East Meadow High School

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East Meadow High School
East Meadow High School.jpg
101 Carman Avenue
East Meadow, New York, (Nassau County) 11554
United States
Type Public
Religious affiliation(s) Public
Founded 1953
School district East Meadow School District
Principal Richard Howard
Faculty 126.0 FTEs[1]
Grades 912
Enrollment 1,621 (as of 2014-15)[1]
Student to teacher ratio 12.9:1[1]
Color(s) Royal Blue and Gold         
Team name Jets
Newspaper The Jet Gazette
Yearbook Resume

East Meadow High School is a public high school in the East Meadow school district. East Meadow High School was founded in 1953. The school serves students in grades 9−12. Approximately 88% of 2007's graduating class continued their education – with 60% going on to four-year colleges and 27% to two-year colleges.

As of the 2014-15 school year, the school had an enrollment of 1,621 students and 126.0 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 12.9:1. There were 215 students (13.3% of enrollment) eligible for free lunch and 104 (6.4% of students) eligible for reduced-cost lunch.[1]


East Meadow provides has sports programs with three seasons each offering various sports for students to choose.

Fall sports[edit]

Football (2006 & 2011 Nassau County Champions), Soccer, Girls Tennis, Volleyball, Cross Country, Field Hockey (2008 County Champions), Cheerleading, Boys Golf, Rockettes/Kickline, Girls Swimming and Diving. The girls' cross country team had a league meet winning streak from October 2000 through October 2009. Their record during this time was approximately 120-0.

Winter sports[edit]

Wrestling, Girls Basketball, Bowling, Winter Track

Spring sports[edit]

Baseball (1997 State Champions), Softball, Lacrosse, Track and Field (2009 Boys Class A Division I Champions), Mens Tennis, Girls Badminton.


The East Meadow High School Jet Marching Band has competed in the Columbus Day Parade in New York City. Many students participate in band, orchestra, chorus, music theory, and after school in the pit orchestra, jazz band, string ensemble, and vocal jazz. They also host a summer music program every July, and have their own chapter of Tri-M Music Honor Society, chapter number 2817.

Notable alumni[edit]


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Coordinates: 40°43′45″N 73°33′24″W / 40.72917°N 73.55667°W / 40.72917; -73.55667