Apple Montessori School

  • 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.
  • For over 45 years, we have developed the foundation for a lifetime of school success by inspiring children to love learning. Scientific research shows that Montessori children have an advantage not only academically, but also socially and emotionally.

School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students154 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
30%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Apple Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio26:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

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 and Gymnastics

School Notes

  • Family-owned Apple offers toddler, preschool, kindergarten, after school daycare and summer session for children ages 18 months to 6 years. Apple has specialized in early childhood education since 1972, benefiting tens of thousands of NJ children. 
  • Scientific research confirms Montessori children have an advantage academically, socially and emotionally. We are devoted to nurturing the whole child, preparing him or her for success in the classroom and beyond. Apple makes the most of the critical learning years from birth to age by cultivating the unique potential of each child. Our highly trained, warm and wonderful staff takes great pride in encouraging the big and small milestones for your child. Many Apple team members have been with our school 5, 10, 20 and even 30 years.
  • Our toddler program fosters independence and facilitate developmental milestones.Our preschool and kindergarten students love learning math, reading and more with hands on materials that bring abstract principles to life.
  • Enrichment includes music, art, yoga, character development, baby signs, food tasting, and FasTracKids. Apple has exposed students to a broad spectrum of scientific concepts and mathematics while using technology, engineering and the arts for decades. 
  • Children use hands on, real world materials to ASK, IMAGINE, PLAN, CREATE and IMPROVE in the classroom and beyond. Our summer program gives children a summer to remember with jam-packed summer fun + learning including STEAM curriculum and daily onsite swim lessons.Children also enjoy theme weeks based on the things children love most, exciting field trips, and fun in-house events. We enforce NJ's School Safety and Security best practice guidelines and offer parent perks like live parent video monitoring.
  • Visit us to experience our unmatched approach, meet our nurturing educators who love what they do, and explore our safety-certified school.
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Edgewater
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    Montessori School
    Grades: PK-K | 149 students
    20.5 miles
    8 Adelaide Pl
    Edgewater, NJ 07020
    (201)224-6603
    20.5 PK-K
    149
  • Franklin Lakes
    Grades: PK-8 | 185 students
    7.5 miles
    785 Franklin Lake Road
    Franklin Lakes, NJ 07417
    (201)891-4250
    7.5 PK-8
    185

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