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District Announcements

  • Board of Education Village Student Recognition & Public Action Meeting, Jan. 24

    The Board of Education will hold a Village School Student Recognition followed immediately by a public action meeting on Wednesday, February 24, 2021, at 7:30 p.m. Click on the announcement title for more details.

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  • Positive COVID-19 Cases

    All notifications to the community regarding positive COVID-19 cases among GNPS students and staff are available on the School Reopening webpage, or by clicking on the announcement title above.

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  • Early Dismissal Drill, 2/11

    In order to comply with the New York State Commissioner of Education Regulations and to test our early dismissal procedures, all students will be dismissed ten minutes early from school on Thursday, February 11, 2021. This early dismissal is a part of the 2020-2021 District-Wide School Safety Plan. Click on the announcement title for more details.

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  • SCOPE After School Program Information and Registration 2021-2022

    Click for information and registration for the SCOPE After School Program for 2021-2022.

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  • 2020-2021 District-Wide Safety Plan

    Click here for the Proposed, Revised 2020-2021 District-Wide Safety Plan. If you have any questions or comments, please contact Richard Castro at the Office of Security at 441-4911 or email

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  • 2021-22 GNPS Overview Calendar

    On Jan. 19, the Board of Education adopted an overview calendar for the 2021-22 school year. The calendar can be viewed by clicking on the announcement title above.

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  • Board of Education Meetings Scheduled for Jan. 13 & Jan. 19

    Public Action Meetings are scheduled for Wed., Jan. 13 at 9:00 a.m., and Tues., Jan. 19 at 8:30 p.m., both via Zoom webinar. Click on the announcement title for additional details.

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  • Deadline Approaches for Teacher Award Nominations

    Attention Alumni: The deadline to nominate a GNPS educator for the annual Christa Fulton Memorial Teacher Award is Jan. 31, 2021. The sole purpose of this award is to recognize GNPS educators who have had a profound impact on the lives of students. Click on the announcement title for award details and nomination instructions.

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  • Kindergarten Registration for 2021–22

    Enrollment for the Great Neck public and private school kindergarten programs for the 2021–22 school year will begin on Jan. 25, 2021. All registration applications are now processed online.

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  • Board Approves Partial School Tax Exemptions

    The Great Neck Board of Education has approved a resolution to continue to honor partial school tax exemptions for qualified individuals in these groups: senior citizens with limited income; persons with disabilities and limited income; volunteer firefighters and volunteer ambulance workers; Gold Star parents; and veterans, including cold war veterans. Exemption requirements and qualification guidelines are explained on application forms, available through the Nassau County Department of Assessment.

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  • GNPS Clothing Pantry FREE Shopping Event, 12/18 from 4-6pm

    The Great Neck Public Schools Clothing Pantry will host an open house shopping event on Friday, Dec. 18 from 4-6pm. The event, located at Saddle Rock School (10 Hawthorne Ln.) will include FREE warm winter coats and various clothing items for Great Neck families in need.

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Health and Wellness

  • School Reopening 2020-2021
    School officials continue to abide by all guidance provided by local, state, and federal agencies regarding COVID-19. Updates are shared with our school community as soon as they become available. For information, links, and resources, visit the School Reopening 2020-2021 Page.

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Registration Information

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

    Kindergarten and UPK registration remains open for the 2021–22 school year. All registration applications are now processed online.


    All children who will attend public or private school kindergarten in Sept. 2021 must be registered. Any child who legally resides within the school district and will be 5 years old on or before Dec. 1, 2021 is eligible for kindergarten.

    Universal Pre-K

    The District offers a UPK program to all Great Neck School District residents at no cost. To be enrolled, children must be 4 years old by Dec. 1, 2021.  

    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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  • Image of GNPS/TV Logo of the Great Neck Public Schools

    GNPS/TV Current Programs
    GNPS/TV programming reflects the offerings of the Great Neck Public Schools and the achievements of its students and staff. Programs may be viewed within the incorporated villages of Great Neck on Optimum Channel 75 and on Verizon Fios Channel 32. Programs are also available on-demand, 24/7, on the GNPS/TV web page.

    Programs currently airing are: Inside the GNPS/TV Vaults, Village School Exhibition, and Student Filmmakers Showcase.

    For more information, please visit the GNPS/TV homepage or contact Robert Zahn, director of educational television and broadcast media, by e-mail at, or by phone at (516) 441-4676.

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GNPS Community Education

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    Community Ed Spring 2021 Catalog
    The Great Neck Community Ed Spring 2021 catalog is available online, featuring a variety of in-person and online courses. Registration for upcoming classes is currently underway. Visit the Community Ed web page for more details about course offerings and registration.

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