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 1925[1]
(at current location since 1955)[2]
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 Mast; Inkspots (previously Ink Spots); Echo
Information 516-478-2000

Garden City High School is the public high school in the Incorporated Village of Garden City in the Town of Hempstead, 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 predicated on a graduation rate of 90%, whereas its actual graduation rate was 99%.[3][citation needed]

Notable alumni[edit]



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Notable faculty[edit]

  • Irvin Faust, noted novelist and short-story writer, was the Director of Guidance from 1960 through 1995.[6]


  1. ^ John Ellis Kordes, Visions of Garden City, 2005, p. 79
  2. ^ John Ellis Kordes, Visions of Garden City, 2005, pp. 23, 79
  3. ^ America's Best High Schools 2011 - Newsweek and The Daily Beast
  4. ^ Kerr, Kathleen (July 16, 2008). "They Began Here: Around the country, leading thinkers in health and science can trace their roots to Long Island". Newsday. Retrieved September 17, 2008. [dead link]
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  6. ^ article. [1], Accessed February 25, 2010.

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