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  • There’s something so unique and special about Apple Montessori.

    All it takes is one visit to an Apple classroom to see for yourself the proud “I did it!” moments, the endearing bond between teacher and child and the budding leaders who beam with confidence. Why does Montessori work? It’s a research-proven approach based on the scientific observations of the way children naturally learn. It is child-inspired in every way, recognizing the unique potential of every individual. Birth to age 6 is when almost all your child’s brain-building happens and the mind absorbs more than it ever will. Finding a school to make the most of those early learning years is one of the most important decisions you’ll ever make as a parent. 

    For over 45 years, tens of thousands of families have trusted in Apple Montessori for setting exceptional standards in early childhood education that nurtures the whole child. We’re known for proven academics, and we’re loved for being nurturing and safe. We want the same things our families want for their little ones – to be kind, confident, independent, happy, and well-rounded young people.

  • Infant
    6 weeks to 18 months

    Our infant program offers a loving and engaging environment to nurture your little one’s development.

  • Toddler
    18 months to 2 ½ years

    Our toddler program helps build independence and confidence while fostering your child’s natural curiosity.

  • Preschool/Pre-K
    2 ½ years to 4 years

    Our preschool/pre-K program cultivates self-awareness, self-motivation and a lifelong love of learning.

  • Kindergarten
    5 years to 6 years

    Our kindergarten program develops leadership skills while fostering a child’s unique potential academically and beyond.

  • Elementary
    Grades 1 to 6

    Our elementary program encourages a passion for learning and community while building a strong academic foundation.

  • Summer Camp
    Ages 2 to 12

    Our summer camp infuses fun and learning into everything we do. With daily swimming lessons* and non-stop adventures, your camper will have a summer to remember.

  • 85% of Your Child's Brain Develops by Age 5

    Make the Most of this Key Time at Apple Montessori
  • "Montessori is an education for life, preparing not just for school, but for life".     - Maria Montessori
  • Resources for new families
    • “My child has attended Apple Montessori in Kinnelon for 3 years now. As a four year old SHE IS READING!”

      James S.
    • “I can’t give enough credit to every educator and support staff that has a handing in shaping the day. {..} There is no greater joy than to see your child love school and look forward to each challenge.”

      Michael Menzella
    • “…children are learning above level skills and most importantly are being well cared for. I am so happy with the school. I highly recommend this school to anyone.”

      An Apple Montessori Hoboken Parent
    • “We couldn’t be happier with the quality of education and care that our kids receive. The things they come home having learned are always impressive to us and we have absolute faith that they are safe and happy in the care of the great teachers and administration.”

      Allison T.
    • “My daughter is graduating High School and heading off to MIT in the fall. We still talk about what a great environment Apple Montessori was for her. The teachers and staff were caring and nurturing, and she learned so much. When she went into public school for 1st grade, we really saw how much they taught her! All the other kids were still learning how to read, and she was reading short chapter books.”

      Lisa Z.
    • “The children are taught in a way they don’t even know that they are learning! It is fun for them. Not only academics, they are taught good manners, eye contact, and public speaking! I am very happy with the results.”

      Frank C.
    • “Impressive, educational and a family feel unlike any other school I have encountered. Both of my children have attended this school. I can tell you that they were given love, patience understanding which fostered emotional intelligence/growth.”

      Angelique P.
  • Apple Montessori private schools are proud to offer military, sibling and corporate discounts. Contact a school near you to learn more.

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