Private Schools in New Jersey: Catholic schools in Plainfield, preschools in Union County, 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 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.
Union County is part of the New York metropolitan area.
The Montessori Enrichment Center, an affiliate of the American Montessori Society, offers a unique, carefully prepared learning environment for children aged two to six. Our center is located in Howell, Monmouth County, New Jersey within the New York metro area, and is licensed by the State of New Jersey under the Division of Youth and Family Services. All our teachers are Montessori Certified.
Our program, which offers a sensible balance between freedom and structure, is based on the educational method developed by Dr. Maria Montessori. Learning is individualized with the direct aim of assisting the child to achieve inner discipline, independence, confidence, and self-esteem as well as consideration for others and and a love of learning.
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
First Presbyterian Preschool & Kindergarten (FPP&K) is a private co-operative preschool and kindergarten located on East Palisade Avenue in Englewood, Bergen County. Our school has over 100 years of early childhood education experience. FPP&K welcomes students from various towns in Bergen and Hudson counties, reflecting the diversity of New Jersey. Our school lays a strong and secure learning foundation that will benefit students far beyond their early years.
At First Presbyterian Preschool & Kindergarten, we believe that early childhood learning is both exciting and ongoing. We aim to create a stimulating learning environment where children’s curiosity is encouraged and their understanding of the world can be explored and expanded. We aim to balance instructive play and constructive learning in a rewarding program that values independent exploration as much as group cooperation.
Through music appreciation, art, drama, science, social studies, reading readiness, interactive math, movement education and culinary exploration, our nurturing and highly knowledgeable staff aim to fulfill each child’s wide range of interests, while laying a strong academic foundation for future learning.
With two locations in Toms River Township, Ocean County, New Jersey, Smart Start Academy offers day care for infants through to kindergarten age. Our infants, toddlers, preschool, pre-kindergarten and kindergarten programs are fun and stimulating. We provide a literature-based curriculum coupled with mathematics. Smart Start Academy was founded in 2000 as a school for early childhood education. It started as a dream, became a reality, and is now celebrating a wonderfully successful past and future. We are a family owned and operated corporation with children's best interests at heart.
Our curriculum is planned within the framework of Smart Start Academy. The specific skills learned at each level of development will serve as a foundation for learning at the next level. Each classroom's lesson plans are filled with developmentally appropriate experiences. Our standards are high and our commitment is strong. Like every one of our parents and children, we are at Smart Start Academy by choice... Loving what we do, and who we do it for.
Step by Step is a family friendly dance studio offering quality dance education in Monmouth County, NJ. Dance classes are available for kids from the age of 2 1/2, teenagers and adults. We offer ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop, contemporary, pointe, musical theater, acro, broadway jazz, and turns & progressions to both the recreational and competitive dancer.
Our students come from Millstone Township, Monroe, Manalapan, East Windsor, West Windsor, Hightstown, Freehold, Howell, Marlboro, Jackson, Allentown, Cream Ridge, Roosevelt, Clarksburg, and Perrineville.
We welcome you to become a part of the SBS family and look forward to dancing with you soon!
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