Sheepshead Bay High School

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Sheepshead Bay High School
SheepsHeadBayHS.jpg
Address
3000 Avenue X
Brooklyn, New York
United States
Coordinates 40°35′39″N 73°56′13″W / 40.594071°N 73.936885°W / 40.594071; -73.936885Coordinates: 40°35′39″N 73°56′13″W / 40.594071°N 73.936885°W / 40.594071; -73.936885
Information
Type Public
Opened 1959
Status Closed
Closed 2016
School district 22
Superintendent Aimee Horowitz
Principal John P. O'Mahoney
Enrollment 1,921
Color(s) Blue      Orange     
Mascot Shark
Nickname Sharks
Website

Sheepshead Bay High School was a public high school in Brooklyn, New York City, New York.

History[edit]

Sheepshead Bay High School was a large, multi-cultural high school in Brooklyn, New York that closed in 2016.[1] SBHS opened in 1959 and the first graduating class was 1961.

Closure[edit]

On March 12, 2013, the New York City Department of Education's Panel For Educational Policy voted to approve plans to phase out Sheepshead Bay High School and introduce four new schools.[2]

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://insideschools.org/component/schools/school/937.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. ^ Berke, Ned (March 13, 2013). "voted last night to approve plans to phase out and ultimately shutter Sheepshead Bay High School". Sheepheads Bites. Retrieved April 4, 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "Sheepshead Bay (Brooklyn,NY) Baseball". The Baseball Cube. Retrieved February 13, 2011. 

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