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Hewlett High School & Woodmere Middle School



Hewlett High School & Woodmere Middle School


Hewlett High School & Woodmere Middle School

Physical/Health Education

September 2021

All incoming 9th grade students are required to complete one unit of swim as a graduation prerequisite. Students will have the opportunity to test out of swim instruction by either one of the following options:



1-Current Certification

Presenting a Level Five Certification Card from the American Red Cross ONLY

Students must bring evidence of their Level 5 swim certification by October 1, 2021 at 9:00am

Evidence of Level 5 swim certifications will not be accepted after October 1, 2021.


2-In Water Testing:

Students will have the opportunity to pass a one-time In Water Level Five Red Cross Certification module on TBA at Hewlett High School’s pool. Swim certified instructors from the teaching staff will be available at no charge to test swim skills in the pool.  Students must successfully pass the level five swim test to be exempt from the required swim instruction during their physical education class at Hewlett High School. Appointments and time slots are assigned on a first come first serve basis, no exceptions on Family ID only. No appointments will be accepted after TBA.


Please sign up for a reservation on Family ID:



If you fail to appear at your designated time slot you will run the risk of forfeiting the opportunity to test out. All assessments and recommendations from the testing staff are final. There are NO retests and requests for retests will not be honored.



What are the level 5 skills? Requirements for level 5 swim certification can be found at:


The pool locker rooms will be available during testing times. Parents/guardians/caretakers must remain in their vehicles or outside the school building during testing. Students must wear a mask to enter the school and pool facility.



If you have any questions, please call the Physical Education/Athletic Office at: (516)792-4021.