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K-8
Public district
Garrison, NY
Students enrolled: 235
 

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1100 Route 9D
Garrison, NY 10524

(845) 424-3689
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November 05, 2010
Garrison Union Free School is a 2010 Blue Ribbon awarded school. There is nothing else left to say about this school. :)

- submitted by a community member
no rating November 01, 2010
Garrison Union Free School is a small school in the heart of the Hudson Valley. I attended this school as a kid and was born/raised in this community. I'm now a teacher here and I think this school is unique in a lot of ways and has a lot to offer!

- submitted by a teacher
no rating October 30, 2010
They are progressive and earth friendly and have the best students and staff!

- submitted by a community member
no rating October 29, 2010
I truly love this school! We have a Native Wildlife Garden right in our courtyard and a School Forest in which to experience the riches and unique beauty of our local nature world.

- submitted by a parent
October 29, 2010
How many schools have a school forest, and use it as a learning tool. Garrison does! Devoted teachers, small classes.

- submitted by a parent
October 29, 2010
Wonderful teachers, great programs, community involvement, outdoor and environmental education programs.

- submitted by a parent
October 29, 2010
great teachers, small classes, safe happy learning environment

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 29, 2010
A caring staff, beautiful campus, small size and innovative programs in the arts, environmental education, drama, history.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 29, 2010
The administration and the teachers have boundless creative energy and enthusiasm. The are always coming up with inventive ways to educate the students.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 29, 2010
I already posted on Great Schools on what an amazing school Garrison is... but if you like - I'll post again:)

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 29, 2010
It is a great community school dedicated to the education and enrichment of our children.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 29, 2010
Great School! We Love It!!

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 28, 2010
Small school, teachers know all students by name, diverse programming considering size.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 28, 2010
Hey, we are a Blue Ribbon School. That is excellence.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 28, 2010
We are a small close knit community which is used to it's full advantage in giving our children a well rounded, caring, holistic approach to education. Our blue ribbon award is a testament to our excellence

- submitted by a parent
no rating January 26, 2010
I just moved here from a top rated New York City School and cannot believe how advanced it is compared to the overpopulated class she was in at PS 41 on 11th Street. I love the warm environment and the kids here love school and are very focused. I can not say enough about the parent involvement - it's amazing and I couldn't be happier.

- submitted by a parent
July 15, 2009
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November 01, 2007
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October 07, 2007
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April 06, 2007
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March 19, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
July 21, 2006
Garrison school has all the appearance of being a good school. With an average of 16 children per class, one would presume that class work could be tailored to fit the different needs of each student. Bright children are bored by unchallenging academics and others who might need special attention are completely overlooked. This school has a long way to go and the current administration lacks the leadership ability and vision needed to turn this into a top notch school. If you are thinking of moving to Garrison to avoid the high price of private school think again. This is a small school, but it is not a good school.

- submitted by a parent
June 26, 2006
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- submitted by a student
November 27, 2005
Garrison School is a small, nurturing environment in a beautiful natural setting. Class sizes are small and the whole school (k-8) is around 300 kids, more like a private school than most public schools. The elementary teachers are excellent and the overall quality of education is very good. The facilities are great with a new gym that was just built a few years ago. The drawbacks are lack of extracurricular activities, especially for middle school students; the size of the school makes it hard to build strong after school programs.

- submitted by a parent
November 12, 2005
I went to this school for my elementary education. It was a very good school when I went, but I have seen it become very political and over-whelmingly hypocritical. The Art and music programs are very good, but there is no beginner orchestra. There is a lot of parent involvement due to the fact that it is a very small school. It was better in my hey-day but it still retains the small atmosphere.

- submitted by a former student
December 29, 2004
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February 06, 2004
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December 20, 2003
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- submitted by a parent
December 07, 2003
All in all the school is good. K-5th are the best years the school offers. Classes are very small (2 classes per grade) and all the students know eachother. It may be better then many private schools. Middle school is awful! The teachers are not wonderful for the most part and if your child is like most...there will be at least one or two that will not be right for your child...the bad news is that both you and your child are stuck with the same teachers for 3 years with no options! Music and art teacher are the same K-8.

- submitted by a parent
August 26, 2003
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Garrison School
1100 Route 9D, Garrison, NY  10524
(845) 424-3689
Last modified Garrison School is a Public school that serves grades K-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Garrison School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 30 reviews. Top