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Fitchburg High School

Fitchburg High School
Fitchburg High School, Fitchburg, Mass (72291).jpg
140 Arn-How Farm Road


United States
Coordinates42°37′17″N 71°48′27″W / 42.6214°N 71.8076°W / 42.6214; -71.8076
Other nameFHS
TypePublic high school
School districtFitchburg Public Schools
NCES School ID250489000697[1]
PrincipalJeremy Roche[2]
Teaching staff89.08 (on an FTE basis)[1]
Enrollment1,205 (2017-2018)[1]
Student to teacher ratio13.53[1]
MascotRed Raider
NicknameRed Raiders

Fitchburg High School (FHS) is a public high school in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, United States. It is part of the Fitchburg Public Schools district.


The school buildings and fieldhouse received $300,000 in funding from the Green Communities program in 2019.[3]


The school offers 16 Advanced Placement classes and partners with Mount Wachusett Community College and Fitchburg State University for course offerings and college credit programs.[4] Students in the school's Honors Academy receive priority admission to Fitchburg State University.[5]

According to U.S. News and World Report, the student body is half Hispanic, a third White, with smaller percentages of African Americans and Asian students.[6]


The school includes the Crocker Field for athletic events[7] and has various sports teams.[8] The school has a longstanding football rivalry with Leominster High School. They played their first game on October 20, 1894. They also played on Thanksgiving in 1899 with the result a 0-0 tie.[9]

See also


  1. ^ a b c d "Search for Public Schools - Fitchburg High (250489000697)". National Center for Education Statistics. Institute of Education Sciences. Retrieved October 28, 2019.
  2. ^ "About Us". Fitchburg High School. Retrieved October 28, 2019.
  3. ^ "Green Communities grant to benefit Fitchburg High School". September 19, 2019.
  4. ^ "Fitchburg High School".
  5. ^ "Fitchburg State, Fitchburg High sign Honors Compact | Fitchburg State University".
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  7. ^ Correspondent, Jay Gearan. "Fitchburg's Crocker Field transformed into works of art by West Boylston artist Mark Waitkus".
  8. ^ "Fitchburg Red Raiders Athletics and Sports Teams - MA".
  9. ^ "The historic rivalry between Leominster and Fitchburg began 125 years ago today". October 20, 2019.

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