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[[Falcon High School]] in [[In zone::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.<ref name="Guide">"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>.</ref>
== Curricula ==
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 ==
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 [[Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps | Air Force JROTC ]] program for those possibly considering a military career.
== Extracurricular ==
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]].
Falcon High School is a member of the Colorado Springs Metro League, Class 4A (varies by sport). It competes in men's [[Gridiron football|football]], cross country, [[golf]], [[soccer]], [[basketball]], [[bowling]], swimming, [[wrestling]], [[track and field athletics|track]], [[baseball]], women's [[softball]], [[volleyball]], basketball, and track.
Parents are very involved in the academic and extracurricular programs, [[Parent-Teacher Association | PTSA]], and [[School Advisory Council]].
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