Hovnanian School

817 River Road,
New Milford, NJ, 07646-0764
     Tel: (201)967-5940
Grades: NS - 8 | 120 students
The Hovnanian School, with more than 30 years of history, offers a model mix of academic scholarship, unique second language experience, and other valuable programs from Early Learning Center to Eighth 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
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - 8
Year Founded 1976

Student Body

Total Students 120 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade Hovnanian School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 40%
Average Class Size 17 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(School uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $8,944
Admissions Director Anahid Garmiryan

Sports

Total Sports Offered 4 sports
Sports Basketball, Gymnastics, Soccer, VolleyballBasketballGymnastics,
SoccerVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. after school sports, • after school atrs and crafts, • after school basketball, • after school chess, • after school dance, • after school music, • after school woodworking, •after school yoga for early chidhood after school sports,
• after school atrs and crafts,
• after school basketball,
• after school chess,
• after school dance,
• after school music,
• after school woodworking,
•after school yoga for early chidhood,

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

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Palisades Regional Academy (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Rosenbaum Yeshiva Of North Jersey (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Rosenbaum Yeshiva Of North Jersey (0.5 miles away)
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