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

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Coordinates40°38′12.66″N 73°37′46.71″W
School typePublic, High School
School districtOceanside School District
NCES District ID3621570[1]
SuperintendentPhyllis S. Harrington Ed.D.
CEEB code334270[1]
NCES School ID362157003059[1]
DeanA. Caiazza and A. Zambrano
PrincipalGeraldine DiCarlo
Faculty130.1 FTEs[1]
Enrollment1,722 (2016-17)[2]
Average class size15 Students
Student to teacher ratio13.7:1[1]
Campus sizeLarge
Campus typeSuburb
Blue and White
Athletics conferenceConference 1 Nassau Section 8
Team nameSailors
RivalFarmingdale High School, Massapequa High School


Oceanside High School was ranked #424 in America in 2012.[3]

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.

Notable alumni[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e f School data for School 7-Oceanside Senior High School, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed December 12, 2016.
  2. ^ "SCHOOL 7-OCEANSIDE SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved February 16, 2019.
  3. ^ "America's Best High Schools 2012". Newsweek. Retrieved 2013-02-04.
  4. ^ "Glauber: Coaching suits LI's Jay Fiedler".
  5. ^ Financial Post: "Here’s what 13 successful CEOs looked like in high school" by Alison Griswold December 14, 2013

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