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).

Quick Stats (2023-24)

  • Top Ranked NJ School
  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
  • Enrollment: 34 students
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Childrens House Montessori School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
yes
Year Founded
1969
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
34 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
60%
State avg.: 40%
Students by Grade
Childrens House Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
3 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
80%
Average Class Size
15 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Please call for tuition costs
Admissions Director
Kristin Hannon
Admissions Associate
Enza 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.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Childrens House Montessori School's ranking?
Childrens House Montessori School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in New Jersey for: Highest percentage of faculty with advanced degrees.
When is the application deadline for Childrens House Montessori School?
The application deadline for Childrens House Montessori School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

School Reviews

5  
Fantastic school -- our son went there for 2 years + 3 summers, & we can't recommend it enough.
- Posted by

Endorse Childrens House Montessori School. Endorsements should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards
Endorse this school:

Recent Articles

Exploring Educational Savings Accounts: A Guide for Parents
Exploring Educational Savings Accounts: A Guide for Parents
This comprehensive article explores the different educational savings accounts available to parents for private K-12 education and tertiary education. It provides detailed explanations of each account, including the 529 College Savings Plan, Coverdell Education Savings Accounts, and Custodial Accounts. The article cites applicable legal authorities and emphasizes the importance of informed decision-making by consulting with legal and financial professionals.
Children With Learning Differences: How To Proceed
Children With Learning Differences: How To Proceed
Facing the reality that your child has learning differences is never easy. But with a diagnosis from a qualified professional, and skilled experienced teachers who know how to remediate those differences, your child can learn to handle her differences. More here.
Volunteering at Your Children's Private School
October 30, 2023
Volunteering at Your Children's Private School
Discover the many meaningful ways parents can get involved at their children's private school and make a positive impact on the educational journey. From PTA involvement to sharing specialized skills, find out how your contributions can strengthen the school community.

Quick Stats (2023-24)

  • Top Ranked NJ School
  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
  • Enrollment: 34 students
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Request Information

Did You Know?

The average private school tuition in Middlesex County, NJ is $7,140 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).

Quick Links