b'2023-2024Matters School GuideSee what our area schools have to offerSCHOOL/LOCATION CONTACT AGES ABOUT THE SCHOOL EARLY & PRIVATE EDUCATIONAcademy of St. Elizabeth Jean O. Jackson Girls, Grades 9 - 12 The Academys powerful combination of an innovative college 2 Convent Road Admissions preparatory program and personalized attention allows students Convent Station 973-290-5200 to grow academically, spiritually and socially. The combination aosenj.org of rigorous academics, AP courses, STEM, 12 varsity sports and more than 25 clubs and organizations makes the Academy a leader in providing a premier education.Far Brook School Emi Ithen Co-ed, Age 3 - GradeFar Brooks progressive approach integrates science, math, lit-52 Great Hills Road Director of Enrollment 8 eracy, technology, and art, harnessing childrens innate curiosity Short Hills Management as a powerful ally in deep and joyful learning. Children explore 973-379-3442 the natural world on 9.5 wooded acres. A richly diverse com-farbrook.org munity with a commitment to social justice creates a supportive and stimulating environment for learning.KinderGan Preschool Frumie Bogomilsky Ages 23 months - 5KinderGan Preschool seeks to create a stimulating and enrich-113 Parker Avenue Director years ing educational environment for every child. Its comprehensive Maplewood 973-763-7455 and developmentally appropriate program is designed to kinderganpreschool.org promote each childs intellectual, social, physical and emotional growth. KinderGan is open from 8 a.m.- 6 p.m. and includes a preschool day as well as childcare hours. Mickey Fried Preschool Sloane Goldstein Ages 2 - 5 At Mickey Fried Preschool (MFPS), children learn as they play. It is Oheb Shalom Congregation Director a Jewish preschool open to families of all faiths and backgrounds, 170 Scotland Road 973-762-7069 and committed to providing play-based, high-quality early child-South Orange sloanegoldstein@ohebsha- hood education to all children. The school offers a warm, creative lom.org environment where each childs unique style of living and learn-mickeyfriedpreschool.org ing is valued and nurtured. The foundation of personality, self-image and motivation to learn are all firmly established in the first five years of a childs life. MFPS give each child the tools, space, and support for experiences that help them learn and grow.Morrow MemorialCynthia Hicks Ages 2- 5 Morrow is a co-operative preschool offering a creative, play-Preschool Director based curriculum that encourages exploration and growth. 600 Ridgewood Rd 973-763-5460 It provides a happy, safe, nurturing environment that lays the Maplewood, NJ 07040 morrowpreschool.org foundation for lifelong learning by promoting the core values of love, patience, kindness, curiosity, and self-esteem. Co-op, partial co-op and non co-op classes are offered for 2to 5-year-olds and a non co-op Pre Kclass for 5-year-olds.Saint Rose of Lima Tina UnderwoodGrades Pre-K - 8 St Rose of Lima Academy provides an academic environment 52 Short Hills Avenue Principal where moral values, service to others, and a positive self-image Short Hills 973-379-3973 are developed, successfully preparing students to face the srlacademy.org challenges they will confront throughout their lives. Students are educated spiritually and intellectually, integrating Catholic truths with personal values and morals. 40/ matters magazine / school 2023'