Getting to Garden School is easy. If you live nearby, you can walk—many of our students do. If you’re not within walking distance, which is also the case for many of our students, Garden School is located just a few blocks away from NYC buses and subways. Students who meet the city’s requirements regarding distance from home to school are eligible to receive MetroCards.
For families who prefer private transportation service, Garden has its own fleet of buses that offer safe and reliable door-to-door van service. Upon admission, families of students may contact us to discuss fees and schedules.
Directions by Car:
Garden School is located on 79th Street between Northern Boulevard and 34th Avenue in Jackson Heights, Queens. We are off of Exit 41 (Northern Boulevard) on I-278 and Exit 5 (82nd Street; Astoria Boulevard; LaGuardia Terminal A) on the Grand Central Parkway.
Directions by Subway:
Take the E, F, M or R trains to the Jackson Heights-Roosevelt Avenue station; exit near the intersection of 74th St. and Roosevelt Ave. As soon as you reach street level, walk toward 79th St. Turn left on 79th St. and walk down 3 long blocks toward Northern Boulevard (37th Ave., 35th Ave., and 34th Ave.). We are located on 79th St. between 34th Ave. and Northern Boulevard.
Take the 7 Local train to the 82nd Street-Jackson Heights station; exit near the intersection of 82nd St. and Roosevelt Ave. Continue north on 82nd St. to 34th Ave. Turn left on 34th Ave. Walk to 79th St. and turn right. We are midway down the street, on the left side.
About Jackson Heights
Our neighborhood of Jackson Heights is a small tree-lined area in the northwestern portion of the New York City borough of Queens. Jackson Heights is approximately 4 blocks wide, from Northern Boulevard to Roosevelt Avenue, by 25 blocks long from the Brooklyn Queens Expressway (BQE) to Junction Boulevard.
The main zip code has one of the most diverse populations in the world with over 167 languages spoken. According to the 2010 United States census, the neighborhood has a population of 108,000.