Principal: Mrs. Mary Natoli
Assistant Principal: Mrs. Natalie Nelson Assistant Principal: Mrs. Cynthia Qasim 144 Covert Avenue Grades: Pre-K through 6 Elmont, NY 11003 Student population: 745 Location: Two blocks north of Hempstead Turnpike. Faculty & staff: 95 Phone: (516) 326-5560 View map Fax: (516) 326-0547 Hours: 9:10 a.m.-3:30 p.m.School Overview:
Aligned with Elmont Union free School District’s mission of reaching and teaching for excellence, the Covert Avenue Elementary School Family is committed to creating students who are ready to meet the challenges of our ever-changing world. Together as a community of learners, we design challenging instruction to assist our students reach their personal goals and achieve academic excellence.
Our mission at Covert Avenue is to support, encourage and challenge our students and staff in a collaborative environment that nurtures high educational expectations. In all grades, our students are challenged with rigorous curriculum that is aligned and supports the Common Core Learning Standards. At Covert Avenue, our students are on the way towards college and their future careers!
Along with our academic goals, our Covert Avenue staff and families build character in our students. Special attention is made in the development of the traits which our students will need to become responsible members of society. Together as a school community, we stress and model the attributes of confidence, respect, honesty, citizenship and tolerance. Our commitment to educating the whole child is reflected by the motto that adorns our front lawn, “Children for a Better Tomorrow.” With our entire school community, Covert Avenue students are guided to reach their personal potential and achieve academic success.