Palisades Country Day School

212/248 Herbert Ave
Closter, NJ 07624-0762
     Tel: (201)784-7600
Grades: PK - K | 212 students
item which has been noted, verified.
Contemporary children live in a highly complicated world.
item which has been noted, verified.
Our job at Palisades Country Day School is to help them develop the proper skills and tools to cope successfully.
item which has been noted, verified.
We do this by providing a challenging and stimulating environment designed specifically for the young child.
item which has been noted, verified.
Educational materials are available to stimulate development in language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies.
item which has been noted, verified.
Our program also offers cultural enrichment through music and art, special events and guests, holiday celebrations and educational trips.
item which has been noted, verified.
A physical education program has been designed for each age group to further round out the development of the whole child.
item which has been noted, verified.
Along with this, they are learning the proper socialization skills with both adults and their peers.
item which has been noted, verified.
Our program invites exploration, creative expression, discovery, problem solving and academic achievement at the intellectual level of each child.
item which has been noted, verified.
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.: 30%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 2 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 114:1
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)
 All Schools  | High Schools High Schools  | Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  | Preschools Preschools  | Public Schools Public Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • ClosterInternational Academy Of Arts & Sciences
    Daycare / Preschool
    300 High St
    ClosterNJ 07624
    Daycare / Preschool
    0.4 mi | 56 students | Gr. PK-KG                      
  • NorwoodEccs Child Care Center
    Daycare / Preschool  (Non-sectarian)
    66 Summit Street
    NorwoodNJ 07648
    Daycare / Preschool  (Non-sectarian)
    1.2 mi | 75 students | Gr. NS-K                      
  • NorwoodHoly Family Catholic Academy
      (Roman Catholic)
    200 Summit St
    NorwoodNJ 07648
      (Roman Catholic)
    1.5 mi | 170 students | Gr. K-9                      
  • NorwoodInge Lake Preschool
    Daycare / Preschool
    Po Box 223
    NorwoodNJ 07648
    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
    Special Education School  (Non-sectarian)
    1.9 mi | 80 students | Gr. K-12                      

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?          Yes    

 I give permission to post this review online for other visitors to read.

Area Statistics

Rental Market Monitor
Recent Articles
What About a Foreign Language School?
What About a Foreign Language School?
Sending your child to a foreign language school makes good sense when you have been posted to this country from abroad and in other circumstances as well.
Making the Financial Aid Process Work for You
Do you need financial aid? Not sure? Confused by how financial aid works? Here are some answers.
Interviewing the Over-prepared Teacher Applicant
Some applicants can fool you when they interview. Here is some advice on how to prevent that while at the same time keeping the interview process simple and efficient.
Request Information
I am a:      
Name of parent:
First name:
Middle name:
Last name:
Student date of birth:
Student is:
Currently in grade:
Seeking entry for grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
Applying for financial aid?:

Please describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student.


(enter "N/A" if not applicable)

Allow other schools to send me information. Share your information with all schools on our site and let them send you brochures.

Save this data and create your user profile. Create your own user account so you don't have to re-type your user data each time you request information.You'll also be able to track your information requests, get reminded of application dates, and more!

Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in Bergen County, NJ is $8,539 for elementary schools and $16,748 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Bergen County, NJ is 76% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).