Germantown High School is comprised of grades 7-12. With 270 students, classes range in size from five to twenty five students, with smaller enrollments in some electives and Advanced Placement classes. In addition, the quality teaching staff makes the educational experience for students at Germantown High School a rich and diverse learning experience.
Germantown High School offers curricula for every student need. Students have the opportunity to earn 22 college credits at the local community college, Columbia Greene, in subjects such as: English, Calculus, Spanish, Political Science and Health as well as the potential to earn 12 credits at SUNY through a three year Science Research course. Through the QUESTAR III Career and Technical Center, students may choose programs such as aviation, construction technologies, welding, academy for information technology, and mechanical technologies. The Germantown administration and faculty is committed to providing an excellent education and the opportunity to excel for each student.
Each Germantown High School student carries a minimum of 5.5 credits each school year and is encouraged to take challenging courses in preparation for college.
Additionally, Germantown High School students are encouraged to participate in extra-curricular activities such as SADD, Drama Club, or International Club. Athletics offer a physical and team building experience if students choose to try out for sports such as field hockey, soccer, basketball, volleyball, softball, and baseball. Leadership is fostered through officer positions at each grade level, all clubs and in the Student Council. Students who meet the criteria are invited to join National Junior Honor Society (grades 5-8) or National Honor Society (grades 10-12) with inductions being held in the spring. Other students are elected to represent their class as Character Education Committee members who aid in projects such as the Decorate the Hall contest, the food drive, and the Dress for Success Campaign.
In order to learn first hand about local government, students in the senior Government class are required to attend and report on town board meetings or school board me