Sprout House

200 Main St,
Chatham, NJ, 07928-0792
Tel: (973)635-9658
Grades: PK - K | 69 students
Sprout House provides a home-like setting in which happy and inquisitive children develop positive and eager attitudes toward school.
We foster a planetary consciousness that embraces environmental beauty and preservation.
At the same time, we cultivate an awareness that all children deserve participation in societies where people can sustain themselves and live healthful, stimulating and fulfilling lives.
Our nature program includes daily exposure to school yard habitats, including the woods, along with developmentally appropriate field trips.

School Overview

School Type Early Childhood / Day Care
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association for the Education of Young Children
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - Kindergarten
Year Founded 1986

Student Body

Total Students 69 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 38%
State avg.: 28%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Tuition varies based on number of days and number of extended care hours. It ranges from $300 to $1435 per month.
Admissions Director Pat Rossmann
Admissions Associate Leslie Barry

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is ECLC of New Jersey (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is The Montessori Children's Academy (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is The Montessori Children's Academy (0.2 miles away)
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  • Chatham The Montessori Children's Academy
    Montessori School
    286 Main St
    Chatham , NJ , 07928
    (973)665-0071
    Montessori School
    0.2  mi  |  169  students  |  Gr.  PK-K
  • Chatham
    ECLC of New Jersey
    Special Education School
    21 Lum Ave
    Chatham , NJ , 07928
    (973)635-1700
    Special Education School
    0.4  mi  |  200  students  |  Gr.  K-12
  • Chatham
    Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award St. Patrick School
    (Roman Catholic)
    45 Chatham St
    Chatham , NJ , 07928
    (973)635-4623
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.5  mi  |  392  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Summit Oratory Preparatory School
    All-boys  (Roman Catholic)
    1 Beverly Rd
    Summit , NJ , 07901
    (908)273-1084
    All-boys  (Roman Catholic)
    1.2  mi  |  292  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Florham Park Magic Kingdom Day Nursery
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Roman Catholic)
    88 Brooklake Rd
    Florham Park , NJ , 07932
    (973)966-9762
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Roman Catholic)
    1.4  mi  |  15  students  |  Gr.  PK-KG

School Reviews

  • Recommended February 14, 2013 - Sprout House is an amazing school. I myself attended there as a child and still remember it like yesterday. The environment encourages you to be creative and to have fun, but also incorporates politeness and the ability to learn and problem-solve. The teachers are amazing and attentive to every child''s needs. From a young age everyone learns to value each other and the world around them. There are fun games such as dress-up, pick-up sticks, and checkers, but there is also story time in which you learn about famous artists and ancient legends and myths. The children there are immediately encouraged to connect with nature and to empathize with others, as well as to obtain good hygiene and to eat healthily and enjoy learning and school as a whole. You also spend much of your time outdoors if the weather permits, and the field trips that the kids go on are creative, fun, and educational all at the same time. I made friends at Sprout House that i still know today, and i remember all the teachers like old friends. Sprout House prepares children for the real world, but makes sure to do it in an enjoyable and fun manner in which the students learn to stay positive and think logically, but still have fun and relax. Overall, I would give Sprout House easily five stars, and recommend it to anyone who wants their child to have a homey environment with a lot of positive encouragement and intellectual training, including reading, writing, music, grammar, science, math, history, and art. - Posted by Student/Alumni

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