Nyack High School

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Coordinates: 41°06′25″N 73°55′52″W / 41.106923°N 73.931025°W / 41.106923; -73.931025

Nyack High School Building

Nyack High School is a secondary school serving parts of the Town of Orangetown and Town of Clarkstown, New York, United States. The original Nyack High School building is now part of BOCES. Since 1995, Nyack High School has been located less than a mile north of the old facility, at the corner of Christian Herald Road and Highland Avenue (U.S. Route 9W).

Nyack High School is the sole high school in the Nyack Union Free School District in New York. Students come to the high school from Nyack Middle School, which gathers students from Upper Nyack, Liberty, Hilltop (now closed) and Valley Cottage elementary schools. The high school is known for its academic performance with 94% of seniors taking the SAT in 2004,[1] its football team, its theatrical productions and its music program.[2]

Activities[edit]

Nyack High School Tennis Courts
  • Academic League
  • Amnesty International
  • Asian Club
  • ASPIRA
  • Band
  • Drama Club
  • Chess Club
  • Cross Country
  • Ecology Club
  • Field Hockey
  • French Club/French Honor Society
  • Future Business Leaders of America
  • Gay-Straight Alliance
  • Haitian Culture Club
  • Indianettes
  • Interact
  • Leadership Partnership Program [LPP]
  • Math League/NY State
  • Math League/Rockland
  • Men’s a cappella group
  • Mock Trial Team
  • Moot Court
  • National Art Honor Society
  • National Honor Society
  • Nyack Spectrum

Orchestra Chamber Orchestra

  • S.A.D.D.
  • Science Honor Socitey
  • Science Olympiad
  • Ski Club
  • Spanish Club/Spanish Honor Society
  • Students Opposing Starvation [SOS]
  • Symphony Orchestra
  • Tower Yearbook

TRI-M

  • Video Club
  • Youth Against Cancer
  • Young Ambassadors

Sports[edit]

Fall[edit]

Varsity boys and girls cross country Varsity Field Hockey Varsity Boys soccer Varsity Girls soccer Varsity Girls swimming Varsity Girls Tennis Varsity Volleyball Varsity Cheer-leading Football

Winter[edit]

Varsity boys and girls fencing, Varsity Boys Basketball, Varsity Girls Basketball, Varsity Boys Swimming, Varsity Indoor Track, and Varsity Wrestling

Spring[edit]

Varsity Baseball Varsity Golf Varsity Boys Lacrosse Varsity Girls Lacrosse Varsity Softball Varsity Boys Tennis Varsity girls and boys track and field

School Profile[edit]

enrollment:2950 students (in school system)

ethnic make-up

  • 55% White
  • 24% Black
  • 12% Hispanic
  • 9% Asian

Average class size

  • Gr. 6-12 24

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Brenner, Elsa (2004-12-05). "A Trio of Villages Hugging the Hudson". The New York Times. Retrieved 2008-05-04. 
  2. ^ Bader, Jenny Lyn (1988-08-14). "If You're Thinking of Living In: Nyack". The New York Times. Retrieved 2008-05-04. 
  3. ^ "Athlete Prevails in Court". Fresno Bee. 2006-01-19. Retrieved 2008-05-04. 

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