Private School in Orange County, NY

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Goshen Christian School:
Goshen Christian School (GCS), centrally located in Goshen, Orange County (50 miles northeast of NYC), New York State, is a private Christian school offering a Christ-centered education for students from pre-school through 9th grade. We are a parent-run school with a diversity of denominations represented in both our staff and students; families that are committed to training up their children to fear and serve the Lord in the world community. Our common bond is our faith in the finished work of Jesus Christ for our salvation.

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GCS Mission Statement:

Photo of Private School in Orange County, NYWe exist to educate the children of believers–mind, body, & soul–for a life of service to the Lord.

GCS Vision Statement:
All of the world belongs to God and has been given as a gift to mankind. We have been redeemed through the blood of Jesus Christ and called to a life of service to the Lord. All believers are guided by the inerrant, infallible Word of God, the Bible, and the Holy Spirit.

Parent Testimonial:
"We searched the Middletown and surrounding areas for a school that was suitable which would help us "train up our children in the way that they should go so that when they are old, they will not turn from it." Proverbs 22:6. We found Goshen Christian to be just that. ... We appreciate how the teachers strive to apply the Lord's teachings in every subject and in everyday life. .... We feel Goshen Christian is a loving environment that teaches the children how to love one another."
- Dan and Shiela from Minisink

Courses / Programs:

- Pre-Kindergarten for 3 & 4 yr. olds
- Kindergarten
- Grades 1 through 9
- Bible
- Language Arts
- History
- Science
- Math
- Band
- Drama
- Leadership Society
- Basketball
& more ...

Location:
Goshen, the county seat of Orange County, NY, is located 50 miles northwest of New York City. Orange County is situated in southeastern New York State, directly north of the New Jersey-New York border and west of the Hudson River. The county is served by Stewart International Airport, located 2 miles west of Newburgh, New York.

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Address: 43 Route 17A, Goshen, Orange County, New York , USA
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Courses / Programs
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Courses / Programs
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