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East Meadow High School is a public high school in the East Meadow school district. East Meadow High School was founded in 1953. The school serves students in grades 9−12. Approximately 88% of 2007's graduating class continued their education – with 60% going on to four-year colleges and 27% to two-year colleges.

East Meadow High School
East Meadow High School.jpg
Address
101 Carman Avenue

, ,
11554

United States
Information
TypePublic
Religious affiliation(s)Public
Founded1953
School districtEast Meadow School District
PrincipalRichard Howard
Faculty126.0 FTEs[1]
Grades912
Enrollment1,530 (2016-17)[2]
Color(s)Royal Blue and Gold         
Team nameJets
NewspaperThe Jet Gazette
YearbookResume
Website

As of the 2014–2015 school year, the school had an enrollment of 1,621 students and 126.0 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 12.9:1. There were 215 students (13.3% of enrollment) eligible for free lunch and 104 (6.4% of students) eligible for reduced-cost lunch.[1]

AthleticsEdit

East Meadow provides has sports programs with three seasons each offering various sports for students to choose.

Fall sportsEdit

Football (2006 & 2011 Nassau County Champions), Soccer, Girls Tennis, Volleyball, Cross Country, Field Hockey (2008 County Champions), Cheerleading, Boys Golf, Rockettes/Kickline, Girls Swimming and Diving. The girls' cross country team had a league meet winning streak from October 2000 through October 2009. Their record during this time was approximately 120-0.

Winter sportsEdit

Wrestling, Girls Basketball, Bowling, Winter Track

Spring sportsEdit

Baseball (1997 State Champions), Softball, Lacrosse, Track and Field (2009 Boys Class A Division I Champions), Mens Tennis, Girls Badminton.

MusicEdit

The East Meadow High School Jet Marching Band has competed in the Columbus Day Parade in New York City. Many students participate in band, orchestra, chorus, music theory, and after school in the pit orchestra, jazz band, string ensemble, and vocal jazz. They also host a summer music program every July, and have their own chapter of Tri-M Music Honor Society, chapter number 2817.

Notable alumniEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b School data for East Meadow High School, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed December 12, 2016.
  2. ^ "EAST MEADOW HIGH SCHOOL". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved February 15, 2019.

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