Palisades Country Day School

212 Herbert Avenue 248,
Closter, NJ, 07624-0762
Tel: (201)784-7600
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
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - K

Student Body

Total Students 310 students
Student Body Type Co-ed

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 2 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 155:1
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 Eccs Child Care Center (1.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is The Spring School (2.8 miles away)
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  • Norwood Eccs Child Care Center
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    66 Summit Street
    Norwood , NJ , 07648
    (201)768-3207
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    1.2  mi  |  77  students  |  Gr.  NS-K
  • Norwood
    Holy Family Catholic Academy
    (Roman Catholic)
    200 Summit St
    Norwood , NJ , 07648
    (201)768-1605
    (Roman Catholic)
    1.5  mi  |  170  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • Norwood
    Inge Lake Preschool
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    701 Broadway
    Norwood , NJ , 07648
    (201)767-3735
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    1.6  mi  |  168  students  |  Gr.  K
  • Haworth Bergen Center For Child Development
    Special Education School
    140 Park St
    Haworth , NJ , 07641
    (201)385-4857
    Special Education School
    1.9  mi  |  80  students  |  Gr.  K-12
  • Cresskill Academy Of St. Therese Of Lisiuex
    (Roman Catholic)
    220 Jefferson Ave
    Cresskill , NJ , 07626
    (201)568-4296
    (Roman Catholic)
    2.3  mi  |  225  students  |  Gr.  K-9

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