I have studied the child. I have taken what the child has given me and expressed it and that is what is called the Montessori Method.

—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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MANJ Giving Day – Friday, Oct. 9th

In commemoration of MANJ’s first day of school, October 9th, 1965, we are pleased to announce the first annual MANJ Giving DayFriday, October 9th, 2015 to celebrate our 50th anniversary and build for our future. Make a small gift and encourage others to join in to Support our Mission by spreading the word on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter using the hashtag #MANJ50. With your help we will reach our goal of 100 donors on our special day!

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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 Amazon.com, 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.

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