Am - Tree Developmental Nursery School

115 Spring Valley Rd,
Montvale, NJ, 07645
     Tel: (201)391-8103
Grades: PK - K | 19 students
Opening in 1982, Am-Tree is a family owned and operated school.
This independence encourages flexibility to accommodate parents and children's needs.
We continue to improved our programs, providing your child with the best care.
The Center strives to create and maintain a community in which children feel valued and are treated with respect.
Our program is designed to provide each child with a secure, healthy and nurturing environment.
We understand the development of ethnic pride, self-confidence, and the joy of learning.
We are dedicated to forming strong and positive partnerships between families, children and our staff members.
Children construct knowledge based on prior experiences.
It is the teacher's role to facilitate learning through their interactions and questions while building on children's interests and development.
We adhere to the Developmentally Appropriate Practices as outlined by the National Association for the Education of Young Children.
Our curriculum is aligned with the New Jersey Department of Education's Early Childhood Program Expectations: Standards of Quality.
We recognize that young children learn through active hands-on involvement and that learning is an ongoing process.
Our teaching staff individualizes the program to encompass the individual developmental levels of our multi-age group of children and recognizes that there are differences in children's learning styles.
The staff provides activities that both challenge and encourage each child to grow and learn at his/her own pace.
We provide a program that ensures positive growth in social, emotional, intellectual, language, creative and physical development.

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 19 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 47%
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade Am - Tree Developmental Nursery School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 3 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is St. Joseph Regional High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Rockland Institute For Special Education (1.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is KinderCare at Woodcliff Lake (1.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • MontvaleSt. Joseph Regional High School
    All-boys  (Roman Catholic)
    40 Chestnut Ridge Rd
    MontvaleNJ07645
    (201)391-3300
    All-boys  (Roman Catholic)
    1.1 mi | 530 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • MonseyRockland Institute For Special Education
    Special Education School
    Po Box 937
    MonseyNY10952
    (845)352-3307
    Special Education School
    1.2 mi | n/a students | Gr. UG                      
  • Pearl RiverSt. Margaret School
      (Roman Catholic)
    34 N Magnolia St
    Pearl RiverNY10965
    (845)735-2855
      (Roman Catholic)
    1.3 mi | 214 students | Gr. K-9                      
  • Woodcliff LakeKinderCare at Woodcliff Lake
    Daycare / Preschool
    450 Chestnut Ridge Road
    Woodcliff LakeNJ07677
    (201)505-1680
    Daycare / Preschool
    1.4 mi | 9 students | Gr. NS-PK                      
  • Spring ValleyGreen Meadow Waldorf School
    307 Hungry Hollow Road
    Spring ValleyNY10977
    (845)356-2514
    1.6 mi | 362 students | Gr. NS-12                      

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