Montgomery Academy

     Tel: (908)234-2840
Grades: 1 - 12 | 64 students
For nearly 40 years, Montgomery Academy has served students ages 5 - 21 with challenges that were not getting met in conventional public school settings.
Montgomery Academy provides individualized instruction, counseling and transition services along with performing arts, athletics, and technology programs delivered with sensitivity in small classes on a serene mountaintop in Mendham Township.
What sets Montgomery apart is its spirit.
Our dedicated professional educators care as much about why and how our students learn as about what they learn.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Private Special Education Centers
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades 1 - 12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Aspergers, Autism, ED, ADHD, etc.
Year Founded 1970

Student Body

Total Students 64 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 7%
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade Montgomery Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 3:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 8 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $46,110
Tuition Notes Tuition is normally underwritten by the local sending district but private pay options are available.
Admissions Director Cheryl Lentini
Admissions Associate Lisa Delventhal Marelli

Sports

Total Sports Offered 2 sports
Sports Basketball, CheeringBasketballCheering,

School Notes:

Montgomery Academy is a safe, happy, hard-working place of active learning, collaboration and individualism. It’s a place where students can truly be themselves- guided toward self-confidence, self-governance and self-knowledge in a reassuring atmosphere of trust and mutual respect. Making choices, cultivating interests: these are at the heart of the Montgomery Academy experience. Visit us to see our mission in action and to find out first-hand how we can help your son or daughter realize their unique potential. Call us today at to arrange a personal tour and remember to ask about our superb summer program! Montgomery Academy- Where You Can Be Yourself!

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Gill St. Bernard's School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Gill St. Bernard's School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Gill St. Bernard's School (0.1 miles away)
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  • GladstoneGill St. Bernard's School
    St. Bernard's Road
    GladstoneNJ07934
    (908)243-1611
    0.1 mi | 652 students | Gr. NS-12                      
  • Far HillsFar Hills Country Day School
    697 Mine Brook Road/Route 202, PO Box 8
    Far HillsNJ07931
    (908)766-0622
    1.1 mi | n/a students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • GladstoneThe Willow School
    1150 Pottersville Road
    GladstoneNJ07934
    (908)470-9500
    1.2 mi | 125 students | Gr. NS-8                      
  • GladstoneThe Cottage School
    Alternative School
    Po Box 275
    GladstoneNJ07934
    (908)719-9610
    Alternative School
    1.5 mi | 9 students | Gr. PK-3                      
  • PeapackMatheny School
    Special Education School
    Po Box 339
    PeapackNJ07977
    (908)234-0011
    Special Education School
    1.6 mi | 60 students | Gr. KG-12                      

School Reviews

Recommended
1 year ago
Our child was traumatized by his experiences in his last placement. He is Autistic. We visited Montgomery several times, with hopes our child would find a place of respect, love and acceptance. We brought our child in twice and requested very special circumstances to make his visit as non stressful as possible because he at this point was unable to trust anyone other than his immediate family. In fact he was afraid to leave the house up until his first visit to Montgomery. It is with great joy and appreciation that I say thank you as on his first visit he took to Tony the principle immediately, holding his arm during the tour. Our 2nd visit was just as amazing if not more, he connected to the other students and staff and loved the gym teacher! Thank you Montgomery, for your support, understanding and going the extra mile! SEE YOU IN SEPTEMBER!
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