North Harford High School is focused on challenging and preparing our students for college and career in high demand fields, encouraging learning for a lifetime of success. Located in northern Harford County, the school has been serving this traditionally agricultural community, which has been transformed into a suburban-like community for the past sixty-two years. Our fantastic students and teachers are gathered in a beautiful building which was modernized in 2007, situated on a picturesque campus that is highly conducive to outdoor educational opportunities.
North Harford High School enjoys a rich tradition of academic and cultural excellence. Our students have benefitted through the increase and strengthening of the number of advanced placement courses that have been offered, and through the enriching opportunities that are offered through outstanding performing and visual arts and a variety of clubs and organizations that are available to our students. Our athletic program is diverse in its opportunities, and is consistently successful in county, regional and state competition, having won a number of regional championships in the past several years.
The North Harford Professional Learning Community is committed to fostering improved student achievement and a sense of self-worth and belonging to our entire school family. The involvement of parents include the Booster Club, Endzone Club, Art Parents Guild, Choral and Band parents, the parent/community advisory group, and our PTSA. Parents are also highly involved in activities such as homecoming, dances, musical activities and graduation. The school and community are dedicated to being actively involved in the lives of our students, preparing them for life after high school.
North Harford High School has graduated our first cohort of students who has been part of the Natural Resources and Agricultural Science Magnet. The magnet program is dedicated to preparing students for college and careers in animal, plant and natural resource sciences. The Washington Post has recently cited North Harford High School on its list of America’s and the State of Maryland’s Most Challenging High Schools. It is our mission and vision to continue to foster positive attitudes, provide high quality instruction, and promote community and school pride.