Apple Montessori School

     Tel: (973)331-8141
        
   
Grades: PK - K | 89 students
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Apple Montessori was founded by Rex and Jane Bailey in 1971.
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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.
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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.
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The philosophy upon which Apple Montessori School is based embraces the most fundamental teachings of Dr. Maria Montessori.
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Our method is designed to build upon the individual skills and knowledge acquired in the pre-school and kindergarten years.
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By offering multi-aged classrooms rich with Montessori materials, your child will be actively engaged in their own learning process.
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He or she can move through new challenging materials quickly, or on to another experience without the boredom of waiting for others to catch up.
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He or she can repeat these same activities until mastery is achieved.
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This can be done without frustration of being pushed ahead before one is ready.
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His or her own feelings of accomplishment act as a reinforcement to succeed.

School Overview

School Type Alternative School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other Montessori association(s)
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - Kindergarten

Student Body

Total Students 89 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 40%
State avg.: 30%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 1 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 99:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Chapel Hill Academy (2.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St Pius X Elementary School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St Pius X Elementary School (1.2 miles away)
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  • MontvilleSt Pius X Elementary School
      (Roman Catholic)
    24 Changebridge Rd
    MontvilleNJ 07045
    (973)335-1253
      (Roman Catholic)
    1.2 mi | 247 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • Lincoln ParkChapel Hill Academy
    Special Education School
    31 Chapel Hill Rd
    Lincoln ParkNJ 07035
    (973)686-0004
    Special Education School
    2.1 mi | 100 students | Gr. K-12                      
  • Pompton PlainsNetherlands Reformed Christian School
      (Calvinist)
    164 Jacksonville Road
    Pompton PlainsNJ 07444
    (973)628-7400
      (Calvinist)
    2.5 mi | 164 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • MontvilleMustard Seed Montessori School
    Montessori School  (Christian)
    117 Boonton Ave
    MontvilleNJ 07045
    (973)263-8972
    Montessori School  (Christian)
    2.8 mi | 10 students | Gr. PK-3                      
  • MontvilleTrinity Christian School
      (Christian)
    160 Changebridge Rd
    MontvilleNJ 07045
    (973)334-1785
      (Christian)
    2.8 mi | 162 students | Gr. KG-12                      

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