Creative Learning Center

160 Avenue At The Common Ste 3,
Shrewsbury, NJ, 07702-0770
     Tel: (732)389-2211
Grades: PK - K | 24 students
Creative Learning Center is a unique developmental nursery school, Kindergarten and first grade program emphasizing integrated learning experiences through creative hands-on activities.
Our philosophy is based on the teachings of Piaget and Vygotsky as well as the most current brain-based research.
We educate the whole child by providing a loving and nurturing environment.

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 1982

Student Body

Total Students 24 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 8%
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade Creative Learning Center Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 9 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 3:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 18 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Bonnie Brief Pauska

School Notes:

full day Kindergarten and First Grade program; creative arts and music curriculum; science, cooking, field trips, and computers in each classroom; exciting afternoon enrichment programs; certified, highly educated teachers; aesthetically pleasing classrooms; outstanding playground facilities.

Profile last updated: 09/02/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Ranney School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Harbor School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Ranney School (1.1 miles away)
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School Reviews

Recommended
1 year ago
Our children have thrived at Creative Learning Center in every possible aspect. This school has provided such an incredible foundation for our children from its unique curriculum, philosophy, environment and methods of teaching children. Whether the subject be reading, math skills, foreign languages, sciences, cooking, computers, musical instruments, creative play, geography, the teachers of Creative Learning Center touch upon all aspects with an approach that young children soak up and understand. In our opinion, Creative Learning Center is a unique blend of traditional nursery school, montessori style nursery school and whatever is happening now in preschool education. The Director is constantly educating herself on the newest and perhaps best methods of educating young children. She is the most passionate person we know when it comes to educating children and her job! This is clearly evident in how the staff teach and the energy in the school. Creative Learning also fosters independence, respect towards others, taking responsibility for one's own actions and kindness. These traits are constantly emphasized in every classroom all day. Our children have carried their knowledge and experiences from Creative Learning Center to grammar school where they have entered at the top of their classes. We truly feel we owe where our children stand today in school to Creative Learning Center.
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