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Public, Private Schools, & Special Education Guide on Long Island

Public, Private Schools, & Special Education Guide on Long Island

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Academic Enrichment & Educational Services


ADVANCED ACADEMIC PROGRAMS OF ROSLYN
20 Roosevelt Ave., Roslyn
516-484-1789
Email info@roslynacademicprograms.com

Roslyn Academic Programs offers enrichment programs for school age children in mathematics, physics, chemistry, robotics, programming and engineering, languages, music, and art. We also offer standardized test (ACT, SAT, etc.) and subject test preparation for high school students. Now offering both in person (small groups) and live online.


GIRLS INC. OF LONG ISLAND
819 Grand Blvd., Deer Park
631-940-3749 x3720

Girls Inc. of long island inspires all girls to be strong, smart, and bold. Visit girlsincli.org to learn more about the Bold Future Leaders Program which brings together high school girls to focus on leadership development, college and career preparedness, and life skills to foster bold successful futures.


HUNTINGTON LEARNING CENTERS (LI)
656 Sunrise Highway, Baldwin
516-867-4041
607 E. Main St., Bay Shore
631-968-5100
79-81 Westbury Ave., Carle Place
516-747-5600
Elwood Shopping Center
1928B Jericho Turnpike, East Northport
631-462-8900
Phillips Plaza
639 Sunrise Highway, Lynbrook
516-568-1900
1506 Northern Blvd., Manhasset
516-365-4455
South Gate Shopping Center
49-34 Merrick Road, Massapequa Park
516-799-9500
Gateway Plaza
499-5 Sunrise Highway, Patchogue
631-289-4900
443 South Oyster Bay Road, Suite B, 2nd floor
Plainview
516-681-0400
Smithtown Shopping Center
8 Miller Place, Smithtown
631-360-0422

Huntington is the premier tutoring and test prep provider for students kindergarten to 12th grades, including SAT/ACT and state tests. The company prides itself on personalized attention and proven results. Founded in 1977, Huntington's mission is to give every student the best education possible. Learn more about our mission at huntingtonhelps.com.


LIU POST CENTER FOR GIFTED YOUTH
LIU Post, Brookville
516-299-2160
Email vera.savino@liu.edu

The Long Island University program for gifted children was established in 1979 in response to the recognition of society's special responsibilities for children with demonstrably superior intellectual ability. The LIU Center for Gifted Youth offers extraordinary teachers recruited from leading schools in the metropolitan area, and university-level facilities.


PARTNERWITHLEGACY
888-486-2143
Email info@partnerwithlegacy.com

PartnerwithLegacy was founded in 2008. Our model improves academic and social outcomes for students using our custom curriculum guides. Our tutors are instructional specialists who take their role in developing professional relationships and helping students build skills seriously. We are experts at making online learning hands-on learning.  


READING/WRITING LEARNING CLINIC AT THE JOAN AND ARNOLD SALTZMAN COMMUNITY SERVICES CENTER OF HOFSTRA UNIVERSITY (THE)
131 Hofstra University, Hempstead
516-463-5805

Located at Hofstra University, the Reading/Writing Learning Clinic at the Joan and Arnold Saltzman Community Services Center is dedicated to providing literacy support to children and youth in a safe and supportive environment. The Clinic is committed to valuing students' linguistic and cultural lives.


SYLVAN LEARNING CENTERS OF MINEOLA AND HUNTINGTON
393 Jericho Turnpike, Mineola
516-743-9943
1160 E. Jericho Turnpike
Huntington
631-424-5600
locations.sylvanlearning.com/us/huntington-ny

Email sylvanlearning@optonline.net

Sylvan's Personalized Tutoring programs in reading, writing, mathematics, SAT and ACT Prep will improve your child's skills and confidence. We use a state-of-the-art assessment, personal learning plans, and certified teachers to ensure the high level of quality instruction and support that Sylvan prides itself on.


TESTING MOM
877-609-6203
Email pods@testingmom.com

Take the uncertainty out of your child’s educational success. Enroll in our very affordable online learning pods. Our four-week “mini-mesters” allow flexibility and support for children Pre-K-eighth grade. Small-sized classes available in Math, ELA, writing, chess, STEM, and more, taught by carefully vetted, qualified instructors.


VARIETY CHILD LEARNING CENTER SYOSSET SLIDE PROGRAM
47 Humphrey Drive, Syosset
516-921-7171

VCLC is thrilled to bring you a new Saturday program called the SLIDE Program. SLIDE program will allow your child the opportunity to practice interacting with peers and enhance social development. Weekly themes will facilitate new experiences for your child to participate in as group activities in a cooperative environment.


VILLAGE EAST GIFTED - ENRICHMENT CENTER FOR THE GIFTED LEARNER
Village East Gifted of Huntington 33 Walt Whitman Road, Huntington Station
631-549-2313
Village East Gifted of Roslyn
216 Willis Ave., Roslyn Heights
631-549-2313

Email info@villageeastgifted.com

Village East Gifted (VEG), open seven days-a-week, offers a rigorous and highly-creative academic program, in all subject areas, to gifted students ages 2-16. Its CORE curriculum includes instructional writing/grammar, geography, global studies, STEAM, mathematics, Latin/Greek Etymology, SAT/ACT vocabulary enrichment, business, anatomy/physiology, advanced study skills, and creative problem solving.


YMCA OF LONG ISLAND
855-2YMCALI (962254)
Bay Shore, East Hampton, Glen Cove, Holtsville, Huntington, and Patchogue

Email camp@ymcali.org info@ymcali.org

The YMCA of Long Island’s before- and after-school programs support children in reaching their full potential by providing academic support and hands-on enrichment experiences in a safe, structured environment for children in kindergarten through middle school. The YMCA of Long Island partners with school districts in Nassau and Suffolk counties.

Educational Services


TESTING MOM
877-609-6203
Email pods@testingmom.com

Take the uncertainty out of your child’s educational success. Enroll in our very affordable online learning pods. Our four-week “mini-mesters” allow flexibility and support for children Pre-K-eighth grade. Small-sized classes available in Math, ELA, writing, chess, STEM, and more, taught by carefully vetted, qualified instructors.

Parochial & Religious Schools


LONG ISLAND LUTHERAN MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL
131 Brookville Road, Brookville
516-626-1700 x546
Email admissions@luhi.org

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LuHi is a faith-based, college preparatory school serving students from sixth-12th grades and developing tomorrow’s leaders. We empower every member of our close-knit community to achieve and grow personally, academically, and spiritually. With an education at LuHi, students leave our campus fully prepared for the challenges of higher education.


CATHOLIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS OF LONG ISLAND
Multiple Locations,
516-280-2479

Long Island's Catholic elementary schools are 43 unique and beautiful schools in Nassau and Suffolk counties that educate the whole child in the spirit of service and compassion. Coupled with God's love, we strive to inspire each child to grow spiritually and academically in a diverse and challenging world.


HOLY ANGELS REGIONAL SCHOOL
1 Division St. , Patchogue
631-475-2641
Email mconnell@holyangelsregional.org

Since 1923, Holy Angels Regional School has illuminated hearts and minds of students through academic excellence and the values of Catholic faith. Our mission is to provide each student the opportunity to grow spiritually, intellectually, emotionally, socially, and physically in a safe and caring environment.


HOLY CHILD ACADEMY
25 Store Hill Road, Old Westbury
516-626-9300

Holy Child Academy is Long Island's only premier, independent Catholic elementary and middle school for children of all faiths-toddler through eighth grade. Our creative educators help each child develop a joy for learning by seamlessly integrating our humanities and science curriculum with technology, fine arts, music, theater, and athletics.


HOLY FAMILY SCHOOL
17 Fordham Ave., Hicksville
516-938-3846 x329

Making a difference one child at a time. Students come from 31 Catholic parishes, 34 Long Island school districts, to be a part of this one great school. Our nurturing yet challenging program educates the whole child, in mind, body, and spirit.


SAINT MARY'S ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1340 Northern Blvd., Manhasset
516-627 0184

St. Mary's Elementary School students flourish in an environment characterized by academic excellence, inspired faith, and creative learning as they grow in mind and spirit. With small classes, skilled teachers, the latest technology, and exciting extracurricular activities, we inspire excitement for learning while integrating Catholic values into our daily curriculum.


ST. CHRISTOPHER SCHOOL
15 Pershing Blvd., Baldwin
516-223-4404

St. Christopher School has been educating children for more than 90 years in a safe, caring, Catholic environment. We offer programs for grades pre-kindergarten to eighth. We recognize that each child is unique and strive to help them reach their potential. We offer an AIS program, enrichment, and STEM classes.


ST. DOMINIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
35 School St., Oyster Bay
516-922-4233

Saint Dominic Elementary School was established in 1924 as one of the first Catholic schools on Long Island. Our primary mission is to incorporate the teachings, values, and traditions of Catholic faith into the religious, academic, physical, and social development of students to prepare them to become leaders of tomorrow.

Preschools


ALTERNATIVES FOR CHILDREN
1116 Main Road, Aquebogue
631-722-2170
600 South Service Road, Dix Hills
631-271-0777
14 Research Way, East Setauket
631-331-6400
168 Hill St., Southampton
631-283-3272

Providing quality, affordable daycare and special education services since 1988. Creating a natural learning environment fostering each child's development. Early Intervention and Preschool Special Education evaluation site and provider. Preschool special education, integrated classes, daycare; classes taught by NYS special education and early childhood teachers, and certified daycare staff.


COUNTRYSIDE MONTESSORI SCHOOL
354 Lakeville Road, lower level, Great Neck
516-466-8422
Email info@cmsgn.com

Countryside Montessori School offers children, 18 months to 6 years, a well-balanced and enriched curriculum which includes traditional subjects, art, and music. They are located on an estate-like setting with an outdoor playground and nature walks. Classrooms are fully equipped and spacious. Zoom classes are offered for toddler and nursery children.


EAST WOODS SCHOOL
31 Yellow Cote Road, Oyster Bay
516-922-4400

East Woods, in Oyster Bay, is a private school for age 2-eighth grade. We are a friendly community of students, faculty, and parents that feels more like one big family. We have been inspiring confidence, excellence, and kindness since 1946. We develop confident, motivated, and kind leaders.


EVERBROOK ACADEMY OF GLEN HEAD
209 Glen Head Road, Glen Head
866-222-0269

Everbrook Academy is a 21st century preschool, with a STEAM curriculum. We offer integrated, hands-on learning experiences. Our programs-for infants, toddlers, preschool, and pre-K students-ensure that children are ready for school. And ready for life. Schedule an appointment at everbrookacademy.com to meet with our principal and enroll today.


GOOD SHEPHERD LUTHERAN SCHOOL
99 Central Park Road, Plainview
516-349-1966

Good Shepherd Lutheran School is the leading Christian preschool in Plainview providing fully licensed year-round daycare, school year, and summer camp programs for children ages 6 weeks-5 years. Specific educational offerings include infant day care, toddler programs, nursery, and pre-kindergarten classes. We welcome families of all faiths and backgrounds.


GREEN VALE SCHOOL (THE)
250 Valentine's Lane, Old Brookville
516-621-2420

Green Vale is Long Island's premier and largest coed, independent elementary school for pre-nursery through eighth grade. A program of exceptional academics and small class sizes is combined with emphasis on athletics, visual and performing arts, and character education at every grade level.


KIDS OF MOUNT SINAI AND MILLER PLACE
37B Crystal Brook Hollow Road, Mount Sinai
631-331-5351
Miller Place
43 Echo Ave.
631-403-4790
kidsofmillerplace.com


Locally owned and operated, KIDS is dedicated to the care, development, and education of children in our community. Children enjoy and progress from a curriculum of language, math, science, computers, music, creative arts, dramatic play, and outdoor learning. Programs include: infant care through pre-kindergarten, before- and after-care, and summer camp.


M.A.T.S.S. KIDS' GYM & EARLY CHILDCARE EDUCATION CENTER
2629 Grand Ave.
Bellmore
516-221-1330


171 Eileen Way
Syosset
516-496-7765

"A Rainbow of Programs all under one roof." Full daycare offered (Syosset), nursery school, infant and toddler classes, afterschool gymnastics, enrichment, cooking, sports, and dance classes (ages 20 months-12 years). Extended day (Syosset), summer day camp, afterschool care for grades kindergarten-fifth (Syosset), Kids Night Out (Bellmore), and birthday parties available.


POSEY SCHOOL
57 Main St., Northport
631-757-2700
Email poseyschoolofdance@gmail.com

Posey Preschool in Northport offers a unique preschool experience for ages 2-5. We are a play-based, arts-centered, hands-on preschool where students experience dance, art, and yoga classes during the school day, as well as age-appropriate academics. Small class size, NYS- and CPR-certified teachers. 9am-12pm Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. 631-757-2700.


PRIMROSE SCHOOL OF WOODBURY NY
90 Crossways Park Drive W., Woodbury
516-921-3300

Primrose Schools has finally planted its flag on Long Island! Coming this fall, Primrose School of Woodbury NY–a brand new, state-of-the art, accredited early education school, serving children from infancy through pre-K, as well as before- and after-school programs for elementary aged kids.


TEMPLE SINAI NURSERY SCHOOL IN PARTNERSHIP WITH BRIGHT HORIZONS
516.621.8708

Temple Sinai Nursery School in partnership with Bright Horizons provides exceptional care for ages 6 weeks to 5 years. Our curriculum enriches the social, emotional, and physical development of each child while incorporating Jewish values. Our center is equipped with a state-of-the-art SmartBoard Table, puppet stage, library, and a Culinary and Art Studio. We offer flexible scheduling.

Private Schools


LONG ISLAND LUTHERAN MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL
131 Brookville Road, Brookville
516-626-1700 x546
Email admissions@luhi.org

Website | Facebook | Instagram

LuHi is a faith-based, college preparatory school serving students from sixth-12th grades and developing tomorrows leaders. We empower every member of our close-knit community to achieve and grow personally, academically, and spiritually. With an education at LuHi, students leave our campus fully prepared for the challenges of higher education.


BUCKLEY COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL
2 I.U. Willets Road, Roslyn
516-627-1910

Buckley Country Day School is an independent, coeducational day school providing a superior elementary education to an intellectually capable and diverse student body. Buckley provides the foundation that enables our students to achieve their full potential and excel as educated, ethical, and self-confident individuals. Our graduates are well prepared for secondary schools and beyond.


BUILDING BLOCKS DEVELOPMENTAL PRESCHOOL
29 Pinewood Drive, Commack
631-499-1237

Building Blocks is an early childhood learning center focusing on education of all young children. We offer parent and child groups, preschool classes, and childcare. As a New York state-accredited special education program for more than 36 years, we provide special instruction, ABA, speech, occupational, and physical therapy, psychological and diagnostic services.


CATHOLIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS OF LONG ISLAND
Multiple Locations,
516-280-2479

Long Island's Catholic elementary schools are 43 unique and beautiful schools in Nassau and Suffolk counties that educate the whole child in the spirit of service and compassion. Coupled with God's love, we strive to inspire each child to grow spiritually and academically in a diverse and challenging world.


EAST WOODS SCHOOL
31 Yellow Cote Road, Oyster Bay
516-922-4400

East Woods, in Oyster Bay, is a private school for age 2-eighth grade. We are a friendly community of students, faculty, and parents that feels more like one big family. We have been inspiring confidence, excellence, and kindness since 1946. We develop confident, motivated, and kind leaders.


EVERBROOK ACADEMY OF GLEN HEAD
209 Glen Head Road, Glen Head
866-222-0269

Everbrook Academy is a 21st century preschool, with a STEAM curriculum. We offer integrated, hands-on learning experiences. Our programs-for infants, toddlers, preschool, and pre-K students-ensure that children are ready for school. And ready for life. Schedule an appointment at everbrookacademy.com to meet with our principal and enroll today.


FRIENDS ACADEMY
270 Duck Pond Road, Locust Valley
516-676-0393

At Friends Academy, we achieve educational excellence by committing to the highest standards of learning. Our welcoming community is strengthened by our Quaker values, empowering our students to inquire, reflect, and engage in their classrooms and the world. Our students learn and live with purpose to achieve greatness without sacrificing goodness.


GREEN VALE SCHOOL (THE)
250 Valentine's Lane, Old Brookville
516-621-2420

Green Vale is Long Island's premier and largest coed, independent elementary school for pre-nursery through eighth grade. A program of exceptional academics and small class sizes is combined with emphasis on athletics, visual and performing arts, and character education at every grade level.


HOLY ANGELS REGIONAL SCHOOL
1 Division St. , Patchogue
631-475-2641
Email mconnell@holyangelsregional.org

Since 1923, Holy Angels Regional School has illuminated hearts and minds of students through academic excellence and the values of Catholic faith. Our mission is to provide each student the opportunity to grow spiritually, intellectually, emotionally, socially, and physically in a safe and caring environment.


HOLY CHILD ACADEMY
25 Store Hill Road, Old Westbury
516-626-9300

Holy Child Academy is Long Island's only premier, independent Catholic elementary and middle school for children of all faiths-toddler through eighth grade. Our creative educators help each child develop a joy for learning by seamlessly integrating our humanities and science curriculum with technology, fine arts, music, theater, and athletics.


HOLY FAMILY SCHOOL
17 Fordham Ave., Hicksville
516-938-3846 x329

Making a difference one child at a time. Students come from 31 Catholic parishes, 34 Long Island school districts, to be a part of this one great school. Our nurturing yet challenging program educates the whole child, in mind, body, and spirit.


SAINT MARY'S ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1340 Northern Blvd., Manhasset
516-627 0184

St. Mary's Elementary School students flourish in an environment characterized by academic excellence, inspired faith, and creative learning as they grow in mind and spirit. With small classes, skilled teachers, the latest technology, and exciting extracurricular activities, we inspire excitement for learning while integrating Catholic values into our daily curriculum.


ST. CHRISTOPHER SCHOOL
15 Pershing Blvd., Baldwin
516-223-4404

St. Christopher School has been educating children for more than 90 years in a safe, caring, Catholic environment. We offer programs for grades pre-kindergarten to eighth. We recognize that each child is unique and strive to help them reach their potential. We offer an AIS program, enrichment, and STEM classes.


ST. DOMINIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
35 School St., Oyster Bay
516-922-4233

Saint Dominic Elementary School was established in 1924 as one of the first Catholic schools on Long Island. Our primary mission is to incorporate the teachings, values, and traditions of Catholic faith into the religious, academic, physical, and social development of students to prepare them to become leaders of tomorrow.

Special Education


ALTERNATIVES FOR CHILDREN
1116 Main Road, Aquebogue
631-722-2170
600 South Service Road, Dix Hills
631-271-0777
14 Research Way, East Setauket
631-331-6400
168 Hill St., Southampton
631-283-3272

Providing quality, affordable daycare and special education services since 1988. Creating a natural learning environment fostering each child's development. Early Intervention and Preschool Special Education evaluation site and provider. Preschool special education, integrated classes, daycare; classes taught by NYS special education and early childhood teachers, and certified daycare staff.


BUILDING BLOCKS DEVELOPMENTAL PRESCHOOL
29 Pinewood Drive, Commack
631-499-1237

Building Blocks is an early childhood learning center focusing on education of all young children. We offer parent and child groups, preschool classes, and childcare. As a New York state-accredited special education program for more than 36 years, we provide special instruction, ABA, speech, occupational, and physical therapy, psychological and diagnostic services.


HAGEDORN LITTLE VILLAGE SCHOOL, JACK JOEL CENTER FOR SPECIAL CHILDREN (THE)
750 Hicksville Road, Seaford
516-520-6000
Email jon.feingold@littlevillage.org

The Hagedorn Little Village School is a not-for-profit school highly regarded for providing outstanding educational and therapeutic services for children with a wide range of developmental disabilities. HLVS provides year-round programs and services that include diagnostic evaluations and treatment, early intervention, a preschool, an elementary school, SEIT, and related services.


HUNTINGTON LEARNING CENTERS (LI)
656 Sunrise Highway, Baldwin
516-867-4041
607 E. Main St., Bay Shore
631-968-5100
79-81 Westbury Ave., Carle Place
516-747-5600
Elwood Shopping Center
1928B Jericho Turnpike, East Northport
631-462-8900
Phillips Plaza
639 Sunrise Highway, Lynbrook
516-568-1900
1506 Northern Blvd., Manhasset
516-365-4455
South Gate Shopping Center
49-34 Merrick Road, Massapequa Park
516-799-9500
Gateway Plaza
499-5 Sunrise Highway, Patchogue
631-289-4900
443 South Oyster Bay Road, Suite B, 2nd floor
Plainview
516-681-0400
Smithtown Shopping Center
8 Miller Place, Smithtown
631-360-0422

Huntington is the leader in kindergarten-12th tutoring and test prep. Our certified tutors provide individualized instruction in all areas including executive functioning, ADHD, Dyslexia, and learning disabilities. We help students prep for the SAT, ACT, and state exams. Huntington also testifies on students behalf and attends IEP/504 meetings.


LONG ISLAND SPEECH
Seven offices across Long Island and Queens,
844-5-SPEECH (844-577-3324)

We are open! In-office sessions are available, as well as teletherapy. For more information on both, visit lispeech.com. Now offering virtual tutoring for grades kindergarten-12th. Visit lispeechtutoring.com for details on how to enroll.


LONG ISLAND WHOLE CHILD ACADEMY SCHOOL FOR TWICE EXCEPTIONAL LEARNING
175 Wolf Hill Road, Melville
347-668-3676
Email ericher@liwholechild.org

The Long Island Whole Child Academy is a cutting-edge college preparatory school, grades first-11th, for highly capable youth who need special needs supports. The school provides one-to-one, fully individualized classes and clinical supports for ADHD, ASD, social emotional challenges, and a research-based Dyslexia intervention in a structured, nurturing environment.


VARIETY CHILD LEARNING CENTER
47 Humphrey Drive, Syosset
516-921-7171
Variety Child Learning Center at the Gallow School
72 Farmedge Road, Levittown
516-490-3301

Variety Child Learning Center provides services to more than 750 children and families annually. Services include evaluations to determine eligibility, early intervention, special education, Special Classes in an Integrated Setting, Special Education Itinerant Services, Applied Behavioral Analysis, Family Center Sunday Respite and Recreation Program, SLIDE Program, and Lufrano Training.


WINSTON PREPARATORY SCHOOL
30 Deforest Road , Dix Hills
631-779-2400
Email liadmissions@winstonprep.edu

Winston Prep is a highly individualized and responsive setting for students in grades 3 through 12 with learning differences. Our unique model of education for the individual provides intense skill remediation while encouraging students to build independence, resilience, responsibility, self-awareness, and self-advocacy. Visit winstonprep.edu/apply-now to sign up for an open house.


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