Nanuet Senior High School

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Nanuet Senior High School
The John P. Burke Building
Nanuet, New York
United States
Coordinates 41°5′16″N 74°0′5″W / 41.08778°N 74.00139°W / 41.08778; -74.00139Coordinates: 41°5′16″N 74°0′5″W / 41.08778°N 74.00139°W / 41.08778; -74.00139
Type Public
School district Nanuet Union Free School District
Principal Vincent Carella, Ed.D.
Enrollment 763
Number of students grades 9-12
Color(s) Black and Gold
Mascot Golden Knight
Affiliations Section 1 (NYSPHSAA)

Nanuet Senior High School is a public high school located in Nanuet, New York. It is formally known as "Nanuet Senior High School: The John P. Burke Building," named after the school's long-time principal. The Nanuet Senior High School houses grades 9 - 12. Its leadership team consists of a Principal and an Assistant Principal. In addition there are four guidance counselors, a Dean, a nurse, a student assistance counselor, a psychologist, a School Resource Officer, and department chairpersons. It is also a National Blue Ribbon School

Nanuet's comprehensive program offers courses in Art, English, French, Health, Math, Music, Physical Education, Science, Social Studies, Spanish and Technology. These can lead to Advanced Regents Diplomas, Regents Diplomas, Regents Diplomas with Honor, and Local Diplomas. Courses are offered at the Advanced Placement, Honors, Regents, and Standard Level. There are Advanced Placement courses in English, Calculus, Biology, European History, US History, French, Spanish, Music Theory, and Studio Art which may lead to college credit. Students may also earn college credit for work in Macroeconomics as well as in Public Affairs.

Programs for the students with learning disabilities are offered in special classes and resource rooms; remedial services are offered in math, reading, speech, and writing. A functional Life Skills program is provided for developmentally challenged youth including an in-house retail vocational program.

A rich array of extra-curricular offerings is available. This includes Technology Club, Fall Plays and Spring Musicals, Debate Club, Academic League, Audio-Visual Squad, Jazz Band, Model U.N., Math League, SADD, Science Olympiad, Sports, Student Senate, VAASA, and Yearbook. It also offers the innovative Leadership Exchange Network for Students (LENS), which develops leadership abilities and community service.



Athletic teams are usually referred to as the "Nanuet Golden Knights."

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