Now accepting: 3K Applications for Children Born in 2020 

PKFA Applications for Children Born in 2019 

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


  • 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 Most Recent NYC Snapshot Highlights (Site 30QBJQ)

Our Facility

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

  • PreKforAll
  • PreK Dual Language Class in Spanish/English
  • 3K Program

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

  • PreKforAll
  • PreK Dual Language Class in Spanish/English

Both Sites are:

  • 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

Our lead teachers have Master’s degrees and NYS Early Childhood certification. Every staff member has been certified in CPR, First Aid and CPR training. Our co-teaching teams have been trained in various Child Care courses and maintain compliance with both Department of Health and Department of Early Childhood Education protocols.

How to Apply

Applications for Garden School’s Pre-K for All Program (Site 30QBJQ) for the 2022-2023 School Year for children born in 2018 will open on 

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

Questions? Contact our Team:

Maria Victora, PKFA Educational Director
(718) 335-6363 ext. 122

William Vogel, Director
(718) 335-6363 ext. 109

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