Our students continue to excel in academics, the arts, athletics and community service projects:
The District is proud to announce a 97% graduation rate for the Class of 2016, our highest level to date.
Members of the Class of 2016 earned close to $15 million in scholarships and were accepted to some of the nation’s top colleges and universities.
HS students graduated with 73 AP Scholars, 11 AP Scholars with Honors and 19 AP Scholars with Distinction.
82% of the Class of 2015 pursued a post-secondary education at some of the nation’s top colleges and universities.
The junior high school maintains its position as one of only 28 New York State elite schools designated as a NYS Essential Elements School-to-Watch. The middle school’s designation is in process for the 2016-2017 school year.
A senior has been named a National Merit Scholarship Semifinalist in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program and will have an opportunity to continue in the competition for some 7,400 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $32 million. Less than 1% of high school graduating seniors in the U.S. will qualify as a semifinalist.
Five high school students were named Commended Students in the National Merit Scholarship Program.
Volunteer staff and members of the school’s For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) Robotics Team, hosted the FIRST Lego League State Championship and the Junior FIRST Lego League Expo.
Blessings in a Backpack continues to expand and is now feeding 200 students at Charles E. Walters Elementary School, Coram Elementary, Ridge Elementary and the Middle School. The program provides students, in the federal free and reduced lunch program, with meals during weekends.
Top student musicians were chosen to participate in the All-State Music Festival. Eight HS students were selected to participate in All-County Music Festival and three were selected for All-State Conference.
High School students were recognized for their outstanding talent at the Bay Area Friends of the Fine Arts Show taking Best in Show, First Place, Second Place and Honorable Mention.
The District was again named a Best Community for Music Education by NAMM Foundation, for the eighth year.
The high school boasts a record number of varsity teams who qualify for New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) awards by attaining academic averages of 90% or above.