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400 Nassau Blvd

West Hempstead, NY 11552

(516) 390-3214

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 826

Students Per Teacher: 10

Parent Reviews

9 Parent Reviews for West Hempstead High School

west hempstead middle school and high school our schools are failing our kids as programs are cut for the benefit of employees jobs are created for retired teachers who are sleeping in the class room teacher are neglecting the kids in the middle to fend for them selves . mr hogan should be removed ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/09/14

Being an alumni of WHHS, my experience was amazing.I don' t know about the other guidance cousenlors, but mine ( who was Mr. Alexander) was the absolute best. The teachers were very supportive and helpful and had an actual interest in their students. The principal was Mr. Escobar and I loved him! I'm ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 12/27/13

For the last 50 years West Hempstead High School has maintained a critical interest in each and every student. They are devoted to having every student graduate and continue on to higher education fully prepared.

Posted by a student on 11/13/09

as a former student of west hempstead high. I could honestly say that I enjoyed attending the school, and the teachers were very helpful. Go Rams

Posted by a other on 01/02/09

The extra the dedication and the easy at which parents students and teachers communicate make this a fantastic school. The new system where you can look in the online site to keep students and parents alike informed of progress is the BEST!

Posted by a parent on 12/06/07

the teachers are devoted to helping the kids learn. they are willing to spend extra time if needed. the sports programs are great. the students blend well with the staff. music programs, sciene, art , culinary, writing , there is such a wide variety of subjects, clubs and sports available I can ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/29/07

I belive this is an excellent school. Teachers are very dedicated to seeing students succeed.

Posted by a parent on 01/23/07

The School offers a very good Academic program. Their is diversification and parent involvment. Exta curricular programs and community involvment are foremost.

Posted by a parent on 05/05/06

music, arts and sports are readily availabe in west hempstead high. however the dedication of the teachers and the lack of involvement by more parents have been bringing this once great school, down.Their are more fights and lack of control in this school its unbeliveable more parents have done brought ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/10/05

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Grade Level: All

Test Year: 2011
West Hempstead High School
West Hempstead 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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West Hempstead schools — West Hempstead High School is located at 400 Nassau Blvd, West Hempstead NY 11552. 400 Nassau Blvd is in the 11552 ZIP code in West Hempstead, NY The school district for West Hempstead High School is the West Hempstead Union Free School District. West Hempstead High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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