Raritan Valley Montessori Academy

120 Finderne Avenue,
Bridgewater, NJ, 08807-0880
     Tel: (908)595-2900
Grades: NS - 6 | 51 students
 We are a community of students, parents and faculty defined by and committed to the four pillars of our mission; excellence, universal values, global understanding and service to others.
Academic preparation is not our only goal.
We develop social skills, emotional growth, global citizenship and responsibility and physical coordination.
We encourage the development of self-esteem, self-motivation, enthusiasm for learning, and being closely bonded to our community and the world.
It is our committment that our students respect themselves, each other and the environment.
This philosophy permeates our teaching of children from toddlers through 6th grade.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - 6
Year Founded 1967

Student Body

Total Students 51 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 40%
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade Raritan Valley Montessori Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 50%
Average Class Size 21 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Uniform for elementary)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $10,000
Tuition Notes Varies by program and number of days.
% on Financial Aid 10%
Average Financial Aid Grant $2,500
Admissions Director Diane M. Dodds

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. sports, art, karate, drama sports,  art,  karate,  drama, 

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Green Brook Academy (2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is The Learning Gate (0 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Jerry Davis Early Center For Children and Families (1.9 miles away)
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  • BridgewaterThe Learning Gate
    Daycare / Preschool
    120 Finderne Ave
    BridgewaterNJ08807
    (908)722-6789
    Daycare / Preschool
    0 mi | 21 students | Gr. K                      
  • ManvilleJerry Davis Early Center For Children and Families
    Daycare / Preschool
    141 South Main Street
    ManvilleNJ08835
    (908)725-2266
    Daycare / Preschool
    1.9 mi | n/a students | Gr. NS-PK                      
  • Bound BrookGreen Brook Academy
    Special Education School
    Po Box 947
    Bound BrookNJ08805
    (732)469-8677
    Special Education School
    2 mi | 34 students | Gr. 7-12                      
  • SomersetNew Road School of Somerset
    Special Education School
    2200 Cottontail Lane
    SomersetNJ08873
    (732)271-5775
    Special Education School
    2.1 mi | 113 students | Gr. 7-12                      
  • Bound BrookWee People Preschool & Kindergarten
    Daycare / Preschool
    317 Winsor St
    Bound BrookNJ08805
    (732)469-7029
    Daycare / Preschool
    2.1 mi | 22 students | Gr. PK-KG                      

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