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In 1998, Dobbs Ferry High School became the first high school in Westchester County to belong to the prestigious International Baccalaureate (IB)  Organization. The IB Program is a comprehensive and rigorous, two-year, pre-university course of study offered to 11th and 12th grade students.  The Diploma and individual IB coursework are widely recognized by universities around the world as a symbol of academic excellence.  The curriculum is internationally recognized and leads to examinations that demonstrate mastery of subject content as well as academic skills.  


Anonymous Alerts
Report bullying & other sensitive student issues anonymously to school officials.


STUDENT MEALS
Nutrikids has changed to
MYSCHOOLBUCKS.COM
This service allows for online
payments for student meals.

High School  "In Focus"

D DOBBS FERRY HIGH SCHOOL

CLASS OF 2014 GRADUATION COMMENCEMENT

Congratulations to the Dobbs Ferry High School Class of 2014!
Have a great summer!


Spotlight

Summer Reading Assignments Now Available in the "Student Resources" Tab.

The College Matriculation List for the Class of 2014

The DFHS Literary Magazine "Orpheus"

DFHS launches new App...
 
the app is now available in the App Store and can be downloaded for free to any Smartphone.  The DFHS App provides parents and students with important information about the high school and includes push notifications, an absence line, calendars, a one touch dial directory, information about athletics, activities and much more! Click here to read The Enterprise article about the DFHS App!


DFHS named a
NYS "Reward School" for 2013/2014


Interested in Becoming a Mentor for the DFHS Science Research Program? Click Here for More Information.

High School Principal's Message

Welcome to the Dobbs Ferry High School website. Our website is designed to provide you with important information about our school and serves as a window into some of the wonderful things that we have to offer at DFHS.
 
As a high-achieving IB World School, we are dedicated to maximizing the potential of all students by providing a curriculum that promotes a global perspective. Our diverse curriculum and extracurricular activities provide students with the opportunity to build a strong academic foundation while allowing for the development of personal interests and creative expression. Students graduate from Dobbs Ferry High School prepared for success at our nations top universities or in any career path they choose to pursue. Our number one goal is for our students to leave the building each day feeling that they have been challenged, engaged, and encouraged. 
 
It goes without saying that one of the most crucial elements of student success is parent involvement. I was drawn to the Dobbs Ferry School District in large part because of the dedicated, positive, and supportive community of parents that call Dobbs Ferry their home. Our parents and community organizations play an integral role in the success of our school and are one of the many reasons why the high school is such a special place.
 
I encourage all members of our school community to visit the Principals Corner on a regular basis. It provides information on the latest happenings at our school and on the great work of our students and staff.
 
As always, please feel free to contact me should you have any questions or feedback.
 
John J. Falino
Principal 


    IB World School 

Principal's Corner

PRINCIPAL'S CORNER
Stay connected with John Falino.
Learn about important events as well as some of the wonderful things happening in our classrooms.

          
 

PRINCIPAL'S BLOG
Essential Questions in Education answered by Principal Falino

School Calendar

Thursday, July 31
BOE Regular Meeting
9:00 AM - MS Conference Room
Tuesday, August 26
BOE Retreat
9:30 AM - MS Conference Room
Thursday, September 4
BOE Regular Meeting
7:00 PM - MS/HS Library 
(New Staff & Tenure)
Thursday, September 18
BOE Work Session
7:00 PM - MS/HS Library

Weather

Today, 7/24/2014
High: 79 Low: 63
Chance rain showers
49% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 7/25/2014
High: 84 Low: 61
Mostly sunny
2% chance of precipitation.