Sandy Lane Nursery School

Sandy Lane Nursery School serves 145 students in grades Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten, is a member of the National Association for the Education of Young Children.
The student:teacher of Sandy Lane Nursery School is 10:1 and the school's religious affiliation is Nonsectarian.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Early Childhood / Day Care
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
  • Enrollment: 145 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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Sandy Lane Nursery School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in New Jersey for:

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
Offers Post-Graduate Year
Yes
Year Founded
1973
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
145 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
91%
State avg.: 40%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Tuition is based on age and enrollment schedule. Please call our office for specific rates.
Summer Program Cost Notes
Summer tuition is based on age and enrollment schedule. Please call our office for specific rates.
Admissions Director
Elaine Perna

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
1 extracurricular
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Recreational Athletic Programs:
Recreational Athletic Programs

School Notes

  • Introduce your newborn through Kindergarten age children to a child`s world where playing is learning at Sandy lane Nursery School. This state licensed facility has been dedicated to providing the Essex County area with a warm, nurturing learning environment since 1973.Sandy Lane has also repeatedly achieved accreditation by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). Accreditation is a powerful tool for raising the quality of early childhood education. It provides a process through which early childhood professionals and families can evaluate programs, compare them with professional standards, strengthen the program and commit to ongoing assessment and improvement.In addition to being a NAEYC-accredited center, Sandy Lane Nursery School has received a 4-star-rating (out of 5) by Grow NJ Kids, a statewide Quality Rating Improvement System, New Jersey`s program to raise the quality of child care and early learning across the state.At Sandy Lane Nursery School, children are divided by age into bright and cheerful classrooms where a teacher and teacher`s assistant provide students with plenty of one-on-one interaction and TLC. An enriching, well-rounded, hands-on curriculum introduces them to a broad range of topics, including music, science, art, circle time, computers, foreign language, large- and small-group activities and more. The school provides two snacks daily and collaborates with a local catering service to be able to offer the option of nutritionally balanced hot lunches on a daily basis.Sandy Lane has four spacious outdoor playground areas with safety surfaces, where children not only enjoy outside play time twice a day, but also develop their large motor skills.The center offers both full and half-day programs and is open year round, Monday through Friday from 7 am 6:15 pm.Call Sandy Lane Nursery School today at (973) 751-6380 to schedule a visit and take the first step towards providing your child with a solid foundation for their school years and beyond.
Source: Verified school update

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The application deadline for Sandy Lane Nursery School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Early Childhood / Day Care
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
  • Enrollment: 145 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Essex County, NJ is $19,757 for elementary schools and $28,128 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Essex County, NJ is 67% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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