Islip High School Reviews
Islip High School is overall a great school for many different reasons. The school offers many clubs and activities where anyone can find people who have common interests. Within the past few years, the school went under massive renovations that provide state of the art facilities for their students and faculty members. There are many excellent teachers that inspire and help the students to go above and beyond. In my four years I had mainly a positive experience and highly recommend this school
Academics were good, school environment could have used some improvement, but from what I understand the new principal who started after I graduated has made some positive changes. The school still lacks diversity, but that also comes from the town/location, as it is a public school.
To be honest, the school district needs more funding and a better allocation of funds. Several departments are under funded, especially the music and arts department, while the football team is given millions of dollars.
islip is a district that lacks many things however overall many teachers did make it much better, especially the science department and all faculty within it
Most people dislike Islip. But there are many things like the teachers and some students that make it better. You just need to find good people in order to enjoy IHS
Islip High School has a pretty balanced blend of different extra curricular activities, ranging from tons of sports to the arts and music. The faculty members are very unique and every student will find a favorite
Islip High School is a very nice high school. Both the High school and Middle school recently went thru a 85 Million dollar upgrade. New basketball and tennis court along with a new stadium and two turf field make Islip one the the best sport facilities on Long Island. New lockers, windows and computers along with new roofs and auditoriums are only some of the upgrades both schools have received. The teachers are fantastic and the school gets students ready for college.
I loved Islip for all it had to offer to me. Being a three sport athlete was a great time with all the fans supporting us including our bleacher creatures. I will never forget the clubs or my awesome teachers that would meet me at anytime just to offer extra help.
Islip High School is a great educational institution! They have many opportunities for a person to grow no matter what your skill level is. It doesn't focus only on sports. My four years here have been a positive experience and has made me grow as a good person and citizen. Yes, education is important but exposure to music, clubs, and community make you a well rounded person.Proud to be from Islip a great place to live!!!
My experience at Islip High School was definitely a positive one. The memories and friends I made there will last a lifetime. Between the faculty and the overall environment, I enjoyed everything till the very last day. IHS is full of traditions and exceptional sports teams that make the experience even better. Although school isn't every kids favorite, Islip High School made it tolerable.
Most teachers were very helpful when a student was struggling in class. AP courses were well taught and challenging enough to be prepared for the AP exam.
Islip High School is your typical American suburb aggregation of "commitment to excellence" as the district motto goes. A great place to grow up and learn a lot more than just algebra and history.
The teachers and staff care deeply about their students beyond the realm of "doing their job." They want to see their students grow, learn, and be a driving force of change in the world. And also, the food is pretty good, too.
Some clubs are excellent, but yearbook club is horrible. The teacher only likes her favorites to do things. My friend and I tried to join and we felt unwelcomed there by the teacher and the students who have been in the club last year.
I would go to this school again. We have a great principal who is always interacting with the students. Many classes to choose from. Teachers are very supportive of the students.
The teachers at Islip High School, go beyond what is expected of them. Always willing to help, very understanding. Always available to go to for extra help.
Students receive a heavy work load but often have ample time to get all the work done and are able to manage time efficiently. The material is difficult but well taught, making the work and tests fairly easy. Islip has several classes for science, math, arts, history, technology and even criminal justice. Islip is a very easy school to find your strengths and enjoyments in.
Security and school safety measures are very effective. Islip has many security guards posted at doors and building entrances. Students who do anything that violates the wellbeing of themselves or others are punished accordingly, and services are offered to those with certain needs. There is a confidential social worker and nurse on site at all times. However, the school nurses have been limited in the treatment of students who fall ill based on regulations.
Our school has a very diverse extracurricular activity range, including sports, tolorance clubs, environmental clubs, and academic clubs and programs. Students have access to important and interesting groups who actively participate in school functions. Overall, the school is very well versed and gives resources for a variety of topics.
The community life is very active and very well known between students, teachers, and parents. The school program is very rigorous but due to a positive and knowledgable staff allow for students at the school. Parents are kept informed about every issue- potential criminal activity in the area, pride rally's, testing locations and dates, and many other important community factors. Islip is a close nit community built on integrity and respect