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Herricks HS Designated a Reward School

Second Year for Herricks as Reward School for High Achievement

For the second consecutive year, Herricks High School has been designated a Reward School by the State Education Department based on high academic achievement. Of the 155 schools in the state earned this recognition, only 24 are located on Long Island.
“The teachers and administrators at these Reward Schools work hard each day to raise the bar and give their students opportunities to achieve their dreams,” Board of Regents Chancellor Betty A. Rosa said. “The proof is in the results these schools have obtained and I am thrilled to celebrate their success.”
Reward Schools must demonstrate top English Language Arts and math performance, progress for all groups of students with a 95 percent participation rate on ELA and math assessments and prevention of large gaps in student performance among subgroups.
Other factors that contributed to Herricks High School’s success are its above-average graduation rates and percentages of Regents and advanced diploma recipients.
“I am delighted that Herricks High School has been named by the State Education Department as a High Achieving Reward School for the second year in a row,” said Superintendent of Schools Dr. Fino Celano. “This could not have been accomplished without the shared efforts on the part of our great students, supportive parents, gifted faculty and dedicated Board of Education. The Herricks School District is dedicated to continuous improvement, and creating an exciting learning environment where all students can succeed.”


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