Lakeland High School (New York)

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Lakeland High School
1349 East Main Street
Shrub Oak, New York[1] 10588
United States
Coordinates 41°19′30″N 73°50′13″W / 41.3250939°N 73.8370797°W / 41.3250939; -73.8370797Coordinates: 41°19′30″N 73°50′13″W / 41.3250939°N 73.8370797°W / 41.3250939; -73.8370797
Type Public high school
Established 1972
School district Lakeland Central School District
Superintendent George Stone
CEEB code 335187
Principal Christopher Cummings[2]
Faculty 107[3]
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 1107 (August, 2013[4])
Average class size 22[3]
Campus Suburban
Color(s) Green and gold          
Athletics Section 1 (NYSPHSAA)
Mascot Hornet
Rival Walter Panas High School
Accreditation Board of Regents of the University of the State of New York
Newspaper Sting

Lakeland High School (LHS), located in Shrub Oak, New York, United States, is a senior high school (grades 9 through 12) with a student population of approximately 1,100. Lakeland High School is part of the Lakeland Central School District. Along with its sister school, Walter Panas High School of Cortlandt Manor, LHS attracts a culturally diverse and talented student body from over 40 square miles (100 km2) in northern Westchester County. The school's colors are gold and green, and its mascot is a hornet.


The Class of 2016 had an unweighted average GPA of 86.31, with a range of 98.35-71.03.

In 2015, a total of 348 students took 715 AP exams, with 60% scoring a 3 (out of 5) or better. There were over 60 AP Scholars.[5]

Notable alumni[edit]

  • T.C. Boyle, author, taught at Lakeland High School from 1968 to 1972
  • Lawrence Lindsay (1972), economist, former member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve, professor at Harvard University
  • Herb Trimpe (1957), illustrator responsible for designing the school's mascot
  • Melissa Gonzales, member of the USA Women's Olympic Field Hockey Team


  1. ^ "Feature Detail Report: Lakeland Senior High School". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ "Lakeland High School Principal Yurish to Retire at the End of February". Retrieved 26 February 2016. 
  3. ^ a b "New York State School Report Card Comprehensive Education Report" (PDF). NYSED. 
  4. ^ "Lakeland High School at a Glance". Retrieved 8 October 2015. 
  5. ^ "Lakeland High School Profile" (PDF). Retrieved 8 October 2015. 

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