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Christopher Academy

Private School | Grades PK,K
1390 Terrill Rd
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
(908) 322-4652

About This School

Christopher Academy offers an exceptional learning environment, tailored to the individual child, driven by the community. With homelike classrooms, the Montessori Method is filled with hands-on materials, each with a lesson to learn and a problem to solve. Our students enjoy a prepared environment designed to recognize and propel  each child to learn, to grow, to achieve at the most appropriate pace to the best of his or her own ability.
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.
Christopher Academy is located in Scotch Plains, NJ. It is a private, montessori school that serves 7 students in grades PK,K. Christopher Academy is coed (school has male and female students) and is nonsectarian in orientation. The school belongs to the Other school association(s).

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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