• About Us

    Opened in August 2010, William Amos Hough High School is a comprehensive high school serving the Lake Norman towns of Huntersville, Cornelius, and Davidson. Hough High School enrolls over 2,500 students from diverse backgrounds in grades 9 through 12. It is one of over 30 high schools in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School district.  Hough High School is recognized as one of the top 10% of schools nationally.

    Faculty & Staff

    Students at Hough High School are served by a highly motivated and dedicated faculty and staff.  Just over half of the faculty has earned a master's or doctorate degree and 22 of our staff have earned National Board Certification.

    • 175 Teachers and Assistants

    • 12 Guidance Counselors and Student Support Staff

    • 6 Administrators

    • 5 Facilitators and Coordinators

    • 5 Administration Assistants

    • 19 Cafeteria and Custodial Staff

    School Demographics (2023-2024)


    Our student body of over 2,500 students is composed of students identifying as 67% White, 15% Hispanic, 11% Black/African American, 4% Asian, and 3% Multi-Racial. Our student body represents a wide range of backgrounds from socio-economic, religious, cultural, and political viewpoints.

    Clubs & Activities

    Countless clubs and activities at Hough provide students with the opportunity to learn through collaboration, service, and innovation. Students are encouraged to join clubs, attend school events, and complete community service hours. Many of our organizations have continuously earned national recognition. 

    Clubs include:

    • Asian Student Alliance (ASA)

    • Best Buddies

    • Bilingual Leadership

    • Black Scholars United

    • Books for Change

    • Chess Club

    • Dance Club

    • DECA

    • Drama Club

    • ECHO

    • Environmental Club

    • Foreign Language Clubs (French, Spanish)

    • Future Business Leaders of America

    • Huskies Against Hate

    • HOSA

    • Key Club

    • Leadership & Student Council (all grade levels)

    • Love for our Elders

    • Make-A-Wish

    • Marching Band

    • Mastery Exchange Program

    • Mock Trial

    • Model UN

    • Mu Alpha Theta

    • National STEM League

    • National Art Honor Society

    • National Honor Society

    • National History Honor Society

    • National Science Honor Society

    • National Technical Honor Society

    • Order of the Husky

    • Political Current Events Club

    • Science Olympiad

    • Stand Against Cancer

    • Tennis Appreciation Club

    • Tri-M (National Music Honor Society)

    • Unified Champions

    • UNICEF

    • Young Democrats

    • Young Republicans

    • Women in STEM (WiSTEM)