A 60-Year Legacy as New Jersey's Premier Montessori School

Montessori School New Jersey

Serving the Community & Surrounding Areas

New Jersey's ORIGINAL Montessori School

Our Montessori-certified teachers create a peaceful and secure environment which cultivates in each child a lifelong love of learning and a sense of one’s place in the world.  A child’s natural instincts and the qualities and the skills needed to progress on to the elementary years and throughout life are developed through our multi-age classrooms and practices in grace and courtesy unique to the Montessori philosophy.

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American Montessori Society

Accredited by and full member of the American Montessori Society with non-traditional Montessori age groupings.

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National Council for Private School Accreditation

We are accredited by the National Council for Private School Accreditation.


Schedule Options

We offer full-day, half-day and part-week programs.


Parent-Teacher Collaboration

and an actively-involved
Christopher Academy Parent Association (CAPA)


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Montessori Method

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Montessori Monday: The Grammar Symbols

Montessori Monday: The Grammar Symbols

Montessori teachers introduce grammar lessons in the Early Childhood classrooms, first as sensorial experiences that link the nomenclature of grammar to physical experiences. The initial Noun Lesson, for example, is simply a series of small slips of paper labeled to...

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Montessori Monday: The Stamp Game

Montessori Monday: The Stamp Game

Throughout the prepared environment, the Montessori materials follow a careful sequence, leading children through experiences that become increasingly complicated and which build upon previous experiences, both in the content children are learning and in the...

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Montessori Monday: The Fraction Materials

Montessori Monday: The Fraction Materials

You've probably enjoyed any number of geometric drawings your child has brought home from his or her use of the Metal Insets. The Metal Insets offer children ten different inset puzzles, each set within sturdy metal frames and representing common geometric shapes....

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