Area Schools

Preschools & Day Cares
SpringfieldChildren's Academy37 Church Mall
Springfield, NJ 07081

(973) 379-3524
2.5 - 6.5The Children’s Academy is home to children 2 ½ to 6, meeting the needs of nursery through kindergarten. We are located in Springfield, NJ and our school includes families from Union and Essex counties, as well as other areas to form the perfect Montessori community.
Short HillsFar Brook School52 Great Hills Road
Short Hills, NJ 07078

(973) 379-3442
Pre-K - 8th Grade

(Pre-K = 3 years old)
Our purpose is to create a supportive and caring community that cherishes love of learning, creativity, and individuality, and that provides teachers and students with both support and freedom to take risks in order to reach their full potential.Half-day Nursery
8:10 am – 12:00 pm

Nursery - Grade 8
8:10 am – 3:00 pm
West OrangeGolda Och AcademyWilf Lower School Campus
122 Gregory Avenue
West Orange, NJ 07052

Pre-K - 5th Grade Located in West Orange, New Jersey, Golda Och Academy is an accredited private independent school, educating students from Pre-K through 12th grade in a flexible and caring environment that nurtures their minds and their spirits. We ground a dual academic curriculum in the culture and tenets of Conservative Judaism, while welcoming students and families from a range of synagogue affiliations and Jewish expression.
Our school is located on two campuses — one for the Lower School and one for the Upper School — located about two miles apart, just 25 minutes from New York City, serving approximately 450 students from more than 70 communities across New Jersey.
OrangeGumedia Nutritional Sciences School169 Central Avenue Retail A
City of Orange, NJ

(856) 542-7833
Pre K - KindergardenYour Preschool and Pre-Kindergarten childcare and educational experience will include but is not limited to programming in the fields of sciences, technology, engineering, mathematics, and the arts. There are early morning and afternoon enrichment programs like morning meeting, character development curriculum, and outdoor and indoor physical education activities.***All children must be completely potty trained!***

Full Day
8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Extended Hours
6:30 AM – 8:30 AM
3:30 PM – 6:30 PM
MillburnCBI Preschool160 Millburn Avenue
Millburn, NJ 07041

(973) 379-4040
Age 2 - Pre KCBI Preschool is a place where Jewish customs, holidays, Shabbat and basic Jewish concepts are part of our daily life. We are open to the community, and accept families regardless of race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender expression, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations.Before & After Care

8:00 to 9:00 am Monday-Friday

2:30pm to 5:00pm Monday-Thursday;

2:30pm to 4:00pm Friday
South OrangeIris Family Center for Early Childhood EducationTemple Sharey Tefilo-Israel
432 Scotland Road
South Orange, NJ 07079

(973) 763-4600
PreschoolUsing the Reggio Emilia approach, the Early Childhood Center promotes positive self-image and confidence in all students. Children are encouraged to explore their individual interests in the world around them, both inside the school building and in the beautiful outdoor learning spaces. Children learn responsibility and develop the social skills that foster care and consideration for their peers. With two indoor playgrounds, as well as three outdoor classrooms, your child will have time each day to explore, experiment, and enjoy the freedom to dream, wonder, and create their own concepts.Our preschool begins at 9:00am, with early drop off available starting at 8:00am. Students can arrange to stay until 12pm, or register for enrichment programs until 1:30pm or 3pm. We also offer aftercare until 5:00pm.
West OrangeJCC Metrowest Early Childhood Leon & Toby Cooperman Building (Ross Family Campus)
760 Northfield Avenue
West Orange, NJ 07052

(973) 530-3479
Infant - Bridge to KThe JCC Early Childhood develops the whole child; socially, intellectually, emotionally and physically. Our dedicated teaching staff encourages and inspires a love for learning and 21st-century preparation for achievement. We provide everyday experiences to emphasize Jewish values and traditions, enriching the lives of all children. We offer a child-centered curriculum based on the emergent approach.
MaplewoodThe Kinder Gan 113 - 117 Parker Avenue
Maplewood, NJ 07040

(973) 763-7455
Nursery (2 years)
Preschool (3-4 years)
Pre-K (4-5 years)
The early childhood years are the most important time in the life of a family and the most influential time for children as they start on the road to learning. Children of this age are naturally curious and interested in the world around them. This magical time of extraordinary cognitive, emotional and physical growth, combined with an excellent early childhood program, sets the foundation for later learning and social relationships.The learning environment is an integral component of the Reggio Emilia approach. At KinderGan Preschool, our school environment is our “third teacher”—providing our children with opportunities for learning, provoking their curiosity, and encouraging interaction. Everything in the environment contributes to these opportunities. Our campus is safe, modern and equipped with all the requisite amenities of a first-class preschool, including bright classrooms, indoor and outdoor play areas, and a full security system.
MillburnMillburn Cooperative Nursery School951 Ridgewood Rd Millburn, NJ, 07041

(973) 379-2778
2.5 years
3 -4 years
K School
Our program is nondenominational. We incorporate holidays by inviting all families to share their traditions with the class.2.5 years
Hours: 9:15a-11:45p

3s and 4s
We offer two classes: AM 8:30a-11:30a and
PM 12:30p-3:30p

K School
Class time: 8:45a-1:30p

MaplewoodLe Parc Place195 Maplewood Avenue
Maplewood, NJ 07040

(973) 762-3077
2.5 - 5 years
The MIKO (Mastery, Independence, Knowledge and Optimism) Method's primary focus is identifying and expanding a child’s individual strengths within a stimulating, nurturing and relaxed learning environment. Children grow and learn through socialization, recognition, investigation, retention, repetition and creative process, which we encourage through ongoing exploration and exposure.
South OrangeMickey Fried Nursery School
of Oheb Shalom Congregation
170 Scotland Road
South Orange, NJ 07079
2 - 5 yearsWe are a Jewish preschool open to families of all faiths and backgrounds, and committed to providing play-based, high-quality early childhood education to all children. Core Day 9 am - 12 pm

Extended Morning
8am - 9am

Enrichment classes can extend your child’s day until 5 pm
MontclairMontclair Cooperative School
65 Chestnut Street
Montclair, NJ 07042

(201) 306-2558
3-14Montclair Cooperative School is a community of students, teachers and parents dedicated to creating a diverse and nurturing environment and providing rigorous academics through an experiential curriculum. Children flourish intellectually and develop social skills along with a deep sense of community responsibility.
South Orange/MaplewoodMontrose Early Childhood Center 365 Clark Street
South Orange, NJ 07079

(973) 378 - 2086
Pre K
Montrose Early Childhood Center works to maintain an inclusive preschool environment where everyone models respect, responsibility, caring, honesty and citizenship. Every student is empowered to become a leader and actively influence their school. Faculty and staff are committed to the ideals of a professional learning community. The belief that all children can learn the establishment of a collaborative environment, and a focus on results rather than intentions is embedded in all that we do.
MaplewoodMorrow Memorial Preschool 600 Ridgewood Road
Maplewood, NJ 07040

(973) 763-5460
2.5 - 5 yearsMorrow is a co-operative preschool offering a creative, play-based curriculum that encourages exploration and growth. It provides a happy, safe, nurturing environment that lays the foundation for lifelong learning by promoting the core values of love, patience, kindness, curiosity and self-esteem. Co-op, partial co-op and non co-op classes are offered for 2 ½ to 5-year-olds and a non co-op Pre K class for 5-year-olds.2.5’s Classes
2 mornings per week

2.5 & 3’s Classes
3 mornings per week

3 & 4’s Classes
4 afternoons per week

4 year old Classes
4 mornings

4-year-old STEAM Classes 11:30 AM-2:00 PM, Monday through Thursday

4-year-old Soar with Fours Classes Friday Enrichment to 4’s AM or 4’s PM Program
8:30 AM-12:30 PM, Friday

Pre-K 5’s Class
5 days per week

MillburnNeighborhood House Nursery School 12 Taylor Street
Millburn, NJ 07041

(973) 376-0739
PreschoolOur school provides the kind of environment and varied "hands-on" experiences that will allow your child to:
Make a successful break from home
Learn to be with other children
Become familiar with a group setting
Develop an interest and joy in learning
Develop security and a feeling of success
Develop self-expression
Develop self-control
Develop creativity
Develop responsibility
The Neighborhood House offers flexible scheduling for children who have turned three or four by October 1st.
South OrangeThe Nursery at Our Lady of Sorrows School 162 Academy Street
South Orange, NJ 07079

(973) 763-4040
6 weeks - 3 years
The Nursery at Our Lady of Sorrows School is conveniently located at 162 Academy Street in the lovely village of South Orange, New Jersey. The beautiful and completely renovated convent building of Our Lady of Sorrows Church houses this nursery which provides year round affordable and loving child care for children 6 weeks to 3 years of age. Our secure, password-protected, state-of-the-art parental webcam service allows parents to observe their own children via the web during the day or review the archived recordings at any other time. We also offer free commuter parking to parents.
MillburnOpen Door Nursery School432 Wyoming Avenue
Millburn, NJ 07041

(973) 376-9303
2.5 - 5 yearsOpen Door has a play-based curriculum which fosters the emotional, social, physical and intellectual development of our students. Our goal is to encourage each child to be self confident, independent and critical thinkers. Each class has a daily schedule. The day includes free-play and table top activities, outdoor/indoor physical activities, snack time, weekly themed art projects, story/library time, and music. Our class curriculums include some of the following examples. The two year-old class follows themes such as forest creatures, sea life, seasonal themes, and incorporates many hands-on cooking activities. The three year-old classes are introduced to the concepts of numbers, letters and rhyming patterns through nursery rhymes. The four year-old classes move into reading readiness, math and science exploration, working cooperatively, and building self confidence and kindergarten readiness skills.Open Door is part of the Wyoming Presbyterian Church and celebrates Christmas and Easter with the classes. There is a prayer said before snack in the classroom, but there is no formal religious education. Families are encouraged to share their own traditions with their teacher and class to add to the celebrations.
West OrangePlayhouse88 Franklin Avenue
West Orange, NJ 07052

(973) 736-9451
2.5 - 5 yearsPlayhouse values early childhood as an exciting and important time in a child’s life. Young children need to explore and experiment freely by themselves and with the world around them. At Playhouse, meaningful learning happens through hands-on experiences. Problem-solving and social skills are developed to foster independent thinking in a cooperative setting. Our staff provides guidance in a supportive and nurturing environment. Established in 1951 as a cooperative school, we are enriched by the contributions of our diverse group of families.
MaplewoodProspect Cooperative Preschool646 Prospect Street
Maplewood, NJ 07040

(973) 763-8955
2 - 5 years
Prospect Preschool is for children between the ages of two and five. We offer families a unique opportunity to take an active role in their child’s early childhood education. Here, parents assist in designing and implementing curriculum, share in administrative decision-making, and, above all, are an intrinsic part of the day-to-day classroom experience.
South Mountain Nature SchoolSouth Mountain Reservation
(Various Locations)

(973) 219-2392
Forest Kindergarten (Preschool) for ages 3-6

Caregiver Forest School Classes for ages 2 – 5

Drop off After School Forest School for ages 5-9
SMNS follows The Cedarsong Way, which is an early childhood education model that offers a nature immersion curriculum. Nature immersion is defined as “free time in nature, resulting in an intimate, deep and personal connection to the natural world.” Our classes promote social and emotional development, instill confidence and foster independence.
MaplewoodThe South Mountain YMCA Early Childhood Learning Center10 W. Parker Avenue
Maplewood, NJ 07040

(973) 762-0860
6 weeks - 4 yearsThe South Mountain YMCA Early Childhood Learning Center offers 7am to 7pm childcare programs, preschool, and enrichment classes to children from the age of 6 weeks through preschool. The South Mountain YMCA also provides summer camp, afterschool care, and enrichment programming for school-aged children and teens. “As the largest childcare provider in Maplewood, the Y offers a childcare program with families in mind and creates an environment where your child will thrive.”
South OrangeSouth Orange Country Day School
461 Vose Avenue
South Orange, NJ 07079
Pre K & KindergardenSouth Orange Country Day School follows the core philosophy of Dr. Maria Montessori.

Our instructional methods include large and small group instruction, as well as self directed center work. We feel that children do need to practice listening for directions and, more importantly, how to ask for clarification in a larger group experience. We also feel that children need to learn to wait their turn to speak and to hold their thoughts while other individuals are speaking.
Short HillsSt. Rose of Lima Academy52 Short Hills Ave.
Short Hills, NJ 07078

(973) 379-3973
2.5 -4 yearsSt. Rose of Lima’s Preschool offers children a loving Catholic community setting in which to grow and learn. The curriculum for the preschool is designed to make each child's first school experience a positive one.The Pre-K3 program is offered everyday (8:25 to 2:25 AM) either as a three day program (Monday, Wednesday, and Friday) or five day program (Monday through Friday) with approximately fifteen students per session. Students have the option to leave at 11:25 for a half day.
MillburnSt. Stephen’s Preschool 119 Main St.
Millburn, NJ 07041

(973) 376-0688
4-18 months

18-30 months


St. Stephen’s Preschool is dedicated to providing a warm, loving, nurturing, educational environment for children ages four months through 6 years from all religious, racial, and ethnic backgrounds. Following our historic calling to serve the needs of all people in our community and surrounding area, we do not teach religion but strive to teach children to respect the dignity of every human being. We encourage each child to celebrate their own varied talents and differences and to appreciate and respect those of others. Through challenges and encouragement children will develop solid beliefs and ideas that will be part of their foundation.Monday through Friday:
7:00 AM – 6:00 PM
South OrangeThelma K. Reisman Preschool
of Beth El
222 Irvington Avenue
South Orange, NJ 07079

(973) 763-0113
10 months - 5 yearsThe mission of the Thelma K. Reisman Preschool of Beth El is to provide a warm and nurturing Jewish environment for young children. We offer one of the area’s most complete, yet flexible programs of preschool education and enrichment for children ages ten months to five years old. Our families are an integral part of our preschool community; parents and caregivers have many opportunities to get involved throughout our school year. Our supportive and friendly circle of preschool families provides you and your child with a welcoming community beyond the classroom.The Thelma K. Reisman Preschool of Congregation Beth El offers programs for children from 10-24 months (with a caregiver) and drop off programs for children ages 18 months -5 years. Our flexible enrollment allows you to custom-build your child’s day, depending upon your needs. Families can choose from three schedule options: 9am to 12pm (4 or 5 days), 9am to 2pm (4 or 5 days), or 8am to 5:30pm (5 days).
South OrangeTotri465 Valley Street
South Orange, NJ 07079

(973) 761-4309
Infant & PreschoolOur curriculum, Tools of the Mind, fosters all areas of social, emotional, physical, and intellectual growth and development in children while celebrating these most beautiful stages of childhood.

We pride ourselves on our warm, welcoming atmosphere, lovely facility,

and exciting, enriching activities in English and Spanish.
South OrangeVillage Babies Development Center 401 Valley Street
South Orange, NJ 07079

(973) 378-5906
6 weeks - 5 yearsThe Village Babies Development Center, LLC provides adventures in curiosity and early learning to children across South Orange, New Jersey.

In our bright, spacious three-story building we provide a vibrant environment for infants, toddlers and pre-kindergarteners. Our facility has a back play area and a large indoor gym.

We specialize in building natural inquisition by allowing each child to learn at their own pace. We meet and exceed all state requirements for safety, teacher training and staff ratios.
South OrangeWeekday School111 Irvington Avenue
South Orange, NJ 07079

Pre KindgardenWeekday School is generously supported by the First Presbyterian and Trinity Church of South Orange, but does not teach or promote religion or faith, and welcomes all families regardless of their religious beliefs. Learning to thrive in a pluralistic community is a core value of Weekday and of the church, and our school is religiously diverse with Christian, Jewish, Muslim, Buddhist and atheist and agnostic families, who are all respected here and embraced unconditionally. The church’s progressive commitment to fairness, diversity and equity and its longstanding commitment to providing schools for children enables Weekday to offer far more affordable tuition than similar private schools. And the tuition that we pay supports the church’s food pantry and other social service programs, thereby redistributing our tuition dollars to families who need help meeting basic needs.
MaplewoodApplecore Learning240 Franklin Ave, Maplewood NJ 07040

(973) 763-1700
2.5 years - Kindergarten
We are pleased to continue our partnership with the South Orange Maplewood School District pre-school program. Applecore Learning has 4 classroom for the 2022-2023 school year that will accommodate children who are registered through the district and are residents of Maplewood and South Orange. These classrooms will be supervised by the SOMSD and the Applecore Learning Center Director and led by state certified teachers and certified classroom aides. The class hours will be from 8:30am-2:30pm with after care options provided by Applecore Learning Early Childhood Center.
Applecore Learning will continue to provide quality childcare for children ages 2 1/2 years -Kindergarten in our Little Lamb and Busy Bee classroom. If your family do not live in South Orange or Maplewood or did not get into the district program please call to reserve your child's seat in one of the these classrooms. Spaces are limited!
South OrangeBuzzing Bees31 West 3rd St
South Orange, NJ 07079

(973) 794-8481

2 - 6 yearsBuzzing Bees is a family owned and operated center with 15+ years of experience in providing care to surrounding communities. We are conveniently located in the heart of South Orange, minutes from multiple bus stops, major highways, and South OrangeTrain Station.
South OrangeLittle Stages 14 South Orange Avenue
South Orange, NJ 07079

(973) 762-2679
Infant - Pre KLittle Stages is a family-oriented environment with a philosophy that believes in supporting all families. Our program and curriculum encourages your child's individual development while embracing and scaffolding the learning process to make it fun and welcoming. Our small and yet cozy environment is specifically designed for your child’s well-being while they grow and learn in a family-oriented setting. We acknowledge and support every child’s style of learning, so we incorporate activities for “the multiple intelligence”
West OrangePrimose555 Northfield Ave
West Orange, NJ 07052

(973) 320-9560

Infant - KindergartenWe’re a national family of accredited early education and care schools serving infants through kindergarten, after-schoolers, their families and communities. With our Balanced Learning approach, we nurture curiosity, confidence, creativity and compassion. This helps spark lightbulb moments that lead to a lifelong love of learning.
South OrangeThe Learning Experience109 S Orange Ave
South Orange, NJ 07079

(973) 327-4823

Infant - KindergartenOur curriculum is specially designed and created to focus on each of the six early stages of development: Infant, Toddler, Twaddler, Prepper, Preschooler and Kindergartener.
UnionThe Learning Experience2234 Morris Ave
Union, NJ, 07083

(908) 810-5600
Infant - KindergartenOur curriculum is specially designed and created to focus on each of the six early stages of development: Infant, Toddler, Twaddler, Prepper, Preschooler and Kindergartener.
East OrangeZadie's of the Oranges280 S. Harrison Street 2nd floor
East Orange, NJ 07018

(973) 395-5112
Infant - 5 yearsZadie’s is an independent, family-owned early childhood learning center. The hours are long, the meals are hot and the nurturing is endless.
MillburnAlpine Montessori5 Bleeker Street
Millburn, NJ 07041

Preschool - KindergartenOur academically rich program has an excellent reputation for providing local preschool, pre-K and kindergarten-aged children with an excellent foundation for future academic success.Full Day
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Half Day
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Or 12:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Before and After Care
8:00 AM thru 9:00 AM
3:00 PM thru 5:00 PM

West OrangeTutor Time481 Northfield Ave
West Orange, NJ 07052

(866) 411-5303
Infants - Jr KindergartenBeginning with infants, we work each day to empower your child with tools that ensure school readiness. Research-based curriculum and individual learning experiences are integral to all the programs at Tutor Time. Our teachers are dedicated and nurturing, which means their singular goal is to help your child meet milestones and become successful.
West OrangeGoddard School303 Mt. Pleasant Avenue, West Orange, New Jersey 07052

(973) 609-5600

Infant - PreschoolThe F.L.EX.® Learning framework provides a well-rounded learning experience in a safe, nurturing environment to help prepare each child for school, careers and life.
West OrangeKid's Palace II85 Whittlesey Avenue
West Orange, NJ 07052

(973) 731-9800

2 - 5 yearsThe Curriculum balances both teacher-directed and child-initiated learning, with an emphasis on responding to children's learning styles and building on their strengths and interests. Knowing how children develop and learn is the basis for planning our program, selecting materials, and guiding children's learning.
MontclairKidville516 Valley Rd Montclair, NJ 07043

(973) 826-0350
2 - 4 yearsKidville University (KVU) is our drop-off program for 2's and 3's that gives you and your little one a positive first school experience!
MontclairMMO Preschool40 S. Fullerton Ave Montclair, NJ 07042

(973) 744-6521
12 months - 5 yearsThe MMO Preschool Community is comprised of families who live and work in Montclair, NJ and the surrounding communities.

The First Congregational Church in Montclair, NJ established Mother’s Morning Out Programs (hence the acronym MMO) in 1982 as a non-sectarian, non-profit child care opportunity for a few hours each morning. Since then, MMO Preschool Programs is fully licensed by the State of New Jersey and now serves students 12 months to 5 years. We operate from 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and offer full time, part time, school year and summer programs with extended enrichment care options.
BloomfieldElite Daycare314 Broad St
Bloomfield, New Jersey 07003

(973) 748-2478
6 week to 6 yearsWe are a newly established facility located near the heart of Bloomfield, NJ that specializes in full-time child care with focus on safety & education.
Our staff are all experienced & trained individuals, personally chosen & screened by the owner, Jane Suyunov. Jane is a mother of four with plenty of experience raising and managing children, and understands the importance and value of quality care in a safe and happy environment!
BloomfieldEducation Station156 Washington St.
Bloomfield, New Jersey 07003

(973) 743-7003
Infants - Pre KindergartenThe curriculums of The Education Station Day Care Center are thematically based and encompass the major areas of development, incorporating many different media and materials to help students understand their external, inner, social and intellectual selves. The program is designed for small group learning with large group reinforcement whereby concentration capacities, self-esteem and self-discipline skills are fostered through appropriate curriculum.
UnionConnecticut Farms Church Nursery School888 Stuyvesant Ave Union, NJ 07083
Phone number

(908) 688-3164
3 - 5 years
(Preschool & Pre K)
Our goal is to make the first “Giant Step” away from home a happy and secure one. With a focus on meaningful and purpose-driven play, we create an inviting, child-centered environment where children play, learn and grow together. The teachers are interested in the individual child’s social, physical, and emotional development. We maintain a low student to teacher ratio, providing individualized attention to each child. The programs are planned and supervised by a state certified Teacher-Director. We also seek to establish an open parent-teacher relationship, any questions or concerns may be discussed at any time.Before Care Hours:
8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.

After Care Hours:
2:30 p.m. to 3:30pm.
UnionSt. Michael Parish School1212 Kelly St
Union, NJ 07083

(908) 688-1063
Pre K - 8th GradeSt. Michael Parish School is a private, Catholic school located in UNION, NJ. It has 375 students in grades PK, K-8 with a student-teacher ratio of 17 to 1.Beforecare operates from 7:00 AM to 7:45 AM

Aftercare operates from 2:20 PM to 6:00 PM
Glen RidgePilgrim
195 Ridgewood Avenue
Glen Ridge NJ 07028

(973) 743-5596 Ext. 13
2.5 year - Pre KA community service of the Glen Ridge Congregational Church, believes in letting pre-school children progress at their own rate, building confidence and a sense of self-worth. Activities, which develop skill-building and sequencing abilities, include creating original books and making focused studies of specific topics such as animals, seasons, foods, etc.
Glen RidgeThe Nursery School of Christ Church74 Park Ave
Glen Ridge, NJ 07028

(973.) 743-7582
6 weeks - 6 yearsOpen year-round, our program is designed to meet a child’s educational, emotional, and spiritual needs through a developmentally appropriate curriculum. As a direct ministry of Christ Church, all are welcome in our school.
East OrangeMiddleton Early Learning Center200 Midland Avenue
East Orange, NJ 07017

(973) 677-4176
2.5 years - KindergartenProvides excellence in early childhood education in a loving, nurturing atmosphere at a cost that young families can afford. Fully accredited by the state of New Jersey, MELC seeks to foster independence, trust and self-esteem as each child develops according to his or her potential. MELC is a non-profit organization, governed by an independent board.
MontclairPark Street Academy46 Park St Montclair, NJ 07042

(973) 783-1900
2.5 - 6 yearsMany important learning and life skills are formed during early childhood education. Reading and math, science and social studies, performing and fine arts, as well as fine and gross motor activities are incorporated into every level of our program.
Short HillsThe Rabbi Barry H. Greene Early Childhood CenterCongregation B'nai Jeshurun
1025 South Orange Avenue
Short Hills, NJ 07078

(973) 379-3177
4 months - 6 yearsThe Rabbi Barry H. Greene Early Childhood Center at Congregation B’nai Jeshurun provides the highest quality Early Childhood, Kindergarten, and After-School Programming in the tri-state area. With a philosophy and curricula that nurtures each child’s unique growth and development, TBJ’s mission is to foster a love of learning in every child. TBJ’s warm, welcoming and inclusive environment serves children ages 4 months through 6 years.
Short HillsThe Montessori Children’s Academy200 Hartshorn Drive, Short Hills, NJ 07078

(973) 258 1400
2.5 - 12 yearsThe Montessori Children’s Academy family of schools was conceived with the specific intent to be the most complete option for exceptional Montessori education in the communities we serve. This goal is evident in every measurable aspect of the educational experienceBefore Care is available from 8:00–8:30AM for children ages 3+ who are potty trained.

After Care is available until 3:15PM for children ages 2–3 and until 4:00PM for children ages 3+ who are potty trained.
MillburnSt. Stephen’s School119 Main St.
Millburn, NJ 07041

(973) 376-0688 Ext. 20
Infants (4 - 18 months)
Toddlers (18-30 months)
St. Stephen’s Preschool is dedicated to providing a warm, loving, nurturing, educational environment for children ages four months through 6 years from all religious, racial, and ethnic backgrounds. Following our historic calling to serve the needs of all people in our community and surrounding area, we do not teach religion but strive to teach children to respect the dignity of every human being.
Short HillsChrist Church Nursery School30 East Lane Short Hills, NJ 07078

(973) 379-6549
Young Learners
Pre Kindergarten
Pre K 5+
At Christ Church Nursery School, the learning never ends! Exploring the world of learning, we begin the preschool journey by giving children the opportunity to increase their independence, language and social skills with learning experiences revolving around children’s literature. We bring music, movement, art, math and science together using songs, experiments, cooking activities and art projects. As the children grow and advance in their skill levels, we continue to work to develop school readiness skills. Understanding the way young children learn best, we use play and hands-on experiences to make learning fun and meaningful.
BloomfieldEarly Childhood Center at Forest Glen 280 Davey Street
Bloomfield, NJ 07003

(973) 680-8686
3 - 4 yearsBloomfield is pleased to have half day inclusive preschool classes for three and four year old children. Our supportive preschool learning environment promotes the development of critical thinking skills, fosters awareness of diversity and multiculturalism, and supports learning. The child’s development in each domain (e.g., language, social, physical, cognitive, and social-emotional) is supported, sustained, extended, and enhanced primarily through activities that promote purposeful play within this environment.Our inclusive preschool program includes children with specific learning needs and typically developing children who have no identified needs. Inclusive education seeks to provide meaningful education to the range of students in our communities by drawing strength from their diversity.
BloomfieldLeap-ei114 Broughton Ave Bloomfield, NJ 07003

(973) 842-4666
2 - 5 yearsFrom September to June, our school-readiness program immerses children in a comfortable routine and day-to-day interactions with other children their age. Led by our special educator and trained staff, students will learn the skills needed to succeed in larger classroom settings, such as following directions, taking turns, and verbal expression.

Morning Class
Ages 2 to 3 1/2

Afternoon Class
Ages 3 1/2 to 5 yrs. 11 months

These classes are held Monday-Friday. However children can enroll from 2-5 days per week.
BloomfieldShoresh Preschool at Temple Ner Tamid936 Broad St Bloomfield, NJ 07003

(973) 338-1500
15 month to 5 years
• Toddler Time classes
• Classes for 2’s, 3’s, and 4’s
• Full and part-time available
• Optional Breakfast Club
• Optional Extended Care
• Afternoon enrichment programs
• Nurturing environment
• Jewish themes and practices
• Bright, cheerful classrooms
• Low student-teacher ratio
• Staff dedicated to inspiring joy
and a love of learning
• Holiday celebrations for the
whole family
• Regular music, STEM, nature,
and movement programs
• Affordable rates and flexible
payment plans
• Building security
• Welcoming to families of all faiths!
BloomfieldFuture Generation Early Learning Center261 Broad St Bloomfield, NJ 07003

(973) 743-4034
Infant - Pre KindergartenFuture Generation fully implements the High Scope curriculum. We ensure that all of our educational settings use active participatory learning so that every child has a chance to succeed in life and contribute to society.
MontclairEarly Explorers Preschool67 Church Street
Montclair, NJ 07042

(973) 985-4061
2.5 - 5 yearsEach classroom will include student “interest” areas. These interest areas include a block, dramatic play, sand table, water table, art, music, library, table toys and discovery area. These areas will help children learn in their own unique ways, while accessing a variety of student learning styles. Close personal attention, nurturing and trained staff, and a child driven environment will aid in creating a stimulating learning environment for children to thrive in.Parents have the opportunity to choose from Half Day (9:00-1:00), Partial Day (9:00-3:00), and Full Day (7:30-5:30) programs.
MontclairMontclair Child Development Center, Inc.33 Fulton Street
Montclair, NJ 07042

(973) 783-0220
Infant - 5 yearsToday, MCDC operates 31 classrooms serving 5 municipalities with a staff of more than 100 serving and a total enrollment of 490 children.
MontclairMontclair Community Pre-K49 Orange Road
Montclair, NJ 07042

(973) 509-4500
3 - 5 yearsThe Montclair Community Pre-K (MCPK) is dedicated to early childhood educational excellence and reflects the values, diversity and inclusiveness of our community. Our mission is to offer all three- to five-year olds in Montclair a high-quality education that prepares them for success in kindergarten and beyond, regardless of the family's ability to pay tuition. We strive to create a warm, welcoming, supportive environment for families and be a leading member of our community.
MontclairNeighborhood Child Care Center, Inc.30 Maple Avenue
Montclair, NJ 07042

(973) 744-4228
18 months - 8 yearsThe Neighborhood Child Care Center, Inc. is an independent and subsidized child care program providing services for working parents, parents in vocational training programs, and parents in school either completing their GED or academic programs, whose children are ages 18 months to 8 years. The program comprises four components: Infant/Toddlers, Pre-school, Before and After School, and Summer Camp.
MontclairOver the Rainbow Nursery32 Pleasant Avenue
Montclair, NJ 07042

(973) 744-5905
6 weeks - 5 yearsOver the Rainbow Early Learning Center is a private, family-owned child care center established in 1981. We are housed in a large, renovated estate-home built around 1915. We are located on 2 acres of land with 2 playgrounds and plans for a children’s garden and a memorial garden. We have on-site parking for drop-off and pick-up.
MontclairPark Street Academy46 Park Street
Montclair, NJ 07042

(973) 783-1900
2.5 - 6 yearsPark Street Academy preschool in Montclair, New Jersey, has been a fixture in the community since we opened our doors in 1996. Our student population is diverse and we pride ourselves on recognizing the importance of celebrating different cultures. We also understand the challenge of raising knowledgeable, responsible and caring children. Our students come to school eager to learn and integrate new information into their every day lives. We help our children to become responsible and caring by helping them understand risks and opportunities, to see beyond themselves, and to appreciate the concerns of others. Park Street families quickly learn that they are a part of a community that is welcoming, nurturing and sincerely concerned about them.
MontclairParkside Montessori School, Inc.53 Norwood Avenue
Montclair, NJ 07043

(973) 509-7379
2.5 - 5 years Montessori believed that children can create themselves through purposeful activity and that they possess unusual cognitive ability and sensitivity for absorbing from their environment.Full Day sessions run from 9:00 to 3:00.

Morning sessions run from 9:00 to 11:30.

The Lunch hour is from 11:30 to 12:30.

Lunch is optional for half day students. It can be added to either a morning or afternoon half day session.

The Afternoon session runs from 12:30 to 3:00.
Parkside also offers extended care that can be added. Early, 8:00 to 9:00 am and Late, 3:00 to 3:30 pm
MontclairPrecious Jewels Child Care LLC100 Bloomfield Avenue
Montclair, NJ 07042

(973) 783-4535
8 weeks - 5 yearsWith Precious Jewels Infant and Toddler Childcare Center, there will be no doubt you’ve come to the right place — we go that extra mile to work with you to give your child the basic foundations of life. Our extensive experience of working with children in Montclair means we boast strong skills in childcare, and we feel very comfortable caring for children of all ages. Morning and aftercare provided for school age children.
MontclairShomrei Emunah Preschool67 Park Street
Montclair, NJ 07042

(973) 746-5031
Infant - 5 yearsShomrei Preschool recognizes the importance of education in the first five years of a child’s life, which when nurtured properly, have the ability to pave the way for a lifetime of achievement and meaningful milestones. Our goal is to support young families on their path, whether you are looking to meet new friends, expose your family to the joys of a Jewish holidays and traditions, or instill your child with confidence in his/her ability to explore, create, and learn.
MontclairWatchung Cooperative Preschool
24 North Fullerton Avenue
Montclair, NJ 07042

(973) 783-4535\
2.5 - 5 yearsAs a cooperative school, we believe that all families should have an opportunity to partner with teachers and actively participate in their child’s first school experience. The transition from home to school is met with a compassionate nod from teachers at our school. At the Co-op the teachers and parents create a partnership where home and school work in unison.
SummitCornerstone School561 Springfield Ave Summit, NJ 07901

(908) 277-4400
2.5 - 4 years (Pre K) Our mission is to promote the development of children through a play-based curriculum that ignites curiosity, inspires creativity, and promotes character. We are committed to strengthening families by offering opportunities for discussions, parenting and child development workshops, and social events where parents and children can connect with other members of the community. Cornerstone School promotes understanding and diversity in a community that is energized by a variety of faith, traditions, and cultures.
SummitSummit JCC Early Learning Center67 Kent Place Blvd Summit, NJ 07901

(908) 277-3919
12 - 24 months (with a caregiver)

Juniors 2s

2 - 3 years

3 - 4 years

Pre K
Our children are exposed to a rich Judaic environment as they learn about traditions, customs and celebrations. We pride ourselves on building community by teaching children to be active citizens in our society through tzedakah (charity) and taking care of our world through the school’s participation in the synagogue’s GreenFaith program.
SummitWilson Primary Center14 Beekman Terrace
Summit, NJ 07901

(908) 918-2175
Pre K - KThe Summit Preschool Program has been planned to stimulate a child's intellect and imagination so that he/she develops his/her own powers of thinking. Our goal is to help children become independent, self-confident, self-directed learners.
SummitJefferson Primary Center110 Ashwood Ave.
Summit, NJ 07901

(908) 918-2160
Pre K - KThe Summit Preschool Program has been planned to stimulate a child's intellect and imagination so that he/she develops his/her own powers of thinking. Our goal is to help children become independent, self-confident, self-directed learners.
K-12 Schools Public Schools
South Orange/ MaplewoodColumbia High School17 Parker Avenue
Maplewood, NJ 07040

(973) 762-5600
9 – 12
Principal: Mr. Frank Sanchez

Assistant Principals: Ms. Melissa Butler, Ms. Cheryline Hewitt, Ms.Tracie Morrison, & Mr. Terry Woolard

School Hours: 7:55 am – 3:02 pm
ESL classes offered
MaplewoodMaplewood Middle School7 Burnet Street
Maplewood, NJ 07040

Main: (973) 378-7660, x3000
Absence Line:
(973) 378-7660, then use option 1
6 - 8Principal: Ms. Dara Gronau

Assistant Principals:
Mr. Louis Brown &
Mr. Russell King

School Hours: 8:20 a.m. – 3:14 p.m
ESL classes offered
South OrangeSouth Orange Middle School70 North Ridgewood Rd
South Orange, NJ 07079

(973) 378 - 2772

6 - 8Principal: Ms. Lynn Irby

Assistant Principals:
Mr. James Jennings &
Mr. James Waldren

School Hours: 8:20 a.m. – 3:14 p.m
Nationally recognized as a No Place for Hate School through the Anti-Defamation League.
South Orange/ MaplewoodClinton Elementary School27 Berkshire Road
Maplewood, NJ 07040

(973) 378 - 7686
K – 5Principal: Ms. Jennifer Connors

Assistant Principal:
Ms. Zoila Correa

School hours: 8:05 a.m. – 2:35 p.m.
ESL classes offered
South Orange/ MaplewoodDelia Bolden Elementary School518 Ridgewood Road
Maplewood, NJ 07040

(973) 378-7696
3 – 5Principal:
Ms. Kimberly Hutchinson

Assistant Principal:
Mr. Angel Rivera

School hours: 8:05 a.m. – 2:35 p.m.
Formally Jefferson Elementary
South Orange/ MaplewoodMarshall Elementary School262 Grove Road
South Orange, NJ 07079

(973) 378 - 7698
K – 2Principal: Ms. Raquel Horn

Assistant Principal: Ms. Laura Swyberius,

School hours: 8:45 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.
We provide a continuum of Special Education services as well as many nontraditional learning configurations.
South Orange/ MaplewoodSeth Boyden Elementary Demonstration School274 Boyden Avenue
Maplewood, NJ 07040

(973) 378 - 5209
K – 5Principal: Ms. Shannon Glander

Assistant Principal: Ms. Sheila Murphy

School hours: 8:45 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Seth Boyden has received national attention for its participation in the NJPAC Dancing Classrooms Residency.
South Orange/ MaplewoodSouth Mountain Elementary School444 West South Orange Ave.
South Orange, NJ 07079

(973) 378 - 5216
2 - 5
Principal: Mr. Kevin Mason

Assistant Principal
Ms. Shane Zeigler

School hours: 8:10 a.m. – 2:40 p.m.
South Mountain is a CATCH school, committed to healthy eating and physical exercise in and out of the classroom.
South Orange/ MaplewoodSouth Mountain Elementary Annex112 Glenview Road
South Orange, NJ 07079

(973) 378 - 2801
K - 1 Principal: Mr. Kevin Mason

Assistant Principal
Ms. Shane Zeigler

School hours: 8:10 a.m. – 2:40 p.m.
South Mountain is a CATCH school, committed to healthy eating and physical exercise in and out of the classroom.
South Orange/ MaplewoodTuscan Elementary School25 Harvard Avenue
Maplewood, NJ 07040

(973) 378 - 5221
K – 5Principal: Ms. Malikah Majeed

Assistant Principal: Mr. Brad Bertani

School hours: 8:45 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Teaching and learning are enhanced by our engagement in Professional Learning Communities (PLCs).
West OrangeGregory Elementary School301 Gregory Avenue
West Orange, NJ 07052

(973) 669-5397
K – 5Principal: Ms. Makeida D. Hewitt
West OrangeHazel Ave Elementary 45 Hazel Avenue
West Orange, NJ 07052

K – 5Principal: Mr. Joel Castillo
West OrangeKelly Elementary 555 Pleasant Valley Way
West Orange, NJ 07052

(973) 669-5452
K – 5Principal: David Marion
West OrangeLiberty Middle School1 Kelly Drive
West Orange, NJ 07052

(973) 243-2007
7 - 8Acting Principal: Mr. Xavier Fitzgerald

Assistant-Principal: Mr. Steve Olshalsky
West OrangeMount Pleasant Elementary School9 Manger Road
West Orange, NJ 07052

(973) 669-5480
K – 5Principal: Julie DiGiacomo
West OrangeRedwood Elementary School75 Redwood Avenue
West Orange, NJ 07052

(973) 669-5457
K – 5Principal: Ms. Kimya Jackson2022 National Blue Ribbon Award
West OrangeRoosevelt Middle School36 Gilbert Place
West Orange, NJ 07052

(973) 669-5373
7 - 8Principal: Mr Lionel Hush

Assistant Principal: Mr. Marc J. Lawrence

West OrangeSt Cloud Elementary School71 Sheridan Avenue
West Orange, NJ 07052

(973) 669-5393
K – 5Principal: Mr. Eric Price
West OrangeThomas A. Edison Central Six School75 William Street
West Orange, NJ 07052

(973) 669-5360
6Principal: Mr. Xavier Fitzgerald

Assistant Principal: Mr. Steven Melendez
West OrangeWashington Elementary School289 Main Street
West Orange, NJ 07052

(973) 669-5385
K – 5Principal: Marie DeMaio
West OrangeWest Orange High School51 Conforti Avenue
West Orange, NJ 07052

(973) 669-5301
9 - 12Principal: Mr. Oscar Guerrero

Assistant Principals: Ms. Lesley Chung, Mr. Louis Della Pia, Ms. Annette Towson & Dr. Kimberly Juirdano-Mancarella
Millburn Millburn High School462 Millburn Avenue
Millburn, NJ 07041

(973) 564-7130
9 - 12Principal: Dr. William Miron

Vice Principals: Dr. Robert Keenan, Ms. Anne Richardson

School hours: 8:00 a.m. – 2:50 p.m.
Currently features more than 30 Advanced Placement (AP) courses
MillburnMillburn Middle25 Old Short Hills Road
Millburn, NJ 07041

(973) 379-2600
6 - 8Principal: John Connolly

Assistant Principals: Luisic a Estevez-Young & Mae Ward

School hours: 8:00 a.m. - 2:50 p.m.
MillburnWashington School70 Spring Street
Millburn, NJ 07041

(973) 218-7500
5Principal: Peter Mercurio

School hours: 8:55 a.m. - 3:20 p.m.
MillburnDeerfield Elementary School26 Troy Lane
Short Hills, NJ 07078

(973) 379-4843
K – 4Principal: Kelly Salazar

School hours: 8:50 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.
MillburnGlenwood Elementary School325 Taylor Road South
Short Hills, NJ 07078

(973) 379-7576
K – 4Principal: Dr. David Jasin

School hours: 8:50 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.
MillburnHartshorn Elementary School400 Hartshorn Drive
Short Hills, NJ 07078

(973) 379-7550
K – 4Principal: Ken Frattini

School hours: 8:50 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.
MillburnSouth Mountain Elementary School2 Southern Slope Drive
Millburn, NJ 07041

(973) 921-1394
K – 4Principal: Scott Wolfe

School hours: 8:50 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.
MillburnWyoming Elementary School55 Myrtle Avenue
Millburn, NJ 07041

(973) 761-1619
K – 4Principal: Kristin Mueller

School hours: 8:50 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Glen RidgeGlen Ridge High School200 Ridgewood Avenue,
Glen Ridge, NJ 07028

(973) 429-8303
7 - 12Principal: John Lawlor

Assistant Principal: Damein Phoenix

School hours: 8:00 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Glen RidgeRidgewood Avenue School235 Ridgewood Avenue,
Glen Ridge, NJ 07028

(973) 429-8306
3 - 6 Principal: Dr Michael Donovan

Assistant Principal: Jon Heitmann

School hours: 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Glen RidgeLinden Avenue School205 Linden Avenue,
Glen Ridge, NJ 07028

(973) 429-8301
Pre K - 2Principal: Dr. Joseph A. Caravela

Assistant Principal: Jon Heitmann

School hours: 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Glen RidgeForest Avenue School287 Forest Avenue,
Glen Ridge, NJ 07028

(973) 429-8308
Pre K - 2Principal: Matthew J. Murphy

School hours: 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Glen RidgeCentral School180 Hillside Ave,
Glen Ridge, NJ 07028

(973) 707-5080
Pre K - 2Principal: Keisha L. Harris

School hours: 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
MontclairBradford Elementary87 Mt. Hebron Road, Montclair, NJ 07043

(973) 509-4155
K - 5Principal: Ms. Frances Aboushi

School hours: 8:50 a.m. - 3:05 p.m.

Half Day K: 8:50 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.
Magnet Theme – Bradford’s Partnership with Montclair State University
MontclairCharless H. Bullock Elementary
55 Washington Street, Montclair, NJ 07042

(973) 509-4255
K - 5Principal: Nami Kuwabara

School hours: 8:50 a.m. - 3:05 p.m.

Half Day K: 8:50 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.
Magnet theme- Environmental science
MontclairEdgemont Elementary20 Edgemont Road, Montclair, NJ 07042

(973) 509-4162
K - 5Principal: Ms. Briony Carr-Clemente

School hours: 8:20 a.m. - 2:35 p.m.

Half Day K: 8:20 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.
Montessori School
MontclairHillside Elementary54 Orange Road, Montclair, NJ 07042

(973) 509-4200

3 - 5Principal: Dr. Samanthaa Anglin

Interim Assistant Principal: Mr. Edwyn Acevedo

School hours: 9:10 a.m. - 3:35 p.m.
Magnet Theme: Gifted & Talented
MontclairNishuane Elementary32 Cedar Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042

(973) 509-4222
K - 2Principal: Frank Sedita

Assistant Principal: Brenda Coe

School hours: 9:10 a.m. - 3:35 p.m.

Half Day K: 9:20 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.
Magnet Theme: Gifted & Talented
MontclairNortheast Elementary603 Grove Street, Upper Montclair, NJ 07043

(973) 509-4242
K - 5Principal: Dr. Terence Somerville

School hours: 8:20 a.m. - 2:35 p.m.

Half Day K: 8:20 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.
Magnet Theme:
Global Studies
MontclairWatchung Elementary14 Garden Street, Montclair, NJ 07042

(973) 509-4259
K - 5Principal: Mr. Patrick Krenn

School hours: 8:50 a.m. - 3:05 p.m.

Half Day K: 8:50 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.
Magnet Theme:
Environmental Science
MontclairBuzz Aldrin Middle173 Bellevue Avenue, Upper Montclair, NJ 07043

(973) 509-4220
6 - 8
Principal: Major Jennings

Assistant Principal: Nisha Gandhi

School hours: 7:50 a.m. - 2:09 p.m.
Magnet Theme -
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) magnet school

We are also focused on applying the Arts into STEM, which is often referred to as STEAM.
MontclairGlenfield Middle25 Maple Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042

(973) 509-4171
6 - 8
Interim Principal: Lisa M. Rollins, Ed.D

Assistant Principal:
Vincent Pelli

School hours: 7:50 a.m. - 2:09 p.m.
Magnet Theme: Visual and Performing Arts
MontclairRenaissance at Rand Middle176 North Fullerton Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042

(973) 509-5741
6 - 8
Principal: Ms. Maria Francisco

School hours:
M-Th 8:20 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Fri 8:20 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Magnet Theme: Innovative Education
MontclairMontclair High School100 Chestnut Street, Montclair, NJ 07042

(973) 509-4100
9 - 12Principal: Mr. Jeffrey A. Freeman

School hours: 8:00 a.m. - 2:33 p.m.
BloomfieldBerkeley Elementary School351 Bloomfield Avenue
Bloomfield, NJ 07003

(973) 680-8540
K - 5Principal: Dr. Natashia Baxter

School hours: 8:30 a.m. - 3:20 p.m.
BloomfieldBloomfield High School160 Broad Street
Bloomfield, NJ 07003

(973) 680-8600
12-SepPrincipal: Mr Chris Jennings

School hours: 7:45 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.
BloomfieldBloomfield Middle School60 Huck Road
Bloomfield, NJ 07003

(973) 680-8620
8-JunPrincipal: Mrs. Alla Vayda Manzo

Assistant Principal: Mrs. Annette Baker & Mr. Jose Sarmiento

School hours: 8:35 a.m. - 3:25 p.m.
The “East/West Wing” program offers a viable and suitable education option for students who have not experienced success in their present settings and who require a small group environment and increased attention from school staff.
BloomfieldBrookdale Elementary School1230 Broad Street
Bloomfield, NJ 07003

(973) 680-8520
K - 5Principal: Ms Lauren Barton

School hours: 8:30 a.m. - 3:20 p.m.
BloomfieldCarteret Elementary School158 Grove Street
Bloomfield, NJ 07003

(973) 680-8580
K - 5Principal: Mr John Baltz

School hours: 8:30 a.m. - 3:20 p.m.
BloomfieldDemarest Elementary School465 Broughton Avenue
Bloomfield, NJ 07003

(973) 680-8510
K - 5Principal: Mr Michael Sullivan

School hours: 8:30 a.m. - 3:20 p.m.
BloomfieldFairview School376 Berkeley Avenue
Bloomfield, NJ 07003

(973) 680-8550
K - 5Principal: Mrs. Ginamarie Mignone

School hours: 8:30 a.m. - 3:20 p.m.
BloomfieldFranklin School85 Curtis Street
Bloomfield, NJ 07003

(973) 680-8560
K - 5Principal: Ms. Marianne Abbasso

School hours: 8:30 a.m. - 3:20 p.m.
BloomfieldOak View School150 Garrabrant Avenue
Bloomfield, NJ 07003

(973) 680-8590
K - 5Principal: Mary DiTrani

School hours: 8:30 a.m. - 3:20 p.m.
BloomfieldWatsessing School71 Prospect Street
Bloomfield, NJ 07003

(973) 680-8570
K - 5Principal: Dr. Gina Rosamilia

School hours: 8:30 a.m. - 3:20 p.m.
SummitJefferson Primary Center110 Ashwood Ave.
Summit, NJ 07901

(908) 918-2160
Pre K - KPrincipal: Mr. Evan Kozak

School hours: 8:30 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.
SummitWilson Primary Center14 Beekman Terrace
Summit, NJ 07901

(908) 918-2175
Pre K - KPrincipal: Mr. Evan Kozak

School hours: 8:30 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.
SummitBrayton School89 Tulip Street
Summit, NJ 07901

(908) 273-1276
1 - 5Principal: Dr. Cheryl Moretz

School hours: 8:15 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
SummitFranklin School136 Blackburn Road
Summit, NJ 07901

(908) 277-2613
1 - 5Principal: Mrs. Esther Loor

School hours: 8:15 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
SummitJefferson School110 Ashwood Avenue
Summit, NJ 07901

(908) 273-3807
1 - 5Principal: Ms. Nataly Farias

School hours: 8:15 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
SummitLincoln-Hubbard School52 Woodland Ave.
Summit, NJ 07901

(908) 273-1333
1 - 5Principal: Mr. Matt Carlin

School hours: 8:15 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
SummitWashington School507 Morris Ave.
Summit, NJ 07901

(908) 273-0817
1 - 5Principal: Dr. Lauren Banker

School hours: 8:15 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
SummitLCJ Summit Middle School272 Morris Ave.
Summit, NJ 07901

(908) 273-1190
6 - 8

Principal: Mr. John Ciferni

Assistant Principals:
Ms. Laura Muller & Ms. Jenna Colineri

School hours: 7:55 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.
SummitSummit High School125 Kent Place Blvd.
Summit, NJ 07901

(908) 273-1494
9 - 12

Principal: Mrs. Stacy Grimaldi

Assistant Principals:
Ms. Elizabeth Aaron & Mr. Brian Murtagh

School hours: 7:45 a.m. - 2:49 p.m.
UnionBattle Hill School2600 Killian Place, Union, NJ 07083

(908) 851-6480
K - 4
Interim Principal: Ms. Sharon Drayton

School hours: 8:45 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
UnionBurnet Middle School1000 Caldwell Avenue, Union, NJ 07083

(908) 851-6490
6 - 8
Principal: Mr. Shaw

Vice Principal (Grade 6):
Ms. Calderone

Vice Principal (Grade 8):
Mr. Paterno

School hours: 8:03 a.m. - 2:34 p.m.
UnionConnecticut Farms School875 Stuyvesant Avenue, Union, NJ 07083

K - 4
Principal: Mrs. Michelle C. Osborne-Warren

School hours: 8:45 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
UnionFranklin School1550 Lindy Terrace, Union, NJ 07083

(908) 851-6450
K - 4
Principal: Dr. Kira Baskerville Williams

Vice Principal: Ms. Delia McLean

School hours: 8:45 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
UnionHannah Caldwell School1120 Commerce Avenue, Union, NJ 07083

(908) 206-6100
K - 4
Principal: Ms. Mark Hoyt

School hours: 8:45 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
UnionJefferson (Central 5) 155 Hilton Avenue, Vauxhall, NJ 07088

(908) 851-6560
5Interim Principal: Mrs. Kelly Piano

Vice Principal: Mrs. Laurie Roof

School hours: 8:10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
UnionKawameeh Middle School490 David Terrace, Union, NJ 07083

(908) 851-6570
6 - 8Principal: Mr. Jason Malanda

Vice Principal: Ms. Yvonne Lorenzo

School hours: 8:03 a.m. - 2:34 p.m.
UnionLivingston School960 Midland Boulvard, Union, NJ 07083

(908) 851-6440
K - 4
Principal: Mr. Ben Kloc

School hours: 8:45 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
UnionUnion High School2350 North Third Street, Union, NJ 07083

(908) 851-6500
9 - 12Interim Principal: Ms. Althea Bossard

Vice Principal 9th Grade: Mr. Delfin Santiago

Vice Principal 10th Grade: Dr. Donovan Smalls

Vice Principal 11th Grade: Mr. Terrell Rutty

Vice Principal 12th Grade: Ms. Cheryl Fiske

School hours: 7:35 a.m. - 2:35 p.m.
UnionWashington301 Washington Avenue, Union, NJ 07083

(908) 851-6460
K - 4
Principal: Mr. Thomas O. Matthews

School hours: 8:45 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Private Schools
Livingston Newark Academy91 South Orange Avenue, Livingston, NJ 07039

(973) 992-7000
Middle School
Upper School
Newark Academy is a coeducational day school serving students in grades 6-12.
SummitKent Place42 Norwood Ave
Summit, NJ 07901

(908) 273-0900
Preschool - Grade 12Kent Place School is an all-girls K through 12 independent college preparatory day school with a coeducational Preschool, located in Summit, NJ.
MontclairMontclair Kimberley Academy201 Valley Road
Montclair, NJ 07042

(973) 746-9800
Preschool - Grade 12Pre-K-12 coeducational independent day school
West OrangeGolda Och Academy1418 Pleasant Valley Way
West Orange, NJ 07052

(973) 602-3600
Preschool - Grade 12We nurture the unique potential of each student in grades Pre-K to 12 through an exceptional Jewish and general studies education
SummitOak Knoll School of the Holy Child - Upper School44 Blackburn Road
Summit, NJ 07901

(908) 522-8109
Preschool - Grade 12Oak Knoll, a top Catholic independent school, coeducational from pre-K to grade 6, and all-girls in grades 7-12.
West OrangeSeton Hall Prep120 Northfield Ave
West Orange, NJ 07052

(973) 325-7737
Grades 9 - 12 Seton Hall Preparatory School is a top rated, private, all-boys, Catholic school located in WEST ORANGE, NJ
SummitOratory Prep425 Morris Ave., Summit, NJ 07901

(908) 273-1084
Grades 7 - 12 Oratory Prep is the Roman Catholic college preparatory school where motivated learners become confident men of integrity armed with the courage and competency to become the next leaders of their generation.
Livingston Joseph Kushner Hebrew Academy/Rae Kushner Yeshiva High School110 South Orange Ave
Livingston, NJ 07039

(862) 437-8000
Preschool - Grade 12As a Modern Orthodox co-educational yeshiva, JKHA/RKYHS seeks to inspire students to live lives of Torah and mitzvot; to embrace secular knowledge and American democratic values; to love and serve the Jewish People; and to forge a lifelong bond with the Land and State of Israel.
MontclairImmaculate Conception High School33 Cottage PL
Montclair, NJ 07042

(973) 744-7445
Grades 9 - 12Immaculate Conception is a Catholic, college preparatory high school that strives, within the context of family, to develop the whole person: morally, intellectually, socially, physically, and spiritually
Short HillsFar Brook52 Great Hills Rd
Short Hills, NJ 07078

(973) 379-3442
Preschool - Grade 8Founded in 1948, Far Brook’s philosophy is deeply rooted in progressive education. Our approach to learning focuses on child-centered practices that inspire curiosity, innovation, and self-motivation.
South OrangeOur Lady of Sorrows School172 Academy St
South Orange, NJ 07079

(973) 762-5169
Preschool - Grade 8 Our Lady of Sorrows School is rooted in the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church while striving to employ current technologies and modern teaching methods.
South OrangeWeekday School111 Irvington Ave.
South Orange, NJ 07079

(973) 617-1877
Preschool - Grade 5At Weekday, we believe children learn by doing: by constructing knowledge; by collaborating, and by engaging as citizens to promote social justice and democracy within the school and the world beyond it. Our teachers and students work together to create a dynamic learning community grounded in cycles of inquiry and action.