for continued education. The band program is awesome. Parents are involved and care.

  • (8 years ago)

    I had an overall bad experience with Howland Schools. I went through the entire system and have never been happy with administration or teachers. The teachers and principals care more about the football team than actually teaching.

  • (9 years ago)

    academics are avg. at best. Extracurriculars are available sports struggle due to lack of coaching choices and political ways. Too many things being covered up in this school.

  • (9 years ago)

    The educational system at this school is punative to say the least. They do not encourage a child and motivate them. The Honors Program is a joke. It is only a larger amount of work not working smarter. Favoritism is at an all time high. Sports are held in the highest esteem. Administrators are either unreachable to problems or turn their heads.

  • (9 years ago)

    Most teachers simply are not interested in the well-being of the students. It is learn what I am teaching...that's it. Big problem with superintendant.

  • (9 years ago)

    Howland not only has an amazing academic program led by teachers who also teach at nearby universities but the musical and sports programs are some of the finest in the state. It is private school standards at no cost!

  • (10 years ago)

    Overrated administration covers up alot of problems that go on at this high school.

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