Quick Facts

The School

  • Founded in 1923
  • Accredited by Middle States Association of Schools and Colleges
  • Accreditation by NYSAIS in process, anticipated 2016
  • Hours: 7:45 a.m. for early drop off until 2:40; after-school program runs until 6 p.m.
  • Student body, nursery–grade 12: 300 students
  • Students from Queens, Brooklyn, Manhattan and Long Island
  • Over 25 nationalities represented
  • Tuition assistance available
  • Professionally led after-school program (Some Foundations Classes open to non-Garden students)
  • Full sports program
  • Daily lunch program available
  • Private bus transportation available
  • Comprehensive college counseling offered

The Classroom

  • Average class size: 15
  • Student-to-faculty ratio: 6:1
  • Foreign languages:
    • Mandarin: Pre-K through 3rd
    • French: Grades 4,5,6
    • French or Spanish: Grades 7-12
  • AP courses offered: 7 subjects

Administration and Faculty

The Students

  • Percentage of students who go on to a 4-year post-secondary school: 99%

Affiliations

  • Middle States Association of Schools and Colleges
  • New York State Association of Independent Schools
  • The Guild of Independent Schools
  • The Parents League of New York
  • National Association of Secondary School Principals
  • National Association for College Admission Counseling
  • New York State Association for College Admission Counseling
  • The College Board
  • Independent School Athletic League
  • Girls’ Independent School Athletic League