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 405 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
33%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade The Waldorf School Of Garden City Student 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

Profile last updated: 08/24/2015

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Hanc - Middle & High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Alice Brown Early Learning Center (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Epiphany Little Stars Academy (1.1 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Garden City
    Grades: K-1 | 45 students
    0.1 miles
    1 South Ave
    Garden City, NY 11530
    (516)877-3906
    0.1K-1
    45
  • West Hempstead
    Grades: K-9 | 437 students
    0.9 miles
    12 Westminster Rd
    West Hempstead, NY 11552
    (516)481-9310
    0.9K-9
    437
  • Garden City
    Grades: KG-8 | 246 students
    1 miles
    450 Franklin Ave
    Garden City, NY 11530
    (516)747-2530
    1KG-8
    246
  • Hempstead
    Epiphany Little Stars Academy
    Daycare / Preschool (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (formerly AELC, ALC, or LCA))
    Grades: NS-PK | 25 students
    1.1 miles
    35 Fulton Avenue
    Hempstead, NY 11550
    (516)486-3463
    1.1NS-PK
    25
  • West Hempstead
    Grades: PK-12 | 1011 students
    1.1 miles
    240 Hempstead Avenue
    West Hempstead, NY 11552
    (516)565-5640
    1.1PK-12
    1011

School Reviews

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.
- Posted by Parent, 12/07/15

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