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PK-12
Private
Jackson Heights, NY
Students enrolled: 280
Before care: Yes
After care: Yes

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33-16 79th St
Jackson Heights, NY 11372

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(718) 335-6363
(718) 565-1169
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June 16, 2014
We are long time Garden School parents who now have been able to see the magic that goes on here. Not every second of every day but much of the time and the end result for so many of the students we have known for years, it that they are young people that you would really want to know. They are engaging, energetic, full of ideas, caring and often highly intelligent, free thinkers. V. happy with what we see and this is a long perspective lens on all good and less good that Garden School has to offer. Compared to other independent schools in NYC, it's affordable and if you look closer at the many specific offerings it is a savings for those who do a lot of enrichment activities for their children. There are students going for a prep level instruction as well as students who need more TLC in a classroom and there is no stigma either way. This school is a true asset to Jackson Heights and we have heard students thanking their parents for placing them in this school.

- submitted by a parent
April 02, 2014
staff is kindly and awesome. my daughter will go to Prek this September. I wish they will have a dual language class for prek also.

- submitted by a parent
March 22, 2013
I went to Garden School from 1961 until my family moved in 1972. From Garden I was enrolled into Locust Valley High School. Where I was so far ahead of the other students I never picked up a book and got my diploma 2 years later.

- submitted by a community member
February 13, 2013
Daughter has been attending for 3 years and it works for us. We like the fact that she has Chinese instruction, music, PE, gym, and many after school options at such a young age.

- submitted by a parent
February 11, 2013
Garden School says it's a small school doing great things. I agree. Great is subjective, but to me it means graduating students with a solid academic foundation, a strong sense of community and the confidence to think and act critically and independently. These values are not sexy or trendy. They just build responsible young men and women.

- submitted by a parent
February 11, 2013
Having had my son at Garden School over 10 years I would recommend to any new parents to think long term with your child's education and not react so quickly if they have a dissappointment or the teachers or administration are not doing what you want them to do. They know what they are doing. I've trusted them (even though there were times when I questioned things) and now really see the results of their methods and experience as my son is an amazing teenager now and will soon be getting ready for college. He'll be leaving his Garden home as an independent thinker, caring and considerate person, and someone who understands the meaning of committment, long term friendships and trust, and has a great love of learning. This and more he learned by our Garden School family who has nurtured him, disciplined him and most importantly understood and challenged him to be a better citizen who cares about the world around him. Kids love consistency and thrive in a loving, accepting and challenging environment. This has been our world at Garden and we are forever grateful to them for it.

- submitted by a parent
September 03, 2012
Teachers(most) and administration don't show care or concern. There are bullies all over the place. Administration likes you if you agree 100% with them. Students who transfer out are ridiculed and made to feel terrible. What's even worse is that they withhold official recordsif they catch wind that a child is leaving. When we left we had to practically beg for records!!!!! this place coould be so much better-but buyer beware!

- submitted by a parent
August 27, 2012
We are looking forward to having our child at Garden School for a third year in a row. The school has a very carefully thought-out curriculum: it retains traditional elements where they make sense, and incorporates new idease based on research and common sense. I am constantly amazed at the systematically reinforced intellectual foundation that my child is building -- especially considering that the school also wisely allots plenty of time to gym, recess, lunch, music, art, science, projects and school-spirit activities. The school is immune to the fads that beset our public schools and even some independents. Every day you see the school's values of courtesy, kindness and respect played out not only among students and teachers but also with parents and visitors.

- submitted by a parent
August 03, 2012
It's a great school. The academics are sound, the teachers are attentive. Because of the smaller classes, the teachers truly can be effective; the classes get a little bigger after 5th grade, but still they're a great size. Our daughter is happy and really learning, year after year. In addition to strong core classes, attention is paid to the aspects that so often get cut at public schools: art, gym 3-5 times per week, music. I see the older kids graduate and go off to good universities, and I hear back about how well they are doing. For a small school there is a respectable amount of extracurricular activity -- sports, clubs, etc. The social aspect, despite the occasional posting here by an apparently bitter former parent, is not problematic. I am not a pushover, and I know that discipline is important; I do see it addressed here when necessary, as at any school. Overall, I'm positively impressed by what this small school does.

- submitted by a parent
July 29, 2012
Pervasive bullying abounds in this school. Tests from 6th grade onwards on almost a daily basis so there is no freedom from endless testing. School is not very clean. Administration takes responsibility for very little. They like to present the idea that they are efficient however look closely. This school has very small classes but guess why?

- submitted by a parent
May 22, 2012
Couldn't be happier with the school. Am a long time parent and have seen the ups and downs of this school and am pleased with so much that is accomplished educationally, socially, physically and creatively at Garden School. I am comparing our experience to what I see in friends children's schools and other choices in the community and thank our stars that this school exists here in Jackson Heights. Students are given opportunities to shine in this smaller school environment in any number of talents they may have- some of which their own parents did not know they possessed! And as for the homework, middle school is difficult for many students (and their parents) as it's when the real need to work on your studies comes into play. There is a reward though and parents of students long term here at GS see the gain from the middle school pain, even as they feel for those currently involved. I would send 25 children here if I had them and could afford it. This school is the kind of option that every family should have in terms of education in the US. If I had a time machine and could redo my own schooling, I would choose Garden School in a heartbeat.

- submitted by a parent
October 13, 2011
Our son just started second grade at GS and so far the school has exceeded our expectations. It is such a nurturing and welcoming atmosphere. His teacher is very patient and supportive. The children are really engaged at this school due to the small class size and receive individual attention when they need it. I like that he is being exposed to sign language, Mandarin and the arts. This is what a well rounded education should look like. I am only sorry we did not enroll him earlier.

- submitted by a parent
June 20, 2011
I am a recent alumnus of Garden School(2010). I could not have been happier with my education. I was very well prepared for college and made the Dean's list my first semester. The small classes are a definite advantage, because the teachers make sure you learn. Out of my graduating class of 28, 2 students went to Ivy League schools, 2 were accepted into CUNY Honors (4 years of free education), and other very strong schools like Penn State, Marist, and St.Johns. Because the class sizes are so small you develop very strong relationships with the whole high school. I have thanked my mother many times since graduation for allowing me to go to Garden.

- submitted by a community member
April 06, 2011
The Garden School has both advantages and disadvantages. There are some excellent teachers, while others are quite lacking. Classes are small, but if the teacher in a given discipline is lacking, class size is effectively pointless. On the high school level there is a dearth of AP classes, and within the AP classes given, students are not performing well on the exams. While it is true that the college counselor is well-connected, the question is, will your child be able to handle a challenging college curriculum and environment once ensconced at said college? I encourage all parents to seriously look at the curriculum in the upper school, especially the high school years. The environment is far less challenging and intellectually stimulating in comparison to the elite public high schools. Another caveat, while Garden boasts about the excellent colleges the seniors get accepted to....this is really not quite true. Some students get accepted to competitive institutions, but most do not. The college counselor may be able to work her connections for the small senior class each year, but shouldn't education be about so much more?

- submitted by a parent
March 31, 2011
As new parents to Garden school this year, we could not be more happy with how things have turned out. The kindergarten experience for our child has been exceptional and his teacher and assistant are outstanding, dedicated, and experienced. The class sizes are small, so there is lots of individual attention. It is a warm and nurturing environment. We cannot say enough about how positive our experience has been.

- submitted by a parent
March 22, 2011
We have researched schools across Queens and had not found a better school. Our children have been at Garden for several years now. At a very young age Garden's kids are exposed to all facets of education. They learn to become mature youngersters. Our children have become well rounded individuals. From our observation and experience Garden has responsible, respectful, well-mannered, intellegent children througout the school. Our children are very happy to be at Garden. We see Garden as our second home. The Staff and Faculty care very much for their student's well-being and that is definitely a unique quality that we have not experienced anywhere else. The PTA and parent-body seem to be involved and understand the end goal, which is getting a great education for their child. The after school programs are also terrific. It is well organized and it's conveniently located in the school. We could not see our kids anywhere else.

- submitted by a parent
March 21, 2011
My child attended Garden School for 7 years. She was very well prepared for college and life in general. Garden School taught her to think independently and motivated her to achieve. The classes are small and the teachers are dedicated. Students, parents and staff have free access to the administration, who know every child by name. We found it to be a very safe and caring place, that felt like a big family. She has achieved her goals and two more degrees, and credits Garden with preparing her for this educational journey.

- submitted by a parent
March 21, 2011
As a former student of Garden School for 6th grade to 12th grade .I appreciate the education , which prepared for University education .Classes were small and teachers knew their subjects they taught

- submitted by a community member
March 19, 2011
My daughter attended Garden form K-12. She was one of many "lifers" in her graduating class. She received a well rounded education from an outstanding faculty with an emphasis on academics, particularly writing and was taught to think on her own and take on responsibility. Students at Garden are encourage to express their opinions, and engage in intellectual dialog and by so doing, are well prepared for college. Our College Counselor is well connected within the field and gives one on one attention to all students. Garden is a community made up of students, parents, alums, faculty and administration, all working together for the greater good of the school. We feel that our daughter received an excellent education.

- submitted by a parent
March 16, 2011
I couldn't be happier with my child's progress in the upper school. She is taking Latin, is involved in the writing project and volunteers in various clubs and extra-curricular activities. While getting off to a slow start when she first came, she has thrived from the personal attention she has received and the friendly and nurturing environment. I highly recommend Garden School.

- submitted by a parent
February 27, 2011
we left garden a few years ago because my daughter needed a change for high school and it was the biggest mistake we made......we did not realize all the good that was there until we left, she is in a specialized high school and the teachers don't even know her name or care, now we hear the kids that stayed at Garden are getting accepted into such great colleges.I could kick myself!!

- submitted by a parent
February 02, 2011
My son has attended Garden School since Nursery, and all I have to say is great things. My son loves the school, and teachers, He is thriving socially, and academically. Teachers and administration are warm and receptive, and the parent body is warm and very involved. It is wonderful to be able to walk my child to his classroom every morning, and to have access to teachers and administration on a daily basis. My son is getting an excellent and well rounded education. In addition to a great reading, writing, math, and social studies curriculum, he has art, music and science twice per week. There is also gym four times per week. The afterschool program is just fantastic. Regarding technology, the school has implemented a new computer room, and we now have 9 smartboards which are being used by all classes in science, math, social studies, language, etc. The school is continously working on improving its academic curriculum through technology and well trained faculty. And, the school's food, and menu is varied and healthy.

- submitted by a parent
January 19, 2011
I am a Garden School parent of two. I am pleased to say both are very happy and doing very well. Making educational decisions are very difficult and I have had to make a few tough ones but I have never second guessed Garden School. The administration has an open door policy when it comes to students and parents. My boys are part of a family. The teachers know them very well, listen to what they have to say,and are doing a great job academically. I could go on and on about Garden because it is a right fit for my children and that is what counts. So when I read negative posts about a school I say "it wasn't a right fit for them" but it doesn't mean it wouldn't be a great fit for you.

- submitted by a parent
January 18, 2011
I am very happy with the Garden School. My daughter is doing fantastic feels safe, confident and loves being there. That is priceless. There are small classes which are great for both children who need some extra help and children who are above level. Everyone is helped and all are encouraged to get involved in activities. It's nice when I walk in and there are teachers/kids that my daughter knows without even being in their classes. :) I'm a happy parent.

- submitted by a parent
January 18, 2011
My son has been at Garden for many years and is excelling in high school. Unlike his friends at public schools (including elite public schools) he has always had team sport opportunities, gets personal attention, and knows everyone in the school by name. It really says something that the kids--even the older kids--don't want to leave the school. They are always involved in volunteer activities, clubs, sports or getting together for study groups. The work he is doing is at or above what his friends are doing at the elite public HS and he truly feels like he is part of a community with shared goals and values. Garden has nurtured and cared for my son for many years and I'm forever grateful.

- submitted by a parent
January 14, 2011
My child has been in Garden School since Kindergarten and is now in high school. This school has helped her blossom, grow and excel in so many ways. She is so far ahead of the children of my co-workers from all over the tri-state area. They can't believe the opportunities she has been given here. The faculty and administration are extremely dedicated and caring and the Garden Community as a whole is truly supportive. And, the learning does not end when the school day ends. From all of the wonderful after-school programs, to jaunts into the city for Broadway shows, to their school trips - next month off to Italy! Attend one graduation to see what the Garden graduates are like and you will see why I'm so glad I found this jewel in Queens for my child!

- submitted by a parent
October 05, 2010
Very happy parent at the garden school. this is our second year at the Garden. Our child is way ahead of the game.Teachers are great, parents are very involved.

- submitted by a parent
July 17, 2010
Garden is a great school.The faculty is dedicated and caring.The curriculum is just right and my son has improved so much since the day he joined Garden.My son enjoys the school and likes to study. I do not see any problem with the school identity,I think it is solid. Children are respectful toward each other and very friendly. Great school.

- submitted by a parent
July 13, 2010
I never imagined I would send my child to an independent school. I went to public school and city college all the way through graduate school. The public schools are different today versus the years I attended. Garden has provided my child with a strong education. There is great access to teachers for both students and parents. You can talk to a teacher any day of the week. The elementary school in my district won't see you without an appointment. The amazing aspect of Garden is that any feedback I have provided has always been responded to. I feel lucky to be sending my child to an independent school that is low in tuition versus Manhattan and my child is so happy. My child loves the friends he has made (in his grade as well as other grades), the trips the school takes and the sports/teams.

- submitted by a parent
July 12, 2010
Garden School to me is certainly an odd bird. I don't clearly follow its "method" or curriculum and I don't always get clear communication or feedback from some of the faculty or administration. Maybe we're lucky - but our son has excelled there and we see many success stories ahead of him re: kids getting into excellent colleges. It's a bit of a big fish in a small pond mentality, but he's happy happy happy to be there! He loves his school - and that's what matters most to us. In the end, I'd say I only half care what parents think. Our son loves being there and he's growing IN ALL REGARDS.

- submitted by a parent
June 17, 2010
It's true that some schools have taken a financial hit in these hard economic times, but Garden School is falling apart academically and physically. And has been for some time. Leadership at this school is sorely lacking, with administrators taking care of themselves first, teachers next, and children last. In trying to attract everyone, this school lacks an identity. Can anyone really say what its values are? I think it's a fallacy to say that parents have "given the school a bad reputation". Garden has created its own bad reputation. All the parents did was say it aloud.

- submitted by a parent
June 10, 2010
I am a recent former parent and I have to say that the school is riding on its once good reputation. I am not being subjective or bitter but being truthful. The administration is old, tired, and ineffective. Parents are left in the dark about big decisions that are made last minute that concern their kids. Many teachers there are overworked and burned out. The college counselor in the high school has good connections and is one of the few assets left.

- submitted by a parent
April 23, 2010
Garden School is thriving in these tough economic times. In fact, I would say it's getting better. You realize what you have when times are tougher and this school has so much to offer. The graduating seniors have received terrific acceptances from fine schools which is a testament to them and super teaching staff in the Upper Division. The younger kids are benefitting from a very active PTA which has supplemented many areas from tech to the natural- as well as a fine teaching staff. Fun new herb garden near the Pre-k group and kids cooking class. Am really happy my family is part of this community in Jackson Heights. It all feels right.

- submitted by a parent
January 24, 2010
This is an exciting time to be part of the Garden School community. The economy has made us all realize what our values are in terms of education. This school delivers a package that looks at the child's world with knowledge of their family life, their personal challenges and goals as well as guidance in educating for the long term. They are not trendy or sexy. However there is an energy in the classrooms that in exciting and invigorating. Newly formed robotics team won it's first divisional challenge- very cool! Happy Parent from Garden School

- submitted by a parent
December 27, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
December 27, 2009
As an educator & parent, I've chosen Garden School for my children for many reasons. From the challenging academic standards to the perfect balance of the arts and physical education, you can't find another school like it. Where many schools cut out physical activity and arts in lieu of more academics, Garden believes in educating the whole child. It's done its research & puts into practice the belief that a child will excel in an environment where all of their gifts and talents are valued. Additionally, this school is one of the very few, if not the only independent school in Queens that offers a merit scholarship exam for those who score above average. I would highly recommend this school to anybody looking for a quality education!

- submitted by a parent
December 22, 2009
From the leadership to the academics, the school is an abomination. My child was a top student in the class! We didn't leave because of the academic rigor or behavioral instability. What parents at Garden don't realize until you've left is that being a top student at Garden doesn't really mean much. The epiphany strikes once you enroll you child in an organized, academically challenging institution which values things such as respect & kindness. Only then do you recognize what a complete waste of time Garden had been. What becomes crystal clear once you've left is how invaluable it is to have a strong leader with a clear vision who can serve as a role model to his faculty and student body and set the tone for his institution. I don t understand how expecting quality education with strong core values and solid leadership would appear as asking for too much!

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November 16, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
October 30, 2009
When is high fiving a child a bad thing? THe administration know all the names of their students. When my family was having a crisis the school really reached out not only to my child but to my family. THis school is a family-they not only care about excellent academics but about instilling a sense of humanity to the kids. These life lessons occur in the classrooms, on the soccer fields, and yes even when highly educated adults bend to high five a child-the students of this school are beautifully behaved-do kids sometimes act up-yeah-that's what kids have been known to do! Believe me, I wouldn't have my child in any other school-these teachers and administrators know what thet are doing-they are helping create responsible , empathetic adults-good job garden!!!!

- submitted by a parent
October 12, 2009
My child has attended Garden School for 5 years. The middle school and high school curriculum and teachers are terrific. The focus on learning and writing is perfect for my child. The diverse community of students and families helps us appreciate different cultures. We highly recommend this school.

- submitted by a parent
October 10, 2009
After having experienced the public school system as well as the public Gifted and Talented Program, I love the Garden School and feel that I am making a great choice for my children. For me, the top three reasons are: small class size promotes an intimate setting with significant teacher interaction, diverse student body, and a very strong after school program (there's like 12 choices plus a robotics team!). I also love the language program -- K - 3 get Mandarin Chinese, 4 - 6 get French, and the 7+ get a choice of Spanish or French. One more thing -- the teachers are awesome. They are friendly, skilled, and really care about the students. Overall, this school represents a real unique opportunity and you should definitely consider joining this community!

- submitted by a parent
October 05, 2009
Our child has been very happy at Garden School for a number of years and considers it a part of her extended family. She's learning a great deal within an amazingly diverse and warm group of people. We're impressed by the responsiveness of teachers and administrators and intend to be Garden parents for years to come. One of the nice things about independent schools is that parents can choose a school based upon what's comfortable for their children.

- submitted by a parent
October 03, 2009
My sons have attended Garden School for two years. We have been very happy. The boys are always excited to go in the morning and happily report what they did that day. The administration has always been responsive to any concerns. There is an active parent body and the school now encourages their involvement. Every school has issues nothing is ever perfect but the downside of the Garden School (facilities are in need of updating, the over worked administration sometimes does not move fast enough) is small compared to the upside (great teachers, extremely diverse student population, small classes, great education, children who are very comfortable speaking with adults).

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October 03, 2009
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September 30, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
September 22, 2009
Garden encourages students to be free-thinkers. Children are respected and heard. There's a lot of freedom in this school, but there's also accountabilty and ownership. Your child will grow as a human being in this school and will learn to make the right decisions for her future.

- submitted by a parent
May 21, 2009
Extremely overpriced and the teachers are only OK...every year they get new teachers. There is no discipline policy in order and the building needs a major renovation. It is not worth the price of enrollement, much less the tuition...It seems it is riding on its old good reputation, but now it not a nurturing, or caring environment for kids or parents.

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May 15, 2009
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May 14, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
May 06, 2009
A grave dissapointment, extremely over priced and highly overrated for what you get for the money, students through grade 4 are not challenged, 5th grade they get thrown into the fire. Expect your 7th grader to be doing 9th grade work, after 4th grade, they teach 1-2 yrs ahead of grade level and grading is beyond harsh, A's are typically hard to come by except for the geniuses, after school tutoring is touted b/c kids need it to keep up with over reaching work, teachers are ok at best except for maybe two exceptional teachers, administration is over paid, receiving year end bonuses that would be better utilized fixing up the dilapidated building. Also, no interest in bettering the school or updating curriculum. As a parent, I regret my decision to join this school and I am exhilirated to be leaving in June. I would avoid this school.

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May 06, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
May 01, 2009
Many People say the teachers don't care but I Disagree. This school is Wonderful, Caring and Educational. Overall, Its what a True School Should Be.

- submitted by a parent
April 27, 2009
I went to Garden School for my High School education. Since I had previously been to a private school, Highland Elementary, where the staff was dedicated and organized into a tight-knit community, I thought that this would be the logical Highland High School. It was far from it. Not only are the students largely unwilling to work, but the staff, apart from the headmaster, is largely unwilling to work with those who want to succeed. A disappointment in every respect.

- submitted by a student
March 13, 2009
Garden School is a caring, nurturing, diverse environment with parents, administration/teachers who want what is best for the kids and their families. There is no other school like it!

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February 26, 2009
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December 10, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
August 29, 2008
Our two children attended Garden School both startinging in the Pre K program.We were thrilled with their teachers and progress through grade 1.After this it was a dissapointment both with curriculum and lack of experienced teachers.We were also very concerned with the constant turnover of these teachers.The school lacks stability in their faculity and proactivity in the administration.

- submitted by a parent
no rating July 28, 2008
We have been a part of Garden School for more than 12 years, and we are very satisfied with the School. Teachers and Staff are always willing to help out students and parents. Parents are very involved with the school daily and extra curriculum activities ( fundraiser and foundations). This is a great place for your children!

- submitted by a parent
no rating July 22, 2008
Highly over rated, parents work hard for changes but the school always falls short. Discipline issues are always swept under the rug. This school is all about 'show me the money'

- submitted by a parent
June 05, 2008
I wont lie, kindergarten and 1st grade academic year was great, but the kids there are too prissy and the parents as well. There seems to be an ostensible advantage by sending your kids to this school, but in my opinion this school is way too overrated

- submitted by a parent
April 26, 2008
we are so happy here...the staff is very very dedicated and hard working....and the kids get into great colleges year after year...students who graduate form here go far in life....check out our school ..you will be so grateful that you did!!!!

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January 26, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
January 10, 2008
My children attend the school now. One has already graduated. All have been very involved in school life. Teachers, administrators, students and parents share a love of learning, a desire to participate, and a family bond. No one is ever unapproachable; and all are celebraed as individuals. We are thrilled to be part of this dynamic institution.

- submitted by a parent
December 30, 2007
excellent happy kind staff.....my children are happy to go to school every day and never want to leave.....we came to this school from a horrible catholic school in Astoria and thank God every day we found it!

- submitted by a parent
December 10, 2007
We have been at this school for six years and it is our family. We were welcomed the very first day. My kids are well rounded and well spoken. They are academically challenged, athletically fulfilled, and socially happy.

- submitted by a parent
November 30, 2007
My kids have been in the school for two years in the lower division and love it. It has a warm, family atmosphere and the headmaster knows every student by name. The students get special classes in art, music, gym and science in addition to the three R's. And the new Afterschool Enrichment program is terrific.

- submitted by a parent
November 20, 2007
This school is in desperate need of a total overhaul. Administration,academics,teachers,dicipline policy all are sub standard and lacking. It is a school riding on a once good reputation. If private is what you are looking for, pay the higher tuition and attend a real private school.

- submitted by a parent
October 19, 2007
School administration is completely incompetent. Teachers care but in no way have the backing of administration to be good caring teachers. There is no dicipline policy they make it up as they go along. They care about one thing and one thing only...money

- submitted by a parent
October 12, 2007
Too over-rated. K- and 1st grades are good bcz these two teachers are good. After that till upper school, it's sink or swim. High turnover rates among teachers in the lower school, i.e., too many inexperienced people in charge of children for 8 hours a day. Even in academics there's the mistaken assumption that lots of homework and lots of tests and tough grading equal a great education. The kids who excel are those whose parents work with them like mad after school, not because of the school. And what to do with bully problems? These become the kids' and the parents' problems because the school is ineffective.

- submitted by a parent
August 04, 2007
My child has attended this school for 4 years. The class size is small. The children feel like they are in a big family. The art teacher and the kindergarten teachers are excellent educators. There is no way to compare it to a parochial school where the class size is an average 35-40 students. Also, there is gym, Chinese classes, and art classes where the children learn different styles of art (not arts and crafts).

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December 01, 2006
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- submitted by a former student
November 20, 2006
This is my son's first year at Garden School, he really likes it, but we live in Manhattan, so the commute is a little bit of a hasle, but nothing to bad. I just wish they could have more schools like the Garden School in Manhattan! Instead of $40,000 a year for each of my children which came out to about $100,000 dollars per year with tax! I mean it wasnt too bad, but college is also pretty expensive. Anywho, i love the enviorment that you get at garden for the tuition price. Also the dress code isnt bad! my son loves to wear polos. I would give this school a 10 on a scale from 1 to 10!

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Garden School
33-16 79th St, Jackson Heights, NY  11372
(718) 335-6363
Last modified Garden School is a Private school that serves grades PK-12
Garden School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 73 reviews. Top