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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.”


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Planning Session Meeting, April 16th at 8 p.m. in the Administrative Offices.

Board of Education Business Meeting, Wednesday, May 8th at 8 p.m. in the high school auditorium.

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Parent Elementary Science Night Explores New Shifts in Instruction

During the Elementary Science Night that took place at Forest Lake Elementary School, parents explored the recent shifts in standards and instruction in science. . . . Read More

The Great Social Media Debate at Forest Lake

The pros and cons of social media were the topic for the final debate in Nicole Silvar’s fifth grade class at Forest Lake Elementary School in the Wantagh School District. . . . Read More

High School Student Leaders Promote Autism Acceptance

April is Autism Awareness Month but at Wantagh High School, awareness has been replaced by acceptance. The General Organization, the high school’s student government, is spearheading the initiative to . . . Read More

District Earns National Music Distinction

Music education is an essential part of the student experience in Wantagh, and that was recently validated with national recognition for the district’s program. . . . Read More

Humanities Leader Awarded for Library Support

School libraries are like “the kitchen of the house,” a place where people go for different reasons, explained Julie Rosslee, director of humanities for the Wantagh School District. . . . Read More

Fifth Graders Bring Autobiography Lesson to Life

Did you know that Zendaya, Cleopatra, Wayne Gretzky, and Manny Machado visited Ms. Mooney’s 5th grade class on the same day? Students dressed in the likeness of each legend ready to deliver the life . . . Read More

Wantagh Students Enlightened on Eclipse

Wantagh students were home in time for the much-hyped solar eclipse on April 8, but several classrooms were buzzing that morning with excitement about the astronomical phenomenon. . . . Read More

High School Drama Club to Stage ‘Jekyll & Hyde’

The struggle between good and evil comes to life on the Wantagh High School stage as the drama club presents “Jekyll & Hyde” beginning April 12. . . . Read More