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Long Island Schools » Nassau County Schools » West Hempstead School District Schools

West Hempstead High School

District: West Hempstead School District
Address: 400 Nassau Blvd
West Hempstead, Ny 11552
Phone: (516) 390-3214
Grades: (grades 09 - 12)
                    
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Students: 930
Type: Regular elementary and secondary schools
Locale: Urban Fringe of Large City
West Hempstead High School

West Hempstead High School, a school that strives to provide the highest quality educational program for each of its 1000 students. Our goal is to have every student develop to their fullest potential.

At West Hempstead, education is viewed as an academic and social process shared in responsibility by the entire school community, parents, students, teachers, support staff and administrators. We have a long tradition of high standards in the areas of academics, athletics, and fine arts.

We are unique in that our students come from West Hempstead and Island Park New York. This partnership allows us to offer a varied academic, athletic and extracurricular program for all students. Our excellent facilities and seasoned faculty contribute to the positive development and growth of each West Hempstead High School student.
Nearby public libraries...
Library In City Distance
From School
  West Hempstead Public Library     West Hempstead     0.59 miles  
  Franklin Square Public Library     Franklin Square     1.19 miles  
  Malverne Public Library     Malverne     1.22 miles  
  Lakeview Public Library     Rockville Centre     1.47 miles  
  Rockville Centre Public Library     Rockville Centre     2.01 miles  
-- Student Info --
White, non-Hispanic: 62%
Hispanic: 21%
Black, non-Hispanic: 13%
Asian/Pacific Islander: 4%
Attendance rate: 95%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program: 9%
IEP students: 11%
Migrant students: 0%
Limited English proficient: 4%
Student Suspensions / Year: 55
  
-- Staff Info --
School Head Principal: Thomas Lee
Full Time Principals: 1
Full Time Assistant Principals: 2
Full Time Teachers: 71
Other Full Time Professional Campus Staff: 17
Part Time Teachers: 4
Average years teaching total: 19
Average years teaching in district: 14
First-year teachers: 7%
Bachelor's degree: 16%
Master's degree: 81%
Doctorate degree: 3%
Students per teacher: 12
Student Academic Scores and Performance

Performance measurement: % passing
 
New York State Regents Exams
Subject Year Performance
Chemistry 2006
 
70%
Chemistry 2005
 
69%
Chemistry 2004
 
65%
Chemistry 2003
 
55%
 
Earth Science 2006
 
70%
Earth Science 2005
 
73%
Earth Science 2004
 
56%
Earth Science 2003
 
71%
 
English 2006
 
88%
English 2005
 
87%
English 2004
 
89%
English 2003
 
84%
 
Living Environment 2006
 
77%
Living Environment 2005
 
80%
Living Environment 2004
 
85%
Living Environment 2003
 
89%
 
Mathematics A 2006
 
84%
Mathematics A 2005
 
85%
Mathematics A 2004
 
91%
Mathematics A 2003
 
50%
 
Mathematics B 2006
 
59%
Mathematics B 2005
 
57%
Mathematics B 2004
 
80%
 
Physics 2006
 
70%
Physics 2005
 
76%
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