The Willow School

  • The Willow School is an independent, coeducational day school for grades K-8, located on 34 wooded acres in Gladstone, NJ. The Willow School is built on the belief that children thrive in a setting that embraces the joy of learning and the wonder of the natural environment.
  • The curriculum maintains a deliberate balance of rigorous academics and creative projects and emphasizes the school's unique commitment to environmental sustainability.
  • This program, in the hands of talented teachers, fans the flame of each child's natural curiosity and desire to learn.
  • Our small classes create an atmosphere of trust and allow teachers to focus on children's individual strengths and needs.
  • Through the school's virtues program, children become knowledgeable and wise, curious and creative, responsible and confident.
  • For more information, please visit our website at www.willowschool.org or call (908) 470-9500.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded2001
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students108 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
3%
State avg.: 30%
Students by GradeThe Willow School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size14 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Collared shirts, no jeans)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineFeb. 13
Yearly Tuition Cost$20,000
Tuition NotesTuition includes organic lunch program
Admissions DirectorPatricia Walter
Admissions AssociateSusie Delaporte
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