Carle Place High School

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Carle Place High School
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168 Cherry Lane, Carle Place, NY 11514
Type Public high school
Motto CP: The C stands for compassion; the P stands for passion.
Established 1955
School district Carle Place Union Free School District
Principal Thomas DePaola
Faculty 66.3 FTEs[1]
Grades 7-12
Enrollment 636 (as of 2014-15)[1]
Student to teacher ratio 9.6:1[1]
Color(s) Green and White         
Athletics conference NYSPHSAA Section 8
Mascot Frog

Carle Place Middle/High School is a six-year comprehensive public high school located in the hamlet of Carle Place in Nassau County, New York.

As of the 2014-15 school year, the school had an enrollment of 636 students and 66.3 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 9.6:1. There were 105 students (16.5% of enrollment) eligible for free lunch and 23 (3.6% of students) eligible for reduced-cost lunch.[1]


Carle Place High School is one of America's Best Public High Schools. The school is very enthusiastic about sports and school spirit. This enthusiasm is shown through three pep rallies during the school year. The school is #218 out of 500 based on the class of 2010. The CBS show Hostages is filming "Whetan High School" on the outside, while the inside (main entrance and Middle School section) is at "Holly Oak Elementary School".

Sister schools[edit]

Carle Place High School had a sister school in Filabusi, Matabeleland South Province, Zimbabwe, named Singwango Secondary School, and still donates sports equipment (e.g., old uniforms).[2]

Carle Place High School's current sister school is Guwe Secondary School, Zimbabwe, donating what is mentioned above.

Notable people[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d School data for Carle Place Middle Senior High School, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed December 12, 2016.
  2. ^ Sister Schools. Accessed January 10, 2012.
  3. ^ Matt Snell Archived 2009-09-17 at the Wayback Machine., database Football. Accessed August 1, 2009.

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Coordinates: 40°45′21″N 73°36′20″W / 40.75583°N 73.60556°W / 40.75583; -73.60556