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150 Lincoln Street
Farmingdale, NY 11735

(516) 752-6600
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May 05, 2015
Teachers are actively involved with student's education. They take an interest in student and work closely with parents to help improve academic performance. A real sense of community within the school. Excellent principal who stays on top of his students and the school runs smoothly.

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May 01, 2015
The FHS is an amazing school especially if your student wants to work. The teachers are great and the principal is one of the best I have ever had. He gets involved with the kids and really cares about them.

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May 01, 2015
I loved WWP school-The teachers are amazing and the principal is the best! Their band was amazing and loved being a part of it. Howitt was also a great experience and the HS has the best principal. He really cares about the students and their needs.

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April 08, 2014
Great!!!! The teachers really seem for my children to try their best in whatever it is they do, They really seem to care about the all around well being of my children.

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July 17, 2013
Farmingdale is an great school if your child is motivated. My son received a full scholarship due to his hard work and talent. Everyone knows a few LOSERS at any school who don't do as they should and blame the school. There is TOO much positive to dwell on the negativity. Everyone deserves a good education and can get it IF they apply themselves and this is true at ALMOST any school.

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May 22, 2013
i went to farmingdale high school for the first 2 years of my high school career. it has a major drug problem in the school. the staff doesnt care they let the student do what they want and not punish them i use to skip half my classes every day did nothing when i did go and still passed. there auto tech program is a joke. students could walk out when ever they wanted and they would do nothing. the staff lets the students that participate in playcrafters near disturbed asbestos hanging off old pipes.

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October 30, 2011
I am a senior at FHS and I wouldn't want to go anywhere else. I have academic and personal support from any adult in the building, their goal is to see everyone succeed. My auto tech class is fortunate enough to have two lifts and a lot of equipment that lets us do more than just an oil change. There is an extra curricular activity for everyone and most people take advantage of it. The environment we have is really unique, truly like a community of our own. There's a class for almost everything to. And when its time to graduate, they make it easier for you to apply to colleges. I'm proud to be a Daler.

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June 09, 2009
I feel this school offers students so much in the way of course choice as well as extracurricular activities. Its Humanities program is second to none, their drama and music departments win yearly awards, and their sports teams are competetive. There's a real sense of community here from pre-school through 12th grade.

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April 29, 2009
I ama parent of a senior at F.H. I cannot say enough about how the school has taken a 360 turnaround for the better. The Principal, as well as the asisstant Principal are an excellent asset to the school. The are so hands on with everything. Keeping ALL kids inline. They are always at school functions, as an added bonus they particpate in most if not all activities. They also know the kids by there first names. I was picking up my daughter one day and the principal asked my daughter by name was she ok? I said how does he know your name?????? She said he knows all the kids by name. I thought that is one indication of a very well run school. I am very happy with the education she recieved in her 4 years of F.H. I have a up and comming 6th grader.

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May 02, 2008
Quality academics and involved parents make for a good environment. Problems? Sure, there are some, but these are the same that you will find in any HS on LI. Plenty of opportunity and students will get out of it what they put in.

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November 29, 2007
The standards at Farmingdale High School may be typical of Long Island schools. If so, it doesn't bode well for the future. Teaching new knowledge is kept to the minimum allowed standards. Much of the class time which should be used to impart new knowledge and skills is used for reviewing past material and coaching for standardized tests. Teachers typically give students an entire week's homework assignments on a Monday so if they choose, they can do the homework before the material's taught in class. when many of the teachers get through the daily lesson early, instead of going into more depth and perhaps benefitting the students, they allow students to either socialize or do homework. Homework used to be called HOMEwork for a reason, something many teachers at FHS seem to have forgotten. In the spirit of the holiday season however, I'll be generous and give a 2-star rating.

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June 08, 2007
This high school has some good oportunities for the students, however the lack of supervision and the drug problem that the school is facing is worrysome. We pay very high taxes for this school and our children deserve better.

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October 05, 2005
I graduated from fhs 2 years ago. I enjoyed going there, they have a great athletic program. The teachers are good, some better than others.

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September 29, 2005
The academic programs in F'dale are pretty good the administration could use some work. Music and sports programs are ok, nothing to rave about in my opinion. More parents need to get involved but I think that's true about most public schools.

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August 29, 2005
Good academeic program alot of music and art and extracurricular activities parents involved are many there is alot for kids to do and a great variety of kids the teachers are great and the people are wonderfull they are very nice and the curriculum also includes scale classes. So needless to say farmingdale is wonderful enviroment for students. There is also a pool in the school which is great and a weight room so it has a great Gym curriculum and it is a great school to send your kids to

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June 01, 2005
My stepchildren attended Farmingdale High School. My stepdaughter didn't like many teachers. My stepson loved it and was very involved with music there. It depends on the child.

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February 19, 2005
Graduated Farm HS 72. Daughter 12th grade, 05. Inadequated safety. In my opinion, the student run the school. The administration and staff of the high school have demonestrated to me, that they cannot maintain a safe and secure educational environment.

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August 26, 2003
Farmingdale was a cool school the security guards rock, and the teachers were always there when you needed them. The deans were cool about everything even when you were getting in trouble. Overall I have to say Farmingdale is one of the coolest schools around.

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Farmingdale Senior High School
150 Lincoln Street, Farmingdale, NY  11735
(516) 752-6600
Last modified Farmingdale Senior High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 5 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Farmingdale Senior High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 20 reviews. Top