Falcon High School

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Falcon High School
Falcon High School logo.png
District Falcon School District 49
Zone Falcon Zone
Coordinates 38° 58' 48.1764", -104° 34' 32.4084"
Address 10255 Lambert Road
City Peyton
State Colorado
Phone 719-495-5522
School Information
Type high school
Charter No
Established 1900
Principal Cheryl DeGeorge
Asst. Principal Steve ObergDrew Cleveland
Grades 9–12
Enrollment 1,242 (2013-2014)
Colors Green and Gold
Motto No Limit But The Sky!
Mascot Falcon
Newspaper The Talon
Website http://falconhigh.d49.org


Falcon High School in Falcon Zone is the oldest high school in District 49, was founded in 1900. During the 2007 school year, students and staff moved into a new, eco-friendly, technologically enhanced building at 10255 Lambert Road in Peyton. It's complete with Smart board technology and wireless internet access. The current enrollment includes more than 1,200 students. Facilities are in high demand for rental by the community.[1]

Curricula[edit]

Falcon High School is dedicated to the professional learning community model for high achievement for all students. It offers 20 advanced placement and CU Succeed classes to challenge students; the newest course is AP computer science. Faculty members are committed to their response-to-intervention process. To that end, after-school tutoring is available and coteaching in math, social studies, science and English. The special education and resource programs are inclusive by nature, while mild to severe needs programs are center based.

Academies[edit]

The school hosts five career academies: The Academy of Finance, the Academy of Information Technology, Academy of Health Sciences, Academy of Arts and Academy of Biotechnology. Faculty are proud of their developing ACE program, which includes an internship in a school based print shop. In addition, the school offers a strong Air Force JROTC program for those possibly considering a military career.

Extracurricular[edit]

The school offers a full range of boys and girls athletics, band and choir opportunities, including marching band, musicals and plays, drill team and color guard. It also sponsors a variety of extracurricular programs such as: Link Crew, student council, Knowledge Bowl, Kitty Hawk Air Society, Mock Trial, Rocket Club, Distributive Education Clubs of America, FBLA, S2S, Art Open Studio, Ski/Snowboard Club, Java Club, Chess Club, National Honor Society, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, GSA, Cyber Security, Videogame Club, REACH, Anime Club, Peer Mediation, Tech Theater Club, Role Playing Club, Math Club and Health Occupations Students of America-Future Health Professionals.

Athletics[edit]

Falcon High School is a member of the Colorado Springs Metro League, Class 4A (varies by sport). It competes in men's football, cross country, golf, soccer, basketball, bowling, swimming, wrestling, track, baseball, women's softball, volleyball, basketball, and track.

Community[edit]

Parents are very involved in the academic and extracurricular programs, PTSA, and School Advisory Council.

References[edit]

  1. "Enrollment Guide 2014-2015." D49.org. Falcon School District 49, 7 Mar 2014. Web. 7 Mar 2014. <http://d49.org/modules/groups/homepagefiles/cms/2198345/File/Central%20Enrollment/2014Enrollmentguide.pdf>.