Enrollment for our Summer Camp
& 2019-2020 Academic Year
is now open!

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using the “Sign Up” buttons for your programs of interest below.

You can also schedule a tour of our school using our calendar tool below!

Our Programs

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Observations

All current and prospective parents of our  class are welcome to classroom observation. 
Please call (732-372-4955) or email us to sign up for a slot.

Prospective Parent Tours

Please use the calendar tool below to schedule a tour
of our school and learn more about our programs.


STEPPING STONE

Catered for children from 2 to 3.5 years of age, our Stepping Stone classroom prepares our youngest students for the wonderful world of a Montessori classroom. The toddlers learn various ways to care for themselves and the environment. Through Practical Life work, they also learn the pre-cursor activities that train their fine motor skills development for reading, writing, and more. The main focus of our Stepping Stone class is to fulfill the children's deep and innate desires of order, concentration, coordination, and independence.
 

Schedule

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday  (3 days)
Monday – Friday  (5 days)
Half Day - 9:00 AM ~ 12:00 PM
School Day - 9:00 AM ~ 3:30 PM

 

PRIMARY & KINDERGARTEN

Primary

Designed to fulfill the developmental needs of our 3 to 5 year old students, our Primary classrooms explore the full depths of a Montessori education. The curricular areas covered span everything from continued Practical Life work, Sensorial work to help develop a strong sense of spatial perception, and individually focused areas of Math, Language, Science, History-Geography, and more.

 

Schedule

Monday – Friday  (5 days)
Half Day - 9:00 AM ~ 12:00 PM
School Day - 9:00 AM ~ 3:30 PM

 

KINDERGARTEN & FIRST GRADE

Kindergarten & First grade

Our kindergarten class promotes a thriving, rich-learning environment.  Children are supported wholly with a small group of 15:2 ratio, providing the children with dedicated attention and encouragement as they are introduced to challenging and developmentally appropriate work in all subject areas including Montessori's practical life work.  At Discovery Christian Montessori, children in our kindergarten class typically excel, with 80% performing at a 1st or 2nd grade level* by mid or end of the year in comparison to their peers in the public school setting.  Children not only learn the foundation of all academic concepts, but they are encouraged to be active life-long learners.  

Dr. Maria Montessori believed in the "absorbent mind," where the child's mind is capable of absorbing a significant amount of information through the senses.  We honor that theory by feeding children with extensive work throughout the year.  Friends are working on math concepts in advanced addition and subtraction, repeated addition and multiplication, and introduction to fractions and division. Our language program is rooted in true Montessori principles and methods, spelling, reading and identifying the different parts of speech are introduced early on and throughout the year.  We also do on-going author studies and look into different children's literature from prized children's authors.  Topics in geography are extensive with lessons in all the land and water forms, identifying the continents, their countries and the culture within them.  They will also be introduced to our solar system with in-depth studies of the planets and their features.  Practical life and science almost go hand in hand as children are presented with lessons in the basic foundations chemistry and physics.  

Children will leave with a strong informational based education.  The combination of true Montessori methods and tailored care and education of our kindergarten friends establishes an engaging and dynamic learning environment in all areas.  

*According to the Common Core State Standards adopted by NJ Department of Education

Schedule

Monday – Friday  (5 days)
School Day - 9:00 AM ~ 3:30 PM

 

BEFORE / AFTER-CARE

Before-care / After-care

After-care activities include outdoor and indoor reading, play, and fun. We also offer weekly extracurricular programs such as Classical Art Education and Keyboard for additional fees. These activities are only offered to students enrolled in our school. Please contact us to inquire about these additional offerings!

Schedule

Monday – Friday  (5 days)
Before-care - 7:30 ~ 9:00 AM
After-care - 3:30 ~ 6:00 PM