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Golestan School Photo #1 - Our mission is to support the development of kind, thoughtful and courageous children through experiential learning, with an emphasis on world languages and being global citizens. Our programs give children a deep understanding and respect for the world they live in, through a fully integrated inquiry-based approach. The child's entire experience is guided by a rich and comprehensive curriculum.
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Golestan School Photo #1 - Our mission is to support the development of kind, thoughtful and courageous children through experiential learning, with an emphasis on world languages and being global citizens. Our programs give children a deep understanding and respect for the world they live in, through a fully integrated inquiry-based approach. The child's entire experience is guided by a rich and comprehensive curriculum.
Golestan School serves 88 students in grades Prekindergarten-5. The student:teacher of Golestan School is 7:1 and the school's religious affiliation is Nonsectarian.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • School Type: Alternative School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 88 students
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Year Founded
2008
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
88 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
Students by Grade
Golestan School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
15 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Admissions Director
eija ramos

School Notes

  • The elementary school focuses on the beauty of humanity and all that we share in common and celebrates the heritages and cultures of each community.  While building a strong academic foundation in each child, we are creating a microcosm of the global society we envision for a peaceful future.
  • The school curriculum integrates research-based best practices in the classroom (both indoors and outdoors) such as Common Core and NCSS Science Standards, with a hands-on, experiential pedagogy. Our elementary school is the place where students nurture their love of learning, their humanity, and their innate sense of justice. It is a school where every child is a changemaker who is empowered to create positive change by being resourceful, kind, innovative, conscious, creative, and engaged. It is a school where the individual child and the collective community of children are equally valued.
  • This idyllic space, with complex chemistry in cooking class, abstract math in the maker`s lab, and hands-on messy science, feels more like a beautiful home than an institution. It is a place that smells like baked bread, tastes like fresh greens, and sounds like the United Nations.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Golestan School offer a summer program?

Yes, Golestan School offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.

When is the application deadline for Golestan School?

The application deadline for Golestan School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • School Type: Alternative School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 88 students
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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