Apple Montessori School

192 Ramapo Valley Rd
Oakland, NJ 07436-0743
Tel: (201)337-0183
Grades: NS-K | 32 students
At Apple Montessori School, we believe that the school community is responsible for discovering and nurturing the unique individual potential of each child.
Our curriculum provides a sound academic background while stimulating and challenging each child to meet his or her own particular needs and learning pace.
Our classrooms are rich with Montessori materials and supporting activities to promote intellectual as well as social growth.
We instill through example and action a love of learning, a strong work ethic, creativity, respect and compassion for others.
Apple Montessori was founded by Rex and Jane Bailey in 1971.
Our young but rich history is the result of the initial vision and determination of Jane Bailey, a Montessori teacher who emigrated from Scotland, who knew the importance of an early childhood education.
Unhappy with the traditional approach to learning and motivated by her own young children, she opened one of the first Montessori schools in northern New Jersey.

School Overview

School Type Early Childhood / Day Care
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
Year Founded 1972

Student Body

Total Students 32 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade Apple Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 1 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 32:1
National avg.: 13:1

School Notes

  • Ages 6 weeks - 6 years
  • Family owned, operated & trusted for over 40 years
  • Nurturing the whole child Academic, social, emotional, physical & ethical growth
  • A lifelong love of learning
  • Hands on, individualized learning at your child`s own pace
  • Highly-trained, experienced & nurturing team
  • Multi-age classrooms for peer-to-peer teaching & learning
  • Top-of-the-line safety & security
  • Your child`s happiness & safety are top priorities

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school is Barnstable Academy (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Academies at Gerrard Berman Day School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Academies at Gerrard Berman Day School (0.3 miles away)
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  • Oakland
    Academies at Gerrard Berman Day School
    Special Program Emphasis (Jewish)
    Grades: PK-8 | 116 students
    0.3 miles
    45 Spruce St
    Oakland, NJ 07436
  • Oakland
    Grades: 5-12 | 115 students
    0.7 miles
    8 Wright Way
    Oakland, NJ 07436
  • Oakland
    Kids Interactive Day School
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK | 63 students
    0.7 miles
    8 Wright Way
    Oakland, NJ 07436
  • Oakland
    Reed Academy
    Special Education School
    Grades: PK | 27 students
    0.8 miles
    25 Potash Rd
    Oakland, NJ 07436
  • Oakland
    Grades: 1-9 | 91 students
    1.5 miles
    117 Franklin Ave
    Oakland, NJ 07436

School Reviews

5.0 Stars   08/20/12
Excellent school where the children are encouraged to learn at their own pace. My daughter is reading fluently at age four and Spanish is being taught to her daily. A superb early introduction to academics, the children are given age-appropriate homework at age four which promotes discipline and responsibility. Teachers are very caring and I like that she has the same teacher from age 2 through kindergarten.
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