Suffern High School

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Suffern Senior High School
Suffern High School Coat of Arms.JPG
49 Viola Road
Suffern, New York 10901
United States
Coordinates 41°8′3″N 74°6′35″W / 41.13417°N 74.10972°W / 41.13417; -74.10972Coordinates: 41°8′3″N 74°6′35″W / 41.13417°N 74.10972°W / 41.13417; -74.10972
Type Public school
School district Ramapo Central School District
Principal Patrick Breen
Number of students 1600
Campus Suburban
Color(s) Navy blue, Carolina blue and white
Mascot Mountain lion
Nickname Mountie
Suffern High School Front entrance
Taken in December 2014 at sunset.

Suffern High School is located in the Ramapo Central School District in Suffern, New York. The school's mascot is a mountain lion (Mountie). Its yearbook is the Panorama. Suffern High is ranked in the top 500 high schools in the United States at number 439.[2]


Suffern High School offers many honors level classes, AP classes, and classes affiliated with the Syracuse University Project Advance program and SUNY Albany are offered as well.

Extracurricular Activities[edit]

There are over 60 extracurricular activities, many of which take place during unit lunch. Some of these activities include a newly introduced video game club Suffern High School Gamers Club, an Asian Culture club, the Family History Club, several honor societies, an Audio-visual Crew, two play productions per year, and a united student organization.


The Suffern High School yearbook, the Panorama, has received awards from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association. The 2010 book, "ROAR," won a Silver Medal. The 2011 book, "IMPACT," won a Gold Medal and a Silver Crown award.[citation needed]


Suffern High offers many sports throughout the year that take place both on and off campus; the school sports team is the Mounties. Some sports games are played at Suffern Middle School, located close to the high school. The following sports are available at Suffern (boys and girls teams are available unless noted):[3]

  • Cross country
  • Football (boys)
  • Soccer
  • Volleyball
  • Field hockey (girls)
  • Cheerleading (girls)
  • Swimming
  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Ice hockey (boys)
  • Indoor track
  • Wrestling (boys)
  • Gymnastics (girls)
  • Skiing (girls)
  • Tennis
  • Track & field
  • Crew
  • Baseball (boys)
  • Softball (girls)
  • Lacrosse
  • Golf


On March 11, 2012 Suffern High School celebrated its first New York State hockey championship in 20 years after scoring three unanswered goals after falling behind 2-0 to knock off The Pittsford Panthers 3-2 in the Division 1 of the New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) state hockey championship game.[citation needed]

In Popular Culture[edit]

Suffern High School was used for as a setting for certain scenes in the films "The Manhattan Project" and "Off the Black."[citation needed]

Notable alumni[edit]


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