The GRIT Academy

The GRIT Academy is a nurturing place with a passion to fulfill its mission, which is to serve the needs of our community by offering high quality care with flexible programs designed to nurture the growing child in an environment that is safe, caring and stimulating.
These programs provide children with social, emotional and cognitive experiences in group settings.
The development and implementation of a sound program for children is best accomplished with support and participation of parents.
The center considers parental involvement to be an integral part of their program. Realistic curriculum goals and plans are based on regular assessment of each child's individual needs, strengths and interests.
The Grit Academy insures that each child will be provided with positive learning experiences and a strong foundation for a lifetime of learning.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • School Type: Early Childhood / Day Care
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-Prekindergarten
  • Students: 55 students
  • Acceptance rate: 100%
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-Prekindergarten
Year Founded
2015
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
55 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
3:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
25%
Average Class Size
12 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Tuition Rates vary by attendance and age
Acceptance Rate
100%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Terri Crosbie

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Computer skills, Cooking, Dance, Gymnastics, Karate

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Quick Stats (2021)

  • School Type: Early Childhood / Day Care
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-Prekindergarten
  • Students: 55 students
  • Acceptance rate: 100%
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Somerset County, NJ is $19,365 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Somerset County, NJ is 66% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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