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About Us

Tucked away in the southwest corner of Nassau County, Long Island, New York, Valley Stream Union Free School District 30 is a short train ride from New York City. The District encompasses an area of approximately two square miles and has a population of about 15,500 residents. A portion of the incorporated Village of Valley Stream is located within the boundaries of the School District.

Our community is ideally located, offering the convenience of cosmopolitan culture along with the pleasures of suburban life. The Long Island Railroad, public buses, or a short drive afford residents the opportunity to enjoy the cultural riches of New York City. District 30 is also located near many of Long Island's recreational facilities, including numerous county and town parks, golf courses, tennis courts, and the fabled Long Island coastline.

Educational opportunities abound. Nearby colleges and universities include Adelphi, Hofstra, St. John's, C.W. Post, New York Institute of Technology, State University of New York at Old Westbury, State University of New York at Farmingdale; and Nassau Community College. Long Island is a technology and science research hub, with thriving and expanding industries contributing to a growing economy. More than 100 professional practices are located in Valley Stream. Numerous stores and boutiques are a short distance away from our neighborhoods. The famous Green Acres Shopping Mall is located just south of the main thoroughfare.

District History

Volume XV

Due to web publishing issues some of the graphics in volumes appear dark.

If you desire you may find hard copies of the entire project (Public Education in Valley Stream New York during the Twentieth Century) at the Valley Stream Waldinger Memorial Library, The Long Island Studies Institute at Hofstra University, The Valley Stream Historical Society, The Valley Stream Central high school district Board Room and The Valley Stream Union Free School District Thirty Administrative Offices.

There are also DVDs of the entire project at The Library of Congress in Washington D.C. Library's General Collections, control number 201242936.