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Apple Montessori Of Wayne Photo #1 - Nurturing the whole child is the core of all we do. Our mission is to educate, enrich and inspire children to reach their fullest potential as kind, independent, curious and happy individuals. We make the most of the critical early learning years by inspiring a lifelong love of learning in a safe and caring environment.
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Apple Montessori Of Wayne Photo #1 - Nurturing the whole child is the core of all we do. Our mission is to educate, enrich and inspire children to reach their fullest potential as kind, independent, curious and happy individuals. We make the most of the critical early learning years by inspiring a lifelong love of learning in a safe and caring environment.
We are very proud of our 45-year allegiance to excellence in education and we commend you for pursuing that continued excellence for your child. Teachers and families work together to endow children with a passion for learning and a strong academic foundation.
We empower them with life skills to use from this day forward and gift them with the confidence and motivation to build a better world, starting today. Apple`s approach to learning offers each student a well-rounded, rich curriculum that combines Montessori with the best modern learning materials, games, and programs available. We impart the skills needed for overall academic and social success. Our commitment to your child and our ability to provide an exceptional education in a safe, nurturing environment remains our highest priority.

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Apple Montessori Of Wayne ranks among the top 20% of private schools in New Jersey for:

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Montessori Education
Year Founded
1972
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
358 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
38%
State avg.: 39%
Students by Grade
Apple Montessori Of Wayne Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
9 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
40:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
20 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(Uniform for kindergarten and elementary)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Admissions Director
Allison Ege
Admissions Associate
Annette Forgacs

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Fit and Active Spanish, Mad Science

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Basketball Club, Soccer, Tumbling & Gymnastics

School Notes

  • Family owned and accredited Apple Montessori Of Wayne serves children from the age of six weeks through sixth grade.
  • Apple Montessori has been a trusted leader in early childhood education for over 45 years. We make the most of the critical early learning years by fostering each child`s fullest potential, at his or her own pace.
  • The Montessori approach is unique in that it builds on the way children naturally learn, and Apple`s research-proven Montessori Plus approach distinguishes Apple from other Montessori schools.
  • Our experienced and passionate teachers have been with Apple between 15 and 30 years.
  • Our campus features an auditorium, several playgrounds, two swimming pools, a sports court, a soccer field, an outdoor classrom and a natural wooded area.
  • Our infant program serves children from six weeks through 18 months and our toddler program is for children 18 months to age two and a half.
  • The preschool program serves children from age two and a half through the Kindergarten year.
  • The Junior class serves children in grades one through six.
  • Our unique "whole child" curriculum combines aspects of a highly respected reading program, traditional Montessori language acquisition materials, and games and materials designed by our founder, Jane Bailey, to ensure the early development of strong reading skills and tremendous confidence and independence in our students.
  • Curriculum integrates STEAM principles and hands-on math, science, history and geography, technology; our Montessori Plus curriculum includes character education, foreign language, fine arts, music and drama and physical education
  • Enrollment is exclusive to current Apple Montessori students and students who meet admissions criteria including age, developmental profile and prior school experience.

School Reviews

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Apple Montessori is an exceptional school that I highly recommend to anyone I speak to. My daughter has grown so much and in so many ways since beginning her journey here. The teaching staff is wonderful - very engaging and warm.
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