Valley Stream Central High School

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Valley Stream Central High School
135 Fletcher Avenue,


United States
School typePublic
School districtValley Stream Central High School District
SuperintendentDr. Bill Heidenreich
PrincipalDr. Joseph Pompilio
Assistant PrincipalMatthew Pearson
Robert Milani
Faculty69.1 FTEs[1]
Enrollment1,031 (as of 2014-15)[1]
Average class size27
Student to teacher ratio14.9:1[1]
School color(s)Blue and White
MascotEagle Mascot cen.png
Team nameEagles
Magnet SchoolNo
Year-round scheduleYes

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