On a white vertical rectangle embroidered device arched convexly at the top and bottom and edged with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) black border, a 1 inch (2.54 cm) diagonal blue bend from top right to bottom left. Overall, the head of a tiger facing toward the observer in orange, black and white. Attached above the rectangle, a blue scroll edged with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) black border inscribed "FOARD" in black letters. Attached below the rectangle, a blue scroll edged with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) black border inscribed "HIGH SCHOOL" in black letters. The overall dimensions are 2 5/8 inches (6.67 cm) in width and 3 1/2 inches (8.89 cm) in height.
Columbia blue and white are the school's colors. The tiger is the school's mascot and is symbolic of the determination, strength, and power of the cadets' fierce, winning spirit.
The shoulder sleeve insignia was approved 6 September 2006.