Details overview

School leader PRINCIPAL - MR. BRENDEN CUSACK
District Huntington Union Free School District
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code
Schedule Traditional
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Type of school College preparatory
Coed/Single-gender Coed

Academic focus and philosophy

Educational philosophy and approach to learning Huntington High School provides students with academic rigor and support with an overarching growth mindset. We meet students where they are and help them to grow academically and socially.
Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject

Classes

6
Visual Arts
including: Textiles
7
Music
including: Band
23
AP Classes
including: Calculus BC
4
Languages
including: French
Music Band
Chamber music
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Jazz band
Orchestra
Theory
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Drama
Media arts Computer animation
Graphics
Video and film production
Visual arts Ceramics
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
Printmaking
Textiles
World languages taught French
Italian
Latin
Spanish
AP classes offered Biology
Calculus AB
Calculus BC
Chemistry
English Language and Composition
English Literature and Composition
Environmental Science
French Language and Culture
Human Geography
Italian Language and Culture
Latin
Macroeconomics
Microeconomics
Music Theory
Physics 1: Algebra-Based
Research
Seminar
Spanish Language and Culture
Statistics
Studio Art: 2-D Design
United States Government and Politics
United States History
World History

Support

13
Facilities
including: Cafeteria
Facilities Art room
Auditorium
Cafeteria
College / career center
Computer lab
Gym
Industrial shop
Library
Music room
Natural area
Performance stage
Science lab
Sports Fields
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Remediation
Tutoring
College preparation resources College/career counseling
College information sessions/fairs
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
Special education program details Students with specialized learning needs are provided with appropriate levels of support. Huntington High School is committed to the success of every student. The special education programs at HHS offer additional support for students.
Special education programs Inclusive classroom
Self-contained classroom
Special education resource room
English Language Learner program details Huntington High School's program for English Language Learners is comprehensive and in compliance with part 154 of the Commissioner's Regulations for NYS. Students are provided with ENL courses based upon their levels of proficiency, along with courses in all core subjects and electives.
English Language Learner programs Dual language programs
Integrated group classrooms
Self-contained ELL classrooms

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 54% 46%
Hispanic 33% 25%
Black 10% 18%
Two or more races 2% 2%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 9%
American Indian/Alaska Native n/a 1%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 48% 49%
Male 52% 51%
Special education 17% N/A
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 37% 53%
English Language Learners 8% N/A
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

14
Girls Sports
including: Basketball
16
Boys Sports
including: Golf
18
Clubs
including: Marching band
Girls sports Basketball
Crew / Rowing
Cross country
Diving
Fencing
Field hockey
Lacrosse
PE classes
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Crew / Rowing
Cross country
Diving
Fencing
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
PE classes
Soccer
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Volleyball
Wrestling
Clubs Drama club
Drill team
Habitat for Humanity
Lesbian, gay, transgender club
Literary magazine
Marching band
Math club
Mock trial competition club
Model UN
National Honor Society (NHS)
Robotics club
Science club
Special Olympics
Step team
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Foreign language and culture club
Yearbook

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Join PTO / PTA
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Parent involvement details Huntington High School has frequent parent nights through the guidance department, as well as speakers and academies for parents.
Approach to addressing and preventing bullying Multiple levels of intervention are provided in accordance with DASA regulations. Huntington High School is committed to providing students with a safe, nurturing environment that is conducive to learning.

Awards

Community service award Long Island Blood Service -- Bronze Award
Year received 2016

Teachers

14
Staff
including: Special education coordinator
Staff Assistant principal
Behavioral health specialist
Coach(es)
College counselor
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Librarian / media specialist
Nurse
Reading specialist
School counselor
School psychologist
Security personnel
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher

Teacher characteristics

  This school State average
Education levels: Master's degree or higher 55% 39%
Source: See notes

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students

Enrollment

Ways to enroll/attend this school Live in the attendance zone

Sources

Student diversity NYSED, 2014-2015
Students by group NYSED, 2014-2015
Teacher characteristics NYSED, 2011-2012