Herndon High School
For students in grades 9 - 12, Herndon High School is the local public school in both the town of Herndon and outlying areas like Reston. First opened in 1911 in the current location of Herndon Middle School on Locust Street, the high school moved to its current location in 1967. The school mascot is the Fighting Hornet.
- Hours: Class hours: Mon - Fri, 7:20am - 2:10pm; Office hours: Mon - Fri, 6:45am - 3:30pm
- Handicap Accessible: Yes
- Number of students: 2,150
- Male-to-female ratio: 1.2:1
- Public/Private: Public
- Religious affiliation: None
- Accreditation/licenses: Herndon High School is fully accredited.
- Student-to-teacher ratio: 13.9:1 (including specialists)
- Parking: Free lot
- Number of faculty: 196.5
- How engaged is the school with the community?: Herndon High School is affiliated with Northwest Federal Credit Union, Herndon United Methodist Church, Herndon-Dulles Regional Chamber of Commerce, Kids R First and the Herndon Community Coalition, among other local groups.
- Grade levels: 9-12
- Boarding: No
- Special education: Yes
- Uniforms: No
- Features: Auditorium/stage, Cafeteria, Computer lab, Infirmary, Language lab, Library, Science lab, Sports facilities
- Advanced placement courses: Herndon High School offers advanced placement classes.
- Extracurricular activities available: Choir, drama, band, orchestra, language clubs and more
- Student clubs: Art club, archeology club, chess, dance team, FCA, forensic society, film studies club, FBLA, Interact Club, Key and Keyette Club, math team, Optimist Club, photography and FIRST Robotics, among many others
- Sports teams: Cheerleading, cross country, field hockey, dance, football, golf, step team, volleyball, basketball, gymnastics, indoor track, swim and dive, wrestling, baseball, lacrosse, soccer, softball, tennis, track and field