Garden City High School (New York)

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Garden City High School
170 Rockaway Avenue
Garden City, NY 11530

United States
Type Public high school
Motto Education: A Journey Into the Future
Established 1955
School district Garden City Union Free School District
Principal Nanine McLaughlin
Assistant principals Dave Perrotta,
Kevin Steingruebner
Grades 9-12
Color(s) Maroon and Grey
Publication Echo
Information 516-478-2000

Garden City High School is the public high school in the town of Garden City, New York, United States. The principal of the school is Nanine McLaughlin. Assistant Principals are Kevin Steingruebner and Dave Perrotta.

Garden City High School was ranked by Newsweek as the 115th best high school in the United States in 2011. However, this rating was partly based on the fact that the high school had a graduation rate of 90%, whereas its actual graduation rate was 99%.[1]

Notable Achievements[edit]

In 2009, the school sent a personal best, 7 students to the NYSSMA Conference All-State; 6 Choral students and a band member were selected.

Garden City High School is known for its high achieving athletic teams. The girls' lacrosse team has won the New York State Class B Championship for the past six years and was ranked the 2nd best high school team in the nation in 2011. The girls' field hockey team has also made the state championship tournament for the past seven years, winning the title in three of those years (2006, 2007,2009). The boys' football, soccer, and lacrosse teams are also perennial Long Island and New York State powerhouses, as are the girls' swimming, fencing and track&field teams.

Notable alumni[edit]

Notable faculty[edit]

  • Irvin Faust, noted novelist and short-story writer, was the Director of Guidance from 1960 through 1995.[4]


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Coordinates: 40°43′58″N 73°39′11″W / 40.73278°N 73.65306°W / 40.73278; -73.65306