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.
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>
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.
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.
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>
John J. Daly Elementary School opened in 1927. It houses the district's pre-kindergarten program as well as students…More in kindergarten through fifth grade. Many people in the community describe Daly as "the family school" or the most culturally diverse elementary school in the Port Washington School District. Its principal, Mrs. Elaine Ajello, is proud of both descriptions because they truly define what Daly is and what is important to the faculty, staff, and parents.</p>
<p>The school's mission is to bring the best possible education to all of its students through a culturally diverse learning community. Daly's faculty and staff work hard at understanding how each student learns and find innovative ways to deliver the curriculum so each child's yearly progress is monitored and celebrated. The school's mission statement also mentions meeting and exceeding the district and state learning standards along with recognizing the individuality of every child.</p>
Bach to Rock of Port Washington 1015 Port Washington Blvd, Port Washington, NY11050 Bach to Rock is a music school with locations in New York, Maryland and Virginia. Bach to Rock holds weekly jam sessions…More and battles of the bands to encourage group practice. Other programs include private and group lessons for popular instruments and classes to learn DJ techniques, recording arts and audio technology. It also hosts birthdy parties and summer camp programs.
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>
The mission of the Happy Montessori School is to provide the essentials of quality education for young children:…More support, predictability, warmth, and acceptance in the context of intellectually-stimulating, enriching activities. The school is influenced by the Montessori philosophy, which recommends a structured environment for children to develop to their full potential.</p>
<p>This New York-state accredited school offers children aged 2.7 through 6 years a secure and stimulating environment to learn and grow. Loving, certified teachers nurture children to act, think, and rely upon themselves. The school has four sunny, cheerful classrooms and a spacious outdoor playground. The curriculum is a combination of Montessori philosophy and support of the New York State Standards for learning. It also has an accredited kindergarten program for families who wish to remain in a small group setting for an additional year before elementary school.</p>
<p>The Happy Montessori School was founded in 1970 by Mrs. Amrit Sethi to provide quality education for young children. The school has developed a reputation for preparing children to succeed socially, emotionally, and academically.</p>
<p>Today, the Happy Montessori School is the oldest pre-school in Port Washington and the only non-sectarian Montessori school in the greater area.</p>
<p>Door-to-door transportation is available for children Port Washington and parts of Manhasset.</p>
Paul D. Schreiber High School represents the community of Port Washington, serving as a model of fine education…More practices, outstanding academic programs and excellence in teaching. As a result of Schreiber's fine academic standing, leadership and vision, it has been touted as one of the top 1,000 high schools in America, receiving high rankings each year in Newsweek's "The Complete List of the 1,000 Top U.S. Schools," and garnering accolades for its impressive number of Intel scholars. Schreiber High School prides itself in the wealth of clubs, activities and diversity of events that enrich our student body, faculty and community.</p>
<p>The school was built in 1953, and several additions were constructed in 1957 and 1967. In 2002, the school district passed a bond proposition in the sum of $24 million for the purpose of constructing a new gymnasium, a new library media center, 18 additional classrooms, expanded technology education classrooms, additional performing arts facilities, and an extension to the cafeteria. All of this was completed as of September 2004.</p>
<p>Within this highly competitive environment, 24 advanced placement courses are offered. There are, as well, honors courses and the honors option to motivate its students. Similarly, there is an outstanding athletic program and co-curricular program encompassing intramurals, drama, mock trials, student government, music, fine arts and several volunteer and service organizations, in total 40 clubs and 44 inter-scholastic teams.</p>
<p>In keeping with the comprehensive nature of the high school program, there is an extensive array of programs and courses to assist our students. These efforts include resource rooms, inclusion classes, laboratory classes for extra help, The Freshman Learning Community, the STEPS alternative education program and Academic Intervention Services. Block scheduling concepts also have enabled us to enhance the quality of instruction and effective use of instructional time. These efforts are supplemented with student tutoring during the school day, before school and after school.</p>