About This School
The oldest Montessori school in New Jersey, Christopher Academy has served children and families since 1963. A torch-bearer of excellence in Early Childhood and Montessori education, Christopher Academy helped to found the New Jersey Montessori Administrators' Council and established a high-quality Montessori teacher education program in the state.
Graduates of Christopher Academy are regularly welcomed into the finest private elementary schools in the area. Others transition to their neighborhood schools with equal success. Christopher Academy guides the child to build his or her own foundation by providing challenging academic materials within a comfortable, child-directed environment.
Christopher Academy ensures the quality of its program from classroom to classroom and campus to campus by supporting professional, career teachers. With the average faculty tenure approaching ten years, Christopher Academy provides a tradition and continuity of exceptional care. Each of our Lead Teachers is university educated, with many holding advanced degrees. Our Lead Teachers are all fully Montessori certified. Our school's history includes professional teachers who have served children in our community for decades.
In 2011, Christopher Academy had 8 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The New Jersey average is 13 students per full-time equivalent teacher.
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