Hovnanian School

Tel: (201)967-5940
Grades: NS-8 | 163 students
The Hovnanian School, with 40 years of history, offers a model mix of academic scholarship, unique second language experience, and other valuable programs from Early Learning Center to 8th grade in a safe, student-first multicultural environment.
A private, not-for-profit, elementary school, the Hovnanian School takes pride in preparing our children for the future, while preserving their cultural identity.
The teaching methods and educational philosophy at the Hovnanian School draw on current, proven approaches and techniques developed at some of the most well-respected colleges and universities specializing in education and teacher training and successfully implemented at model elementary schools here and abroad.
Accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, the Hovnanian School employs highly qualified teachers and consulting specialists who emphasize personal attention so that each student progresses according to ability, aptitude, and talent.

School Overview

School Type School with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded 1976

Student Body

Total Students 163 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade Hovnanian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 13 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(School uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $10,975
Tuition Notes This is tuition for grades K - 8. Please inquire for Early Childhood grades and part-time options.
% on Financial Aid
Admissions Director Arpi Mekhjian


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 11 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Chess I, II, and III, Club Scientific: Robots, Club Scientific: Science, French Club, Instrument Lessons, Kidz Art, Musical Theater, Spanish I and II, Tennis, Voice Lessons, Woodworking French Club, Kidz Art, Tennis, Voice Lessons, Woodworking, Chess I, II, and III,
Club Scientific: Robots,
Club Scientific: Science,
Instrument Lessons,
Musical Theater,
Spanish I and II,

School Notes

  • Student and faculty partnership Child-centered approach to learning Support the growth of young people as creative and intellectually curious individuals Build on each child's prior knowledge and experience Value respect, integrity and self-worth Appreciation of each child's uniquenes Integrated and interdisciplanary curriculum Emphasis on self-discovery and self-expression Respect for the cognitive, social and emotional aspects of a child's development Constructive approach in resolving conflicts After School Sports After School Programs After School Supervision Hot lunch program Summer Program Toddlers Program
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