Oceanside High School (New York)

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Coordinates: 40°38′12.66″N 73°37′46.71″W / 40.6368500°N 73.6296417°W / 40.6368500; -73.6296417

Oceanside High School is an American public secondary school located in Oceanside, New York. It is part of the Oceanside School District.

Oceanside High School
Oceanside High School logo.jpg
3160 Skillman Ave
Oceanside, Nassau, New York 11572
United States
Coordinates 40°38′12.66″N 73°37′46.71″W
School type Public, High School
Established 1890
Opened 1936
School district Oceanside School District
NCES District ID 3621570[1]
Superintendent Phyllis S. Harrington Ed.D.
CEEB code 334270[1]
NCES School ID 362157003059[1]
Dean A. Caiazza and A. Zambrano
Principal Geraldine DiCarlo
Faculty 130.1 FTEs[1]
Grades 9-12
Gender Coeducational
Enrollment 1,782 (as of 2014-15)[1]
 • Grade 9 445[1]
 • Grade 10 437[1]
 • Grade 11 421[1]
 • Grade 12 456[1]
Average class size 15 Students
Student to teacher ratio 13.7:1[1]
Language English
Campus size Large
Campus type Suburb
Blue and White
Athletics conference Conference 1 Nassau Section 8
Team name Sailors
Rival Farmingdale High School, Massapequa High School


Oceanside High School was ranked #424 in America in 2012.[2]

The school was Initially built on Merle Avenue, but moved to its current location on Skillman Avenue in 1955 and expanded to its current size in 1962. The school features some of the best, and highest paid teachers on Long Island. The school's mascot is the Sailor and teams compete countywide in a variety of sports. The principal is Geraldine DiCarlo, who was promoted from Associate Principal and replaced Mark Secaur in 2013. Oceanside High School is the hub of all activities in the community. Being the only high school in its town it brings much unity. This school has some of the best technology in America, such as iPads and Chromebooks for every student. Also Apple TV and Smart Boards in every classroom. The Broadcast Program has collaborated with MSG Varsity, as most local schools have, and has been featured on some of their programming.

As of the 2014-15 school year, the school had an enrollment of 1,782 students and 130.1 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 13.7:1. There were 152 students (8.5% of enrollment) eligible for free lunch and 32 (1.8% of students) eligible for reduced-cost lunch.[1]

Its football team, the Oceanside Sailors, went to the Long Island County championship in the 2015 season. and again in their 2017 season.

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