Candlewood Middle School

Candlewood Middle School’s mission is to foster resiliency in order to encourage innovative, independent, and critical thinkers, who will be globally-minded and have respect for differences, while developing responsibility to oneself and empathy for others. Here at Candlewood, we inspire the personal growth of intelligent, lifelong learners who will practice responsible use of technology and become contributing members of the school, community, and society. It is our goal that through a collaborative effort, each student will acquire the tools to reach their fullest potential.





Candlewood Middle School


1200 Carll's Straight Path

Dix Hills, New York 11746


School Schedule
7:50 a.m. - 2:40 p.m.
4:00pm Intramural/Club Bus

Pamela Higgins, Principal (631) 592-3300

Anthony Dohrenwend, Assistant Principal (631) 592-3318

Matt Mayo, Assistant Principal (631) 592-3306

Evanne Orlean, Nurse (631) 592-3301

Caryn Himelfarb, Nurse (631) 592-3301

Attendance (631) 592-3308

      Student Support Center (631) 592-3310



Watch our amazing treble choir perform at Nassau Coliseum during the L.I. Nets game!