West Hollow Middle School 250 Old East Neck Rd, Melville, NY11747 West Hollow is one of two middle schools in the Half Hollow Hills Central School District. West Hollow is on…More the west side of the school district; Candlewood Middle School is on the east side. The school is surrounded by private homes, nurseries and farmland. It is a public middle school serving grades 6-8.
Otsego Elementary School 55 Otsego Ave, Dix Hills, NY11746 One of seven elementary schools in the Half Hollow Hills school district, Otsego is located in the southeast…More portion of the school district.
Sunquam Elementary School is one of seven elementary schools in the Half Hollow Hills Central School District. It is…More located on the most western side of the district and across the street from the Melville Branch of the Half Hollow Hills Community Library. Sunquam is a family of students, teachers, staff and parents also known as the "Sunquam Stars."
Sunquam Elementary school was closed during the years of 1991 and 1999. On March 18, 1991, the Half Hollow Hills School Board voted to close Sunquam due to a significant reduction in state aid. Sunquam was the smallest school in the district and needed the most repairs. Closing the only school in the Western portion of the district, however, created an uproar in the community. Backed by the foresight, passion and dedication of Mrs. Alissa Sue Taff, the then current president of the Civic Association of Sweet Hollow, many attempts to sell Sunquam were thwarted. In March of 1999 the Half Hollow Hills School Board, faced with an influx of new housing, and a lack of classrooms, voted unanimously to reopen the school in the fall of 1999.
Half Hollow Hills High School East is one of two high schools in the school district; the other is High School…More West. Both serve grades nine through 12. Hills East is the larger of the two, as it once housed both a middle and a high school.
It has two main offices, two gymnasiums, two auditoriums and two cafeterias, one of which has been converted to a weight room. It is located across the street from the Dix Hills branch of the Half Hollow Hills Community Library. High School East is the home of the red, white and black Thunderbirds.
Half Hollow Hills Community Library 55 Vanderbilt Pkwy, Dix Hills, NY11746 The Half Hollow Hills Community Library serves the residents of Dix Hills and Melville with two…More locations. The Dix Hills Building, which serves as the main branch, is located across the street from one of the district's two high schools, Hills East. The Melville building is located across the street from one of the districts seven elementary schools, Sunquam Elementary. This public library serves 43,616 residents and circulates 512,735 items per year.
Fran Greenspan Administration Center 525 Half Hollow Rd, Dix Hills, NY11746 The Fran Greenspan Administrative Center is the administrative building for the Half Hollow Hills School District. It…More was previously the site of the Manasquan Elementary School. The admininstrative center was named after Fran Greenspan, former president of the board of education who died in July 2009. This building houses the offices of the district's school superintendent and other administrators, as well as the offices for a space shuttle and astronautics program for children and AHAP (Academically High Aptitude Program) for third to fifth graders.
Half Hollow Hills Community Library 510 Sweet Hollow Rd, Melville, NY11747 With two locations, The Half Hollow Hills Community Library serves the residents of Dix Hills and Melville. The library…More features a wide selection of books, movies, music, periodicals, reference materials and children's books, in addition to offering internet access, computer use and research assistance services. The Dix Hills building, which serves as the main branch, is located across the street from one of the district's two high schools, Hills East. The library's Melville location is located across the street from one of the district's seven elementary schools, Sunquam Elementary. It is a public library serving a population of 43,616 residents. The library circulates 512,735 items per year and has a collection containing 335,625 volumes.