Cherry Avenue Elementary School

The Foundation for Success

  • Dr. Lisa Ihne

    Cherry Avenue Elementary School Principal

    (631) 244-6700


    Dear Cherry Avenue Families:

    Welcome to the 2022-2023 school year!  We look forward to returning to a normal year - pre-COVID, coupled with fun-filled, enriching learning opportunities.  Our dedicated faculty and staff provide for a positive and nurturing environment, while promoting active learning and academic excellence. Thanks to the devotion of staff and parents, students are afforded opportunities to reach their individual potential, focusing on both academics and social growth.  At Cherry Avenue, we value the importance of treating others with respect, in particular, following The Golden Rule and Sayville STRIDES, as our children navigate through a myriad of life experiences and become global citizens in this digital age. We recognize the importance of a strong home-school partnership and encourage ongoing communication.  As a result of an overwhelming amount of support from our devoted and caring parents and teachers, in particular our PTA, our students are provided with many enjoyable cultural arts events/activities and a memorable school experience. Please consider joining the PTA and serving on committees. We are also fortunate to receive a great deal of support and involvement from our generous downtown community.

    On behalf of the Cherry Avenue staff, I welcome you and look forward to a productive and positive year. Please feel free to contact me anytime by phone (631-244-6700), or via email:


    Lisa Ihne, Ed.D.


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