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William Floyd Learning Center

Launched in 2017, the William Floyd Learning Center is an alternative elementary school program that serves approximately 54 elementary-aged students (kindergarten through sixth grade) in need of a more intensive building-wide management system and a smaller student-to-teacher ratio. The William Floyd Learning Center is committed to developing young scholars with active and creative minds to become compassionate and caring life-long learners. Through positive behavioral supports and rigorous classroom instruction we will stress the total development of each scholar: socially, emotionally and academically.

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William Floyd Learning Center
111 Lexington Road, Suite 2
Shirley NY, 11967
Grades K-5 (9:15am - 3:33pm)

WF Learning Center Principal 
Gary Bretton (631) 874-1607

Assistant Principal
Camelle Person (631)-874-1391

WF Learning Center Numbers
Main Office – (631) 874-1718
Fax – (631) 874-1835
Nurse – (631) 874-1914

Rosemary Devine (631) 874-1807

DASA Coordinators
Rosemary Devine
Camelle Person


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This page will be updated whenever there is COVID-19 related information to share.

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Students at the William Floyd Learning Center have been participating in the Rising New York Road Runners (NYRR) club activities as a way to improve their physical fitness and learn new ways to stay healthy. As part of this endeavor, students, earlier this year, completed a bus loop marathon outside of their school as a way to challenge themselves to meet and surpass their fitness and running goals.

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Members of the entire William Floyd school community who plan on traveling during upcoming vacations (mid-winter break on February 15-19 or spring break from March 29-April 5) are encouraged to consider the current New York State travel restrictions and the testing/quarantining requirements in place that could affect school/work attendance before making plans to travel. Please click here for the full travel advisory and testing/quarantining requirements.

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For the current school year, the district included four traditional emergency closing days or “snow days” into the calendar. So far, schools have been closed three times due to inclement weather – December 17, February 1 and February 2. The district has one more traditional snow day that can be used to reach the four - if that gets used up, a fifth snow day (and beyond) will transform into a virtual education day.