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The Montessori Children's Academy (MCA) is a private Montessori school which is committed to inspiring and motivating children ages 2 1/2 to 6 to learn by providing the finest Montessori educational experience. We respect, nurture, and expand the academic, social, and emotional gifts of each student while preserving the true spirit and purpose of childhood.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-6
  • Students: 102 students
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

Montessori Children's Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in New Jersey for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-6
Year Founded
1999

Student Body

Total Students
102 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
98%
State avg.: 39%
Students by Grade
Montessori Children's Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
4 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
26:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
20 students
Advanced Courses
N/A
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Admissions Director
Melissa Scuderi
Admissions Associate
Jeanine Christiana

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
1 extracurricular
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Arts and Music Programs:
After School Enrichment Program

School Notes

Using traditional Montessori methods, The Montessori Children`s Academy (MCA) provides a developmentally challenging, yet appropriate, learning environment that engages children`s natural curiosity and helps them to develop a lifelong love of learning.

Our programs are enhanced by exposure to foreign language, health, the arts, and environmental education.

Our Kindergarten and Elementary students also enjoy technology and physical education classes, as well as a variety of enrichment experiences both in and out of the classroom.

Opportunities to plan and participate in community outreach and service projects align all of our students with the skills they will need to position themselves as future leaders in our global community.

With campuses in Morristown, Chatham, and Short Hills, MCA offers:
  • Full- & Half-Day Preschool Programs,
  • Full-Day Kindergarten,
  • Before & After School Extended Hours,
  • Montessori, My Child, & Me for children 18-30 months with their caregivers,
  • MCA Summer Camp, and
  • LEAF Approach to Enrichments.
  • Our Short Hills campus also is home to our Elementary Program.

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-6
  • Students: 102 students
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Morris County, NJ is $14,717 for elementary schools and $16,890 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Morris County, NJ is 77% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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