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Central High School

135 Fletcher Avenue, Valley Stream, NY 11580
Main Office Phone: (516) 561-4400


Principal: Dr. Joseph Pompilio
Assistant Principals: Robert Milani, Mathew Pearson

A Message from Central's Principal - Dr. Joseph Pompilio

Valley Stream Central High School welcomes you to a world encompassing tradition, pride, and achievement. Our diverse student population in grades 10 to 12, experiences the routines of high school on a daily basis. Out of these routines come dreams, goals, and success.

The academic program at Central ranges from an array of Advanced Placement Courses to supporting instructional resources. Students are challenged by dedicated teachers on a daily basis creating a rigorous academic environment. Personalized academic experiences exists at Central where student achievement is realized in and out of the classroom, and each student receives comprehensive support from every staff member in the building. Our strong parent involvement is essential for sustaining our successful school.

In my diverse educational experience, responsibility and discipline remain instrumental in establishing a serious academic environment. Students must demonstrate responsibility in all facets of high school life and must be accountable for their actions. Students should realize that school is a dignified place and dress and behavior must be appropriate. As educators, we prepare your son or daughter for future education and employment and therefore every class, every interaction with a teacher, and every challenge is relevant to the future.

While clearly defining student expectations, Central High School is committed to providing our students with nothing less than exceptional educational opportunities. Our Performing Arts program allows students to pursue a rigorous academic program while being immersed in the arts. Our culinary, cosmetology, and business programs are comparable to professional school programs. Central’s extracurricular activities and athletic programs are numerous, diverse, and engaging.

I could continue this introduction of Central High School by listing statistics, columns of information and academic course descriptions. Despite the importance of specific information, a paramount requirement for understanding Central is to be exposed, even for one day, to the students and teachers who demonstrate the ideals of high school existence.


Valley Stream Central High School District Congratulates Summer Graduates

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The Valley Stream Central High School District recently held its annual graduation ceremony for Valley Stream Central High School District students graduating after completing summer school coursework. The Class of 2021 was celebrated for its hard work and dedication throughout the summer to earn their diplomas.

“I am proud of each and every one of the students that have graduated this summer,” said Dr. Wayne Loper, Acting Superintendent of Valley Stream Central High School District. “These graduates have shown perseverance throughout the summer to complete their high school studies and earn their high school diplomas. On behalf of our Board of Education, administration, and teachers, I wish them all success and happiness throughout the next stage of their lives. I am confident that they will continue to make all of us at the Valley Stream Central High School District proud.”

During the ceremony, students were called up one by one to receive their diplomas from members of the Valley Stream Central High School District Board of Education as well as Summer School administration. Twelve students received their diplomas and celebrated with their proud parents, family members and district officials in attendance.

The Valley Stream Central High School District congratulates the following students:

Central High School: Anfal Ahmed, Brandon Greene, Terrence Haye, Jr., Javoni Henry, Amanpreet Kaur, Samir Leon, Michael Mirambeaux, Omar Rafiqi, Nathaniel Rojas, Arshdeep Singh, and Fariha Waheed

North High School: Christopher Glass
Tuesday, September 21, 2021