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John S. Hobart Elementary School

At John S. Hobart Elementary School, we are committed to providing our students with an educational experience that addresses both their social and academic development. We believe in holding our students to high expectations. Our curriculum, programs and support services reinforce our belief that all children can reach the high standards that we set for them.
The cooperative efforts of our staff, parents, teachers and administrators will ensure optimal support for each child, creating successful students and responsible citizens. We are looking forward to a successful and memorable school year.

Hobart administrators stand in hallway of school

Left to right: John S. Hobart Elementary School Principal James Westcott and Assistant Principal Thomas Virgona.

John S. Hobart Elementary School
230 Van Buren Street
Shirley NY, 11967
Grades K-5 (9:15am - 3:33pm)

Hobart Elementary Principal
James Westcott (631) 874-1273

Hobart Elementary Assistant Principal
Thomas Virgona (631) 874-1525

Hobart Elementary Office Numbers
Main Office – (631) 874-1296
Attendance – (631) 874-1708
School Nurse – (631) 874-1248
Psychologist – (631) 874-1243
Hobart Library – (631) 874-1569

Tory Badamo (631) 874-1513

Joshua Zelin (631) 874-1243

Social Workers
Katrina Reilly (631) 874-1230 
Elena Cahn (631) 874-1511

DASA Coordinator
James Westcott (631) 874-1273
Thomas Virgona (631) 874-1525
Joshua Zelin (631) 874-1243

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Hobart News

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SCOPE Saturday Enrichment is back! Registration is now open for the free SCOPE Saturday Enrichment programs this fall for grades K-12! The program will run this fall for five Saturdays - October 28, November 4, November 11, November 18 and December 2. Register today!

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The William Floyd Alumni Association is hosting its 12th “Outstanding Educators” Award Dinner on Thursday, October 12, 2023 at the Rock Hill Country Club in Manorville. This year’s honorees include: Joseph Cordaro, Tony Mecca, Judy Flynn, Maryellen Fonti and Victor Longaro. Congratulations to these outstanding educators past and present!