Apples & Books Learning Center

  • Apples and Books Learning Center's mission is to serve the community by offering exceptionally high quality childcare and early childhood education with flexible programs designed to nurture the growing child in a clean, safe and loving environment.
  • Apples and Books Learning Center opened February of 1995 and is family owned and managed.
  • Our services include infant care through full-day kindergarten, before and after school care for kindergarteners through 5th graders, and a full day summer program.
  • We serve homemade meals. All classes have age appropriate curriculum including daily Bible stories from the old and new testament mainly to promote good moral values and social interaction.
  • All teachers lead a short prayer before meals to promote being thankful for our food.
  • Our school philosophy is that each child is unique and develops at their own individual timing, learning should be fun and in an environment where each child can develop completely, positive guidance is most effective and used by our teachers to praise acceptable behavior and finally, we are here to support and strengthen the family.

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School Overview

School TypeAlternative School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other special emphasis association(s)
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students130 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Apples & Books Learning Center Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers1 teacher
Average Class Size13 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$1,036
Admissions DirectorVanessa Carey

School Notes

  • You Matter Most to Us - You're the reason why we're here. Your concerns are our concerns. Your child's needs are our primary focus. Our ears are always ready to listen to you!
  • A Positive Influence - Our program teaches your child good moral values with a focus on manners and respect.
  • Clean, Safe and Loving Environment - Your child will attend a school that is well maintained and consistently follows state childcare regulations while receiving tender care from our loving staff.
  • Certified Teachers - Our professional staff provides your child with their experience and education in early childhood development.
  • Homemade, Nutritious and Well-Balanced Meals - Prepared fresh daily for your child. We understand the importance of healthy meals for the growing child.
  • Family Owned and Operated - With over 13 years of experience, our school strives to have the highest reputation in the community. Our school's reputation is our family's reputation.
  • Small Class Sizes - Your child will receive the extra attention and care he or she deserves.
  • Flexible Schedules - We offer a variety of schedules to meet your needs. We can also customize a schedule for you.
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    15.5 NS-8
  • Berkeley Heights
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    17.1 miles
    34 Russo Place
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    17.1 5-12
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    Grades: 6-12
    43.6 miles
    10 Sterling Blvd, Suite 201
    Englewood, NJ 07631
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    Grades: Inquire with school | 47 students
    31 miles
    301 Middle Road
    Holmdel, NJ 07733
    31 Inquire with school
  • Ridgewood
    Holmstead School
    Special Education School
    Grades: 8-12 | 59 students
    41.8 miles
    14 Hope St
    Ridgewood, NJ 07450
    41.8 8-12

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The average private school tuition in New Jersey is $9,506 for elementary schools and $18,590 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in New Jersey is 79% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).