Applications for Children Born in 2017 for the 2021-2022 School Year Open February 24, 2021

Why Choose Garden's Pre-K Program?
The Garden Difference:

Community Engagement

  • 30QBJQ Site Open Since 2014
  • Monthly Parent Seminars
  • Excellent Communication
  • Getting Ready for Kindergarten Workshops
  • CDC Milestone Workshops
  • Parent Storytelling & Weekly School/Home Connections
  • Healthy Habits Workshops
  • Annual Art Festival, Sports Day, Family BBQ, Thanksgiving Feast & End of Year Celebrations

Reputation of Excellence

  • Scores at or above the 75th percentile for programs across NYC
  • 100% of lead teachers with Master's Degrees & NYS EC certification
  • 100% of staff are CPR, Epipen, First-Aid certified
  • DECE appointed licensed social workers

Inclusion

  • Multi-lingual Staff (English, Spanish, Greek, Hindu, Bengali, Urdu, Italian, French)
  • Diversity at the heart of our program
  • Work closely with support service providers to assist students with special needs in speech and occupational and physical therapy

Arts & Athletics

  • Sports & Field Days
  • End of Semester Art Exhibition
  • Theater Program

Exceptional Facilities

  • Sophisticated technology in every room (iPads, Smart Boards, etc.)
  • Full-service dining menu (breakfast, lunch, snack) prepared on-site

Enrichment Programs

  • Foundations classes including Dance, Language instruction, Karate, Soccer and more
  • Music Conservatory

Our NYC Snapshot Highlights (Site 30QBJQ)

Our Facility

Site 30QBJQ
78-10 Northern Boulevard
Jackson Heights, NY 11372

Site 30QABL
33-16 79th Street
Jackson Heights, NY 11372

  • Accessible by Bus: Q32, Q33, Q47, Q49, Q66
  • Program Hours: 8:20am – 2:40pm
  • Extended Day Available
  • Small and well-equipped classrooms with qualified teacher assistants
  • Breakfast, lunch and snack included
  • No uniform
  • Outdoor playground with climbing structure
  • Health and safety guidelines with extensive Covid-19 protocols

Pre-K for all students also get priority access to Garden School’s after-school enrichment classes AND priority consideration for admission to Garden School. Learn More:

Tour Our Classrooms

Meet Our Teachers

All of our lead teachers have Master’s degrees and NYS Early Childhood certification.
100% of our staff are CPR, Epipen and First-Aid certified and 6 are MAT certified.

How to Apply

Applications for Garden School’s Pre-K for All Program (Site 30QBJQ) for the 2021-2022 School Year for children born in 2017 will open on February 24, 2021 and close on April 7, 2021.

Apply by phone: (718) 935-2009 or
Apply online through NYCDOE MySchools

Questions? Contact our Team:

Maria Victora, PKFA Educational Director
mvictora@gardenschool.org
(718) 335-6363 ext. 122

William Vogel, Director
wvogel@gardenschool.org
(718) 335-6363 ext. 109

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