The Montessori Children's Academy

Tel: (973)665-0071
Grades: PK-K | 169 students
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The Montessori Children`s Academy (MCA) provides meaningful, challenging learning experiences to children ages 2 through upper elementary grades in a traditional Montessori environment.
With campuses in Morristown, Chatham, and Short Hills, we are educating today`s children for tomorrow`s world.
For more information or to take a tour of our schools, please call (973) 410-9669 or email themcacademy@aol.com.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten

Student Body

Total Students 169 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade The Montessori Children's Academy Student By Grade

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling

School Notes

The goal of the Montessori method is to give students the skills, motivation, and direction to become independent, secure, and responsible individuals who remain lifelong learners and caring, contributing members of society.

Teachers at The Montessori Children`s Academy help to cultivate independent-thinking students. Using their acquired skills, they learn to navigate through our academic and enhanced curricular areas, and become able to transfer classroom learning to real world experiences.
Early education offerings:
  • Full-day and half-day programs
  • Full-day Kindergarten
  • Extended day care
Extracurricular and other offerings:
  • After school enrichment classes through LEAF Approach to Enrichment
  • Summer camp
  • Montessori, My Child, & Me: a parent/child introductory Montessori program for children ages 18-30 months and a caregiver
  • Parent education workshops and a community speaker series
  • Speech and OT services through MCA for Creative Learning
The Montessori Center for Teacher Development (MCTD) conducts its comprehensive teacher education program at the MCA Morristown campus. MCTD prepares and empowers Adult Learners to become exceptional, effective future Montessori educators.

The Montessori Children`s Academy is affiliated with the American Montessori Society (AMS) and is a member of the New Jersey Montessori Administrators` Council (NJMAC).

Profile last updated: 04/05/2016

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school is Oak Knoll School Of The Holy Child (All Girls 7-12) (2.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sprout House (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Sprout House (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chatham
    Sprout House
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: PK-K | 69 students
    0.2 miles
    200 Main St
    Chatham, NJ 07928
    (973)635-9658
    0.2PK-K
    69
  • Chatham
    ECLC of New Jersey
    Special Education School
    Grades: K-12 | 200 students
    0.3 miles
    21 Lum Ave
    Chatham, NJ 07928
    (973)635-1700
    0.3K-12
    200
  • Chatham
     St. Patrick School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8
    0.3 miles
    45 Chatham St
    Chatham, NJ 07928
    (973)635-4623
    0.3PK-8
    n/a
  • Florham Park
    Magic Kingdom Day Nursery
    Daycare / Preschool (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-KG | 73 students
    1.3 miles
    88 Brooklake Rd
    Florham Park, NJ 07932
    (973)966-9762
    1.3PK-KG
    73
  • Summit
     Oratory Preparatory School
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 7-12 | 278 students
    1.4 miles
    1 Beverly Rd
    Summit, NJ 07901
    (908)273-1084
    1.47-12
    278

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