Parkway North High School

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Parkway North High School
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"Head North for Excellence!"
Location
12860 Fee Fee Rd.
St. Louis County, MO 63146

Information
Type Comprehensive public high school
Established 1971
Principal Jenny Marquart
Enrollment 1,440[1]
Color(s) Purple and white
Mascot Viking
Website

Parkway North High School is a public high school in unincorporated St. Louis County, Missouri that is part of the Parkway School District.

Demographics[edit]

This banner in a parking lot facing Fee Fee Road features the colors of the school

According to the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education the student body is about 60 percent White and 30 percent Black with other groups comprising less than 10 percent combined.[1]

Building architecture[edit]

The courtyard facing Fee Fee Road

The school is notable in its extensive use of open classrooms, insofar that the school was originally constructed without walls separating classrooms. This was a trend in architecture in 1971 when the building was constructed. However, the infeasibility of this design was discovered ten years later, and plaster walls were inserted between classrooms, resulting in an eclectic mix of architectural styling, not to mention the logistical problems with these newly created rooms receiving proper HVAC ventilation. The new science department contains traditional classrooms with walls, moving the school away from its original architecture.

Activities[edit]

The football field scoreboard at Parkway North

For the 2011–2012 school year, the school offered 28 activities approved by the Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA): baseball, boys and girls basketball, cheerleading, boys and girls cross country, dance team, field hockey football, boys and girls golf, girls lacrosse, music activities, scholar bowl, boys and girls soccer, softball, speech and debate, boys and girls swimming and diving, boys and girls tennis, boys and girls track and field, boys and girls volleyball, water polo, and wrestling.[2] The school also sponsors a boys ice hockey team and a boys lacrosse team.

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Coordinates: 38°41′25″N 90°28′6″W / 38.69028°N 90.46833°W / 38.69028; -90.46833