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Furness High School

PHONE: (215) 400-8300 SCHOOL TYPE: Public District Neighborhood GRADES: 9-12 ENROLLMENT: 752

Fast Facts

  • Principal

    Mr. Daniel Peou

  • Phone Number

    (215) 400-8300

  • Website

  • Neighborhood

    South Philadelphia

  • SEPTA Routes

    Bus (7, 57, 79)

  • Preschool/Daycare

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  • Application Deadline


  • Tuition

  • Uniform


  • Extended Day


The mission of Horace H. Furness High School is to provide the social and academic tools in a safe and nurturing environment that empowers students to use multicultural competency to become productive citizens in our global society.

Points Of Pride

Advanced Placement/college-level courses: English Literature, English Language, Calculus, U.S. History, U.S. Government and Politics, Studio Art, Chinese, Physics and Biology. Academic programs: Business Accounting Program and English as a Second Language/Multicultural Academy.

Admissions Policy

Serves students from catchment area. Students from outside catchment are selected in the lottery.

Accreditations and Honors

Hours of Operation

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Extended Programming Details

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