Long Beach High School (New York)

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Long Beach High School
Address
322 Lagoon Drive West
Lido Beach, New York 11561
United States
Coordinates 40°35′39″N 73°38′05″W / 40.594228°N 73.634834°W / 40.594228; -73.634834Coordinates: 40°35′39″N 73°38′05″W / 40.594228°N 73.634834°W / 40.594228; -73.634834
Information
Type Public
Established 1971
School district Long Beach City School District
Principal Jeffrey Myers
Faculty 109.4 FTEs[1]
Enrollment 1,324 (as of 2014-15)[1]
Student to teacher ratio 12.1:1[1]
Color(s) Blue, White
Nickname Marines
Newspaper Tide[2]
Website
[3]

Long Beach High School is a public high school in Lido Beach, New York, serving the Long Beach City School District in Long Beach, New York. The school has a 30-acre (12 ha) campus.[4]

As of the 2014-15 school year, the school had an enrollment of 1,324 students and 109.4 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 12.1:1. There were 302 students (22.8% of enrollment) eligible for free lunch and 40 (3.0% of students) eligible for reduced-cost lunch.[1]

History[edit]

Long Beach Junior Senior High School was built in 1939 on Lindell Boulevard in Long Beach. Later, this building was converted to an elementary school and the high school moved to Lido Beach, at the site of what is now the Lido Elementary/Long Beach Middle School complex. Construction of the current location of Long Beach High School, between Lagoon Drive West and Blackheath Road, was completed in 1971.[citation needed]

Athletics[edit]

The school's teams are known as the Marines with a Bulldog as the mascot. They currently compete in District Eight of the New York State Public High School Athletic Association. The sports offered at the school include:

Fall Sports: Cross Country (Separate Male and Female Teams), Football, Cheerleading, Soccer (Separate Male and Female Teams), Badminton (Male Team), Swimming (Female Team), Volleyball (Separate Male and Female Teams), Tennis (Female Team), and the Surf Team (New York State's Only High School Surf Team (Co-Ed))

Winter Sports: Basketball (Separate Male and Female Teams), Swimming (Male Team), Cheerleading, Gymnastics, Winter Track (Separate Male and Female Teams), Wrestling, and Ice Hockey (Male Team)(Three time New York state small school high school champions 2005, 2010–11 and 2011–12)

Spring Sports: Baseball (Male Team), Softball (Female Team), Golf (Separate Male and Female Teams), Spring Track (Separate Male and Female Teams), Lacrosse (Separate Male and Female Teams), Tennis (Male Team), and Badminton (Female Team)

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d School data for Long Beach Senior High School, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed December 12, 2016.
  2. ^ "THE TIDE". THE TIDE. Retrieved 2 April 2015. 
  3. ^ "Search for Public Schools - School Detail for Long Beach Senior High School". ed.gov. Retrieved 2 April 2015. 
  4. ^ Saslow, Linda. "Schools Split on 'Open Campus'." The New York Times. October 23, 1988. Retrieved on October 18, 2011.
  5. ^ "New York State Assembly - Todd Kaminsky - Biography". New York State Assembly. Retrieved 19 June 2015. 

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