Garden City High School, a United States Department of Education…More School of Excellence, vows to provide a physically safe and emotionally secure environment, where students are challenged to strive for personal excellence through educational, athletic, creative and extracurricular pursuits. Its goal and responsibility is to help each student develop an enthusiasm for learning, a respect for self and others, and the skills to become a creative independent thinker and problem solver.
Every student is required to earn a minimum of 22 credits to meet graduation requirements and study a minimum of six courses in addition to physical education each year.
For the Class of 2009, 96% graduated with a Regents diploma, 37% earned an Advanced Regents diploma, 38% earned an Advanced Regents diploma with Honors, 2% earned a local diploma and 1% earned an IEP diploma.
Considered a self-administered institution, Waldorf School's faculty and staff, Parent Association and board of…More trustees work together on behalf of students. They are responsible for the school's policies without outside interference.
Waldorf School of Garden City aspires to nurture and challenge its students, reflecting an understanding of the growing child.
The Collegiumor College of Teachers determines the 'pedagogical direction' of the school and is made up of members of the faculty and staff.
A Parent Child Program (age 1-3), Nursery program (3 year olds) and Mixed Age Kindergarten (age 4-6) program are offered for the younger set. The school offers a slew of courses for the lower grade levels and high school students.
Athletic programs include baseball, soccer, basketball and softball and are offered to students in grades 7-12.
Two summer programs are also available: a day camp for boys and girls age 3-13 at the school's Garden City campus and a sleep away summer camp for boys and girls age 8-13 at Camp Glen Brook in Marlborough, NH.
Susan Braun serves as school administrator. For more information, visit the school's Web site or call the number provided.