The Willow School

1150 Pottersville Road
Gladstone, NJ 07934
Tel: (908)470-9500
Grades: NS-8 | 137 students
The Willow School is an independent, coeducational day school for grades K-8, located on 34 wooded acres in Gladstone, NJ. The Willow School is built on the belief that children thrive in a setting that embraces the joy of learning and the wonder of the natural environment.
The curriculum maintains a deliberate balance of rigorous academics and creative projects and emphasizes the school's unique commitment to environmental sustainability.
This program, in the hands of talented teachers, fans the flame of each child's natural curiosity and desire to learn.
Our small classes create an atmosphere of trust and allow teachers to focus on children's individual strengths and needs.
Through the school's virtues program, children become knowledgeable and wise, curious and creative, responsible and confident.
For more information, please visit our website at www.willowschool.org or call (908) 470-9500.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded 2001

Student Body

Total Students 137 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 14 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Collared shirts, no jeans)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Feb. 13
Yearly Tuition Cost $20,000
Tuition Notes Tuition includes organic lunch program
Admissions Director Patricia Walter
Admissions Associate Susie Delaporte

School Notes

  • The Willow School is an independent, coeducational day school for grades K-8, located on 34 wooded acres in Gladstone, NJ. The Willow School is built on the belief that children thrive in a setting that embraces the joy of learning and the wonder of the natural environment. The curriculum maintains a deliberate balance of rigorous academics and creative projects and emphasizes the school's unique commitment to environmental sustainability. This program, in the hands of talented teachers, fans the flame of each child's natural curiosity and desire to learn. Our small classes create an atmosphere of trust and allow teachers to focus on children's individual strengths and needs. Through the school's virtues program, children become knowledgeable and wise, curious and creative, responsible and confident. For more information, please visit our website at www.willowschool.org or call (908) 470-9500.
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