Alpine Montessori of Millburn

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  • Alpine Montessori of Millburn was established in 1978. The school's unique Montessori program has been serving the Millburn-Short Hills area for 35 years.
  • The school is licensed for 89 children and is comprised of 6-7 smaller classrooms with a low teacher-student ratio.
  • The school's strong academic program is delivered in a warm and nurturing environment by a faculty who an average have been with the school for over ten years.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
ADD/ADHD Support Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Mild learning differences
Year Founded 1978

Student Body

Total Students 71 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade Alpine Montessori of Millburn Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 8 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Patricia Stroman and Ah Young Lee

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Dance, Music, Science, Summer Dance, Music, Science, Summer,

School Notes

  • There is a large community classroom where children get together for circle time, arts and crafts and additional activities.  We also have a separate reading/library where children can select books and spend  time with the reading materials.  There is also a playground/outdoor area for the children to play during outdoor time. The progressive Montessori program at our school is designed as an excellent foundation for the continued education of children 2-1/2 to 6 years old (full day kindergarten). The academic year runs from early September to mid June and the school day is from 9:00am to 3:00pm with half day (AM/PM) options available. Before and after care are also available for an incremental fee. The school also offers a Summer Camp from the middle of June through early/mid August. The camp blends fun summertime activities/crafts with weekly theme-based learning objectives.
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