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.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool
  • Students: 71 students
  • Average class size: 8 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Mild learning differences
Year Founded
1978
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

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

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

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

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Science

Arts and Music Programs:
Dance, Music

Recreational Athletic Programs:
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.

School Reviews

5  
Alpine Montessori of Millburn was the best! This school became our daughters second home, each attended three years of school their (including Kindergarten). Our older daughter received the one-on-one attention needed to develop her fine mother skills and our younger the encouragement to take risks which helped her come out of her shell. The self confidence boost and practical skill development they received at Alpine made the transition to public schools so much easier (our youngest was accepted to three of the three private schools we interviewed at but as a family we decided public education was for us). Alpine teachers were continuously engaged with each students success. We were frequently informed of dynamics developing amongst children or any challenges our daughters might be facing. We discussed collaboratively interventions with our teachers and the overall experience within the school was a partnership geared towards our child's development. After our youngest graduated from kindergarten we moved out of New Jersey. When we return for a visit Alpine is always top of the list!We highly recommend Alpine Montessori of Millburn to any parent who is looking for a nurturing, dynamic and engaging atmosphere for their child`s early learning and development.
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool
  • Students: 71 students
  • Average class size: 8 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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