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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 Planning Session meeting, Thursday, March 7th 8 p.m. in the Administration Office.


Board of Education Business Meeting, Thursday, March 21st at 8 p.m. at high school auditorium.

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Wantagh Elementary’s K-2 Enrichment Workshops Foster Creativity

From learning new artistic techniques to playing games that foster good sportsmanship, students in kindergarten, first and second grade at Wantagh Elementary School are exploring their interests . . . Read More

Middle School Drama Club Follows the Yellow Brick Road

There’s a tornado, some witches and a yellow brick road. Yes, it’s “The Wizard of Oz” and it’s the annual spring musical for Wantagh Middle School, with four performances scheduled March 1 -3, 2024. . . . Read More

A Hundred Reasons to Smile at Forest Lake

The 100th day of school marked an important moment for kindergartners at Forest Lake Elementary School. They showed their durability as they only have about 2,200 more school days left until . . . Read More

Literary Connections Blossom for World Read Aloud Day

Literary Connections Blossom for World Read Aloud Day Wantagh students and staff bonded over the written word on Feb. 7 as the district celebrated World Read Aloud Day. . . . Read More

High School Embraces Kindness on P.S. I Love You Day

The joy was noticeable at Wantagh High School on Feb. 9 as the school celebrated P.S. I Love You Day, an initiative dedicated to eradicating the stigma around mental health. . . . Read More

High School Students Shine Bright as Teacher Shadows

The groundhog did not see its shadow on Feb. 2, but elementary teachers throughout their Wantagh School District saw theirs. About 30 students from Wantagh High School spent a few hours learning . . . Read More

Anne Frank Performance is Powerful for Eighth Graders

Wantagh Middle School eighth graders experienced history like they never have before. On Feb. 2, they attended a performance in the high school auditorium of “Conversations With Anne,” . . . Read More

A Computer Science Craze at Wantagh Elementary

Students are exploring the basics of computer programming and beyond at Wantagh Elementary School. January and February have been devoted to computer science education . . . Read More