Valley Stream Central High School

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Valley Stream Central High School
135 Fletcher Avenue,
Valley Stream, New York 11580-4099
United States
School type Public
Opened 1928
School district Valley Stream Central High School District
Superintendent Dr. Bill Heidenreich
Principal Dr. Joseph Pompilio
Vice principal Matthew Pearson
Robert Milani
Faculty 69.1 FTEs[1]
Grades 1012
Gender Coeducational
Enrollment 1,031 (as of 2014-15)[1]
Student to teacher ratio 14.9:1[1]
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Magnet School No
Year-round schedule Yes

Valley Stream Central High School is a public senior high school (grades 10-12) in the village of Valley Stream, New York in southwest Nassau County. It is part of the Valley Stream Central High School District.

As of the 2014-15 school year, the school had an enrollment of 1,031 students and 69.1 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 14.9:1. There were 272 students (26.4% of enrollment) eligible for free lunch and 66 (6.4% of students) eligible for reduced-cost lunch.[1]

“District Principal” Paul T. Wohlsen doubled as Central High School principal from 1941–46, with Edward J. Kurfess overseeing the senior high and W. Clinton Stuart overseeing the junior high grades. The principals of the school over the years have been:

  • Edward J. Kurfess (1946–71)
  • Dr. John E. Glynn (1971–December 1997)
  • Dr. Hildegarde Ziegler (1998–2001)
  • Dr. Joseph Pompillo (2001–Present)

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Coordinates: 40°40′28″N 73°42′03″W / 40.67444°N 73.70083°W / 40.67444; -73.70083