Grover Cleveland High School (Queens)

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Grover Cleveland High School
21–27 Himrod Street
Ridgewood, New York 11385
United States
Coordinates 40°42′41″N 73°54′32″W / 40.7115°N 73.9088°W / 40.7115; -73.9088Coordinates: 40°42′41″N 73°54′32″W / 40.7115°N 73.9088°W / 40.7115; -73.9088
Type Public secondary
Motto Unity in Diversity
Established 1931
Principal Denise Vittor
Faculty approx. 200
Number of students approx. 2,450
Color(s) Black & Gold
Mascot Tiger
Newspaper The Grover Cleveland Herald

Grover Cleveland High School is a large, comprehensive high school in Ridgewood, Queens. Grover Cleveland High School, Bayside High School, Samuel J. Tilden High School, Abraham Lincoln High School, John Adams High School, Walton High School, and Andrew Jackson High School were all built during the Great Depression from one set of blueprints in order to save money. The school is so named after former US president Grover Cleveland.

Extracurricular activities[edit]


Sports teams include:

  • Baseball (Varsity and J.V.)
  • Basketball (Varsity and J.V.)
  • Bowling (Varsity)
  • Cross Country
  • Handball
  • Indoor Track (Varsity)
  • Outdoor Track (Varsity)
  • Soccer (Varsity)
  • Swimming (Varsity)
  • Tennis (Varsity)
  • Volleyball (Varsity)
  • Wrestling
  • Basketball (Varsity and J.V.)
  • Bowling (Varsity)
  • Indoor Track
  • Outdoor Track
  • Swimming (Varsity)
  • Tennis (Varsity)
  • Volleyball (Varsity and J.V.)


These are the clubs that are offered as of Spring 2006 to Fall 2007:

  • Arabic
  • Arista
  • Baseball / Softball
  • Botany
  • Chess
  • Frisbee
  • Geology
  • Guitar
  • Handball
  • Key Club
  • Photography
  • Seekers
  • Soccer, Co-ed
  • Student Council
  • Swimming
  • Teachers of Tomorrow
  • Tennis
  • Thespian
  • Video Games
  • Volleyball, Co-ed
  • Web Design/Internet

Academic teams[edit]

Physics Robotics Science Olympiad][1] Science Research Debate (won the 2009 NYC Lincoln-Douglas Debate Championships in the Rising Star Tier)

Notable alumni[edit]


  1. ^ "Home Page". Retrieved 1 March 2015. 

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