THE LAUREL HILL SCHOOL (Infant – Preschool – Grade 8) is a vibrant learning community dedicated both to excellence in education and to improving the quality of individual student life. From inception, now more than forty years ago, Laurel Hill continues to encourage critical thought, welcome creative leaps, and instill passion in learning and doing. Serving infants through Grade 8, The Laurel Hill School offers a comprehensive student plan that correlates individual potential and readiness with clearly stated personal, social, and academic goals.
All K-5 classes have an assistant teacher to support the head teacher. This allows for successful differentiated instruction to take place. Each child progresses at his/her own pace in order to achieve both personal and academic success.
CHARACTER BUILDING STUDENT LIFE
Caring, kindness, respect, responsibility, honesty, and trustworthiness are central character-building virtues emphasized throughout Laurel Hill. A formal character-building element of the curriculum brings these qualities to life in and out of the classroom.
TECHNOLOGY, ARTS, ATHLETICS & AFTERSCHOOL CLUBS
In our Technology, Arts and Athletic Centers, spirits soar as individual interests are brought to life. Music fills the air through band, chorus, and theater arts. Visual arts program engages the innate creativity of young people opening a fascinating view into their wonderfully evolving worlds. Athletics offer for-fun competition to Our LHS Jaguar teams in softball, basketball, football, and volleyball. Laurel Hill also offers yearlong Afterschool Clubs. Activities include intramural challenge to the all-sport student, Math & Science Olympiads, Chess Club, Digital Photography, Forensic Investigation.
Professional, warm, and caring, our faculty is sensitive to the unique qualities and needs of each child. Additionally, our faculty is engaged in extensive ongoing professional development workshops. All teachers are New York State certified and are teamed with trained educational assistants.
The Laurel Hill community comes together to work and play on a pristine campus. Our over ten-acre campus provides a natural setting of woods, fields and orchards, all accented by lush floral landscapes. Complete athletic facilities blend with the landscape, and our student garden and farm add an exciting rustic feature to the grounds.
Classrooms are modern, colorful, bright and spacious. The building facilities include a library, computer lab, science lab, gymnasium, music and foreign language rooms. LHS’ grounds include an outdoor theatre, adventure playgrounds, full size playing fields, basketball, tennis courts, hockey rink, a batting cage, and more.
As one of Long Island’s premier day schools, we invite you to come experience the wonderland of opportunity and enthusiasm our school is proud of. Schedule a tour today and see what a difference one decision can make in your child’s future.