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Welcome to Firestone High School!


Firestone High School (FHS), a campus for Academic Excellence and Home of the Akron School of the Arts, offers students a stunning array of programs. The International Baccalaureate (IB) program features a rigorous, college-level curriculum for the most educationally motivated students in the Akron area. A comprehensive make-up of Advanced Placement courses is offered, resulting in many possibilities for an excellent college-level education. FHS is also known and praised for The Akron School of Arts. A variety of creative arts, including Theatre Arts, Visual Arts, and Performing Arts, offer a student an excellent education in the arts and a great way to show off their creativity. In addition to all of this, FHS offers several Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs, designed to prepare students for occupations in the future. CTE programs at Firestone include Administrative Office Technology (AOT), Business Finance, Information Technology (IT), Marketing Education (ME) and Project Lead the Way (PLTW). Each of these programs have Chapters in well known Career Tech Student Organizations (CTSO) such as Business Professionals of America (BPA) and Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA)

Firestone High School

In addition to the excellent academic opportunities, FHS offers a wide range of extra-curricular opportunities to the student body, including 18 varsity level athletic programs and 20 Clubs. Firestone High School is the perfect place for your child to earn an EXCELLENT EDUCATION, TUITION FREE!

FHS Facts:

  • Ohio Department of Education School of Promise (2010, 2013)
  • Ohio Department of Education School of Excellence (2004-2014)
  • Newsweek "America's Best High Schools" (2003, 2005-2014)
  • 12 National Merit Scholarship Finalists since 2008
  • 10 National Merit Scholarship Commended Scholars since 2008
  • 70% of the students in the thirteenth IB graduating class earned the full IB Diploma
  • 92.2% Graduation Rate
  • 94.5% Student Attendance Rate

Mission Statement:

It is the mission of the Firestone High School learning community to prepare our students to attain their highest degree of academic success.


School Profile:

Campus for International Baccalaureate and The Akron School of the Arts

Grades 9 - 12
Colors Forest Green and Yellow Gold
Mascot Falcon
Average Class Size 28
Enrollment 1184
Principal Kenya Harrington

Click Here for Firestone's State-Issued Report Card (2012-2013 School Year)

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