Sundance School

  • Sundance school creates a safe environment that promotes a sense of security, trust and acceptance, children are able to grow socially, emotionally and academically.
  • We celebrate childhood at Sundance Pre-School and strive to promote early childhood activities that will foster a true love of learning and prepare our students for success when they enter kindergarten.
  • The curriculum is a creative one, based on a hands-on approach.
  • Each child will be encouraged to make choices and become self-directed.
  • We use a thematic teaching technique, strongly supported by exceptional literature.
  • The children will take part in writing and illustrating of classroom books that will be shared by all families.
  • They will engage in many offerings: blocks, dramatic play, art, dance, housekeeping, music, creative movement and the development of pre-reading, writing, math and science skills.
  • We welcome parent volunteers in our school.  Helping will assist us in making our on-going field trips and special activities successful.

School Overview

Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Year Founded1977
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students141 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
12%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Sundance School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Admissions DirectorJanet McNally

School Notes

  • Sundance school creates a safe environment that promotes a sense of security, trust and acceptance, children are able to grow socially, emotionally and academically.
  • We celebrate childhood at Sundance Pre-School and strive to promote early childhood activities that will foster a true love of learning and prepare our students for success when they enter kindergarten.
  • The curriculum is a creative one, based on a hands-on approach.
  • Each child will be encouraged to make choices and become self-directed.
  • We use a thematic teaching technique, strongly supported by exceptional literature.
  • The children will take part in writing and illustrating of classroom books that will be shared by all families.
  • They will engage in many offerings: blocks, dramatic play, art, dance, housekeeping, music, creative movement and the development of pre-reading, writing, math and science skills.
  • We welcome parent volunteers in our school.
  • Helping will assist us in making our on-going field trips and special activities successful.

Profile last updated:

Show me:
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chatham
    Grades: NS-8 | 158 students
    9.5 miles
    700 Shunpike Road
    Chatham, NJ 07928
    (973) 410-0400
    9.5 NS-8
    158
  • New Providence
    Grades: PK-8 | 192 students
    6.5 miles
    99 South Street
    New Providence, NJ 07974
    (908) 464-8657
    6.5 PK-8
    192
  • Scotch Plains
    St Bartholomew Academy
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 198 students
    3.9 miles
    2032 Westfield Ave
    Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
    (908) 322-4265
    3.9 PK-8
    198
  • Westfield
     Holy Trinity
    Holy Trinity Photo - 8th Graders Make Cards for Homebound Parishioners
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 301 students
    5.6 miles
    336 1st Street
    Westfield, NJ 07090
    (908) 233-0484
    5.6 PK-8
    301

School Reviews

Endorse Sundance School. Endorsements should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Endorse this school:
Recent Articles
As the COVID-19 virus spreads throughout the United States, we look at steps schools and parents can take to protect themselves from this highly contagious virus.
Raising children involves constant attention to their development and progress. Identifying learning disabilities must be part of your plan.
This article aims to show you where to look for information about school reopening protocols, school reopening communications, schools that have closed, and schools with COVID-19 cases, among other COVID-19 related issues.
Request Information
I am a:      
Email:
Name of parent:
Student First name:
Student Middle name:
Student Last name:
Student date of birth:
Student is:
     
Currently in grade:
Seeking entry for grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
        
Applying for financial aid?:
        
Please briefly describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student:
Address:
City:
Country:
State:
Zip:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)
Phone:
Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in New Jersey is $9,552 for elementary schools and $18,653 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in New Jersey is 79% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).