Great Neck South High School

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341 Lakeville Rd

Great Neck, NY 11020

(516) 441-4800

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 1,238

Students Per Teacher: 8

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12 Parent Reviews for Great Neck South High School

This school is great. It offers a lot of after-school activities and study programs to keep kids out of trouble. Kids with strong math and reading skills also puts them at an advantage which helps them to excel in competitive school environments. They are less likely to be referred to alternative schools ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/10/14

This is a school that puts a lot of pressure on all of its students. The guidance counselors push for all the honors and AP classes possible. One of the problems is that sometimes people push for what is better for the school standings instead of what is better for the kids.

Posted by a parent on 02/26/10

The environment and education are both better than any other I've ever been to (and I've attended quite a few other schools before this one)

Posted by a student on 09/19/09

They have a study center which is like a free tutoring place. The teachers are kind and helpful here and do as much as they can to help you.

Posted by a parent on 09/17/09

We moved to Great Neck as this is one of the best school districts in the whole of Long Island and Great Neck South school is one of the top 100 best high schools in the country. We were fully vindicated by how our kids blended in with the school and I am sure that GNSHS is better than most of the private ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/11/09

I feel this school is way too competitive and teachers only focus on the smart students. Teachers and all staff should pay more attention to the mediocre students and help them as well.

Posted by a student on 01/04/09

I have one child in the school and He is very involved and loves it. He is learning a lot and growing as a person. My other two will be there in the next three years. The teachers are great and very caring. Their is an abundance of all types of activities. The parents are very involved in the school. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/17/08

The teachers are great and they treat you as an equal and as a person rather than a child. The extracurriculars are great; everyone will find something for them if they'd like. It's great. I had a great time in high school. And now that I'm in college, I find myself exceptionally prepared

Posted by a student on 11/14/07

My two children attended Great Neck South High School. My eldest is now a Freshman at college and my younger child is in 11th grade. Great Neck High School has been excellent for both my children. Each child had different needs but the school met and continues to meet all my expectations.

Posted by a parent on 09/10/07

This school is good with many extracurricular activities and sports. It gives a lot of help to the ones that need it.

Posted by a parent on 02/10/07

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Grade Level: All

Test Year: 2011
Great Neck South High School
Great Neck Union Free School District
New York
* In 2010-2011 New York used the New York State Regents Examinations to test high school students in English language arts, math, global history and geography, US history and government, living environment, chemistry, earth science, physics and several foreign languages. The results for English language arts, math, living environment, chemistry, earth science, physics, global history and geography, and US history and government are displayed in GreatSchools profiles. Students must take at least five Regents Exams in order to graduate. Scores of 65 and above are passing; scores of 55 and above earn credit toward a local diploma (with the approval of the local board of education). The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

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Great Neck schools — Great Neck South High School is located at 341 Lakeville Rd, Great Neck NY 11020. 341 Lakeville Rd is in the 11020 ZIP code in Great Neck, NY The school district for Great Neck South High School is the Great Neck Union Free School District. Great Neck South High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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