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Welcome to Wantagh Union Free School District!

Through a commitment to educational excellence in a secure, supportive environment, the Wantagh Public Schools shall inspire students
to develop a strong sense of individual worth and respect for others, to become lifelong learners and independent thinkers,
and to fulfill themselves as concerned citizens in a diverse world.

“Engaging all students in partnership with family and community to become informed, compassionate, global citizens.”


Board of Education Business/Regorganization Meeting, Tuesday, July 2nd at 8 p.m. in the high school auditorium.

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Forest Lake 5th Graders Encouraged to “Be Your Own Legend” during Moving Up Ceremony

During the Forest Lake 5th Grade Moving Up Ceremony, Mr. Burke reminisced about his mother insisting he wear a purple bow tie back in 1992 but opted for a traditional tie for the day’s celebration. . . . Read More

Wantagh Elementary Awarded for Unique Enrichment Program

Wantagh Elementary School’s enrichment clusters, an initiative that promotes learning through personal interests, is now an award-winning program. It was recognized as a 2024 Promising Practice . . . Read More

Wantagh Elementary Fifth Graders Filled With Pride

Wantagh Elementary School’s 107 graduates took their seats under a black-and-gold balloon arch on the high school auditorium stage on June 25 for their moving-up ceremony. They beamed with pride . . . Read More

Endless Opportunities for Wantagh High School’s Class of 2024

Under the golden sun on the Wantagh High School turf field, seniors marked a milestone as they turned their tassels and officially became graduates during the 69th annual commencement ceremony . . . Read More

Mandalay 5th Grade Graduates Reminded It’s Okay to Be Pushed Towards Greatness

Mandalay fifth graders entered the Wantagh High School auditorium one by one with smiles on their faces to an audience filled with family and friends excited about the day’s celebration. . . . Read More

Fifth Graders Participate in CPR/AED Assembly Held at Wantagh El

The sounds of the 1970s band Bee Gees hit “Staying Alive”, and “Baby Shark” were playing in the minds of 5th graders at both Wantagh Elementary and Forest Lake during a CPR and AED workshop presented . . . Read More

Forest Lake Authors Explore the Animal Kingdom

Literacy, science and technology came together for second graders at Forest Lake Elementary School, as youngsters created digital books about animals. . . . Read More

Resilient Eighth Graders Ready for the Next Step

“Resilience” is the word that Wantagh Middle School Principal Anthony Ciuffo would use to define this year’s eighth grade class. He spoke proudly of their ability to demonstrate this quality . . . Read More