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Livingston High School is a four-year comprehensive public high school that serves students in ninth through twelfth grade from Livingston, in Essex County, New Jersey, as part of the Livingston Public Schools. It receives all eighth grade graduates from Heritage Middle School.
In 2008, LHS has undergone a massive 50 million dollar renovation. The renovation features a new Science wing, Music wing, Atrium, Auditorium, Auto Shop Gymnasium, Weight room and Cafeteria. All of the new additions feature LEED certified energy saving fixtures. The existing building built in 1953 got an upgrade with a new security system, HVAC system an fire alarm system. Minor cosmetic changes include new ceiling tiles, lights, floors and locker paint. A cafeteria extension was introduced in 2010
The school was the 19th-ranked public high school in New Jersey out of 316 schools statewide, in New Jersey Monthly magazine's September 2008 cover story on the state's Top Public High Schools. The school was ranked 14th in the magazine's September 2006 issue, which included 316 schools across the state.
In Newsweek's June 8, 2009 issue, ranking the country's top high schools, Livingston High School was listed in 797th place, the 25th-highest ranked school in New Jersey. The ranking was calculated using one main factor that is the ratio of Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate or Cambridge tests given at a school.
Livingston High School participates in many competitions. Recent accomplishments are:
The Livingston High School Lancers compete in the Iron Division of the 20-member Iron Hills Conference. They won the 2008 North Section 1, Group 4 state championship in football. But starting from the 2009-2010 school year, due to the revisions in sports division, they now compete within the Super Essex County Conference.