Palisades Country Day School

212/248 Herbert Ave
Closter, NJ 07624-0762
     Tel: (201)784-7600
        
   
Grades: PK - K | 212 students
Contemporary children live in a highly complicated world.
Our job at Palisades Country Day School is to help them develop the proper skills and tools to cope successfully.
We do this by providing a challenging and stimulating environment designed specifically for the young child.
Educational materials are available to stimulate development in language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies.
Our program also offers cultural enrichment through music and art, special events and guests, holiday celebrations and educational trips.
A physical education program has been designed for each age group to further round out the development of the whole child.
Along with this, they are learning the proper socialization skills with both adults and their peers.
Our program invites exploration, creative expression, discovery, problem solving and academic achievement at the intellectual level of each child.
John Dewey's credo was "teach the child to think, - not what to think." We believe that is the role of our school.

School Overview

School Type Early Childhood / Day Care
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association for the Education of Young Children
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - Kindergarten

Student Body

Total Students 212 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 47%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade Palisades Country Day School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 2 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 106:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Bergen Center For Child Development (1.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is International Academy Of Arts & Sciences (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is International Academy Of Arts & Sciences (0.4 miles away)
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  • ClosterInternational Academy Of Arts & Sciences
    Daycare / Preschool
    300 High St
    ClosterNJ 07624
    (201)767-1144
    Daycare / Preschool
    0.4 mi | 56 students | Gr. PK-KG                      
  • NorwoodEccs Child Care Center
    Daycare / Preschool  (Non-sectarian)
    66 Summit Street
    NorwoodNJ 07648
    (201)768-3207
    Daycare / Preschool  (Non-sectarian)
    1.2 mi | 55 students | Gr. NS-K                      
  • NorwoodHoly Family Catholic Academy
      (Roman Catholic)
    200 Summit St
    NorwoodNJ 07648
    (201)768-1605
      (Roman Catholic)
    1.5 mi | 170 students | Gr. K-9                      
  • NorwoodInge Lake Preschool
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    Po Box 223
    NorwoodNJ 07648
    (201)767-3735
    Daycare / Preschool
    1.6 mi | 123 students | Gr. PK-KG                      
  • HaworthBergen Center For Child Development
    Special Education School  (Non-sectarian)
    140 Park St
    HaworthNJ 07641
    (201)385-4857
    Special Education School  (Non-sectarian)
    1.9 mi | 80 students | Gr. K-12                      

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