A photo showing the entrance to Floyd Academy

Floyd Academy

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The Floyd Academy is a newly designed alternative education program to help students succeed in a non-traditional school setting and provide them with an innovative and enriching learning experience.  The creative and inspiring staff members will instruct the students through the use of multiple instructional models to meet their individual needs. Each student will have an individualized graduation plan and will be prepared for the demands of the 21st century and for post-high school success.

The Floyd Academy, with the motto, “Everyone Succeeds,” will serve approximately 75 students in grades 10 through 12. The goals of the Floyd Academy are to reduce the suspension rate, provide individualized support, and develop a safe and nurturing environment, foster positive and trusting relationships and further increase the overall graduation rate. The Floyd Academy is not punitive; students who have a desire to be successful and have faced roadblocks may make a request to enroll; staff members may also make referrals. 

Participation in the Floyd Academy is a privilege, and, due to overwhelming interest and limited capacity, we have a list of students waiting for acceptance. The program was designed to help students succeed. The district and community have shown overwhelming support for this program, and we look forward to working with the students to achieve their goals.

A photo of the Floyd Academy Principal

Floyd Academy
240 Mastic Beach Road
Mastic Beach, NY 11951
Grades 9 - 12 (9:39am - 4:05pm)

Floyd Academy Principal 
John DeBenedetto (631) 874-1795

Floyd Academy Office Numbers
Main Office - (631) 874-1795
Attendance - (631) 874-1795
Nurse East - (631) 874-1139

Guidance Counselor
Nicholas Ceballo (631) 874-1199

Social Worker
Gayle Lambert (631) 874-1600

DASA Coordinators
Gayle Lambert (631) 874-1600
John DeBenedetto (631) 874-1795

Floyd Academy News

stethoscope, keyboard, mask, clipboard and sanitizer

The charts included will reflect the number of daily positive COVID-19 cases for the William Floyd School District. These charts will be updated on a daily basis when school is in session until the New York State COVID-19 Report Card is operational. Once it becomes operational, the same figures will be available at the NYS COVID Report Card link.

15 William Floyd High School students standing in a group with masks on

Fifteen William High School student scholars were recently honored for their academic excellence at the eighth annual Town of Brookhaven Hispanic Heritage Month celebration sponsored by the town's Hispanic Advisory Board. The students, selected for maintaining a stellar grade point average of 95 or higher, had the opportunity to come together to be recognized, celebrate their achievements and enjoy an evening of Hispanic culture along with peers from nearby Brookhaven school districts.

senior class members working on their homecoming banner

Homecoming is back! There is a great lineup of homecoming festivities this year as this fun high school tradition makes its return with Spirit Week, the pep rally, the homecoming parade on Saturday morning, the post-parade homecoming crowning and culminating with the football game as the defending Suffolk County Champion William Floyd Colonials take on Sachem North at 1:30 pm. The theme for this year is “Falling for Floyd.”