• The Board of Education will hold a public action meeting on Wednesday May 31, 2023 at 6:45pm, in the EM Baker Auditorium.  The meeting will also be livestreamed to YouTube here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nQujCt0Uiq0


    6:45pm:  UPTC Committee Reports (Auditorium)

    7:30pm:  Public Action Meeting (Auditorium)

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Great Neck Public Schools

Where Discovery Leads to Greatness

2023-24 Budget Information

District Announcements

  • PTO/PTAs Present Holocaust Education Presentation on May 30

    Elementary parents are encouraged to attend this event on May 30 at 7 p.m. at E.M. Baker School as retired GNPS educator Sandi Cooper leads a presentation about the GNPS Elementary Holocaust Education Program for students in grade 4-5.

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  • 2023-24 GNPS School Budget PASSES 4,206 - 2,261 (65%)

    The 2023-24 GNPS School Budget passes - 4,259 YES votes to 2,261 NO votes. The Great Neck Library Budget also passes. Rebecca Sassouni is re-elected and Joanne Chan is elected as Board Trustees. Thank you to the Great Neck Public Schools community for your ongoing support of education in our district!

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  • 2023-24 Budget Newsletter Available Online

    The 2023-24 Budget Newsletter is available online and print copies have been mailed to residents. Additional information, including budget presentations, voting information, and names of the Board of Education candidates are available on the budget web page (click on "Budget Information" in the Quick Links menu).

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Health and Wellness

Registration Information

  • Online Registration Dates for 2023–24 Kindergarten & UPK 

    All applications to register for Universal Pre-Kindergarten (UPK) and Kindergarten for the 2023–24 school year will be processed online.

    Universal Pre-K

    The District offers a UPK program to all Great Neck School District residents at no cost. UPK Online Registration is currently open. To enroll, children must be 4 years old by Dec. 1, 2023.  



    Kindergarten Online Registration will open on Jan. 17, 2023. All children who will attend public or private school kindergarten in Sept. 2023 must be registered. Any child who legally resides within the school district and will be 5 years old on or before Dec. 1, 2023 is eligible for kindergarten.

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



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Superintendent Search

  • The Board of Education has partnered with District Wise Search Consultants to facilitate a nationwide search for the successor candidate to lead the District following the retirement of Dr. Teresa Prendergast, effective July 21, 2023. Updates will be shared throughout the process on the Superintendent Search web page

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Featured Video

  • The Great Neck Public Schools is proud to offer exceptional programs in support of S.T.E.A.M. education (science, technology, engineering, art, and math). This new video series, “Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead,” celebrates our innovative programs and activities that inspire inquiry, encourage discovery, and spark creativity as students connect their problem-solving skills to real-world solutions.

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

    GNPS/TV Current Programs

    Programs currently airing on Great Neck Public Schools Television (GNPS/TV) are North High School Opera, South Middle School Spotlight, and Focus on Education. 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.

    For more information, please visit the GNPS/TV homepage or contact Robert Zahn, director of educational television and broadcast media, by e-mail at rzahn@greatneck.k12.ny.us, or by phone at (516) 441-4676.

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