Cathedral Nursery School 110 Rockaway Ave, Garden City, NY11530 The year 2009 marked the 40th anniversary of Cathedral Nursery School. Serving Garden City and its surrounding…More communities with early childhood education, the school is chartered by the New York State Board of Regents and offers programs like Mommy & Me, Early Steps, Nursery (3 year olds) and Pre-K (4 year olds). A music program culminates with a musical show in the spring and children also enjoy local trips to nearby museums and farms. Located in the cottages behind St. Paul's, the facility offers indoor and outdoor play areas. Children also enjoy weekly visits from their cottage neighbors, the St. Paul's Senior Center, as part of the "Let's Share a Story."
First Presbyterian Church of Mineola 182 1st St, Mineola, NY11501 The First Presbyterian Church of Mineola offers a variety of worship services led by Pastor…More Chester Easton. The contemporary service is at 8:30 a.m. Sundays and a traditional service at 10 a.m. It offers Bible study groups as well as service projects. Sunday School is at 10 a.m. The Little People Academy offers half-day programs for children ages 3–4. It helps children work on social and language development, motor abilities and group work skills. The class is led by Janine Mandera.
Garden City Community Church Nursery School (GCCCN) is aimed at helping to guide children in their physical,…More emotional and intellectual growth, with an important goal of fostering the child's self-confidence.
A religious tone exists but no indoctrination of set beliefs.
The school is located in a specially designed wing of the church and each classroom has bathroom facilities and sinks. Children play in a fenced-in outdoor natural landscape. In the case of inclement weather, an all-purpose room is available.
Skills to be developed during the school year include social/emotional growth, language development and literacy, mathematical and scientific thinking, appreciation of the arts and music and physical development (fine and gross motor skills).
The school is divided into four periods: free play and project, story and music, snack and outdoor play.
Children must be 3 years old on or before Dec. 1 of the school year and must be toilet trained. Children of church families are given priority in admission. For more information or to arrange a tour, call the school office at the number provided.
Garden City Nursery School is a non-profit cooperative school operated by parents and teachers for children of…More ages 2-5.
The school was founded in 1951 under the sponsorship of the American Association of University Women (AAUW). In 1957, existing school building was built.
The school aims to help a child's development socially, emotionally, cognitively and physically with guidance as its primary interest.
Students are accepted according to the following priorities: 1) Currently enrolled children; 2) Siblings of currently enrolled children; 3) Siblings of previously enrolled children; 4) Children of Garden City Nursery School alumni; 5) Children of AAUW members first within Garden City and then outside Garden City; 6) Children of Garden City residents; 7) Children outside the Garden City school district.
For more information, visit the school's Web site or call the number provided.
At Garden Manor Nursery School, children are encouraged to expand their curiosity, build self-esteem and interact…More with others in a caring atmosphere.
The nursery school includes programs for 2 year-olds and 3 year-olds and offers pre-kindergarten for 4-year-olds. Garden Manor take students on class trips, including a trip to a theatrical production and more.
If you have questions or would like to register your child, call the number provided. The school offers open enrollment and begins registration in November for the next school year.
Garden Manor Nursery School is located three blocks west of New Hyde Park Road in Christ Episcopal Church but is not a religious school.
Saint Anne's School is one of several Catholic schools located in Garden City. When Father McCloskey succeeded…More Father Helfenstein, he asked the Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary to join Saint Anne's and staff the school. While the school was under construction, these women taught classes in their Convent until the school officially opened on Feb. 2, 1951.
Board members include Brian Crandall - president, Mary Eschmann, Rob Fabio, Jim Griffin, Tom Huggard, Michael Miller, Mary Murphy, Anthony Rocco, Anthony Russo and Marguerite Toscano.
The school offers CYO basketball and swimming programs. For more information, call the number provided.
The mission of Saint Joseph School is for each student to realize his/her own true potential in light of the Gospel…More message.
Located on a sprawling campus at the corner of Franklin Avenue and Fifth Street, the Garden City School District provides transportation to and from Saint Joseph School for all children residing within its district.
Eileen T. Kilbride, Ed.D., serves as school principal.
The Lutheran Preschool aims to guide children in emotional, social and intellectual growth. The program, which…More focuses on five aspects of a child's life, spiritual, mental, physical, emotional and social, offers experiences in blocks, arts and crafts, painting, hands-on-activities, cooking, puppets, Bible stories, music and creative movement.
Children in the 4-year-old Pre-Kindergarten program participate in a Kindergarten Readiness Program and a computer program in addition to the regular program.
A Transitions Class is also available, designed for children who will be 5 years old in September, October, November and/or whose parents feel are not ready for Kindergarten. This class is also open to 4 year olds who will be 5 years old in December or January. An Advanced Kindergarten Readiness program will be offered to this class.
The school has an enclosed outdoor play facility. During cold or inclement weather, the preschool uses the gymnasium, which offers climbing apparatus and slides.
A Mommy and Me Program is also available, enabling children to socialize with peers while giving moms the opportunity to share and grow with other moms. This class is limited to 12 children per session and the child must be 2 years old by Dec. 1 of the school year. Moms and their 2-year-old children join together each Wednesday for one and a half hours of activities led by teachers. Session A is from 9am - 10:30am, Session B is from 11am - 12:30pm.
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.