Harborfields High School
|Harborfields High School|
98 Taylor Avenue
|School type||Public, secondary|
|School district||Harborfields Central School District|
|Teaching staff||72.83 (FTE)|
|Student to teacher ratio||14.57|
|Color(s)||Green and white|
|Website||Harborfields High School|
Harborfields High School is a four-year secondary school located in Greenlawn, New York, United States. It functions as the sole high school for Harborfields Central School District, encompassing the communities of Centerport and Greenlawn along with parts of Huntington and Northport. In 2011, the school was ranked 88th on Newsweek's list of Top 1300 High Schools in America.
The Class of 1960 was the first graduating class, with about 130 graduates from Centerport and Greenlawn only. That first class used the building for four years as it was being completed. Today, the average graduation class size is around 300 people and still remains one of the smaller districts compared to neighboring districts.
The name Harborfields came from a combination of the older names of Centerport (Little Cow Harbor) and Greenlawn (Old Fields), selected from an entry by Billy Lefko and Robert Comito in a naming contest in about 1958.
Harborfields' sports team is known as the Tornadoes. Its colors are dark green and white. Harborfields offers the following sports:
- Varsity Baseball
- Varsity Basketball
- Varsity Bowling
- Varsity Cheer
- Varsity Cross Country
- Varsity Field Hockey
- Varsity / JV Football
- Varsity Golf
- Varsity Gymnastics
- Varsity Indoor Track and Field
- Varsity Lacrosse
- Varsity Soccer
- Varsity Softball
- Varsity Swimming
- Varsity Tennis
- Varsity Track and Field
- Varsity Volleyball
- Varsity Wrestling
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- Mark Millon, former All-World lacrosse player
- Sara Whalen (born 1976), Olympic medalist soccer player
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