Northeast High School (St. Petersburg, Florida)

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Northeast High School
5500 16th Street North
St. Petersburg, Florida 33703
 United States
Coordinates 27°49′22.10″N 82°39′20.36″W / 27.8228056°N 82.6556556°W / 27.8228056; -82.6556556
Type Public Secondary
Motto Home of the Vikings
Established 1954
School district Pinellas County Schools
Principal Michael Hernandez
Grades 9 - 12
Enrollment 1970
Campus size 43 acres (170,000 m2)

Scarlet, Cream and Black

Athletics 7A
Athletics conference District 10
Mascot Vikings
Newspaper Nor'easter
Yearbook Viking Log

Northeast High School is a high school located in St. Petersburg, Florida. The school is part of the Pinellas County Schools district. Located just across the street from Meadowlawn Middle School, Northeast High School is one the main high schools in the Saint Petersburg area. The school mascot is the Viking and the school colors are scarlet, cream, and black. Northeast High School is commonly referred to as NEHI and is well known for their diversity in clubs and academies.

Test scores[edit]

Test  % scoring at or above grade level State average
FCAT 2.0 Reading 41% (Grade 9) 38% (Grade 10) 52% (Grade 9) 50% (Grade 10)
FCAT Writing 83% 84%
Algebra 1 EOC 22% 59%

Former principals[edit]

  • Kevin K. Hendrick (2008-2010) (2012–2017)
  • Paulagene Nelson (2010-2012)
  • Patricia Wright (2005–2008)
  • Michael A. Miller (1992–2005)
  • Charley J. Williams (1989-1992)
  • J. Thomas Zachary (1979-1989)
  • Bill G. Williamson (1974-1979)
  • Lee R. Benjamin (1970-1974)
  • William G. Justice (1968-1970)
  • Thomas H. Rothchild (1965-1968)
  • John M. Sexton (1953-1965)

Notable alumni[edit]


Northeast High School has a myriad of clubs such as:[9]

Club Sponsor
Academic Team Ryan Alford
Scarlet Regiment Band Cliff Dawson
Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) Bill Burrows
Forensics (Debate) Bernadette Langiotti
French Club Michel Honein
Freshman Class Christy Randolph
Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) Debbie Fischer
German Club Alan Blessing
Grad Night Bernadette Langiotti
Hi-Y Michelle Dudley
Hip Hop Club Tom Blauvelt
Interact TBA
Junior Class Jenny Kruger
Latin Club Alan Blessing
Latin Honor Society Alan Blessing
Link Crew Dennis Russo
Los Amigos Martha Palmer
Mu Alpha Theta Charlotte Walker
National Honors Society Lisa Passuello
Nor'easter (Newspaper) Paul Lynch
Principal's Multicultural Advisory Council Kathleen Kirkpatrick
Straight and Gay Alliance (SAGA) Tracy Huebner
Student Government Association (SGA) Michelle Dudley
Students Targeted for Educational Performance (STEP) TBA
Senior Class Lisa Duszynski
Sophomore Class Bernadette Langiotti
Soundings Paul Lynch
Spanish Club Martha Palmer
Spanish Honors Society Gretchen Bryan
Thespians/Drama Club Megan Simmons
Vocational Industrial Clubs of America (VICA) Andrew Burke
Don Muhleman
Yearbook (Viking Log) Tena Fajardo


Northeast High School participates in the following sports:[10]

Fall Sports

  • Cross Country
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Swimming
  • Volleyball
  • Marching Band

Winter Sports

  • Boys Basketball
  • Girls Basketball
  • Boys Soccer
  • Girls Soccer
  • Wrestling

Spring Sports

  • Baseball
  • Flag Football
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track—2012 Girls Basketball Sportsmanship Award—Pinellas County Girls Basketball Coaches Association—2012 PCAC Flag Football District Champions—2012 PCAC Coach of the Year—Chris Holler


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  2. ^ Miller, Glenn (May 26, 1977). "Tom Hume bombed in debut". The Evening Independent. Google News. Retrieved November 9, 2014. 
  3. ^ "U.S. streak broken at 21". St. Petersburg Times. Google News. July 7, 1979. Retrieved November 9, 2014. 
  4. ^ Beard, Randy (February 17, 1983). "Nagelson expects her layoff will lead to big payoffs". The Evening Independent. Google News. Retrieved November 9, 2014. 
  5. ^ O'Neil, Lucas (October 25, 2008). "Romano rebounds from mono, eyes title". Retrieved November 9, 2014. 
  6. ^ Tomalin, Terry (March 2, 2012). "Blinded in Afghanistan, St. Petersburg Navy officer aims for swimming championship". Tampa Bay Times. Retrieved November 9, 2014. 
  7. ^ Eskew, Alan (February 22, 2009). "Waechter gave up football scholarship for baseball". USA Today. Associated Press. Retrieved November 9, 2014. 
  8. ^ Miller, Glenn (21 June 1979). "Frank Wren: Benched by Spinal Meningitis". The Evening Independent. Google News. Retrieved 9 November 2014. 
  9. ^ Northeast High School - Clubs
  10. ^ Athletics

Coordinates: 27°49′22.10″N 82°39′20.36″W / 27.8228056°N 82.6556556°W / 27.8228056; -82.6556556