Mustard Seed School is a progressive, arts-infused, Christian school for PK-8th grade in Hoboken, NJ. Our curriculum focuses on academics, arts, faith, and service to educate the whole child.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked NJ School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 255 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $25,250
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 2 / Feb. 15

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Mustard Seed School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in New Jersey for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1979

Student Body

Total Students
255 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
30%
State avg.: 39%
Students by Grade
Mustard Seed School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
46 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
17 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Jan. 2 / Feb. 15
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
The school has a sliding scale tuition program.
% on Financial Aid
60%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$16,000
Admissions Director
Imaani F. Sanders
Admissions Associate
Maya Butler
Endowment Size
$4.176 million

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
High School Advisement, Stem Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Drama Club, Middle School Chorus, Music Lessons

School Notes

  • Mustard Seed School is an academic environment of care and compassion rooted in faith. Students are challenged, known, and taught to care for the world. Through a community-focused culture and whole child approach, they celebrate each child`s unique gifts.
  • Graduates are successful in high school, college, and more importantly, life. They become change makers who know their purpose. Live to serve their neighbors. And make the world a better place.
  • Nurturing with empathy. Mustard Seed School knows the importance of honoring each child, academically, emotionally, and spiritually. As a progressive, arts-infused Christian school, they provide a holistic approach to nurturing minds and souls by integrating academics, arts, faith, and service. Leading the next generation of change makers. Mustard Seed School`s an NJAIS accredited school committed to excellence. The program cultivates creative, innovative thinkers. Strong communicators. And self-directed individuals ready to change the world. Our alumni go on to care for their communities with meaning, purpose, and compassion.
Profile last updated: 08/28/2021

School Reviews

5  
I've been impressed by the organization of the school and the work my child is doing here. Teachers seem to pay attention and know my kid. Love all the times we get to come in and see the projects.
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked NJ School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 255 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $25,250
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 2 / Feb. 15

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The average private school tuition in Hoboken, NJ is $20,155 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).

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