Childrens House Montessori School

  • Located in Highland Park, New Jersey, Children`s House Montessori School has been a mainstay in the community for over 30 years. Since 1970, our school has provided an outstanding and authentic Montessori education for children between the ages of 2-6. Children`s House is a full affiliate with the American Montessori Society (AMS), and a member of the North American Montessori Teacher Association (NAMTA), and licensed by the State of New Jersey`s Division of Youth and Family Services (DYFS).

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School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.American Montessori Society (AMS)
Other Montessori association(s)
National Association for the Education of Young Children
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-Prekindergarten
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs Supportedyes
Year Founded1969
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students46 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
75%
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade Childrens House Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
80%
Average Class Size15 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesPlease call for tuition costs
Admissions DirectorKristin Hannon
Admissions AssociateEnza Lillicrapp

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Book club, Cooking

Arts and Music Programs:
Ballet, Tumbling, Yoga

School Notes

  • Recognized as one of the oldest Montessori schools in the state, Children's House Montessori School closely adheres to the Montessori principles, philosophy and Code of Ethics. Our head teachers and administrators (in addition to their BA degrees) are graduates of MACTE accredited teacher training programs. We have beautifully equipped indoor and outdoor environments, especially designed to meet the needs of young children. We welcome visitors and observers to our school. Please feel free to call or email us if you'd like a tour.

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