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High school is a name used in some parts of the world, and particularly in North America, to describe the last segment of compulsory secondary education. It is preceded by primary education. High school is also the name used to describe the institution in which the final stage of compulsory education takes place. In the United States, high schools generally consist of grades 9, 10, 11, and 12, although the inclusion of grade 9 varies by school district.
Leon High School is a public high school in Tallahassee, Florida. For the 2005-2006 school year, the Florida Department of Education gave the school an A rating after its students scored well above the state average on standardized tests in reading and in maths. Leon also offers twenty-two Advanced Placement courses which is a standard that further distinguishes Leon High in the county, state, and country. Leon High School was ranked 110th in Newsweek's list of 1,000 Best High Schools in America.
Leon High School has always been a part of Tallahassee history. It was originally founded as Leon Academies in 1831 in Tallahassee, Florida, Leon County and helped shape education in the Capital City. Later in 1903 it became the Leon County Graded and High School, which was originally set as the first public high school for whites on the corner of Duval, Tennessee and Bronough Streets. Rocky Hanna is the principal of this school. Geni Everett, Billy Epting, Pat Weaver are assisting to him. Mark Feely is a Dean of students.

Leon High School's mascot is the Lion, and their colors are red and white. Leon has thirty four athletic teams out of which they have sixteen boys’ teams and eighteen girls’ teams. Leon High School offers variety of athletics also for both girls and boys. It is their goal that all students leave Leon High School prepared to the best of their ability to be lifelong learners and productive citizens in an ever-changing world and global society.

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