Great Neck Public Schools

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District Announcements

  • Celebrating Dr. William A. Shine

    The Great Neck Public Schools is honored to host an event celebrating the life and legacy of former Superintendent Dr. William A. Shine, who served as the leader of the school community for more than 20 years. The event will be held on Thursday, June 2, at 4 p.m. in the auditorium of his namesake building, William A. Shine-Great Neck South High School, 341 Lakeville Rd.

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  • Faculty Recital RESCHEDULED for May 2

    The District Faculty Recital, originally scheduled for October 2021, has been rescheduled for Monday, May 2, 2022 at 7pm in the E.M. Baker auditorium. All proceeds benefit student music scholarships. 

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  • Deadline to Register for Non-Public School Transportation is April 1

    The Great Neck Public Schools offers free transportation for children attending non-public schools who meet walking distance-from-school requirements. The deadline to apply for non-public school transportation for the 2022–23 school year is April 1, as determined by New York State Education Law.

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Registration Information

  • Kindergarten & Universal Pre-K (UPK) Registration Remains Open

    Kindergarten and UPK registration remains open for the 2022–23 school year. All registration applications are now processed online.


    All children who will attend public or private school kindergarten in Sept. 2022 must be registered. Any child who legally resides within the school district and will be 5 years old on or before Dec. 1, 2022, is eligible for kindergarten.

    Universal Pre-K

    UPK is a half-day program offered to residents at no cost; a supplemental half-day, tuition-based enrichment program called “Fun For Fours” is also available with limited enrollment. To be enrolled, children must be 4 years old by Dec. 1, 2022.  

    For more information, visit our Office of Registration home page, download a registration packet, or call the Registrar’s Office at (516) 441-4080.

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Featured Video

  • The "Great Neck Pride" video series highlights student accomplishments and the outstanding academic programs that we're proud to offer to our school community. Stay tuned to our website and social media channels for new episodes from April through June 2022.

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District Newsletters

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    Read The Most Recent District Publications from our Office of Public Information 

    The Great Neck Public Schools produces newsletters throughout the year to inform residents about our programs and provide updates on construction projects that improve our facilities. Current and past newsletters can be found on the GNPS Publications page.

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  • South High Projects Advance to State, National History Day Contest

    Jillian Chang and Sebastian Lennox won second place in the Website Category at the state competition and will now advance to the National History Day Contest. Melody Song was awarded third place in the Individual Performance category at the state competition.

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  • Rotary Recognizes Middle School Students

    Six students from North Middle and South Middle received Youth Merit Awards from The Rotary Club of Great Neck for demonstrating a commitment to "service above self."

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  • Eight Finalists for New Faces Awards

    Five students from North High and three students from South High are among 30 finalists from the Greater New York Area to be honored by The Broadway Education Alliance as finalists for the second annual New Faces Award, part of the Roger Rees Awards for Excellence in Student Performance.

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  • Roger Rees Best Actor & Actress Nominees

    The Broadway Education Alliance has announced Owen Roubeni and Chantal Sadighpour as semi-finalists for Best Actor and Best Actress Awards in a Musical, part of the Roger Rees Awards for Excellence in Student Performance.

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