Am - Tree Developmental Nursery School

Opening in 1982, Am-Tree is a family owned and operated school.
This independence encourages flexibility to accommodate parents and children's needs.
We continue to improved our programs, providing your child with the best care.
The Center strives to create and maintain a community in which children feel valued and are treated with respect.
Our program is designed to provide each child with a secure, healthy and nurturing environment.
We understand the development of ethnic pride, self-confidence, and the joy of learning.
We are dedicated to forming strong and positive partnerships between families, children and our staff members.
Children construct knowledge based on prior experiences. It is the teacher's role to facilitate learning through their interactions and questions while building on children's interests and development.
We adhere to the Developmentally Appropriate Practices as outlined by the National Association for the Education of Young Children.
Our curriculum is aligned with the New Jersey Department of Education's Early Childhood Program Expectations: Standards of Quality.
We recognize that young children learn through active hands-on involvement and that learning is an ongoing process.
Our teaching staff individualizes the program to encompass the individual developmental levels of our multi-age group of children and recognizes that there are differences in children's learning styles.
The staff provides activities that both challenge and encourage each child to grow and learn at his/her own pace.
We provide a program that ensures positive growth in social, emotional, intellectual, language, creative and physical development.

School Overview

School TypeEarly Childhood / Day Care
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association for the Education of Young Children
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool

Student Body

Total Students175 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
41%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Am - Tree Developmental Nursery School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

School Notes

  • Opening in 1982, Am-Tree is a family owned and operated school. This independence encourages flexibility to accommodate parents and children's needs. We continue to improved our programs, providing your child with the best care. The Center strives to create and maintain a community in which children feel valued and are treated with respect. Our program is designed to provide each child with a secure, healthy and nurturing environment. We understand the development of ethnic pride, self-confidence, and the joy of learning. We are dedicated to forming strong and positive partnerships between families, children and our staff members. Children construct knowledge based on prior experiences. It is the teacher's role to facilitate learning through their interactions and questions while building on children's interests and development. We adhere to the Developmentally Appropriate Practices as outlined by the National Association for the Education of Young Children. Our curriculum is aligned with the New Jersey Department of Education's Early Childhood Program Expectations: Standards of Quality. We recognize that young children learn through active hands-on involvement and that learning is an ongoing process. Our teaching staff individualizes the program to encompass the individual developmental levels of our multi-age group of children and recognizes that there are differences in children's learning styles. The staff provides activities that both challenge and encourage each child to grow and learn at his/her own pace. We provide a program that ensures positive growth in social, emotional, intellectual, language, creative and physical development.

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school to Am - Tree Developmental Nursery School is Green Meadow Waldorf School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school and preschool is St. Joseph Regional High School (1.1 miles away)
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