Yonkers High School

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Yonkers High School
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Yonkers High School
Location
150 Rockland Avenue

Yonkers, New York 10705

Information
Type Public High School [1]
School district Yonkers Public Schools
Principal Jane Wermuth
Grades 9-12
Number of students 1170 [2]
Color(s) Blue      Orange     
Athletics Yonkers Bulldogs
Mascot Bulldog
Website

Yonkers High School is located in Yonkers, New York, USA, and offers the International Baccalaureate program of studies.

Yonkers High School was ranked the 24th best American high school and the 4th best New York State high school in 2012 by U.S. News and World Report. Yonkers High School offers Advanced Placement courses and participates in the International Baccalaureate program. In line with the IB program, Yonkers High School aims to create a “community of caring learners” by encouraging community service activity among its students. Students at Yonkers High School can graduate with a standard diploma, Regents Diploma or Regents Diploma with Advanced Designation. Extracurricular opportunities for students include clubs such as Habitat for Humanity and the Bio-Diversity Club.[3]

Notable alumni include John Howard Northrop, recipient of the 1946 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.[4]

Yonkers Marching Band participates in the 2005 Yonkers Saint Patrick's Day Parade

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.nysed.gov/admin/662300/010048.html
  2. ^ http://www.greatschools.org/new-york/yonkers/4181-Yonkers-High-School/
  3. ^ "Best High Schools: Gold Medal List - US News and World Report". U.S. News & World Report. 4 December 2008. Retrieved 31 July 2009. 
  4. ^ "Dr. Northrop To Get Columbia Hamilton Prize". Yonkers NY Herald Statesman. 1961. 

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Coordinates: 40°55′36″N 73°53′09″W / 40.926751°N 73.885884°W / 40.926751; -73.885884