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Great Neck Road Elementary School

1400 Great Neck Road
Copiague, New York 11726
(631) 842-4013
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Hours: (Grades K-5) 9:05am – 3:15 pm

Principal:  Tamika Eason
Assistant Principal: Nicole Dunne

Students: 450
Faculty: 41


Great Neck Road Elementary School provides a challenging and supportive academic program for approximately 525 students in kindergarten through grade five. The faculty at Great Neck Road works closely with students in many areas to instill in them a lifelong desire to learn.

Great Neck Road teachers and staff are involved in several educational initiatives dedicated to promoting creative and critical thinking and to achieve grade level proficiency in reading, mathematics, and English Language Arts.

In addition, with help from the school's very active PTA, students are involved in numerous academic, social, and cultural programs, as well as family-oriented events and activities throughout the school year.


Current News

Video: Great Neck Road Celebrates PARP

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Date Added: 3/27/2024

GNR Family Night

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On March 7, Great Neck Road Elementary School held a family learning night. The theme was “Learning Is Out of this World.” In the classrooms, students read “Mae Among the Stars,” and parents were given discussion questions to talk with students about the book. As part of a mathematics activity, students were given game boards and rolled dice to complete math equations.

Date Added: 3/26/2024

Student-Scientists Observe Closed-System Reactions

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As part of a recent hands-on science lesson, fifth graders in Ms. Maroney’s class at Great Neck Road Elementary School learned about the structure and properties of matter. Using a plastic bag, water and an antacid tablet, students observed what happened when two substances were mixed in a closed system. Using three different bags – one with a whole tablet, one broken into four pieces and the last into many small pieces – the students observed the different reactions happening inside and whether a new substance was formed. They timed the different reactions in the various bags and determined that the particle size of the tablet effected the reaction and its time.

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Date Added: 3/22/2024

Fifth Grade Fun with Fractions

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Students in Mr. Kerrigan’s fifth grade class at Great Neck Road Elementary School recently spent their math lesson engaged in several creative activities with fractions. Divided into different stations, the students rotated around the room to complete varied fraction tasks. Some of the stations included rolling the dice to multiply fractions, solving fraction word problems and using their Chromebook for personalized learning via My Path.

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Date Added: 3/8/2024