The Montessori House

426 Knickerbocker Road,
Tenafly, NJ, 07670-0767
     Tel: (201)816-8343
Grades: NS - 1 | 20 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)
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - 1
Year Founded 1991

Student Body

Total Students 20 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 40%
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
National avg.: 13:1
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 $9,300
Tuition Notes For Sept 2015 $9,000+ for half-day programs $16,300+ for full-day programs
% on Financial Aid 7%

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. After Care to 6 p.m., Beginner and Intermediate Chess, Piano Instruction, Suzuki Violin Program, Yoga Yoga, After Care to 6 p.m.,
Beginner and Intermediate Chess,
Piano Instruction,
Suzuki Violin Program,

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: 11/28/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Newbury Academy (1.1 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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