Valley Stream

The incorporated Village of Valley Stream is inside the southwest part of the town of Hempstead, along the border with Queens. The village is served by the Long Island Rail Road at the Valley Stream station, located at Sunrise Highway and Franklin Avenue. It is also served by the Gibson station at Gibson and Munro Boulevards, but only along the Far Rockaway Branch.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 3.5 square miles (9.1 km2), of which 3.4 square miles (8.8 km2) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2), or 0.86%, is water.

Communities bordering Valley Stream are Elmont (Home of Belmont Park Racetrack), Lynbrook, Malverne, Franklin Square, Hewlett, Woodmere, and Rosedale (a neighborhood in Queens in New York City).

There are many different sections of Valley Stream:






Valley Stream has many separate elementary school districts that share the same central high school district. In addition, children living in the northern section of the Village, a CDP known as North Valley Stream, attend Alden Terrace Elementary School, followed by Elmont Memorial High School (grades 7-12).

Hewlett-Woodmere School District#14

Valley Stream School District#13

  • Howell Road Elementary School
  • James A. Dever Elementary School (Originally Corona Ave Elementary School)
  • Wheeler Avenue Elementary School
  • Willow Road Elementary School

Valley Stream School District#24

  • Brooklyn Avenue Elementary School
  • Robert W. Carbonaro Elementary School
  • William L. Buck Elementary School

Valley Stream School District#30

  • Clear Stream Avenue Elementary School
  • Forest Road Elementary School
  • Shaw Avenue Elementary School

Valley Stream Central High School District

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