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Valley Stream, NY
Students enrolled: 1,053

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135 Fletcher Avenue
Valley Stream, NY 11580

(516) 561-4410
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October 07, 2014
This school needs some organization espically with teachers. I can not tell you how bad my experience with this school was , I was never taught anything except with certain teachers who know how to teach & others who have no idea what they are doing . This is the typical everyone goes to Nassau community college after high school , unless you take AP's you are praised .

- submitted by a community member
February 05, 2014
The communication with the parent's is excellent and the teacher's and staff really care about the students.

- submitted by a parent
January 18, 2014
great school wonderful teachers! disciplined approach to education. Students success is vital to the teachers .

- submitted by a parent
January 05, 2014
Great teachers and staff - a lot of hard work goes into helping struggling students to help them improve !! Thank you !

- submitted by a parent
March 23, 2009
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October 21, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
September 15, 2008
Excellent teachers, great parent involvement. College-like campus. Impressive domed clock tower, 'real' auditorium.

- submitted by a parent
January 24, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
January 10, 2008
Valley Stream is a great neighborhood to raise children and Central was a school that enabled me to reach my goals. I am now a grad student at Harvard and I have to say that Central propelled me to reach there. Students there were not afraid to say they studied and everyone worked hard.

- submitted by a student
no rating January 28, 2006
Hi i am a Mom. this school is great. my relationship with this school is as a pArent.

- submitted by a parent
January 25, 2006
As a student at Valley Stream Central High School, I'd have to say it has grown on me. Although there might be various behavioral problems within the school, it is overall an acceptable learning institution. The teachers are nice, understanding and completely willing to help students that need it whether is extrahelp sessions or reviewing hard topics in class. We have many opportunities to increase our grades and work towards our full potentional. There are many after school clubs and sports that there is at least one suitable for each student.

- submitted by a student
January 04, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
November 29, 2005
It is a pretty good school. There on always security guards on duty. The school offers a variety of subject levels and elective classes. Most of the teachers are fun and make the classes as interesing as possible. The school offers a lot of extracurricular activities as well, which are fun and free to anyone to participate in as long as they are eligible.

- submitted by a former student
May 24, 2005
My daughter attended this school for three years and has done well. Parent particiapation is not as great as it used to be. The teachers all expect the highest lvel of acheivement from all students and that is what is most important to me as a parnet.

- submitted by a parent
January 14, 2005
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- submitted by a former student
June 07, 2004
Central High School is lead by Joseph Pompilio. Mr. Pompilio is a phenomenal leader who is often seen talking to and listening to the students on a daily basis. This as clearly noted from first hand observation allows the students a comfort level which is an accomplishment in itself (especially with teenagers). The students respect him and often confide in him. As a direct result of his leadership and with the assistance of some equally fabulous educators/administrator Central High School is a safe learning environment where the students receive constant guidance, support and a high quality education. The students, though they may not readily admit it (just wouldn't be cool) enjoy their years at Central High School. The majority of which go on to pursue a post secondary education.

- submitted by a parent
August 19, 2003
When I first entered Central, I went there kicking and screaming. But, I can honestly say that the people there changed my life. Thank you Weinberg. - Your Favorite Problem Child

- submitted by a former student

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Valley Stream Central High School
135 Fletcher Avenue, Valley Stream, NY  11580
(516) 561-4410
Last modified Valley Stream Central High School is a Public school that serves grades 10-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Valley Stream Central High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 17 reviews. Top