Francis Howell R-III School District


Francis Howell R-III School District


The Francis Howell School District encompasses over 150 square miles in the southeast corner of St. Charles County, and is one of the largest school district in the State of Missouri, with an enrollment of 17, 914 students and approximately 2,300 employees. We are comprised of three early childhood family education centers, ten elementary schools, five middle schools, three high schools, one alternative high school and one alternative learning center. Our learning community works everyday to provide the best learning practices for enhancing student achievement. FHSD is committed to recruiting, mentoring, developing, and retaining a highly qualified, effective and diverse staff. FHSD is a national leader in Professional Learning Communities (PLC) and each school is committed to improvement in student achievement through PLCs. FHSD staff members are consistently recognized for excellence and awarded honors by local, state, and regional non-profit and educational organizations. FHSD has the highest percent, among Missouri schools, of National Board Certified Teachers. FHSD student ACT scores consistently rank higher than state and national averages. FHSD's college-bound student ratio averages an impressive 82.6%, while our drop-out rate is well below state average at 0.7%. FHSD has been selected as one of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch Top Workplaces for six consecutive years.

Mission Statement

OUR MISSION: Empowering students to be life-long learners prepared for the future. OUR VISION: Empowering students today so they are prepared for the future requires the District to: * Provide authentic and engaging real-world learning experiences in a technology rich, flexible, and inclusive environment. * Maintain high expectations so students continuously grow and experience success as they prepare themselves for college and career. * Equip students with necessary life skills including collaboration, communication, critical thinking, creativity, citizenship, and character. * Prepare students to take responsibility for their learning. * Develop collaborative, resourceful partnerships where families and our community unite to be responsible for sustaining high quality schools. WE VALUE: High Expectations; Continuous Improvement; Engagement & Collaboration; Innovation; Safety; Trust, Respect & Inclusiveness; Partnerships & Customer Service; Accountability & Transparency

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

The Francis Howell School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Francis Howell School District ensures equal employment opportunities regardless of race, creed, gender, color, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation or disability. Any individual needing assistance in making application for any opening should contact the Human Resources Department.

Francis Howell R-III School District