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Whispering Pines Seventh-day Adventist School, located in Old Westbury, NY, is a K-8 educational institution operated by the Seventh-day Adventist Church to provide a spiritually oriented education for all children. A belief in the existence of the Creator God is fundamental in the philosophy of Seventh-day Adventist schools. We respect His divine authority and recognize His intervention in human affairs. We believe that true education develops the spiritual, mental, and physical powers of each student; preparing them for the joy of service in this life and for the higher joy of service in the life to come.

Whispering Pines Seventh-day Adventist School is a Seventh-day Adventist institution located on 13 acres of land at 211 Jericho Turnpike, Old Westbury, Long Island, Nassau County, New York.


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