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252 Chestnut Street,
West Hempstead, NY 11552
Phone: (516) 390-3150
Fax: (516) 390-3152

Principal: Faith Tripp




The West Hempstead Union Free School District recognizes the unique value of each student. It is dedicated to the success of each student based on the highest standards of excellence in education. Each student will be challenged to achieve mastery in all subject areas in an educational atmosphere that strives to build positive self- esteem, mutual respect for others, and life-long quest for learning.

Instructional Calendar K-6 20-21

Important Snow Day Makeup Schedule (English) (Spanish)

Chestnut Street Parent University January 25, 2021

Parent Newsletter - February 2021

Kindergarten Registration 2021-2022 / Registro de Jardin de Infantes 2021-2022

Kindergarten Registration Packet 21-22

Chestnut Street Virtual Tour

Spinning the Wheel of Learning at Chestnut Street

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Zoey Navarro Vasquez, a kindergarten student at the Chestnut Street School, created The Learning Wheel as part of the school’s 100th day celebration. The interactive wheel can be used to play a variety of educational games students can play, including spinning the wheel and acting out the animal it lands on while both in-person and remote students try to guess. 

Chestnut Celebrates the Lunar New Year

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Students in Jeanellen Setera’s class at the Chestnut Street School learned about the traditions of the upcoming Lunar New Year! 

Reopening Information

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Click here to visit the reopening page

Letter to Parents and Guardians Regarding Meals - September 1, 2020

Hybrid Letter to the Community - August 12, 2020

Letter to the Community - July 31, 2020






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