Not in the service of any political or social creed should the teacher work, but in the service of the complete human being, able to exercise in freedom a self-disciplined will and judgement, unperverted by prejudice and undistorted by fear.

—Maria Montesorri

The Best Environment For Young Minds To grow

Montessori Academy, founded in 1965, is the oldest Association Montessori Internationale (AMI) accredited Montessori School in New Jersey. Our 11 acre campus includes herb, flower and vegetable gardens and farm animals–which the children help to maintain and care for. Read More.

Our Programs:


15 months* to 3 years (*must be a stable walker)

Primary Program (Pre-School)

3 – 6 years (through Kindergartern)

Elementary Program

6 – 12 years (1st through 6th grade)

Middle School

12 – 15 years (7th through 9th grade)

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Support Our Mission!

Thank you to all of our families and friends who generously supported our first annual MANJ Giving DayFriday, October 9th, 2015, to celebrate our 50th anniversary. Your support will help us build for the future. Our celebration continues so please make a small gift today and encourage others to join in to Support our Mission! 

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Why Montessori?

The list of famous people who had their start as Montessori students is indeed intriguing, but what is of the utmost importance is that the most innovative thinkers of our age, Larry Page and Sergey Brin, the founders of Google and Jeff Bezos, the founder and CEO of, state unequivocally that they owe their whole way of thinking to their Montessori roots. No one can dispute their successes due to their ability to look at situations from a fresh and different prospective.