Acorn Early Learning Center

Tel: (908)322-4586
Grades: NS-K | 20 students
Dramatic play area
Dramatic play area
We are a Christian pre-school serving the community from ages 2 1/2 to 6 years of age.' We are open 7AM-6PM every day, excluding major holidays and the last two weeks of August.'''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''

School Overview

School Type Early Childhood / Day Care
Religious Affiliation Methodist
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
Year Founded 2007

Student Body

Total Students 20 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade Acorn Early Learning Center Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 3 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 14 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes $750 Full Time 4 or 5 days, $485 Part Time 2 or 3 days Family discount for full time students
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Ellen Morris


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Amazing Athletes, Chapel two times a month, Music class two times a month, Violin taught in Kindergarten Amazing Athletes,
Chapel two times a month,
Music class two times a month,
Violin taught in Kindergarten,

School Notes:

  • CPR trained staff Continuing education for staff Nurturing, affordable care State of the art playground new in 2008 Large newly painted classrooms

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Union Catholic Regional High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Christopher Academy (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Nursery School-jcc Of Central New Jersey (0.8 miles away)
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  • Scotch Plains
    Christopher Academy
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    Grades: K | 64 students
    0.5 miles
    1390 Terrill Rd
    Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
  • Scotch Plains
    Nursery School-jcc Of Central New Jersey
    Daycare / Preschool (Jewish)
    Grades: PK-KG | 223 students
    0.8 miles
    1391 Martine Ave
    Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
  • Plainfield
    Grades: PK-K | 37 students
    0.9 miles
    1345 South Ave
    Plainfield, NJ 07062
  • Fanwood
    First Children
    Special Education School
    Grades: PK | 64 students
    0.9 miles
    330 South Ave
    Fanwood, NJ 07023
  • Fanwood
    The Goddard School
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: PK-KG | 50 students
    0.9 miles
    324 South Ave
    Fanwood, NJ 07023

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The average private school tuition in Union County, NJ is $6,675 for elementary schools and $10,479 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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