FHS has teaching teams including the School-Within-a-School, STEM Academy, + Honors Academy. The Honors Academy is a 4 year program that culminates with multiple AP + Dual Enrollment courses in a partnership with Fitchburg State University. FHS has been recognized as a Washington Post Most Challenging High School (2014, 2015, + 2016) + the College Board's AP Honor Roll (2015 + 2016). FHS also partners with Mount Wachusett CC for the GEAR UP program. Students study in a nearly 1:1 environment.