East Hampton Union Free School District

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East Hampton Union Free School District
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Type and location
Type Public School District
Region Town of East Hampton, NY
Country United States
District information
Superintendent Richard J. Burns
Other information
Website easthamptonschools.org

East Hampton Union Free School District is a public school district located in the Town of East Hampton on Long Island, in Suffolk County, New York, United States. It includes the village of East Hampton in addition to the surrounding area located north of the village. The district is made up of three schools: the John. M. Marshall Elementary School, the East Hampton Middle School, and East Hampton High School. The superintendent is Richard J. Burns.

Enrollment[edit]

The total enrollment for the 2007-2008 school year was 1832 students.[1]

The district also educates secondary students from adjacent districts with no high school, including Amagansett Union Free School District, Montauk Union Free School District, Sagaponack Common School District, Springs Union Free School District, and Wainscott Common School District.[2][3][4][5]

Proposals have been made to merge with nearby districts, but have not been adopted.[2]

The high school football team also includes students from Pierson High School (Sag Harbor, New York) and Bridgehampton, New York High School.[6]

Schools[edit]

  • East Hampton High School, located at 2 Long Lane, East Hampton, New York, is the easternmost high school in the state of New York. The principal is Adam Fine.[7] Its sports teams are known as the Bonackers, and the school colors are maroon and gray. The current high school facility opened in 1970,[8] and a $49 million expansion is scheduled to be completed in 2010.[5][9] From 1923 to 1970, the high school occupied the building that now houses the middle school.[10]
  • East Hampton Middle School, located at 76 Newtown Lane, East Hampton, New York.
  • John M. Marshall Elementary School, located at 3 Gingerbread Lane, East Hampton, New York.

Notable Alumni[edit]

  • Ross Gload - MLB player for Philadelphia Phillies (2000–present).

References[edit]

  1. ^ The New York State District Report Card, Accountability and Overview Report, 2007-08
  2. ^ a b Berger, Joseph (Jan 2, 2009). "Making Sense of School Consolidation". The New York Times. Retrieved May 1, 2010. 
  3. ^ Ketcham, Diane (May 26, 1991). "School District With a Personal Touch". The New York Times. Retrieved May 1, 2010. 
  4. ^ "Springs and East Hampton school districts at odds again over tuition". The East Hampton Press. Oct 13, 2009. ("Springs currently sends about 260 students to the East Hampton High School")
  5. ^ a b "School Choice Heats Up". The East Hampton Star. Apr 30, 2009. ("East Hampton School District, which has taken on the sole responsibility of educating public high school students on a tuition basis from Sagaponack, Wainscott, Amagansett, Montauk, and Springs for decades.")
  6. ^ http://www.maxpreps.com/high-schools/Vy6jQCwRm0GkfZJVKE3emA/east-hampton-bridgehampton-pierson-bonackers/football/home.htm
  7. ^ East Hampton High School
  8. ^ "Samuel Meddaugh; Was High School Principal". The East Hampton Star. March 2008. ("Samuel Alanson Meddaugh, a former principal at East Hampton High School for whom its auditorium is named ... was the first principal to serve in the new high school building, which opened in 1970")
  9. ^ "East Hamptons schools construction on schedule". The East Hampton Press. Aug 18, 2009. ("Work on the high school, which began in May, is the last phase of the $80 million districtwide expansion and renovation project, which was approved by district voters in a bond referendum in May 2006. The project is scheduled to be finished by the end of 2010")
  10. ^ Rae, John Warden, East Hampton, p.55 (2000)(ISBN 978-0738504018)

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