Cedar Hill Prep School

  • Cedar Hill Preparatory School Cedar Hill Preparatory School is a private school which holds the philosophy of the curriculum and instruction is based on the premise that all children are gifted.
  • However, the makeup of the Educational Environment is key to harnessing each child`s special gift.
  • We feel children learn best in a safe, caring and nurturing environment that fosters partnerships between the family and the school.
  • We aim to provide a diverse environment, abundant space and stimulating activities and we strive to empower children to reach their unique potential socially, physically, intellectually, and emotionally.
  • We encourage all of our students to develop valuable intellectual and social skills, appreciate the richness of the world`s cultures, think independently, be curious and explore, reach their own unique potential, develop their character to become positive, confident and productive citizens.
  • Cedar Hill Preparatory School is a private school that offers a combination of a forward thinking and clearly defined curriculum, a faculty promoting excellence in learning, and an environment that encourages social awareness and a commitment to cultivating meaningful relationships with our families.
  • The small class sizes help each child get individual attention. Cedar Hill Prep School students perform consistently in the top 10% in the nation in standardized tests.
  • Graduates from Cedar Hill Prep School have been accepted to: The Pingry School, Peddie School, Princeton Day School, The Hun School, St. Josephs High School, Bishop Ahr School, Immaculata High School and Rutgers Prep.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Educational Records Bureau
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded2003
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2017, 2018, 2019

Student Body

Total Students268 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by GradeCedar Hill Prep School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Average Class Size15 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$12,000
Tuition NotesEmail our Admissions Director, Donna Jones, for details: admissions@cedarhillprep.com
Acceptance Rate
30%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorDonna Jones
Admissions AssociateNandini Menon

Sports

Total Sports Offered2 sports
SportsBasketball, SoccerBasketballSoccer,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.14 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Advanced Art Club, Chess, Debate League, Drama Club, Drawing Club, Lego Club, Mad Science, Reading and Writing Club, Robotics

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Studio, Chorus, Piano

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Basketball, Socce

School Notes

Cedar Hill Preparatory School
  • Cedar Hill Preparatory School is a private school which holds the philosophy of the curriculum and instruction is based on the premise that all children are gifted. However, the makeup of the Educational Environment is key to harnessing each child`s special gift. We feel children learn best in a safe, caring and nurturing environment that fosters partnerships between the family and the school. We aim to provide a diverse environment, abundant space and stimulating activities and we strive to empower children to reach their unique potential socially, physically, intellectually, and emotionally.
  • We encourage all of our students to: develop valuable intellectual and social skills, appreciate the richness of the world`s cultures, think independently, be curious and explore, reach their own unique potential, develop their character to become positive, confident and productive citizens.
  • Cedar Hill Preparatory School is a private school that offers a combination of a forward thinking and clearly defined curriculum, a faculty promoting excellence in learning, and an environment that encourages social awareness and a commitment to cultivating meaningful relationships with our families. The small class sizes help each child get individual attention. Cedar Hill Prep School students perform consistently in the top 10% in the nation in standardized tests.
  • Graduates from Cedar Hill Prep School have been accepted to The Pingry School, Peddie School, Princeton Day School, The Hun School, St. Josephs High School, Bishop Ahr School, Immaculata High School and Rutgers Prep.
  • We give direct explicit instruction in Spelling, Grammar, Vocabulary, Writing, and Reading. We teach Singapore Math and Math applications in real life. Our Science program is a fully integrated curriculum including online and print text sources, interactive notebooks, and journals. Students connect Science to Current Events and debate issues. The Social Studies program enhances the NCSS C3 framework curriculum which includes multi-cultural studies. The program is a fully integrated integrated curriculum including online and print text sources. Students connect Social Studies to Current Events, debate issues, Performing Arts, Visual Arts, and Literature. Students learn World Language including French and Spanish. In Grades 6 through 8, students take the National Spanish Honor Exam, receiving honors in gold, silver, and bronze. In addition, Engineering and Technology are taught once a week as separate subjects and are integrated into the content areas. Tutoring is available for students each week.
  • Community Service: Mandatory for all students. - Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation - Environmental and Team Building - Stewardship Certificate - Team Building and Leadership Retreat
  • Music is part of the curriculum from Preschool through Grade 8. Students can take additional voice and instrument lessons after school. We offer Acapella, Choir, Ukulele, Recorder, and Piano.
  • Visual Art is part of the curriculum from Preschool through Grade 8. After school art programs are available.
  • The Drama Program is part of the curriculum from Grade 3 through Grade 8. Students perform two events per year.
  • Competitions / Leagues: Robocup Junior (World Champions) - Garden State Debate League - Scripps Spelling Bee - National Geography Bee (Finalists) - National History Bee (Finalists) - Math League (Top 10 in the Country - Math Counts (Best New School) - AMC 8 (Top 5% in the Country) - National Science Bowl - National Academic Quiz Tournament -Junior Solar Sprints (Regional Champions) - Bright School Science Competion (Finalists) - Verizon App Challenge
  • Clubs: Art Clubs, Swim Club, Concert Choir, Book Club, Brickz for Kidz, Cermaics, Creative Writing, Instruments, Acapella, Debate Club, Piano and keyboarding, Reading and Writing Club, Mad Science and Robotics.
  • Athletics: Middle School Basketball League, Middle School Soccer League

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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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Cedar Hill Prep school offers quality education at an affordable price. Teachers are qualified, friendly and accessible. They take personal interest in every child`s academic advancement and social development. The school offers multiple after-school clubs & sports activities. The school teams have won awards in national/international level competitions in debate and robotics. Most importantly, my kids have had fun as they learnt, and they don`t want to miss even one day at school !
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Cedar Hill Prep has been a wonderful educational experience for our daughters (Pre-K 3 and 1st Grade) and us from the start. The staff are warm and welcoming and truly care about the academic and social development of every CHP student. They encourage each child to express their opinion and communicate with their educators and peers to ensure his/her continued educational growth. The curriculum and cohesive atmosphere offers a perfect balance of education, social interaction and cultural awareness that serves as a solid foundation to prepare young children for their future education. Cedar Hill Prep offers the opportunity for children to appreciate the differences in cultures at a very early stage in their lives to enable them to appreciate and celebrate diversity. CHP is the best decision we have made for our daughters' future.
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