Welcome to Wantagh!

Superintendent
Mr. John C. McNamara

Mr. John C. McNamara

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Mission Statement

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.


OUR SCHOOLS

Forest Lake Elementary School
(516) 765-4400

Mandalay Elementary School
(516) 765-4500

Wantagh Elementary School
(516) 765-4600

Wantagh Middle School
(516) 765-4300

Wantagh High School
(516) 765-4200

District Offices
(516) 765-4100

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Wantagh High School Art Honor Society Abandons Their Art
In most cases, artistic works that have been painstakingly rendered are saved or hung on a wall or placed in a portfolio. For Wantagh High School mem...
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There’s No Place for Hate at Wantagh Middle School
For the second consecutive year, Wantagh Middle School students paused on March 26 to imagine a world without hate during No Place for Hate Day. Thro...
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Margaret Gates Designated National Merit Finalist
The Wantagh High School administration is pleased to announce that senior Margaret Gates was named one of the nation’s 15,000 National Merit Scholars...
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Cooked Up Donations
The Wantagh High School newspaper “The Warrior,” in conjunction with the Wantagh Animal Rights and Recycling Club and the National English Honor Soci...
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Wantagh Middle School Hosts Fiddle Days
Live music has been hard hit during the 2020-2021 school year, but Wantagh Middle School strings students finally had the opportunity to perform as a...
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Wantagh HS VEI Students Exhibit at LI Trade Show
Wantagh High School’s Virtual Enterprise International students exhibited their company Bagonizer, which sells customizable bags with organizers, at ...
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You’ve Been ‘Booked’
Mandalay Elementary School students and faculty are demonstrating their passion for reading during March’s You’ve Been Booked schoolwide activity, de...
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Kindness Painted
When students and faculty enter Forest Lake Elementary School in Wantagh, they are greeted by a large and colorful mural filled with aspirational quo...
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Spreading The Magic Of Reading
Mandalay Elementary School’s Student Council spread the magic of reading to those in need by collecting gently used and new books for the Book Fairie...
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Wantagh Middle School Photographers
Through various photography assignments, Wantagh Middle School eighth grade digital photography students in Jaclyn Gentilesco’s class have observed o...
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Exercise in a ‘Winter Wonderland’
The weather outside the Forest Lake Elementary School auditorium was frightfully cold during the month of February, but Wantagh students raised their...
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100 Days Smarter
As kindergarten students enrolled at Forest Lake, Mandalay and Wantagh elementary schools entered their classrooms, they proudly displayed T-shirts d...
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Wantagh MS Students Focus on American History
Wantagh Middle School seventh grader Isabel Madison and eighth grader Madeline Lehrer were first-place winners in the Daughters of the Revolution 202...
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Wantagh HS Student Pens Music Book
As a musician, Wantagh High School junior Julia Froese has witnessed among instrumental and choral peer-musicians a need for additional support and a...
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Heartfelt Messages
District students have been taking time during their lunch periods to craft valentines for veterans and senior home residents throughout the Long Isl...
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Wantagh Participates in World Read Aloud Day
Wantagh students listened to a variety of fiction and nonfiction literary works read by faculty and administrators during the annual World Read Aloud...
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Students Design Protective Shoes Against Winter Temps
As the winter temperatures plummet, Forest Lake first graders designed shoes to protect themselves against ice, snow and cold. The science, technolog...
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A Visit with Author Gordon Korman
Wantagh Middle School sixth grade students recently visited virtually with best-selling author Gordon Korman upon reading “Restart,” about a boy, who...
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Wantagh Theatre Proudly Presents Clue
Wantagh High School Theatre is proud to present TWO productions of Clue for on-demand viewing from home! Based on the iconic 1985 Paramount movie whi...
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Wantagh Seniors are Nassau Zone Awards Recipients
The district is pleased to announce that seniors Kelly Baisley and Ryan Kearney were selected as recipients of the Nassau Zone Award. Sponsored by th...
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Wantagh High School’s Melanie Volz to publish in prestigious science journal
Wantagh High School senior Melanie Volz was selected as the winner of the 2020 Synapse and Yale Scientific Magazine scholarship contest. As a winner,...
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School Psychologist Caitlin Wong Publishes Research
The Wantagh School District is pleased to announce that Wantagh High School psychologist Dr. Caitlin Wong has published research in both The Journal ...
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Project Greetings
Residents of Wantagh City Senior Center will receive a colorful greeting card in the mail this holiday season from students enrolled at Mandalay, For...
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Fall STEAM Challenge
This fall, Forest Lake and Mandalay elementary school students sharpened their science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics skills through ...
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