The Waldorf School Of Garden City

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)
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded 1947

Student Body

Total Students 415 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
40%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade The Waldorf School Of Garden City Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 25:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
98%
Average Class Size 18 students

Finances and Admission

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

Sports

Total Sports Offered 7 sports
Sports Baseball, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, VolleyballBaseballCross Country,
Field HockeyLacrosse,
SoccerSoftball,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 9 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. ACT Prep, Baking Club, Chinese Culture, Drama Club, Gymnastics & Acrobatics Club, Math Club, Model UN, SAT Prep, Spirit Club ACT Prep, Baking Club, Drama Club, Math Club, Model UN, SAT Prep, Spirit Club, Chinese Culture,
Gymnastics & Acrobatics Club,

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
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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5.0  5/4/2016
I am from Shanghai China and my daughter hope to study in your senior high school. She want to get information about how to apply and how much be to pay. Thank you so much.
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5.0  12/7/2015
My son went to Waldorf school in Garden city last year and he was K. I strongly recommend this school especially their younger child education. It's a lovely environment with caring and knowledgable teachers. Our teacher is Mrs. Helwig and she's a great teacher.
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