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Nassau BOCES Eagle Avenue Middle School
307 Eagle Ave, West Hempstead, NY 11552
The Eagle Avenue Middle School is part of the Board Of Cooperative Educational Services of Nassau County. Nassau BOCESMore leases the school building from the West Hempstead Union Free School District. This school caters to students, ages 10 to 14, who have learning, behavioural, emotional and developmental disabilities. Students have Individualized Education Plans (IEPs), which are developed by a multidisciplinary team to meet the specific needs and goals of each student. The school's traditional middle school program has a classroom curriculum that includes reading, language arts, math, science and social studies. These subjects are adapted to the student's cognitive level and learning style. Students also get involved in activities that promote community awareness. The school also offers unique programs for selected students. While some younger students focus primarily on academics, following New York State standards, many of the older students have differentiated schedules, which include developing life skills, building personal independence and working toward a high school diploma.