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Alden Terrace School

Mrs. Shawnée Warfield, Principal
Ms. Shona Beldo, Asst. Principal

1835 Central Ave, Valley Stream, NY 11580
Phone: (516) 285-8310
Fax: (516) 285-8610
Hours: 8:05 a.m.-2:25 p.m.



"Knowledge is Power."

Our Mission: To provide a safe high-quality education that meets and exceeds the individual needs of each of our scholars emotionally, socially, physically, and academically in Reading, Writing, S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) and Physical Education; To encourage academic excellence; To develop a strong sense of respect, kindness and responsibility for self, others and the community; To cultivate a lifelong enthusiasm and love for learning in an inclusive, diverse, and caring environment.
“Knowledge balanced with compassion empowers our scholars to achieve their full potential, making meaningful real world contributions and inspiring our scholars to be productive citizens."

-Mrs. Shawnée Warfield, Principal


As a proud member of the Elmont Union Free school District, the Alden Terrace School is home to a dedicated and caring team of faculty and staff members.

Nestled on the southernmost portion of the Elmont Union Free School District, Alden boasts a diverse population with an average of three classes on each grade level. In addition to immersion in curriculum in Physical Education, Art, Music, Literacy, Technology and Library Skills, our scholars also have an opportunity to participate in programs that enrich the general curriculum including: Model UN, Math Olympiads, National Geography Bee, University Day, Student Council, Art Club, The Alden Terrace Actors Studio, Public Speaking Squad, Chorus, Band, Orchestra, Year Book Club, Lego Robotics and our Digital Piano Program.

Alden Parents are dedicated and involved. As partners in the academic process, parents play an integral role in the overall vitality of our school.

The elementary years are a critical component in education. At the Alden Terrace School, our goal is to provide a solid foundation academically, socially and emotionally which will prepare and equip our scholars to be positive contributors and change makers in a complex and changing global society.