For parents residing on Long Island, New York's North Shore, it can be helpful to be aware of the small handful of Great Neck public schools. Great Neck is the name of a village in Nassau County. The village is situated on the border between Nassau County and the borough of Queens, which is part of New York City. In many cases, "Great Neck" refers to the North Shore's peninsula.
- John L. Miller – Great Neck North High School – Great Neck North High School is a public institution that is situated on Polo Road in the heart of the village. The high school educates students that are in the ninth, tenth, eleventh and twelfth grades. The principal is named Bernard Kaplan, with the assistant principals including Daniel Krauz, Diane Edgerton and Patricia Hugo. Some of the academic departments are study skills, physical education, business and fine and performing arts. In terms of recreational activities, baseball, academic quiz bowl, jazz ensemble, debate team and ping pong are all available. 35 Polo Road Great Neck, NY 11023
- Elizabeth Mellick Baker School – Elizabeth Mellick Baker School is a public school that provides schooling for students from kindergarten up to the fifth grade. The school is located on Baker Hill Road in Great Neck. The various divisions of the school include technology, vocal music, science, art, mathematics laboratory and physical education. 69 Baker Hill Road, Great Neck, NY 11023
- Saddle Rock Elementary School – Saddle Rock Elementary School provides public education for elementary school students on Hawthorne Lane in Great Neck. The school's principal is Eric Nezowitz, while the assistant principal is Luci Bradley. The various educational departments of the school include social studies, mind stretchers, music, family activities, art, science, mathematics, language arts and English. 10 Hawthorne Lane, Great Neck, NY 11023