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Oyster Bay, NY
Students enrolled: 760

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150 East Main Street
Oyster Bay, NY 11771

(516) 624-6524
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December 24, 2014
Great school!! Large enough to offer diversity and challenging programs. Small enough for individuals to get to know everyone on a first name basis.

- submitted by a parent

April 17, 2013
This small High School gives children so many opportunities to participate and shine, where they might not have the chance in a larger school. There are a myriad of after school clubs.The students are exceptionally talented in the Fine and Performing Arts, thanks to the support of the school and community. The administration, faculty and staff care a great deal about the well being of the children. There is great support from the administration, headed up by Dr. Dennis O'Hara (who greets the students every day outside the school), the social worker (the beloved Mr. Matthew Brown) the teachers, coaches, support staff, etc. The children themselves are terrific - which is a reflection on the parents and their involvement. Many children come to the High School from the private schools - and the children and parents wonder why they didn't make the switch earlier. I like the economic diversity in the community as well - there doesn't seem to be such a distinction between the haves and the have nots as in other nearby communities. We have been very happy with our children's experiences here.

- submitted by a parent

March 28, 2013
I am considering Oyster Bay SD.. Based on the reviews it seems like a nice school.... Please!!!!!!! Tell me why is it rated only a 7???? What is it based on? I finally found my dream home but very hesitant about the High school....????????

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January 03, 2011
Oyster Bay School has not been a good experience, I would have to say that they focus more on discipling children rather than teaching. There attendance at the school must be horrendous, because all they do is stress if your not in school after so many absences they will fail you. Detention also seems to be there favorite word. Living a nightmare in Oyster Bay.

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October 03, 2008
Besides the overall involvement of the parents and dedicated Teachers much of the attention of the past few years has been from Dr.Ohara the principal.He is involved from greeting students outside in the morning,working with them above and beyond what I've known principals to do during the day,to spectating the afternoon sports activities.The grades are so small that most of the students have siblings or know each other from 7th grade to 12th.They seem to look out for each other.

- submitted by a parent

March 30, 2008
The Oyster Bay High School and school district in general, is amazing. We have relatively small classes, many programs and a staff that caters to the children while making sure that every child gets the education he/she deserves. We are getting an increase in the number of private school children attending our schools because the word is getting out!!! You can't beat the education and the small community feel of this school.

- submitted by a parent

November 12, 2006
I am a student there in eigth grade and it is a very good school with great teachers.

- submitted by a student

September 28, 2005
Academically, Oyster Bay prepares students well for college. They give them a good heads up for what to expect in college as well as what to do to get into the school of their choice.

- submitted by a student

September 13, 2005
Oyster Bay High focuses too much on appearence and not enough on the needs of the students and community, there are small classes.

- submitted by a student

April 07, 2005
Having went to OBHS I can't say enough about the school. It has the size and academic integrity of a private prep school with the benefits of going to public school. The guidance department got me ready for college applications and my teachers are great. Every year it seems they bring in another alum for a teaching position. Having such a young teaching staff is great for the students.

- submitted by a student

March 29, 2005
I have a ninth grader in OBHS and she has been in this district since kindergarten. I get very involved in the PTA, etc and have had the opportunity to meet teachers and administrators and know some on a 1st name basis. The district is small, most students are known by their first names to members of the staff- right down to the custodians who are a very dedicated team. The administrators are very educated and talented. Most of the teachers I've met are truly meant to be teachers and really seem to enjoy their work. OBHS- and the whole district has a very good music program and are known for their extensive program for children with special needs. Oyster Bay also has much diversity amongst it's students as it incorporates a downtown area as well as large estate homes and the staff is keenly aware of the challenges presented.

- submitted by a parent

August 12, 2004
I have three children in this school. The teaching staff is dedicated to the students every step of their academic career. If your student is a hard worker and active in all aspects of community service and sports, this school (for its size) has plenty to offer. There is more administration being paid huge salaries, then is needed and who is to check on their accountablity?

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Oyster Bay High School
150 East Main Street, Oyster Bay, NY  11771
(516) 624-6524
Last modified Oyster Bay High School is a Public school that serves grades 7-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Oyster Bay High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 17 reviews. Top