Walt Whitman High School Earns National Ranking

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Great News!

Out of nearly 22,000 public high schools evaluated in the Nation, Walt Whitman High School has been ranked 789 in the US, and has been ranked 102 in New York State by US News and World Report.   “Congratulations to Principal Kathie Acker and her staff," said South Huntington Superintendent, Dr. Thomas Shea. "I also want to acknowledge all of the many staff members district-wide who work to make Walt Whitman High School as excellent as it is.”

According to US News and World Report,the 2012 Best High Schools rankings is based on the key principles that a great high school must serve all of its students well, not just those who are college-bound, and that it must be able to produce measurable academic outcomes to show the school is successfully educating its student body across a range of performance indicators.