Award Year: 2022

Nanuet Senior High School

103 Church Street
Nanuet, NY, 10954-3030

(845) 627-9808

Mr. Michael Mahoney, Principal at time of Nomination

Nanuet Union Free School District

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The Nanuet School District is committed to the personal development of each student so that upon graduation, he or she is prepared and inspired to apply learning in a changing, complex, and interdependent world.

Student Demographics
  • Black/African American: 8%
  • White: 51%
  • Hispanic: 26%
  • Asian: 14%
  • Two or more races: 1%
School Spirit: NHS Students, Alumni, Faculty and Community Members - Go Knights!

School Spirit: NHS Students, Alumni, Faculty and Community Members - Go Knights!

The Nanuet Union Free School District is committed to quality education. Home of the Golden Knights, Nanuet Senior High School offers a rigorous academic program with a rich tradition for achieving high academic standards that promote the development of college and career readiness skills.

Our dedicated faculty and staff are committed to providing a caring and inclusive atmosphere that fosters individual student development. Core beliefs are emphasized such as inclusion, character development, personal growth, and the pursuit of excellence. Our diverse student body is encouraged to strive to be the best version of themselves with each course selection, extracurricular activity, and community service experience. We are committed to continuous improvement, focusing on best practices in the classroom and updated curriculum offerings.

Rigor, student engagement, and development of the whole child provide relevance and meaning in this planning. The foundation for these strategies, programs, and techniques are found in the District mission statement. The District provides access for students and teachers to the latest technology and enhances our use of assessments and assessment data to drive instruction. Staff are provided ongoing professional development opportunities to support and foster a school culture and climate that nurtures and inspires all students to challenge themselves. Students are encouraged to take full advantage of opportunities offered in our school community.
Through best practices in the classroom and extracurricular activities, Nanuet High School strives to foster a school culture that nurtures and inspires the development of individuals preparing for "a changing, complex, and interdependent world."