St. Peter of Alcantara School 1321 Port Washington Blvd, Port Washington, NY11050 St. Peter of Alcantara School provides a Catholic educational opportunity to prepare students for the future. The school…More is dedicated to educating its children, pre-k through eighth-grade, in a supportive and caring environment. As an educational community it strives to help students understand and love the Gospel message of Jesus found in the teachings of the Catholic Church, provide every opportunity to maximize student achievement and stimulate special talents in all students, and promote concepts of social justice.
Carrie Palmer Weber Middle School 52 Campus Dr, Port Washington, NY11050 Carrie Palmer Weber Middle School is the only middle school in the Port Washington Union Free School District. The…More school's mission is to create a partnership that achieves academic excellence and demonstrates a commitment to social action. Parents, staff, and students share the responsibility of creating a respectful and nurturing environment that promotes individuality and celebrates diversity. The middle school also has a plethora of extracurricular activities including 28 student clubs and 40 sports teams.
John Philip Sousa Elementary School 101 Sands Point Rd, Port Washington, NY11050 Sousa Elementary School has the largest enrollment of the five elementary schools within the Port Washington School…More District. Sousa nurtures the whole child in a learning community which inspires and supports excellence. The school fosters each child through student investigation, exploration, experimentation and risk taking. The children at Sousa Elementary are encouraged to master basic skills, build on theirt strengths and address their needs, foster their creativitity and develop their cooperative skills.
Expanding Young Minds 18 Longwood Rd, Port Washington, NY11050 Expanding Young Minds is an after school enrichment program for gifted students from second through fifth grade. The…More program offers ten week programs, offering a safe, comfortable and engaging environment where children learn in small, cooperative groups. Visit the Expanding Young Minds website for program, addmissions and scheduling inquiries.
Port Sailing School 87 Orchard Beach Blvd, Port Washington, NY11050 Chris Nihill opened Port Sailing School in 2004 to share his passion for sailing with the Port Washington community. The…More sailing season begins April 1st and runs through October 31st. Lessons are available for all experience levels. The school has a fleet of nine boats including Sonar 23 keelboats, J34 sailboats, Beneteau sailboats and Dufour yachts.
Vincent Smith School is Long Island's premier school addressing the needs of learning disabled students and reluctant…More learners in grades 4 through 12.</p>
<p>The school teaches through differentiated instruction and has small supportive classes where students can experience academic success, emotional growth and social acceptance. Approximately 85 percent of its graduates go on to college.</p>
<p>Vincent Smith School takes pride in being a place where it's okay to learn differently. The school is chartered by the New York State Board of Regents as an independent, non-profit institution and is accredited by the New York State Association of Independent Schools. The Vincent Smith School is open to all without regard to race, creed, or national origin.</p>
Guggenheim Elementary School helps students acquire the knowledge, skills and attitude to become healthy, happy and…More productive adults. The school's staff also strives to help its students become enthusiastic lifelong learners through a safe, nurturing and flexible environment.</p>
<p>Mrs. Barbara Giebel, Principal at Guggenheim Elementary School for the past three years, has been a teacher for 27 years. She was a classroom teacher for 14 years and a reading teacher for 10 years prior to becoming Guggenheim's principal. When asked why she wanted to be a principal, she said, "I felt I had grown as an educator and wanted to share what I have learned."</p>
The Port Washington Union Free School District is made up of seven schools -- five elementary schools, one middle…More school and one high school. It also has a pre-kindergarten program.</p>
<p>The district offers students a broad range of learning opportunities from computer technology and creative arts to physical education and health.</p>
<p>With a staff dedicated to encouraging students to reach their potential and enhance their talents, all of its schools meet the New York State learning standards and assessments.</p>
<p>Dr. Geoffrey Gordon retired as superintendent of Port Washington Union Free School District in July 2012, and had served the district since September 2002.</p>
<p>Dr. Kathleen Mooney is currently serving as the district's interim superintendent.</p>
iSchool of Music & Art 14 Vanderventer Ave, Port Washington, NY11050 iSchool of Music & Art is located on the lower level of the office building. The school offers lessons for a variety…More of musical instruments and experience levels. Students range from kindergartners to adults. It also offers iBand, where lessons are given to rock, jazz, latin, string and percussion ensembles.