|Bellmore JFK High School|
3000 Bellmore Ave
|Principal||Gerald Owerburg and Friends|
|Student to teacher ratio||13.25|
|Color(s)||Dartmouth green and gray/silver|
|Nobel laureates||Paul Krugman (2008)|
As of the 2014-15 school year, the school had an enrollment of 1,189 students and 79.1 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 15.0:1. There were 56 students (4.7% of enrollment) eligible for free lunch and 7 (0.6% of students) eligible for reduced-cost lunch.
The school is open during normal school months. Its newspaper is the Cougar Crier. In local athletics, this school is referred to as Bellmore JFK to avoid confusion with the nearby Plainview JFK.
There are four other schools in the Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District: Wellington C. Mepham High School, Sanford H. Calhoun High School, Merrick Avenue Middle School, and Grand Avenue Middle School. About 6,050 students are enrolled at the school district, with approximately 1,200 students in each school.
Bellmore JFK is known for its men and women's volleyball teams.
- Marc Bienstock, (born 1962), Big screen movie producer of Unbreakable, Split and Glass
- Tim Canova, politician and law professor
- Doug Ellin, creator of Entourage
- Paul Feinman (born 1960), New York State Court of Appeals judge
- Amy Fisher, convicted of the 1992 shooting of wife of her lover
- Bill Freiberger, Emmy-nominated writer and producer of The Simpsons, The PJs, and Drawn Together
- Artie Kempner, Director for NFL on Fox and Nascar
- Michael Kors (born 1959), fashion designer
- Paul Krugman (born 1953), economist, Princeton University Professor, and columnist for The New York Times, Nobel Prize in economics
- Steve Levy (born 1965), host of ESPN SportsCenter
- Scott Lipsky (born 1981), tennis player
- Daryl Palumbo, vocalist of Glassjaw and vocalist for Head Automatica
- Marc Rowan , (born 1962) Co-Founder Apollo Capital Management, Billionaire Philanthropist
- Noah Rubin (born 1996), tennis player
- Adam Schefter, ESPN football analyst
- Marc Slutsky, musician
- Jason Smilovic, writer and producer
- Laurence Traiger (born 1956), composer and musicologist
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