About Foley High School

 
Welcome to Foley High School. FHS serves over 600 students, grades 9 through 12, and has one of the highest graduation rates in Central Minnesota. A highly qualified staff, opportunities to access college course work, and an active and involved student body make FHS a great place to learn and grow. It is great to be a Foley Falcon!

Mission Statement:
The mission of Foley High School is to provide a motivating and challenging atmosphere that allows individuals to acquire the knowledge, skills, competencies and healthy attitudes needed to adapt to an ever changing environment and to contribute to our multi-cultural world.

Goals:
  1. To ensure that every student develops communication skills in reading, writing, speaking, listening, media and word processing.
  2. To ensure that every student can understand and use numbers as demanded in everyday life.
  3. To ensure that every student has basic comprehension of the social sciences such as World History, U.S. History, Civics, Geography, Economics, and Current Events.
  4. To ensure that every student has an understanding of the natural and physical sciences such as Biology, Chemistry, and Physics: including an emphasis on the care and use of our land, natural resources and overall environment.
  5. To ensure that every student develops and acquires the skills and attitudes necessary for a healthy lifestyle: physical education, nutrition, coping/stress skills, first aid, chemical abuse, sex education, and sexually transmitted diseases.
  6. To ensure that every student acquires skills for developing positive personal relationships: self-esteem, interpersonal relationships, accepting and respecting others, parenting and family life education.
  7. To ensure that every student receives training in skills needed for problem-solving, critical thinking, decision-making, and studying.
  8. To ensure that every student develops and acquires cultural awareness and understanding of others, and their contributions.
  9. To ensure that every student is provided the opportunity for career awareness.
  10. To ensure that every student receives exposure to his/her creative abilities and the appreciation of the arts: visual, dance, musical, literary, and theatrical.
  11. To ensure that every student be afforded the opportunity to take the classes necessary to provide a smooth transition for further study at a two or four year college.