Sachem High School East and Sachem High School North have been named as School of Excellence winners by the New York State Public High School Athletic Association.
Schools earn a School of Excellence award by having 75 percent of its varsity teams qualify for and receive the Scholar-Athlete team award. Scholar-Athlete teams require 75 percent of the team’s rosters grade point average be 90.00 or above.
There are only four of high schools in Suffolk County to earn this honor.
The purpose of the School of Excellence award is to unite varsity coaches in challenging their teams to achieve a statewide honor.
NYSPHSAA’s Scholar-Athlete team award was initiated in the 1991-1992 school year.