Garden City High School (New York)

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Garden City High School
170 Rockaway Avenue
Garden City, New York 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
Asst. principals Dave Perrotta,
Kevin Steingruebner
Faculty 97.1 FTEs[3]
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 1,187 (as of 2014-15)[3]
Student to teacher ratio 12.2:1[3]
Color(s) Maroon and grey
Publication Mast, Inkspots (previously Ink Spots), Echo

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.

As of the 2014-15 school year, the school had an enrollment of 1,187 students and 97.1 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 12.2:1. There were 24 students (2.0% of enrollment) eligible for free lunch and 3 (0.3% of students) eligible for reduced-cost lunch.[3]

In 2016 Garden City High School was ranked the #121 school in the Nation.[4]

Notable alumni[edit]



Broadcast journalism







Notable faculty[edit]

  • Irvin Faust, noted novelist and short-story writer; Director of Guidance, 1960-1995[7]


  1. ^ John Ellis Kordes, Visions of Garden City, 2005, p. 79
  2. ^ John Ellis Kordes, Visions of Garden City, 2005, pp. 23, 79
  3. ^ a b c d School data for Garden City High School, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed December 12, 2016.
  4. ^ "Garden City High School". U.S News and World Report. Retrieved November 6, 2016. 
  5. ^ 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. Archived from the original on June 9, 2008. Retrieved September 17, 2008. 
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  7. ^ article, 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