The Children's Academy

37 Church Mall,
Springfield, NJ, 07081-0708
Tel: (973)379-3524
Grades: NS - K | 60 students
The Children's Academy is a Montessori school providing an excellent Montessori education for children ages 2 1/2 thru 6 1/2.
Each child is encouraged to work to their fullest potential, while providing a peaceful and nurturing environment throughout the school.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
Other Montessori association(s)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - Kindergarten

Student Body

Total Students 60 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 15%
State avg.: 28%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 18 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $6,700
Tuition Notes Half day is the popular class of choice. All day provides a total Montessori experience.
Acceptance Rate 100%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Debra Smith
Admissions Associate Karen Sarno

School Notes:

  • The Children's Academy has three classrooms each designed to create the true Montessori experience. The Little Room enriches children 2 1/2 thru 3 1/2. The Transitional Room creates the perfect environment for 3 to 4 year olds and the Big Room creates the ultimate Montessori experience for children 3 thru 6 1/2.end-->

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is The Milton School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Alpine Montessori of Millburn (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St Stephen''s Preschool (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Millburn Alpine Montessori of Millburn
    Montessori School
    5 Bleeker Street
    Millburn , NJ , 07041
    (973)379-4710
    Montessori School
    0.3  mi  |  71  students  |  Gr.  NS-K
  • Millburn
    St Stephen''s Preschool
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Episcopal)
    119 Main St
    Millburn , NJ , 07041
    (973)376-3534
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Episcopal)
    0.6  mi  |  12  students  |  Gr.  PK-K
  • Springfield St James The Apostle School
    (Roman Catholic)
    41 S Springfield Ave
    Springfield , NJ , 07081
    (973)376-5194
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.7  mi  |  182  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Short Hills Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award St. Rose Of Lima Academy
    (Roman Catholic)
    52 Short Hills Ave
    Short Hills , NJ , 07078
    (973)379-3973
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.8  mi  |  190  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • Springfield Early Childhood Program at Temple Beth Ahm Yisrael
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Jewish)
    60 Temple Dr
    Springfield , NJ , 07081
    (973)376-0539
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Jewish)
    0.9  mi  |  60  students  |  Gr.  NS-PK

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  • Recommended January 14, 2014 - Dedicated veteran teachers, an orderly yet warm environment, a steadfast dedication to the Montessori curriculum. My daughter has flourished here. - Posted by Parent

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