Oceanside Middle School, Oceanside, N.Y.
Oceanside Middle School's philosophy reflects the academic, social, and emotional needs of adolescents, ensuring students a safe and supportive learning environment. The school staff provides challenging and developmentally appropriate education for adolescent learners and is proud of the many opportunities students are given to explore their interests and demonstrate their talents. A great number of clubs, interscholastic sports, and other schoolwide activities provide students with a sense of belonging. All students are encouraged to understand their role in contributing to a positive school culture.