The Village School
5.00 (7 reviews)
Tel: (201) 445-6160
- The Village School is a private, not for profit Montessori school for children ages 18 months to 14 years from New Jersey's Bergen and Passaic Counties and New York's Rockland County.
- Its programs, ranging from Toddler to Middle School, are grounded in the philosophy of Dr. Maria Montessori reflecting the belief that each child, through individual talents, interests and learning styles, is inherently unique.
- The Village School is accredited by the American Montessori Society and the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and is a member of the New Jersey Association of Independent Schools.
|School Type||Montessori School|
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||American Montessori Society (AMS)|
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
New Jersey Association of Independent Schools
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten-8|
|Total Students||250 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 29%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||29 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||9:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|Average Class Size||20 students|
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual|
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Admissions Director||Judith Trubac|
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Englewood Grades: PK-12 | 966 students
315 E Palisade Avenue
Englewood, NJ 07631
(201) 569-9500 12.2 PK-12
- Englewood Grades: PK-8 | 436 students
435 Lydecker Street
Englewood, NJ 07631
(201) 568-5566 11.6 PK-8
- Montclair Grades: PK-12 | 1054 students
201 Valley Road
Montclair, NJ 07042
(973) 746-9800 13.6 PK-12
The Village School offers a superb learning environment & a welcoming community of families who work to make this a truly special place, one focused on the "whole child" & that values social and emotional development as well as academic understanding. Knowing that The Village School is one of only two pre-K through middle schools in NJ to hold triple accreditation (from The American Montessori Society, The Middles States Association of Colleges and Schools & The New Jersey Association of Independent Schools) made the choice of deciding among different schools an easier one for us as a family. The personal growth we've witnessed (from our son's time in the toddler classrooms and now lower elementary) is wonderful; it is amazing & inspiring to see creative, independent thoughts being expressed in such confident & diverse ways by the students here.
- Posted by Parent - Coco
It`s once-in-a-lifetime you get an amazing teacher if you`re lucky. At the village school, their luck runneth over. The teachers are spectacular! The level of teaching not just in academics, but creating an environment for the entire child to be taught is something to be witnessed. The teacher to child ratio combined with the multi-age classrooms enables the children to grow and show their proficiency in their work. The teachers create a collaborative workspace where everyone is taught to respect each other....something not seen very often in today`s world.
- Posted by Parent - DKNJ
I am truly grateful every day for this amazing place, for the way my child is known and respected as an individual yet challenged and guided to constantly seek more knowledge, confidence, and independence. The staff, facility, and community are unlike any other.
- Posted by Parent - D. CASTRO
We couldn't be happier at at this school. After having tried both Catholic and public school, we finally feel at home at The Village School. Both of my children come home each day relaxed and happy to share what they have learned. I see such a difference in the way they are celebrated as individuals and I love how much emphasis is placed, not only academics, but on specials such as art, Spanish, health and music. I am also glad that they are given a larger amount of outdoor time than they were getting at their other schools and encouraged to walk their "daily mile" to make sure their bodies are exercised and ready to learn. The children are given tools to help manage their own workload and a fairly early introduction to public speaking. I am happy to see both my children's confidence grow in a such a warm and encouraging environment.
- Posted by Parent - abendj
A wonderful school teaching children how to respect eachother and seek answers in independent and creative ways.... even at 18 months old. Staff is wonderful; caring, insightful and always available.
- Posted by Parent - Duddo
We love the Village School, the montessori education is outstanding. The teachers and staff are wonderful. Go see for yourself.
- Posted by Parent - natni
Offers Montessori education through 8th grade. Outstanding academic and arts programs. The school has just kicked off a capital campaign to enlarge and modernize further. Very tight knit parent community.
- Posted by Parent - njhoy
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