New York State officials have deemed Hauppauge High School a "reward school" for its high level of academic achievement.
Newsday reports that 67 high schools in Suffolk and Nassau counties were classified as "reward schools" by the state for their high level of academic achievement.
Hauppauge High School was marked as one of these 67 school. It will be eligible to compete for up to $150,000 in grant funding from the state.
Other nearby schools that received recognition include Smithtown Central School District's Smithtown High School East and Smithtown High School West, Mills Pond Elementary School and Mount Pleasant Elementary School; and Northport School District's elementary schools Dickinson Avenue Elementary School, Norwood Avenue School.
Read Newsday's article here [Subscription required] for a full list of those Suffolk and Nassau schools that were recognized.