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Lynbrook High School

Welcome to Lynbrook High School
Welcome to Lynbrook High School, where student success is our daily focus and striving for excellence our overarching goal. Our blend of strong academics, a passion for the fine and performing arts, and participation in athletics, service activities and independent projects constitute the very heart of all we do.  Spend some time visiting our website; then find some time to visit us and see for yourself what makes our home away from home, Lynbrook High School, so special.  GO OWLS!!

- Joseph Rainis, Principal


9 Union Avenue
Lynbrook, NY, 11563
Main Office Telephone: 516-887-0200

  Mr. Joseph Rainis - 516-887-0200
Assistant Principal: Mr. Salvatore Brescia - 516-887-0200
Assistant Principal: Mr. Matthew Sarosy - 516-887-0200
Nurse: Ms. Raffaela Careccia - 516-887-0228
Nurse: Ms. Cathy Hetrick - 516-612-5416
Nurse Fax: 516-612-5423
Student Attendance: Mrs. Carla Garvey - 516-887-0209

School Year Office Hours: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM, Monday through Friday
Summer Office Hours: 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM, Monday through Friday
All visitors must have an appointment to meet with staff in any school building. Please DO call ahead. Thank you!

Important Contact Information:
NYS Child Abuse Hotline: 1-800-342-3720
NYS línea de abuso infantile: 1-800-342-3720
Medicaid Fraud Hotline: 516-612-5200



Current News

Science Research Students Earn High Praises from Town

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Due to an outstanding school year of accolades, members of Lynbrook High School’s Class of 2019 science research program were recently honored by the Town of Hempstead during a town hall meeting. Superintendent of Schools Dr. Melissa Burak and science research teacher David Shanker were in attendance for the special evening, along with nine out of the 15 students. 

Science research participants from Lynbrook’s Class of 2019 included Kai Beattie, Alyssa Burton, Juliana Condoleo, Odin Francis, Kaylie Hausknecht, Jason Holquist, Danny Neri, Brandon Pekale, Kyle Schneider, Pooja Shah, Jason Shao, Jason Sitt, Kirstin Slattery, Matthew Venezia and Christina Woodard. 

From Regeneron Science Talent Search Scholars to international and state science fair winners, each individually earned noteworthy awards and recognitions for their exceptional research during the school year. Collectively the students won more than $20,000 and $5,000 for the school’s research program. 

The district congratulates the students for their remarkable year and wishes them the best in all their future endeavors! 

LHS Receives Scholar-Athlete School of Excellence Award

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Lynbrook High School was recognized by the New York State Public High School Athletic Association as a 2018-19 Scholar-Athlete School of Excellence Award winner. To earn this honor, 75 percent of the school’s varsity teams had to maintain an average GPA greater than or equal to 90 and receive the Scholar-Athlete team award. Lynbrook High School had 24 sports teams reach this achievement during the school year. As a result, the school is among 135 high schools from throughout the state to earn the School of Excellence Award.

Spring Athletes Honored

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Congratulations to the following student-athletes who had a fantastic 2018-2019 spring season! 

All League - Nick Focarazzo
Boys Golf
All County - John Donnarumma
All County Honorable Mention - Jonathan Mottola and Anthony Mottola
All Conference - Alyssa Burton and Rosie Perlstein
All County - Jessica Graepel
All Conference - Lauren Siciliano
Girls Lacrosse
All County - Jenna Hendrickson and Elizabeth Murphy
All County Honorable Mention - Lena Weinkauf
All Conference - Kate Foley, Kayleigh Stalter and Jessica Woll
Scholar Athlete - Casey Kaplan
Unsung Hero - Cariann Mackie
Boys Lacrosse
All County - John DiBenedetto and Jesse Candel
Honorable Mention All County - Jake DiBenedetto and Sean Barrett
All Conference - Kevin Loonie, Joseph DeMonte and Jack Fagen
Academic All County/Scholar Athlete - John DiBenedetto and Jesse Candel
Academic All Conference/Scholar Athlete - John DiBenedetto, Jesse Candel, Jake DiBenedetto, Sean Barrett, Kevin Loonie, Joseph DeMonte and Jack Fagen
Girls Track
All Division - Caitlin Buchala and Sarah Denker
Boys Track
All County - William Miata and Jonathan Cabral Martin
All Division - William Miata, Lomar Collins, Dylan Herlihy, Jason Sitt, Jonathan Cabral-Martin, Alex Deputy, Dan Martinez and Dominic Miele