Joseph A. Foran High School

Joseph A. Foran High School is a public high school located in Milford, Connecticut. The school serves about 1,000 students in grades 9–12 in the Milford Public Schools system.

Joseph A. Foran High School
80 Foran Road
Milford, Connecticut 06460

United States
MottoLion Pride
School districtMilford Public Schools
PrincipalMax Berkowitz
Faculty73.35 (on FTE basis)[1]
Enrollment903 (2016-17)[2]
Student to teacher ratio12.59[3]
Color(s)Blue and red
Athletics conferenceCAS/CIAC Southern Connecticut Conference
Team nameLions
NewspaperMane Street Mirror


Opened in 1973, the school was named for former Superintendent of Schools Joseph A. Foran. It opened as the third of three high schools in Milford, including Milford High School and Jonathan Law High School. About ten years after the opening of Foran High School, Milford High School closed in 1983. The school's motto is “Lion Pride” and the sports teams are the Foran Lions. The Foran Lion mascot is named Brutus in honor of Joseph A. Foran's grandfather Brutus P. Foran.

Clubs and activities


  • American Sign Language Club
  • Bible & Prayer Club
  • Book Club
  • Bracelets for a Cause
  • Cheerleading
  • Chess Club
  • Choir
  • DECA
  • Drama Club
  • Fencing Club
  • French Club
  • Game Club
  • Gay/Straight Alliance (GSA) Club
  • Interact Club
  • Investment Club
  • Jazz Band
  • Key Club
  • National Honor Society
  • Natural Helpers
  • Mathletes
  • Milford United Percussion
  • Model UN
  • Sci-Lions
  • Ski & Snowboard Club
  • Social Awareness Club
  • Spanish National Honor Society
  • Student Government
  • UNICEF Club
  • Unified Sports
  • World Culture Club
  • Youth & Government Club


Fall sports include boys' and girls' cross country, field hockey, football, boys' and girls' soccer, girls' swimming, and girls' volleyball.

Winter sports include boys' and girls' basketball, girls' gymnastics, boys' and girls' ice hockey, boys' swimming, boys' and girls' indoor track, and wrestling.

Spring sports include baseball, boys' and girls' golf, boys' and girls' lacrosse, boys' and girls' outdoor track, softball, girls' tennis, and boys' volleyball.[5]


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