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200 Forest Avenue, West Babylon, NY 11704
Phone: 631-376-7300

Principal: Mrs. Patricia Acocella

Forest Avenue Mission Statement

At Forest Avenue, our mission is to celebrate our students’ uniqueness and appreciate each and every child for who he or she is in a safe and supportive environment.  In addition, our goal is to embrace all learning styles and maximize abilities to attain excellence, as we prepare our students  to become college and career ready.  Our mission involves educating them to be productive citizens in the world and succeeding in the 21st century as they continue to be lifelong learners.


Spring Clip Art



Character Trait of the Month


March: Respect




Flashlight Fridays

At Forest Avenue, students in Ms. Desz and Mrs. Graziosa's second grade classes enjoying reading by flashlight on Fridays.

Reading Fun in Second Grade!

Second graders in Ms. Desz and Mrs.Graziosa's classed enjoy reading by flashlight.

Music In Our Schools Month

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PTA Basketball Fundraiser

Forest Avenue students enjoyed watching the Harlem Hoopsters, Forest Avenue faculty, and parents of the Forest Avenue PTA play in a basketball game.

Snow Day at Forest Avenue

Snow Day at Forest Avenue photo
Kindergarten students in Alyson Russo’s class at Forest Avenue Elementary School learned how to make “speech snow” with teacher Caitlyn Bavolar and Mrs. Russo during a language lesson. The students worked on their describing skills and building their vocabulary as they described real snow. They also worked on following a sequence of steps in a recipe to make “speech snow.”