The Montessori House

  • The Montessori House offers children a remarkable learning experience based on Maria Montessori`s insights and materials.
  • Each year over 90 pupils participate in a rich variety of programs for children ages 2-1/2 to 7, including half-day, full-day and after care options plus summer camp.
  • We invite you to call or text 201-816-8343 to schedule a one-on-one tour of The Montessori House on any school day. Or book your tour on-line here.

School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.American Montessori Society (AMS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-1
Year Founded1991
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost$450
Summer Program Cost Notes$450/week

Student Body

Total Students84 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
25%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade The Montessori House Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
20%
Average Class Size20 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$10,200
Tuition NotesFor Sept 2019 $10,200+ for half-day programs $19,200+ for full-day programs
% on Financial Aid
2%
Acceptance Rate
100%
National avg.: 85%

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.After Care to 6 p.m.

Club or Organization:
Beginner and Intermediate Chess, Raw Food Fun, Reading Fun

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Club, Musical Theater, Singing Club

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Fitness Fun

School Notes

  • The Montessori House is the only pre-school in Northeast Bergen County that is a Full Member School of the American Montessori Society (AMS). That means all our lead teachers have earned their Montessori credentials, including over 1 year of course work and a 1 year practicum (student teaching).
  • All our Montessori classes have a student:teacher ratio of 10:1 or less.
  • We offer both full day and half-day programs for children between the ages of 2-1/2 and 1st grade, plus After Care until 6 p.m.
  • We also offer special after-school classes from 3 to 4 p.m. 
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Tenafly
    The Spring School
    Montessori School
    Grades: PK-8 | 283 students
    1.1 miles
    67 N Summit St
    Tenafly, NJ 07670
    (201) 541-5780
    1.1 PK-8
    283
  • Bergenfield
    Grades: PK-K | 31 students
    1.9 miles
    326 New Bridge Rd
    Bergenfield, NJ 07621
    (201) 385-5214
    1.9 PK-K
    31
  • East Rutherford
    Grades: NS-K | 180 students
    9.1 miles
    144 Boiling Springs Ave.
    East Rutherford, NJ 07073
    (201) 896-0280
    9.1 NS-K
    180
  • Englewood
    Grades: PK-K | 113 students
    2.5 miles
    150 E Palisade Avenue
    Englewood, NJ 07631
    (201) 568-3042
    2.5 PK-K
    113
  • Fort Lee
    Palisades Pre-school & Kng
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: PK-K | 58 students
    4.6 miles
    2324 Fifth Street
    Fort Lee, NJ 07024
    (201) 947-3898
    4.6 PK-K
    58

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