Nyack High School
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, its football team, its theatrical productions and its music program.
- Academic League
- Amnesty International
- Asian Club
- 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
- 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
- Chamber Orchestra
- Science Honor Socitey
- Science Olympiad
- Ski Club
- Spanish Club/Spanish Honor Society
- Students Opposing Starvation [SOS]
- Symphony Orchestra
- Tower Yearbook
- Video Club
- Youth Against Cancer
- Young Ambassadors
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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
Varsity boys and girls fencing, Varsity Boys Basketball, Varsity Girls Basketball, Varsity Boys Swimming, Varsity Indoor Track, and Varsity Wrestling
Varsity Baseball Varsity Golf Varsity Boys Lacrosse Varsity Girls Lacrosse Varsity Softball Varsity Boys Tennis Varsity girls and boys track and field
enrollment:2950 students (in school system)
- 55% White
- 24% Black
- 12% Hispanic
- 9% Asian
Average class size
- Gr. 6-12 24
- Larry Abney, basketball player 1995
- William Caesar Augustoni, Class of 1986 Film Producer, Director, Actor, And Works With Hollywood Special Effects
- George Beim, former professional soccer player
- Roger Brown, Professional Football Player. Member of Los Angeles Rams' "Fearsome Foursome"
- "Glamorous" Gloria Callen, Class of 1942, backstroke swimmer; 1942 Associated Press Athlete of the Year. World War II kept her from being able to compete in Olympics to which she was selected.
- Welles Crowther, worked in finance on the 78th floor of the World Trade Center. Died on September 11 while looking for more survivors after saving at least twelve lives. Also known as The Man in the Red Bandana
- Adam Deitch, drummer and producer
- Firth Haring Fabend, novelist and historian
- Terrence Fede Defensive End for the Buffalo Bills
- Rupert Holmes, composer, singer-songwriter, musician and author
- Edward Hopper, painter, 1899
- George Jakowenko, Class of 1968. First placekicker to receive full scholarship to Syracuse University. Played for various NFL teams.
- Jim Ridlon, former professional football player and renowned sports painter and sculptor
- Claudio Sanchez, musician, member of Coheed and Cambria, 1996
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