Top 10 Best New Jersey Private Daycares & Preschools (2022-23)

For the 2022-23 school year, there are 977 private daycares & preschools serving 135,624 students in New Jersey.
The best top ranked private daycares & preschools in New Jersey include Rutgers Preparatory School, Westfield Friends School and Primoris Academy.
The average tuition cost is $11,550, which is lower than the New Jersey average tuition cost of $14,922.
38% of private daycares & preschools in New Jersey are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Jewish). Learn more about how daycare centers and preschools work.

Top Ranked New Jersey Private Daycares & Preschools (2022-23)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Apple Montessori Of Wayne
Apple Montessori Of Wayne Photo - Nurturing the whole child is the core of all we do. Our mission is to educate, enrich and inspire children to reach their fullest potential as kind, independent, curious and happy individuals. We make the most of the critical early learning years by inspiring a lifelong love of learning in a safe and caring environment.
Montessori School
(1)
25 Nevins Rd
Wayne, NJ 07470
(973) 696-9750
Grades: PK-6
| 358 students
Apple Montessori School
Apple Montessori School Photo
Montessori School
(3)
2825 Woodbridge Ave
Edison, NJ 08817
(732) 494-4111
Grades: NS-K
| 350 students
Cedar Hill Prep School
Cedar Hill Prep School Photo - 2017 National Blue Ribbon School Highly Exemplary School
(6)
152 Cedar Grove Lane
Somerset, NJ 08873
(732) 356-5400
Grades: NS-8
| 268 students
Chapin School
Chapin School Photo - Chapin School Princeton focuses on Collaborative Learning through STEAM, Arts, Music, and Athletics.
(3)
4101 Princeton Pike
Princeton, NJ 08540
(609) 924-2449
Grades: PK-8
| 183 students
The Elisabeth Morrow School
The Elisabeth Morrow School Photo - The Elisabeth Morrow School serves children age 2 through eighth grade providing exemplary academics and character development in a diverse and inclusive child-centered community, inspiring students to become curious scholars, ethical leaders, and global citizens.
(4)
435 Lydecker Street
Englewood, NJ 07631
(201) 568-5566
Grades: NS-8
| 388 students
Far Brook School
Far Brook School Photo - Far Brook's inviting, semi-wooded nine acre campus includes playing fields, playgrounds, and a Schoolyard wetlands habitat.
(3)
52 Great Hills Road
Short Hills, NJ 07078
(973) 379-3442
Grades: NS-8
| 252 students
Hamilton Park Montessori School
Hamilton Park Montessori School Photo - Maria Montessori was globally acknowledged for her advocacy toward peace and social justice; as such, it is integral to HPMS values to search for common ground, and to work with dedication toward compassionate understanding.
Montessori School
(7)
1 McWilliams Place
Jersey City, NJ 07302
(201) 533-1910
Grades: PK-8
| 434 students
44 Blackburn Road
Summit, NJ 07901
(908) 522-8109
Grades: PK-6
| 234 students
Pioneer Academy
Pioneer Academy Photo - School Building
(3)
164 Totowa Road
Wayne, NJ 07470
(973) 405-5169
Grades: PK-12
| 434 students
Primoris Academy
Primoris Academy Photo - An independent private school located in Westwood, NJ, Primoris Academy is a vibrant and nurturing environment for advanced learners. We strive to create a joyful learning experience that inspires as well as challenges.
(19)
120 Washington Avenue
Westwood, NJ 07675
(201) 722-1000
Grades: PK-12
| n/a students
Ranney School
Ranney School Photo - Where lifelong friendships are built
(2)
235 Hope Road
Eatontown, NJ 07724
(732) 542-4777
Grades: PK-12
| 661 students
Rutgers Preparatory School
Rutgers Preparatory School Photo - Whether on Campus or visiting Grounds for Sculpture, Rutgers Prep's location in Somerset, NJ means that nature, the Arts, multi-cultural events, and historic treasures impact student instruction every day.
(2)
1345 Easton Ave
Somerset, NJ 08873
(732) 545-5600
Grades: PK-12
| 640 students
Stuart Country Day School
Stuart Country Day School Photo - Stuart girls are UNSTOPPABLE! Stuart girls thrive in an environment designed just for her and will be supported by a community of teachers and friends who see her and truly know her. At Stuart, she is known, and will know the value and power of her voice to make a difference in the world.
All-girls (Catholic)
(4)
1200 Stuart Rd
Princeton, NJ 08540
(609) 921-2330
Grades: NS-12
| n/a students
The Wardlaw+Hartridge School
The Wardlaw+Hartridge School Photo - Excellence in academics!
(11)
1295 Inman Ave
Edison, NJ 08820
(908) 754-1882
Grades: PK-12
| 468 students
Westfield Friends School
Westfield Friends School Photo
(Friends)
(3)
2201 Riverton Rd
Riverton, NJ 08077
(856) 829-0895
Grades: NS-8
| 153 students
The Wilberforce School
The Wilberforce School Photo
(Christian)
(10)
75 Mapleton Road, Building 2
Princeton, NJ 08540
(609) 924-6111
Grades: PK-12
| 257 students
25 Laurel Avenue, Kingston, NJ 08528
Kingston, NJ 08528
(609) 375-8015
Grades: NS-8
| 150 students
Apple Montessori Kinnelon
Apple Montessori Kinnelon Photo
Montessori School
10 Maple Lake Rd
Butler, NJ 07405
(973) 838-2122
Grades: PK-K
| n/a students
Apple Montessori School
Montessori School
12 Center Street
Metuchen, NJ 08840
(732) 395-6404
Grades: NS
| n/a students
Apple Montessori School
Apple Montessori School Photo - Hands-on materials promote a love of learning for life
Montessori School
1339 Littleton Rd
Morris Plains, NJ 07950
(973) 538-1276
Grades: NS-K
| n/a students
Apple Montessori School
Apple Montessori School Photo
Montessori School
(1)
8 Adelaide Pl
Edgewater, NJ 07020
(201) 224-6603
Grades: PK-K
| 149 students
Apple Montessori School
Apple Montessori School Photo - Nurturing the whole child is the core of all we do. Our mission is to educate, enrich and inspire children to reach their fullest potential as kind, independent, curious and happy individuals.
Montessori School
75 E Ramapo Ave
Mahwah, NJ 07430
(201) 512-1141
Grades: PK-K
| 154 students
Apple Montessori School
Apple Montessori School Photo
Montessori School
9 Waughaw Rd
Towaco, NJ 07082
(973) 331-8141
Grades: NS-K
| 125 students
Apple Montessori School
Apple Montessori School Photo - Nurturing the whole child is the core of all we do. Our mission is to educate, enrich and inspire children to reach their fullest potential as kind, independent, curious and happy individuals. We make the most of the critical early learning years by inspiring a lifelong love of learning in a safe and caring environment.
Montessori School
(1)
192 Ramapo Valley Rd
Oakland, NJ 07436
(201) 337-0183
Grades: NS-K
| 100 students
Apple Montessori School
Apple Montessori School Photo - At our core, we are devoted to nurturing the whole child intellectually, socially, emotionally, physically and ethically all in a caring, safe, and fun environment.
Montessori School
1055 Maxwell Lane
Hoboken, NJ 07030
(201) 963-4949
Grades: NS-K
| 140 students
Apple Montessori School
Montessori School
470 Millbrook Ave
Randolph, NJ 07869
(973) 328-7737
Grades: NS-K
| 79 students
Apple Montessori School
Montessori School
600 Gorge Rd
Cliffside Park, NJ 07010
(201) 840-1703
Grades: PK-K
| 19 students
Apple Montessori Schools
Montessori School
117 Mt Bethel Rd
Warren, NJ 07059
(908) 660-0031
Grades: NS-K
| n/a students
Apple Montessori Schools
Apple Montessori Schools Photo
Montessori School
1401 S Church St
Mount Laurel, NJ 08054
(888) 672-5552
Grades: NS-K
| n/a students
Beacon Christian Academy
Beacon Christian Academy Photo - Helping our student to learn is a Number One priority.
(Assembly of God)
(12)
30 Prospect Avenue - 2nd floor
Bayonne, NJ 07002
(201) 437-5056
Grades: NS-12
| 170 students
Bergen County Christian Academy
Bergen County Christian Academy Photo - Bergen County Christian School - Front Entrance
(Christian)
(1)
15 Conklin Place
Hackensack, NJ 07601
(201) 487-7212
Grades: PK-12
| n/a students
Highland Academy
Highland Academy Photo
51 N Shore Rd
Absecon, NJ 08201
(609) 652-9500
Grades: PK-8
| 57 students
Mendham Country Day School
(7)
204 Morristown Rd
Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
(908) 766-3323
Grades: NS-8
| 164 students
Montclair Cooperative School
Montclair Cooperative School Photo - The Montclair Cooperative School is a community of students, teachers, and parents who are dedicated to creating a diverse and nurturing environment where children flourish intellectually and where they develop exceptional social skills along with a deep sense of community responsibility.
Alternative School
(2)
65 Chestnut Street
Montclair, NJ 07042
(973) 783-4955
Grades: NS-8
| 156 students
Rising Star Academy
Rising Star Academy Photo - Early Childhood Education
(Islamic)
(1)
4613 Cottage Place
Union City, NJ 07087
(201) 758-5590
Grades: PK-12
| 221 students
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