The Children's Academy

Tel: (973)379-3524
Grades: PK-K | 71 students
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The Children's Academy is a Montessori school providing an excellent Montessori education for children ages 2 1/2 thru 6 1/2.
Each child is encouraged to work to their fullest potential, while providing a peaceful and nurturing environment throughout the school.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
Other Montessori association(s)
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten

Student Body

Total Students 71 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
3%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade The Children's Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 3 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 24:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 18 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $6,700
Tuition Notes Half day is the popular class of choice. All day provides a total Montessori experience.
Acceptance Rate
100%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Debra Smith
Admissions Associate Karen Sarno

School Notes

  • The Children's Academy has three classrooms each designed to create the true Montessori experience. The Little Room enriches children 2 1/2 thru 3 1/2. The Transitional Room creates the perfect environment for 3 to 4 year olds and the Big Room creates the ultimate Montessori experience for children 3 thru 6 1/2.end-->
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School Reviews

Dedicated veteran teachers, an orderly yet warm environment, a steadfast dedication to the Montessori curriculum. My daughter has flourished here.
- Posted by Parent, 07/24/15
This preschool paved the way for my daughter. They guided her and aided her every step along the way. She looked forward to go to school every morning. At the end of the day she was able to communicate what she had learned and played. Now in Kindergarten, she frequently asks to visit her former teachers. I will be sending my son once he is ready.
- Posted by Parent, 05/12/15
Amazing school with amazing teachers! My children have thrived academically, emotionally, and socially. Its a really supportive environment with clear adherence to the Montessori method.
- Posted by Parent, 04/10/15

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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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