The Montessori Children's Academy Of Chatham

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  • The Montessori Children`s Academy (MCA) is a private Montessori school which is committed to inspiring and motivating children ages 2 to 6 to learn by providing the finest Montessori educational experience.
  • We respect, nurture, and expand the academic, social, and emotional gifts of each student while preserving the true spirit and purpose of childhood.

School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.American Montessori Society (AMS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
Year Founded1999

Student Body

Total Students131 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
42%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade The Montessori Children's Academy Of Chatham Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio16:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size20 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesPlease call.
Admissions DirectorLori Hnatov
Admissions AssociateJeanine Christiana

School Notes

Using traditional Montessori methods, The Montessori Children`s Academy (MCA) provides a developmentally challenging, yet appropriate, learning environment that engages children`s natural curiosity and helps them to develop a lifelong love of learning.

Our programs are enhanced by exposure to foreign language, health, the arts, and environmental education.

Our Kindergarten and Elementary students also enjoy technology and physical education classes, as well as a variety of enrichment experiences both in and out of the classroom.

Opportunities to plan and participate in community outreach and service projects align all of our students with the skills they will need to position themselves as future leaders in our global community.

With campuses in Morristown, Chatham, and Short Hills, MCA offers:
  • Full- & Half-Day Preschool Programs,
  • Full-Day Kindergarten,
  • Before & After School Extended Hours,
  • Montessori, My Child, & Me for children 18-30 months with their caregivers,
  • MCA Summer Camp, and
  • LEAF Approach to Enrichments.
  • Our Short Hills campus also is home to our Elementary Program.
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