A large District with a small community feel.
The Middle Country Central School District serves the Villages and Hamlets of Centereach, Selden, parts of Lake Grove, Coram, Lake Ronkonkoma, Port Jefferson Station and Farmingville. In terms of area, the District covers approximately 16 square miles.
The Mission of the District is to empower and inspire all students to apply the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to be creative problem solvers, to achieve personal success and to contribute responsibly in a diverse and dynamic world.
The Middle Country School District has an enrollment of 10,840 students (2015-2016 school year).
The District has two high schools, two middle schools, eight elementary schools, two Pre-K/Kindergarten centers, and an alternative learning center and career academy:
High schools (grades 9 - 12):
Centereach High School
Newfield High School
The Middle Country Alternative Learning Center and Career Academy is housed in the Newfield High School building.
Middle Schools (grades 6 - 8):
Dawnwood Middle School
Selden Middle School
Elementary Schools (grades 1 - 5):
Eugene Auer Memorial Elementary School
Hawkins Path Elementary School
Holbrook Road Elementary School
Jericho Elementary School
New Lane Memorial Elementary School
North Coleman Road Elementary School
Oxhead Road Elementary School
Stagecoach Elementary School
Bicycle Path Pre-K/Kindergarten Center
Unity Drive Pre-K/Kindergarten Center
The District has a nine-member Board of Education. The District’s Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Roberta Gerold, has served in this capacity since July, 2006. In addition to being the educational and administrative leader of the District, Dr. Gerold is a past president of the Suffolk County School Superintendents Association.