Princeton Junior School

90 Fackler Road,
Princeton, NJ, 08540-0854
Tel: (609)924-8126
Grades: NS - 5 | 85 students
Experience the magic of a small school! Princeton Junior School is a private (independent), coeducational, nondenominational day school for 125 children ages 2 through Grade V.
The School, located on seven beautiful acres, provides a safe and nurturing environment in which children acquire the academic skills to become lifelong learners and good citizens of the world.
Princeton Junior School is committed to selecting and cultivating passionate learners, attracting an exceptional faculty dedicated to academic and character development, and creating and nourishing a spirited and varied school community.
The School’s philosophy of education teaches children to build on core knowledge, increasing the depth and strength of that knowledge as they mature.
The central tenets of the educational program lie in its rich and challenging curriculum and attentive faculty, enabling Princeton Junior School to pursue the highest academic standards while respecting and nurturing individual styles of learning.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. International Baccalaureate (IB) World School
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - 5
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported mild learning differences
Year Founded 1983

Student Body

Total Students 85 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 30%
State avg.: 28%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
% on Financial Aid 28%
Admissions Director Katie Pottinger

School Notes:

  • Princeton Junior School’s curriculum meets the highest standards for knowledge and skills that students should acquire in Pre-school and Kindergarten through Grade V. The curriculum is developed to challenge each student at his or her stage of development. At the core of all teaching at PJS is the belief that effective written and oral communication skills are essential. In our teaching, we attempt to balance the conceptual and the concrete by giving children opportunities to apply their knowledge and skills to real-life situations. Our aim is to graduate self-confident, responsible and independent students who enthusiastically revere life and learning, in a global society. We are currently an IB PYP candidate school. 

  • Profile last updated: 08/30/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Princeton Child Development Institute (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Child Development Center Bms (1.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Princeton Academy of the Sacred Heart (2.9 miles away)
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