A photo showing the entrance to Hobart Elementary

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.

A photo of the Hobart Elementary Principals

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
Dominic Ciliotta (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
Joshua Zelin (631) 874-1243
James Westcott (631) 874-1273
Dominic Ciliotta (631) 874-1525

Call/Text 988: A New Crisis Resource

Hobart News

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A total of 78 extraordinary William Floyd student musicians were recently selected by the Suffolk County Music Educators Association (SCMEA) for all-county honors, an amazing honor for students in grades five through 12 and a testament to the strength of the district’s amazing music department. Congratulations to the students and their teachers!

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For the 2022-23 school year, the district has used zero snow/emergency days. As a result, there will be no school for students on Tuesday, April 11, and Friday, May 26. However, please note that this is subject to change only in the event the district is forced to use a snow/emergency day between now and Friday, March 31.