Family and Consumer Science courses educate students in skills necessary for independent living. Courses are offered that provide lifelong growth and knowledge in the areas of personal life skills, components, and the importance of good decision making. It also includes career exploration, housing and interior design options, parenting skills, nutrition and wellness guidelines, as well as basic through advanced culinary skills. The Decorah High School FCS program has a hospitality/culinary skills focus. Our goal is to provide courses that promote a healthy personal lifestyle that enables the student to be a successful contributing member of society.


FCS Courses

  • Culinary Basics 9-12
  • Employability Skills 9-12
  • Foods I 9-12
  • Foods II 9-12
  • Foods III 10-12
  • Hospitality 10-12
  • International Cuisine 10-12
  • Work-Based Learning Experience 11-12