The Bay Shore Union Free School District has upheld outstanding academic standards since it was chartered over a century ago. More than 5,000 students are presently enrolled in the district, which employs a staff of 750. Bay Shore Schools offer a full range of programs and a firm foundation for students at every academic level and achievement capability.

Bay Shore Schools, Touro College School of Health Sciences and St. Patrick Parochial School offer a fine education

There are numerous points of pride within Bay Shore Schools, among them: SAT Scores that exceed state and national averages; an expanded roster of accelerated courses at all grade levels; earning up to thirty credits through a cooperative venture with several area colleges; the next generation of computer and multimedia technology; participation in the trend-setting state pilot program, Universal Pre-K; a superior record of academic and athletic scholarships; two New York State Blue Ribbons (out of 28 statewide); national, state and county student award recipients in excellence for academics, sports and music; national and state teaching excellence award honorees.

In addition to Bay Shore Schools, community families have an array of educational facilities from which to choose. Several private and parochial schools accommodate nursery through graduate levels. Schools such as St. Patrick and St. Peter’s-by-the-Sea Day School have long established traditions of excellence in academics. Greater Bay Shore is centrally located to a wealth of formidable selections among institutions of higher learning and proudly serves as the home to the Touro College School of Health Sciences.

From the opening bell on the first day of school to High School Graduation, Bay Shore students can be proud of their highly acclaimed school system, a role model for educational innovation throughout America.