Preparing Your Child For A Bright Future in South Orange, NJ 07079
South Orange Early childhood programs delivered by tenured faculty designed to facilitate the development of your child’s natural social, emotional, and academic abilities.

South Orange Preschool, Pre-K and Kindergarten

The Early Childhood Program Trusted by South Orange Parents for Over Three Decades

The warm and welcoming atmosphere in South Orange makes this an attractive town for young parents looking to raise a family. The Seton Hall University students living nearby give South Orange the liveliness of a college town, and the college hosts plenty of events open to South Orange residents. People who live in South Orange appreciate their urban-suburban village for its easy commute to New York City; walkable downtown area that features plenty of supermarkets, restaurants, hair salons, gyms and yoga studios; easy access to year-round cultural events at the South Orange Performing Arts Center; and beautiful local parks. South Mountain Reservation is a nearby woodlands area where families can hike or enjoy a picnic. Waterlands Park, Floods Hill Park, Spiotta Park, Founders Park, Farrell Field and South Orange Gazebo are all popular places for families to meet new friends and enjoy a fun day outdoors. South Orange parents often ask their friends and neighbors to recommend an early childhood education program that will give their young children the best start to their education. They want to enroll their two- to five-year-olds in a well-established preschool, pre-K and kindergarten program that nurtures each student's unique strengths. Since 1978, parents have consistently recommended Alpine Montessori of Millburn's unique, academically rich early childhood program to their friends in South Orange.

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Montessori Preschool, Pre-k, and Kindergarten South Orange, NJ 07079

Give Your Child a Strong Academic Foundation

Alpine Montessori of Millburn has been trusted by South Orange parents for over 35 years to engage their children in hands-on lessons and experiences that prepare them emotionally, socially and academically for the real world. South Orange families who live near North Wyoming Avenue, Valley Street, Scotland Road, Prospect Street, Ward Place, Centre Street, South Ridgewood Road, Walton Avenue, Underhill Road, Hoskier Road, Beech Spring Road, Meadowbrook Lane and Lenox Avenue are pleased with the strong academic foundation their children are receiving at Alpine Montessori of Millburn. Our learning environment is specially prepared to meet each child's needs for their unique stage of development. It's no surprise that local private schools recommend Alpine Montessori of Millburn as a strong early childhood program. If you want to enroll your child in an academically rich preschool, pre-K or kindergarten program, you can depend on Alpine Montessori of Millburn.

A Unique South Orange Montessori Program

At Alpine Montessori of Millburn, we present Montessori manipulatives within a traditional learning environment and use the Montessori Method to encourage the development of each student's skills. By keeping class sizes small and student-teacher ratios low, we're able to nurture and assess each student continuously. We engage in a great deal of personalized communication to keep parents apprised of their childrens' progress. Our communications include newsletters, regularly scheduled parent-teacher conferences, and the timely return of parent phone calls.

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Our Schoolhouse

At Alpine of Millburn, we know that well-rounded early childhood development lays the foundation for success later in life. Our facility's unique layout promotes both your child's social and academic development. Children from multiple age groups congregate daily for circle time, arts and crafts, and an array of other group activities in our large community classroom. Our colorful playground area is the perfect outdoor space for young learners to expand their minds and exercise their bodies. Preschool, pre-K, and kindergarten students choose skill-appropriate books that interest them from our engaging reading and library room.

Our Classrooms

With six to seven smaller classrooms and a low student to teacher ratio, Alpine Montessori of Millburn provides an exceptional early childhood education program that focuses on providing each student with a strong academic foundation while providing each child with individual attention and nurturing their social and physical development. In every classroom, our experienced teaching staff emphasizes the importance of cooperation, positive peer relationships, compassion, social etiquette, and respect for humanity. In addition to our daily school schedule, we offer before- and after-care for children enrolled in our early education program.

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South Orange Preschool

We have two preschool classrooms designated to our 2 1/2- and 3 1/2-year-old students at Alpine Montessori of Millburn. For preschool students, we offer a full- or half-day schedule, five days per week, or part-time. We introduce our youngest preschool students to the Montessori Method by presenting them with practical life tasks to help them develop the skills they need to be independent. Our 3 1/2-year-old students expand upon their practical life skills while developing critical thinking abilities and working toward reading-readiness.


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South Orange Pre-K

Alpine's pre-K program is a full day, five-day-per-week experience for 4 1/2-year-old children. Children in our pre-K classrooms are introduced to advanced practical life tasks and encouraged to develop their fine motor, critical thinking, mathematical, reading, and oral language skills. Alpine's pre-K students typically develop strong phonemic and rhyming skills and are prepared to employ consonant/vowel recognition in kindergarten. By the end of the school year, our pre-K students typically have mastered kindergarten-level skills.


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South Orange Accelerated Pre-K and Kindergarten

We welcome 5-year-olds and accelerated 4-year-old children to our full-time, five-day-per-week private kindergarten program. Our accelerated pre-k and kindergarten students independently achieve individual reading goals and also work in small group settings assisting peers. Children typically leave our program having mastered first or even second grade reading skills. Children in Alpine’s kindergarten program also work to acquire advanced math skills, culminating in the interpretation of advanced charts and an introduction to multiplication.


Why South Orange Parents Choose Alpine Montessori of Millburn

For over 35 years, South Orange parents have trusted Alpine Montessori of Millburn to provide their children with exceptional early childhood education. The early education program at Alpine Montessori of Millburn is an optimal environment for children to develop their strengths in a non-competitive setting tailored to their individual needs.

  • Robust Academics and a strong focus on social and emotional growth help children build the skills for success and prepare them for continued learning.
  • Experienced, Dedicated Teachers meet each child at their stage of developmental needs and provide hands-on lessons and experiences to help prepare them academically, socially, and emotionally for the real world.
  • Small class sizes and a low student to teacher ratio facilitate individualized attention, continuous assessment of each child's progress, and ongoing communication with parents.
  • Individualized Learning provides each child with the opportunity to harness their natural abilities and progress at their own pace.
  • Accelerated pre-K for advanced 4-year-olds who are ready to learn at a kindergarten level.

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Prepare Your Child for a Bright Future

If you’re looking for an academically rigorous and nurturing early education program for your child, call us today at (973) 379-4710 to schedule a tour and learn more about our program. See why local parents and the best area private schools consistently recommend Alpine Montessori of Millburn.

Schedule Visit 973-379-4710