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About Fort Knox MHS

Fort Knox HS

Background Information: Fort Knox High School, dedicated in 1959, serves military students in grades 9 –12 who reside on Fort Knox Army Post.

FKHS offers a comprehensive program through a wide variety of courses, including: 

  • Special Education
  • Advanced Placement
  • Professional Technical Studies
  • Foreign languages (Spanish and French)
  • Fine Arts
  • Career Practicum

An exceptional Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps Program (JROTC), centering on leadership and communication skills, helping students to become better citizens of the United States has been designated an honor unit with distinction for decades. More than 34% of the students at FKHS take JROTC.

Athletic programs are competitive, with wrestling, weight lifting, cross-country, and track state championship awards highlighting an extensive trophy case.

Thomas McAdamsMcAdams Stadium

Our football field, McAdams Stadium is named after Captain Thomas McAdams, a former graduate of  Fort Knox High school. Captain McAdams served in the United States Army and was killed in action in 1969 in Vietnam.


Our Partners in Education (PIE), supports the school's vision and mission in multiple ways with their time and expertise. Our school is officially sponsored by the Cadet Command, located here on Fort Knox.

Points of Pride

  • Sports program (Participates in KHSAA, 17th District, 5th Region)
  • The Class of 2016 was awarded with over 2.7 million dollars in scholarship funds.
Ft. Knox MHS Mascot - right click to download lo-res png - click to go to home page

Ft. Knox MHS

Grades: 7 - 12

Enrollment: 607

Teacher/Student Ratio: 1:20

Computer/Student Ratio: 1:1

Vision Statement 

Success for all students! 

Mission Statement 

Educate, Engage, and Empower Each student to succeed in a dynamic world. 

Mascot: Eagles

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Ft. Knox MHS Colors

Primary Color: #FFCC33

Secondary Color: #336633

Ft. Knox MHS

School Address
266 Maine Street, Bldg 7501
Fort Knox, KY 40121-6812
Phone: 502-624-7030
Fax: 502-624-6171