The Albrook School

361 Somerville Rd,
Basking Ridge, NJ, 07920-0792
     Tel: (908)580-0661
Grades: K - 6 | 201 students
The Albrook School was founded in 1979 by Anita Albers and Carol Ann Brooks.
The Albrook School, guided by Montessori philosophy, cultivates the full human potential of each child in a caring, peaceful environment.
We serve the child's intellectual, social, emotional, physical and spiritual needs.
We partner with parents to develop the child's independence, responsibility, respect, self-confidence and love of learning.
We inspire and support our staff to evolve spiritually as Montessorians.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 6
Year Founded 1979

Student Body

Total Students 201 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 34%
State avg.: 28%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Nancy Ponzio

School Notes:

  • The Albrook School was founded in 1979 by Anita Albers and Carol Ann Brooks.
  • The Albrook School, guided by Montessori philosophy, cultivates the full human potential of each child in a caring, peaceful environment. We serve the child's intellectual, social, emotional, physical and spiritual needs. We partner with parents to develop the child's independence, responsibility, respect, self-confidence and love of learning. We inspire and support our staff to evolve spiritually as Montessorians.

Profile last updated: 07/21/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Somerset Hills Learning Institute (3.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Martins School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Kiddie Academy (2.6 miles away)
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    3048 Valley Rd
    Basking RidgeNJ07920
    (908)604-8844
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School Reviews

Recommended
6 months ago
Our daughter has been a student here since 2009 and couldn''t be happier with our choice. We are the typical parent who researches/analyzes to no end, to find the ''perfect'' fit for our family. The one word that comes to mind with Albrook is nurturing....and trust me, it is very difficult to find teachers/staff who genuinely care about each child and their growth both academically and emotional maturity. The teachers are fantastic! Academically...your child will come out so prepared and so far ahead of their peers. Albrook is a magnet school for some of the other top private schools for the upper elementary/middle school programs. For us, we are thrilled with the way our daughter has matured over the years and are very grateful for all they have done.
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