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About This School

Furness Horace High School is a public high school in Philadelphia. The principal of Furness Horace High School is Mr Hiromi Stone. 597 students attend Furness Horace High School and identify mostly as Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Asian. 99% of the 597 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Furness Horace High School is 14:1. Bok Edw W Technical High School is one of the nearest high schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
    • Computer arts
  • Languages Taught

    • Spanish

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 9% 17%
Black, non-Hispanic 39% 61%
Asian 39% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 29% 6%
White, non-Hispanic 11% 13%
Multiracial 1% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.2% 0.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 99% 73%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (5 years ago)

    My clients who attend this school express a sincere like for the biology classes because of the hands on approach and the student directed activities. What they dislike are the classes that have teachers who lecture to much and do not provide self-directed learning opportunities.

  • (10 years ago)

    Furness school has been a very positive experiance for my son. He is now a junior at Furness. I give the highest praise to his coach and teachers. They have helped whenever we have needed them. No problem is to big or small for tjem to deal with. This is very rare for a Philadelphia Public High School. We need more schools like Furness.

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