Hovnanian School

The Hovnanian School, with 40 years of history, offers a model mix of academic scholarship, unique second language experience, and other valuable programs from Early Learning Center to 8th grade in a safe, student-first multicultural environment.
A private, not-for-profit, elementary school, the Hovnanian School takes pride in preparing our children for the future, while preserving their cultural identity.
The teaching methods and educational philosophy at the Hovnanian School draw on current, proven approaches and techniques developed at some of the most well-respected colleges and universities specializing in education and teacher training and successfully implemented at model elementary schools here and abroad.
Accredited by the New Jersey Association of Independent Schools (NJAIS) and the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, the Hovnanian School employs highly qualified teachers and consulting specialists who emphasize personal attention so that each student progresses according to ability, aptitude, and talent.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 144 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $13,500
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded
Summer School Offered
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
144 students
Student Body Type
Students by Grade
Hovnanian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
12 students
Classroom Dress Code
School uniform

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
This is tuition for grades K - 8. Please inquire for Early Childhood grades and part-time options.
Summer Program Cost
Summer Program Cost Notes
This is the cost for one week. The weekly fee for Hovnanian School students is $250.
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant
Admissions Director
Chris Sarafian


Total Sports Offered
1 sport


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
11 extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Instrument Lessons, Math Olympiad, Public Speaking, Video Game Coding, Voice Lessons

Arts and Music Programs:
Club Scientific: Robots, Kidz Art, Musical Theater, Woodworking

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Basketball, Club Scientific: Science

School Notes

  • Student and faculty partnership. Child-centered approach to learning. Support the growth of young people as creative and intellectually curious individuals. Build on each child's prior knowledge and experience. Value respect, integrity and self-worth Appreciation of each child's uniquenes. Integrated and interdisciplanary curriculum. Emphasis on self-discovery and self-expression. Respect for the cognitive, social, and emotional aspects of a child's development. Constructive approach in resolving conflicts. After School Programs. After School Supervision. Hot lunch program. Transportation Program. Summer Program. Toddlers Program.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Hovnanian School cost?
Hovnanian School's tuition is approximately $13,500 for private students and $350 for summer students.
Does Hovnanian School offer a summer program?
Yes, Hovnanian School offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.
What sports does Hovnanian School offer?
Hovnanian School offers 1 interscholastic sports: Basketball.
When is the application deadline for Hovnanian School?
The application deadline for Hovnanian School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 144 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $13,500
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Bergen County, NJ is $11,146 for elementary schools and $14,719 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Bergen County, NJ is 78% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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