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Jericho School District

Adhering to the motto "Funding principles for a district of excellence", Jericho School District provides the most challenging courses for only the best students.

This district is ranked third in the nation, for encouraging and supporting all students to take advanced courses, starting at Elementary school level, offering a tutoring program for struggling students. Jericho School District is basically located in the Town of Oyster Bay with a small part in the Town of Hempstead, being part of the Robert Williams plantation in 1648.

Formerly known as Lusum, the town was renamed to Jericho in 1692 after the famous town in the Middle East near the Jordan River mentioned in the Bible. The English families who settled in Jericho sought a peaceful existence as farmers seeing the place as part of that Promised Land.

With a Post Office established in 1802, the first public Elementary school in 1905, and a new elementary school in 1920s, Jericho School District is today the academic Promised Land of the 21st century.

Central Office Address: 99 Cedar Swamp Road
Jericho NY, 11753
Contact Number: 5162033600
District Superintendent: Henry L. Grishman
Spending Per Student: $21,705
General Education Spending: $42,616,081
Special Education Spending: $13,056,654
Percent Spent On Instruction: 79.2%
Average Teacher Salary: $83,150
Student Dropout Rate: 0%
Students Receiving Reduced/Free Lunch: 0.3%
Students With Limited English Skills: 1.9%
Graduates Receiving Regents Diplomas: 100%
Graduates Receiving Advanced Diplomas: 94%
2008/2009 Budget: $101,409,017
% Change From Previous Year: 5.98%
593 (Yes)
427 (No)
Budget Status: Passed

Jericho School District

School NameCityGrade LevelStudents
Cantiague Elementary SchoolJerichoKG - 05418
George A. Jackson SchoolJerichoKG - 05492
Jericho High SchoolJericho09 - 121,090
Jericho Middle SchoolJericho06 - 08833
Robert Seaman Elementary SchoolJerichoKG - 05386
Total Students: 3,219
District teacher data and statistics
Average class size 9.5
Average teacher salary $83,150
Annual teacher turnover rate 8.5%
Teachers with permanent certification 84.1%
Teachers with provisional status 14.5%
Minority teachers 0.9%
Median years experience teaching 13
Teachers with master's degree plus 30 hours or doctorate 56.5%
Position Total Salary* Position Total Salary*
Number of district employees making > $100,000 a year: 23
Superintendent of Schools $262,393 Assistant Sup t Curriculum $230,174
Assistant Sup t Personnel $206,960 Assist Sup t Business $194,327
Principal Middle School $171,096 Elementary Principal $153,298
Principal High School $149,822 Director of Pupil Personnel $147,446
Assistant Principal $142,394 Assistant Principal $142,394
Assistant Principal $142,394 Director of Technology $141,475
Curriculum Associate, Music $136,449 Curriculum Associate, Soc. ST $136,449
Assistant Principal $134,933 Curriculum Associate, Art $133,104
Curriculum Associate, LOTE $126,958 Curriculum Associate, Lang Ar $124,719
Curriculum Associate, Lern Ct $123,042 Curriculum Associate, Science $120,805
Curriculum Associate, Math $120,805 Curriculum Associate, Phys. E $119,690
Director of Facilities $119,000  
* - includes salary + bonuses

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