Garretts Way

  • Garrett-Williamson Foundation provides quality educational and recreational programs for the benefit of financially challenged children, and to keep the property in a farm like environment to fulfill the wishes set forth in the will of Elizabeth W. Garrett.
  • We believe that each child has the right to develop to his or her fullest potential, not only intellectually, but socially, emotionally and physically as well.
  • At Garrett's Way we strive to create an atmosphere that allows the total child to develop.
  • Our theory is that in order for a child to learn, he or she must be progressively challenged.
  • We design our activities with this in mind, starting with simple challenges and than moving to those that are more complex.
  • Our activities are geared toward the individual needs, abilities and interests of each child so as to promote a positive outlook on the learning process.
  • It is important that the parents and the Center form a team to aid in the development of each child in our care.
  • An open-door policy which encourages parents to participate in their child's daily activities and development will build the partnership with parents and staff.

School Overview

School TypeAlternative School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association for the Education of Young Children
Other special emphasis association(s)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten

Student Body

Total Students166 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
27%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade Garretts Way Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers2 teachers

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Newtown Square
     St Anastasia School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 595 students
    2.2 miles
    3309 West Chester Pike
    Newtown Square, PA 19073
    (610) 356-6225
    2.2 PK-8
    595
  • Newtown Square
    Grades: PK-K | 55 students
    0.8 miles
    4102 West Chester Pike
    Newtown Square, PA 19073
    (610) 356-5610
    0.8 PK-K
    55
  • Broomall
    Grades: PK-K | 119 students
    3.2 miles
    801 Paxon Hollow Rd
    Broomall, PA 19008
    (610) 356-6070
    3.2 PK-K
    119
  • Broomall
    St Pius X Grade School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 448 students
    4.2 miles
    204 Lawrence Rd
    Broomall, PA 19008
    (610) 356-7222
    4.2 PK-8
    448
  • Havertown
    Grades: K-9 | 230 students
    5.9 miles
    109 N Manoa Rd
    Havertown, PA 19083
    (610) 446-9198
    5.9 K-9
    230

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