Apple Montessori School

     Tel: (973)331-8141
   
Grades: PK - K | 89 students
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.
The philosophy upon which Apple Montessori School is based embraces the most fundamental teachings of Dr.
Maria Montessori.
Our method is designed to build upon the individual skills and knowledge acquired in the pre-school and kindergarten years.
By offering multi-aged classrooms rich with Montessori materials, your child will be actively engaged in their own learning process.
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.
He or she can repeat these same activities until mastery is achieved.
This can be done without frustration of being pushed ahead before one is ready.
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 ParkLincoln Park KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    146 Main Street
    Lincoln ParkNJ 07035
    (973)694-6433
    Daycare / Preschool
    1.9 mi | n/a students | Gr. NS-PK                      
  • 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 | 49 students | Gr. PK-3                      

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