Princeton Junior School

Princeton Junior School is a private (independent), coeducational, nondenominational, International Baccalaureate (IB) World School for 100 children ages 2 through Grade 6. The School, located on ten beautiful acres, provides a safe and inclusive environment in which children acquire the academic skills to become lifelong learners and good citizens of the world.
Princeton Junior School is committed to selecting and cultivating passionate learners, attracting an exceptional faculty dedicated to academic and character development, and creating and nourishing a spirited and varied school community. The School`s philosophy of education teaches children to build on core knowledge, increasing the depth and strength of that knowledge as they mature. The central tenets of the educational program lie in its rich and challenging curriculum and attentive faculty, enabling Princeton Junior School to pursue the highest academic standards with an International Baccalaureate curriculum while respecting individual styles of learning.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked NJ School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-6
  • Enrollment: 231 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $29,190
  • Average class size: 10 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 15
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Princeton Junior School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in New Jersey for:


School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-6
Learning Difference Programs
Learning Programs Supported
mild learning differences
Year Founded
Summer School Offered
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
231 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 40%
Students by Grade
Princeton Junior School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
10 students
List of Courses Offered
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Clothes that are comfortable and can go outside in all weather

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Jan. 15
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition listed is for full time, upper grades. Tuition pricing varies by grade. See our website for tuition details at
Summer Program Cost
Summer Program Cost Notes
Cost for a 2-week session. Reimagine Summer Camp themes are changed every 2-weeks. For information visit our website at
% on Financial Aid
Admissions Director
Katie Pottinger
Admissions Associate
Jennie Bartell


Total Sports Offered
1 sport


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
12 extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Chess, Cooking and Baking, Filmmaking, Hiking, Karate, Mandarin, Pop Art, School Paper, Soccer, Yoga

Arts and Music Programs:
Drama, Private Musical Instrument Instruction

School Notes

  • Princeton Junior School`s IB curriculum meets the highest standards of knowledge and skills for its students, age 2 through Grade 6. The curriculum is developed to challenge each student at his or her stage of development. At the core of all teaching at PJS is the belief that effective written and oral communication skills are essential. In our teaching, we attempt to balance the conceptual and the concrete by giving children opportunities to apply their knowledge and skills to real-life situations. Our aim is to graduate self-confident, responsible and independent students who enthusiastically revere life and learning, in a global society. PJS is an International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program school, and one of the most diverse independent elementary schools in New Jersey.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Princeton Junior School cost?
Princeton Junior School's tuition is approximately $29,190 for private students and $575 for summer students.
Does Princeton Junior School offer a summer program?
Yes, Princeton Junior School offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.
What sports does Princeton Junior School offer?
Princeton Junior School offers 1 interscholastic sports: Cross Country.
What is Princeton Junior School's ranking?
Princeton Junior School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in New Jersey for: Largest student body.
When is the application deadline for Princeton Junior School?
The application deadline for Princeton Junior School is Jan. 15.

School Calendar

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Memorial Day - School Closed
May 27, 2024 (Monday)
Last Day of School
June 12, 2024 (Wednesday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked NJ School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-6
  • Enrollment: 231 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $29,190
  • Average class size: 10 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 15
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Princeton, NJ is $30,304 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Princeton, NJ is 64% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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