Cedar Hill Prep School

At Cedar Hill Prep, we sow the seeds of curiosity, love for knowledge and the will to engage socially such that every student leaves us with a sense of identity and purpose in life. Our comprehensive and challenging curriculum is carefully designed to provide visible learning outcomes. It inspires academic excellence and independent thought while engaging the students intellectually and creatively.
Students of Cedar Hill Prep have consistently been in the top 10 percentile of the nation for the last 8 years. As an inherent part of our mission, we inspire and encourage this set of core values through our words and actions: respect for oneself and others; honesty and integrity; responsibility to fulfill one’s obligations and be accountable for one’s words and actions; and a sense of community through our cooperative and collaborative environment.
Every child at CHP quickly embraces the environment and enjoys the feeling of ownership within the school community. .

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Educational Records Bureau
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded 2003

Student Body

Total Students 290 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade Cedar Hill Prep School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 15 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(uniform code)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $10,000
Tuition Notes Email our Admissions Director, Ruth Sulitzer, for details: admissions@cedarhillprep.com
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Ruth Sulitzer


Total Sports Offered 2 sports
Sports Basketball, SoccerBasketballSoccer,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 13 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Advanced Chorus, Art Studio, Basketball, Broadcasting, Broadcasting Club, Chess, Chorus, Debate League, Lego Club, Mad Science, Piano, Robotics, Yoga Art Studio, Basketball, Broadcasting, Chess, Chorus, Debate League, Lego Club, Mad Science, Piano, Robotics, Yoga, Advanced Chorus,
Broadcasting Club,

School Notes

  • Cedar Hill Prep offers a comprehensive, non-sectarian education for students in Preschool through Grade 8.         
  • Engineering is included in the Middle School curriculum.         
  • Our primary focus is to develop the academic minds of our students while supporting their emotional and social needs within the context of a welcoming environment.        
  • Instruction is disseminated in a small group setting with accommodations made for differentiated instruction.        
  • Students’ education is further enhanced with experiential learning opportunities, off-campus trips, and project-based assignments.        
  • Cedar Hill Preparatory enjoys a diverse community with students and faculty representing more than 20 nationalities.
  • Students’ educational experiences are enhanced with opportunities for public speaking, presentations, creative expression, and teamwork.
  • Beginning in Grade 2, students participate in national competitions (Math League, Geography Bee, Odyssey of Mind, Science League, National Language Arts Competition), the National Elementary Honor Society, and the New Jersey Students in Action Service Learning Program for Middle School.
  • Our active PTO’s mission is to enrich our families’ Cedar Hill Prep experience by fostering a sense of community and purpose.
Cedar Hill Prep School students have consistently scored in the top 15% in the Terranova 3 Multiple Assessment tests.  The school will be able to apply for its Blue Ribbon recognition in 2017.


Profile last updated: 07/18/2015

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