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Purpose: The purpose of this study was to investigate the features and the control factors of headache among high school students. Methods: Data were collected from 120 high school students who suffered headache over one time per a year. The gathered data were analysed with frequency, t-test, ANOVA and X2-test using SPSS 14.0 Program. Results: There were no significant differences in the frequency and the intensity of headache according to general characteristics except status of family economy and the perceived satisfaction of schoolwork achievement and no significant difference were observed in the features and the control factors according to the gender. The main cause of headache of the high school students were stress and the lack of sleep. Conclusion: These results suggest the need to develop a program that would help students relieve schoolwork stress which would help preventing the major cause of headaches for high school students.