The Village of Westbury is located within the Town of North Hempstead on Long Island, New York. Westbury is a very diverse community, giving it the nickname "A Community for All Seasons." The first settlers of the area arrived in 1658, most of them Quakers. The Village of Westbury was founded in 1675 by Henry Willis, and he decided to name the village Westbury after his old hometown in England. Westbury is a very historical town due to several events. The Long Island Railroad was built through Westbury, helpinig to increase its population. It was also the site that Charles Lindbergh took flight from for his history-making flight to Paris. Today, the village is rich with racial and ethnic diversity, making it a very unique place to call home for all its residents.
Westbury has several public schools to serve its students. The schools are Dryden Street School (Pre-K to K), Cherry Lane School (grades K-2), Park Avenue School (grades 1-2), Powells Lane School (grades 3-5), Rushmore Schools (grades 3-6), Drexel Avenue School (grades 3-5), Westbury Middle School (grades 6-8), Carle Place Middle & High School (grades 7-12), and Westbury High School (grades 9-12). There are also a couple of parochial schools in Westbury, including St. Brigid Out Lady of Hope Regional School and Westbury Friends School (Quakers).
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