HORACE HOWARD FURNESS HIGH SCHOOL

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1900 S 3RD ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19148
School Information
  • School Rating: 0
  • Educational Climate: Low
  • Technology Measure: Not Reported
  • Type: Public
  • Grades: 9th Grade - 12th Grade
  • District: Philadelphia City School District
  • Students/Teacher: 9:1
  • Students/Grade: 175
  • Number Students: 700
  • Number Teachers: 42
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: N/A
  • Poverty Level: 30 PERCENT OR MORE
  • Principal: Mr Daniel Peou
  • CHARTER SCHOOL
  • GIFTED AND TALENTED PROGRAMS
  • ESL
  • SPECIAL EDUCATION
  • ADVANCED PLACEMENT
  • BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS
  • ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMS
  • YEAR ROUND CLASSES
  • VOC-TECH
  • ADULT EDUCATION
  • NCLB SCHOOL
  • BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL
  • AYP SCHOOL
  • INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
  • MAGNET SCHOOL
School Ratings & Reviews

School Ratings (1550 ratings)
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    School Reviews (33 Reviews)
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    Topic: Overall Experience | Rating:
    Posted 2017-01-01
    "My experience in Horace Furness High school was amazing. There are great Esol programs for international students to learn English. The teachers are just wonderful, they are very patience and helpful. Also they are amazing after school programs and the teachers assist you after school in everything you need help with. At Furness you will get the opportunity to meet a lot of different countries people and make many friends from different cultures. The thing I like in Furness is that they make learning very easy for international students who don't know English. I think Furness High School is a wonderful place for international students."
    Topic: Overall Experience | Rating:
    Posted 2016-11-01
    "As my years at Furness I have meet amazing people I will never forget. This is so great that by the end of the year everyone knows you. That staff is so great they work so hard to help you get to where you need to be."
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    Posted 2016-11-01
    "Well I think Furness High is a diverse. The teachers are very welcoming and nice on some occasions. I just wish they didn't play favoritism or change their attitudes quickly. The lunch lines are terrible. Most of the students can't even form a single line without having to push or cut in line. They formed a group in the small line. Lunch monitors don't do very much. Even if something was to be done about the line, I doubt the students would do anything about it. They won't know what it is. The amount of food that is available is terrible. On the first day of school, they ran out of food to serve until they realized that there were still a lot of kids (I left the line and went and sat down so I didn't eat anything.) They then began serving sandwiches. Some of the students there I believe fake their attitudes. I'm sorry to say this but they (students) are very annoying, loud, and bothersome."
    Topic: Overall Experience | Rating:
    Posted 2016-05-01
    "Unity,respect,promptness and effective make unique."
    Topic: Teachers | Rating:
    Posted 2016-05-01
    "Furness make school great because of diversity ."
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