Welcome to Herndon High School
The mission of Herndon High School is to fulfill the individual needs of our diverse student body, maintain high academic expectations and accountability, provide exemplary instruction, promote ethical values, and prepare students to be productive citizens.
With commitment, respect, responsibility and integrity, Herndon High School seeks to be an institution that empowers students to become lifelong learners and productive citizens of the global community.
School and Community
Herndon High School is a four-year, fully accredited public school that serves approximately 2200 students from the Herndon, Reston and Great Falls area. It is located in a residential suburb three miles from Washington/Dulles International Airport and numerous technology centers. Herndon is on an Alternate A/B schedule that offers students three 90 minute periods, one 45 minute period, and one 30 minute intervention/enrichment period each day. Herndon’s extra-curricular programs provide extensive opportunities for students to participate in athletics, performing arts, honor societies, community service and general interest clubs.