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Schools
  • Adelphi University
    1 South Ave, Garden City, NY 11530

    In 1929, Adelphi University became the first private, coeducational institution of higher education on LongMore Island.

    Today, over 8,600 students take part in Adelphi University programs and on the sports fields at the main Garden City campus and at centers in New York City, Hauppauge and Poughkeepsie. 

    To ensure only the best for its students and faculty, Adelphi underwent a major renovation plan, upgrading its facilities and building, the 18,000 square foot Adele and Herbert J. Klapper Center for Fine Arts.

    In 2006, the university broke ground on an ambitious campus expansion project that added new Centers for Performing Arts and Recreation and Sports, an outdoor sports complex, the Alice Brown Early Learning Center and additional parking. 

  • Berlitz
    350 Old Country Rd, Garden City, NY 11530
    Looking to learn a new language or understand the nuances of a new culture while in the familiarity of your hometown?More Berlitz provides cross-cultural and language training for both corporate and individual clients. Contact Berlitz for more information.
  • Career Institute of Health & Technology
    200 Garden City Plaza, Garden City, NY 11530
    Established in Hempstead in 1988 as the Computer Career Center, this vocational school offers certificate and diplomaMore programs in medical billing, medical assisting and business, information and service technology in addition to auto repair and maintenance. Programs in accounting, security, wireless networking and optics are all designed to benefit otherwise blue collar workers with eventual job placement. Outside of Garden City, CIHT has campuses in Brooklyn and Rego Park.
  • Cathedral Nursery School
    110 Rockaway Ave, Garden City, NY 11530
    The year 2009 marked the 40th anniversary of Cathedral Nursery School. Serving Garden City and its surroundingMore 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."
  • CLOSED: The Waldorf School of Garden City Driver Education
    225 Cambridge Ave, Garden City, NY 11530
    One of the additional programs offered by the Waldorf School, Driver Education is available weekdays after 3:45pm andMore Saturday mornings by application. Founded by Rudolf Steiner, the school generally has over 300 coed students in grades nursery through 12th. For further information, check out the school's Web site .
  • ELS Language Center
    45 Homestead Ave, Garden City, NY 11530
    ELS Language Center is situated on the main campus of Adelphi University in Garden City. It provides ESL (IntensiveMore English, Semi-Intensive English) and TOEFL iBT preparation courses. There is $100 application fee. The program provides on-campus housing and access to the university athletic and technology resources, including the language technology center. The representatives speak many different languages including Russian, Chinese, Korean, Spanish, Portuguese, Turkish and others.
  • First Presbyterian Church of Mineola
    182 1st St, Mineola, NY 11501
    The First Presbyterian Church of Mineola offers a variety of worship services led by PastorMore 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
    245 Stewart Ave, Garden City, NY 11530

    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 High School
    170 Rockaway Ave, Garden City, NY 11530

    Garden City High School, a United States Department of EducationMore  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.

  • Garden City Middle School
    98 Cherry Valley Ave, Garden City, NY 11530
    A National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence, Garden City Middle School is located picturesquely on a hill at the cornerMore of Cherry Valley and Stewart avenues and reportedly offers as much academic substance as it does scenery. Peter Osroff is the school principal. For further information on academic programs, check out its Web site.
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