The Waldorf School Of Garden City

225 Cambridge Avenue,
Garden City, NY, 11530-0115
     Tel: (516)742-3434
Grades: PK - 12 | 405 students
The Waldorf School of Garden City (WSGC) provides a rigorous, college preparatory education, using an innovative and multisensory approach to learning.   Our teachers possess unique insight into child development and the sophisticated integration of subjects in our curriculum creates an educational experience that inspires our students to evolve into confident, creative thinkers who are strongly connected to humanity and the environment. Founded in 1947, WSGC is part of a global community of teachers and child development professionals who have come together for the purpose of educating, supporting and inspiring children.
With 90 years of proven curriculum experience, Waldorf education has nearly 2500 schools and kindergartens in over 60 countries.
Over 94% of North American Waldorf graduates gain admission to a post-secondary school of their choice; 50% go on to a PhD or Masters.

School Overview

School Type Waldorf School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Waldorf Schools of North America
New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Year Founded 1947

Student Body

Total Students 405 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 33%
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade The Waldorf School Of Garden City Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 98%
Average Class Size 15 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
% on Financial Aid 20%
Admissions Director Chris Bleecker
Admissions Associate Carol Proctor

School Notes:

Why Waldorf?

Choosing a school is one of the biggest decisions you will make for your child and your family.

Parents choose The Waldorf School of Garden City because of:

  • rigorous academics enlivened by fine and practical arts, languages, music & drama
  • excellent teacher-parent relations
  • emphasis on family and community values
  • a strong reputation for environmentalism
  • expertise in child development

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Sacred Heart Academy (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Alice Brown Early Learning Center (0.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Hanc - Middle & High School (1.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Garden CityAlice Brown Early Learning Center
    Daycare / Preschool
    1 South Ave
    Garden CityNY11530
    (516)877-3906
    Daycare / Preschool
    0.8 mi | 45 students | Gr. K-1                      
  • West HempsteadSt. Thomas The Apolstle School
      (Roman Catholic)
    12 Westminster Rd
    West HempsteadNY11552
    (516)481-9310
      (Roman Catholic)
    0.9 mi | 437 students | Gr. K-9                      
  • Garden CitySt Joseph Elementary School
      (Roman Catholic)
    450 Franklin Ave
    Garden CityNY11530
    (516)747-2530
      (Roman Catholic)
    1 mi | 262 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • HempsteadSacred Heart Academy
    All-girls  (Roman Catholic)
    47 Cathedral Ave
    HempsteadNY11550
    (516)483-7383
    All-girls  (Roman Catholic)
    1.1 mi | 896 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • West HempsteadHanc - Middle & High School
      (Jewish)
    240 Hempstead Avenue
    West HempsteadNY11552
    (516)565-5640
      (Jewish)
    1.1 mi | 1011 students | Gr. PK-12                      

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