The Montessori House

426 Knickerbocker Road
Tenafly, NJ 07670-0767
Tel: (201)816-8343
Grades: NS-1 | 107 students
The Montessori House offers children a remarkable learning experience based on Maria Montessori’s insights and materials.
Each year over 100 pupils participate in a rich variety of programs for children ages 2-1/2 to 7, including half-day, full-day and after care options plus summer camp.
We invite you to call 201-816-8343 to schedule a one-on-one tour of The Montessori House on any school day.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-1
Year Founded 1991

Student Body

Total Students 107 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade The Montessori House Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 11 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 25 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $9,000
Tuition Notes For Sept 2015 $9,000+ for half-day programs $16,300+ for full-day programs
% on Financial Aid


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. After Care to 6 p.m., Beginner and Intermediate Chess, Piano Instruction, Yoga Yoga, After Care to 6 p.m.,
Beginner and Intermediate Chess,
Piano Instruction,

School Notes:

  • The Montessori House is the only pre-school in Northeast Bergen County that is a Full Member School of the American Montessori Society (AMS). That means all our lead teachers have earned their Montessori credentials, including over 1 year of course work and a 1 year practicum (student teaching).
  • All our Montessori classes have a student:teacher ratio of 10:1 or less.
  • We offer both full day and half-day programs for children between the ages of 2-1/2 and 1st grade, plus After Care until 6 p.m.
  • For 2013-14 we've added a new classroom and increased our capacity for full-day Pre-Primary students. 

Profile last updated: 07/16/2015

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Newbury Academy (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Our Lady Of Mount Carmel (0.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Children's Corner (0.6 miles away)
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  • Tenafly
    Children's Corner
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK | 24 students
    0.6 miles
    34 W Clinton Avenue
    Tenafly, NJ 07670
  • Tenafly
    Grades: K-9 | 202 students
    0.7 miles
    10 County Rd
    Tenafly, NJ 07670
  • Tenafly
    Grades: PK-2 | 160 students
    0.8 miles
    11 Harold St
    Tenafly, NJ 07670
  • Bergenfield
    Transfiguration Academy
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 305 students
    0.9 miles
    10 Bradley Ave
    Bergenfield, NJ 07621
  • Bergenfield
    Newbury Academy
    Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12
    1 miles
    Bergenfield, NJ 07621

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