Environmental Montessori School

40 Saint Josephs Dr
Stirling, NJ 07980-0792
     Tel: (908)647-2853
   
Grades: PK - K | 10 students
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Environmental Montessori School curriculum is based upon the Montessori Philosophy.
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Dr. Montessori’s aim as an educator was to develop the whole personality of the child through motor, sensory and intellectual activity.
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The Montessori classroom is a miniature community, where each child, working at his own level, may acquire self-reliance and self discipline.
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The joint activities of the children foster courtesy, consideration of others, neatness, order and discipline.
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These activities encourage the acquisition of values from within the child rather than only from without.
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Actual handling of the Montessori teaching materials in the prepared environment of the nursery school stimulates the child’s learning in Practical Life, Language Arts, Sensorial, Nature and Environment, Movement, Music, Arts and Crafts.
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The EMS Pre-School program teaches children the basic pre- school skills while stimulating their curiosity about nature, math, science and social studies.
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Some of the concepts the teachers review are color, shapes, counting, number recognition, matching, alphabet, letter sound relationship, calendar, opposites, seasons, the 5 senses and progress onto spatial relationships, sequencing, visual discrimination, putting sounds together to makes words, simple addition and subtraction, money, time and reading.
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Children are assigned to groups based on their age, ability and other factors.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - Kindergarten

Student Body

Total Students 10 students
Student Body Type Co-ed

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 1 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Mt. St. Mary Academy High School (4.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Vincent De Paul School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Long Hill Montessori (0.3 miles away)
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  • Stirling St. Vincent De Paul School
      (Roman Catholic)
    249 Bebout Ave
    StirlingNJ 07980
    (908)647-0421
      (Roman Catholic)
    0.2 mi | 205 students | Gr. K-9                      
  • StirlingLong Hill Montessori
    Daycare / Preschool
    158 Central Ave
    StirlingNJ 07980
    (908)647-1852
    Daycare / Preschool
    0.3 mi | 19 students | Gr. PK-K                      
  • Basking RidgeThe Blue Kangaroo Day School
    Daycare / Preschool
    409 King George Rd
    Basking RidgeNJ 07920
    (908)647-2600
    Daycare / Preschool
    2.6 mi | 70 students | Gr. K                      
  • Basking RidgeAlan E Zimmer Chabad Preschool
    Special Program Emphasis  (Jewish)
    3048 Valley Rd
    Basking RidgeNJ 07920
    (908)604-8844
    Special Program Emphasis  (Jewish)
    2.7 mi | 61 students | Gr. K                      
  • WarrenThe Goddard School Of Warren
    Daycare / Preschool  (Non-sectarian)
    258 King George Road
    WarrenNJ 07059
    (908)580-1600
    Daycare / Preschool  (Non-sectarian)
    2.9 mi | 104 students | Gr. NS-K                      

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