The Montessori House

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

Student Body

Total Students 99 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 25%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade The Montessori House Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
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 $8,500
Tuition Notes $8,500+ for half-day programs $14,200+ 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: 10/25/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Newbury Academy (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Children's Corner (0.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Yeshivat Noam School (1 miles away)
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