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Amidst nationwide staffing shortages, our students and staff could use your help now more than ever. Register as a volunteer and learn about opportunities to share your time and talents with our school.


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FHSD is one of the largest employers in the region with 23 school campuses, more than 16,000 students and 2,200 employees. We’re offering competitive wages for custodians, paraprofessionals, bus drivers, support staff, teachers and administrators.

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Welcome to Francis Howell Middle

Kirsteen James - Principal

On behalf of our entire staff, I would like to welcome all new and returning students and families to Francis Howell Middle School. We are looking forward to meeting new faces and seeing familiar ones! It continues to be an honor to serve Francis Howell Middle School, a school with strong traditions of academic excellence, strong family and community support, and dedicated staff.

Happening Now

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    Francis Howell Middle School Testimonial 3

    FHMS meets all students where they are and challenges them in different ways. There are enrichment opportunities - extending their learning beyond the classroom with programs like robotics, youth and government, Student Council, or National Junior Honor Society, but there are also support services in place if they need it - tutoring in ELA & math after school, homework support pages, teachers that volunteer to have 1:1s with students before school to get them the extra support that they need, or co-taught classrooms. How fantastic to see a school handle both excellently and meet the students at their individual levels.

    Stacey B.

    Francis Howell Middle School Testimonial 2

    Wonderful environment that provides first rate academics but also offers clubs and activities that allowed our kids to explore interests and make lasting friendships.  We love FHMS, teachers, staff, and administrators.

    Amanda & Steven T.

    Francis Howell Middle School Testimonial 1

    Francis Howell Middle School has a record for quality education and high learning standards. With a devoted community and a strong foundation in character education, the decision to teach here was simple. The teachers, support staff, and administrators uphold the values essential to student well-being.

    Jarod M.

    News & Events

    FHSD names Dr. Kenneth Roumpos as Superintendent
    • District Updates
    • Superintendent

    The Francis Howell School District announced today that Dr. Kenneth Roumpos will serve as its next Superintendent of Schools. Roumpos has served as the District’s interim superintendent since July 1, 2022 and as deputy superintendent for two years prior. In a special meeting last week, the Board voted unanimously to offer Roumpos a three-year superintendent contract, which will officially begin July 1, 2023 when his current contract expires. 

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    FHSD provides new way for parents/guardians to monitor student book selections

    FHSD Learning Commons (school libraries) have a broad selection of books, in print and online, available for students to check out. See what our school libraries have to offer by clicking on the ‘Learning Commons’ tab on your school’s web page and then selecting ‘Find a Book’. Destiny Discover, our library management system, allows users to search the collection by entering specific book titles, authors or subjects.

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