Private Schools in New Jersey: Catholic schools in Union County, preschool in Plainfield, Christian elementary, middle school, early childhood education, kindergarten programs, before-school & after-school child care in NY area
New Covenant Christian Academy: New Covenant Christian Academy (NCCA) is an independent Christian school for grades K-8 in Plainfield, New Jersey, serving Union County and surrounding areas. We are centrally located in the historic and beautiful First Park Baptist Church in Plainfield NJ, close to educational facilites such as the Plainfield Public Library and the YMCA. NCCA reguarly uses these offsite facilities to enhance our program. New Covenant Christian Academy offers an enriched academic program in all grades including Spanish and Computer Lab beginning in kindergarten. The school houses its own library, and uses off-site gym facilities. The school also offers dance. The school day is extended, and both before-school care and after-school child care is offered.
- Kindergarten / Preschool
- Elementary School
- Middle School
- After-school / Before-school Care
NCCA offers sound academic, spiritual, social and athletic training to equip students for success. We train students with an emphasis towards leadership to benefit the community, nation and the world.
NCCA conforms with NJ Core Curriculum Standards and is a member of ACSI.
NCCA will partner with parents and other concerned adults to train our students in truth, righteousness, and educational excellence; helping them to achieve their God-given potential and instilling the excitement of lifelong learning and serving.
NCCA's purpose is to offer sound academic, apritual artistic, social and athletic training designed to challenge and equip students. Our unique program has a rich curriculum that is compatible with New Jersey Core Curriculum standards (NJCCS). Additionally, all students are offered music and foreign language instruction. NCCA will
* Provide ongoing parent education to help strengthen, support and stabilize families.
* Give out the Gospel freely to those who participate in NCCA programs.
* Present information with sensitivity to cultural diversity.
* Train students with an emphasis toward leadership to benefit the community, nation, and the world.
Located in Toms River, Ocean County, New Jersey, Monsignor Donovan High School is a private Catholic school serving 9th through 12th grade. The Catholic community of Monsignor Donovan High School educates its students to live their faith, respect and serve others, and pursue academic excellence in a college preparatory environment. To fulfill our mission, we have developed a strong curriculum that includes a wide range of subjects, recognizes various ability levels, and nurtures students' curiosity and creativity.
Our college preparatory courses ACT and SAT, honors and advanced placement courses provide students with the opportunity to take courses in varying levels depending on their proficiency and achievement. Our Campus Ministry program and Religion Department encourage students to serve others, while reflecting about life and their relationship with God and other people. Our co-curricular and athletic programs offer a wide range of activities that encourage students to develop and apply their talents outside the classroom setting. We are accredited by the National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA).
- Programs from 9th through 12th grade
- Rigorous Curriculum with English, math, science, United States history, world history, fine and practical arts, religion, foreign language, business and technology
- Advanced Placement and Honors Courses
- College Preparatory Courses SAT and ACT
Avenue to Broadway is a dance studio located in Lakehurst, Ocean County, New Jersey that offers many disciplines of dance to kids, teenagers and adults. We teach ballet, tap dancing, hip hop, jazz, Irish step dancing, acrobatics and zumba and more to students of all ages and levels. Our classes are capped to maintain a low student to teacher ratio, allowing for personal and meaningful instruction for each student.
Avenue to Broadway was voted "One of the BEST Dance Studios in Ocean County" by the Asbury Park Press 2009. Our students come from Lakehurst, Manchester, Jackson, Whiting, Toms River, Browns Mills, Cookstown, Brick, Lakewood, Beachwood among other areas.
HudsonWay Immersion School’s innovative approach to learning fosters children’s individual growth, development and creativity, transforming students from pre-K to fifth grade into global citizens ready to Navigate the World®. Immersion education is a model in which students learn subject matter (math, science, social studies, and language arts) using the target language as the vehicle. The long-term benefits include enhanced mental development, flexibility in thinking and reasoning, and greater cultural sensitivity.
The school offers full day and after school programs in Mandarin or Spanish for children of all language levels.
Superior academic testing results (ERB) of our grades 2-5 students, despite less instructional time in English compared to traditional schools. HWIS students consistently outperform gifted and talented public school programs and independent schools across all subject areas, at every grade level.
Over 10 years of experience with all aspects of operating a preschool through Grade 5 program.
249 Bebout Ave. Stirling, NJ 07980
(Chinese & Spanish immersion school in Long Hill Township, Morris County)
525 W 52nd Street, New York, NY 10019
(Chinese immersion school in Midtown West, NYC)
Located in Point Pleasant Beach, a borough of Brick Township and just 10 miles from Toms River Township, Ocean County, New Jersey, Saint Peter School is the first and oldest Catholic school in Ocean County. Saint Peter School serves students in grades kindergarten through eigth grade offering early child education, kindergarten, elementary and middle school programs. All day kindergarten is provided. We teach a classical Catholic education with English, religion, math, science, social studies, language arts and technology.
Saint Peter School boasts a fully equipped computer lab. Computers are also available in each classroom for student use. Saint Peter School is served by both the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Chestnut Hill and a dedicated and experienced lay faculty. Saint Peter School employs New Jersey State certified teachers. Saint Peter School draws students from sending districts in Southern Monmouth and Northern Ocean counties. Busing is available from Point Pleasant Boro and Brick. We are accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.
- Programs from kindergarten through 8th grade
- Kindergarten Program
- Elementary School
- Middle School
- Classical Catholic education with English, religion, math, science, social studies, language arts and technology
Located in New Egypt, Plumsted Township, Ocean County, New Jersey, Sweet Music Academy offers music, dance, yoga and martial arts programs for children and teenagers. Classes are available as group or private lessons. With two locations in New Egypt, Ocean County and Howell, Monmouth County, we educate students in these disciplines throughout Ocean, Monmouth and Mercer Counties.
As part of our music lessons we teach piano, guitar, drums, cello, voice. We teach different styles including rock, heavy metal, jazz and we help build students confidence and vocal skills by organizing special music sessions and performance workshops throughout the year. Our dance programs consist of pre-ballet, ballet, jazz modern and creative tap.
Students learn discipline, alignment, movement vocabulary and choreography in a fun and creative way. As part of our martial arts program we teach various weapon styles, such as Japanese Sword, Medieval European Sword, Bo Staff, Nunchaku, Pole-arm, Knife work, and more.
- Music, dance, yoga and martial arts programs
- Music lessons include piano, guitar, drums, cello, voice
- Dance programs consist of pre-ballet, ballet, jazz modern and creative tap
- Martial Arts techniques taught include Japanese Sword, Medieval European Sword, Bo Staff, Nunchaku, Pole-arm, Knife work and more
- Summer Programs
- Performance Workshops