Garden School Summer Program - Jackson Heights NY Summer Day Camp

(718) 335-6363

About the Provider

Description: Garden School was founded in 1923 to meet the need for a high-quality, independent school in Queens. This mission remains unchanged as the faculty and administration work to offer the student body the best possible education in an atmosphere where both individual goals and those of the community are respected and nurtured.

At the center of Garden School is the curriculum. Yet the context in which that curriculum unfolds distinguishes us from other schools—the context of small classes in a small school; of freedom from bureaucracy; of carefully focused college counseling; of a professional and caring relationship among teachers, students, parents, and administrators; of a passionate dedication to education rather than to the politics of education; of a firm commitment to understand, interpret, and present each student as an individual; of recognizing when growth is part of a child’s intellectual development; of building a curriculum based on the highest university standards; and, finally, of knowing when to encourage and support risk-taking in students.

Garden School’s low tuition, compared with that for other independent schools in the metropolitan New York area, makes it an affordable option to a broad spectrum of families. Our student body, reflecting the ever-changing population of Queens, enhances the learning process through an inherent and ongoing cultural exchange. Located in Jackson Heights, Queens, which is one of the most diverse areas of New York City, Garden School is easily accessible to students from most of the city and Long Island.

Additional Information: Years in Operation: 2 or more

Program and Licensing Details

  • Capacity: 1804
  • License Number: 34222
  • Age Range: 4 - 16; 4 - 16
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • District Office: New York City Department of Health
  • District Office Phone: 311 or (212) NEW-YOR (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Date Regulation Status
2016-07-29 5.15 CORRECTED
Brief Description: Violations requiring correction within two weeks (Critical Violations)<br/> Child care/Camp permit not maintained on designated premises at time of inspection.

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