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Public, Private Schools, & Special Education Guide for Kids in Rockland County

Public, Private Schools, & Special Education Guide for Kids in Rockland County

Find the right school or educational service for your children in Rockland and Bergen counties.



From private schools to academic enrichment classes, find the best school for your child in Rockland County. Research schools online.

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Academic Enrichment & Educational Services


BELIA HERNANDEZ – CERTIFIED TUTOR
Serving North Jersey and Rockland County ,
201-538-3066

Give your child the gift of academic empowerment! Whether he or she is struggling with reading/writing or excelling in these areas, I will give them the tools to succeed. Orton Gillingham Certified with more than 20 years of experience. One-to-one in home. Call me for a free consultation.


NOW YOU’RE TALKING LLC SANDRA GOTTHARDT, M.S., C.C.C.-S.L.P., T.S.S.L.D. DIANA HUGHES, M.S., C.C.C.-S.L.P., T.S.S.L.D. PEDIATRIC PRIVATE SPEECH THERAPY CLINIC
43 South Liberty Drive, Stony Point
845-533-5544
Email sgotthardt@nowyourtalkingspeech.com

We offer the utmost care in treating your child's unique needs with a fun, tailored, speech language plan aimed at bringing communication skills to an age-appropriate level. Sandra and Diana are nationally board-certified speech language pathologists. Sandra is also a certified orofacial myofunctional therapist who works collaboratively with other related health specialists.

Parochial & Religious Schools


ARCHDIOCESE OF NEW YORK- CATHOLIC SCHOOLS OF NY
646-794-2885

Catholic schools welcome families looking for personalized learning in a secure, nurturing environment where today's students become tomorrow's leaders in high school and beyond. Book a tour or apply today.


BETH AM TEMPLE
60 E. Madison Ave., Pearl River
845-735-5858

This is not your parents' Hebrew School! Creative teaching, high standards, and individual attention are the hallmarks of our religious school program. From Tot Shabbat through bar and bat mitzvah and confirmation, our students shine, excel, and enjoy. Large enough to offer a comprehensive program, small enough to listen to every comment.


REFORM TEMPLE OF ROCKLAND (THE) RELIGIOUS SCHOOL
330 N. Highland Ave., (Route 9W), Upper Nyack
845-358-2248 Brad Zicholtz

Welcome to your Jewish home away from home. We are offering free religious school to all students in pre-K through 12th grade! We have a commitment to create proud, Jewish adults who can utilize their Jewish values to guide them. Experience our groundbreaking Onward Hebrew program. Call for details.

Preschools


BRIGHT BEGINNINGS PRESCHOOL & CHILDCARE
6 Charles St., New City
914-420-5785
2 Mountainview Court, Pomona

We offer two great locations to meet your preschool and childcare needs for ages 2 to school-age. Owned and operated by a NYS-certified elementary teacher, we follow a full NYS pre-K curriculum, offer before- and after-school programs, flexible scheduling, NYS-licensed/NAFCC accredited facility. Staff are CPR- and first aid-certified.


DEBORAH KOENIG EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER AT JCC ROCKLAND
450 W. Nyack Road, West Nyack
845-501-4100
Email dkecc@jccrockland.org

The Deborah Koenig Early Childhood Center at JCC Rockland is committed to providing excellent care and education. We partner with our families to encourage creativity, curiosity, and imagination, and to build trusting relationships. Registration is ongoing for infants through pre-K. Kindergarten enrollment opens February 2020.


KREATIVE KIDS & VICKI'S DANCE STUDIO
61 Maple Ave., New City
845-634-2202

Kreative Kids is a toddler and nursery program for ages 16 months to 4 years (diapers welcomed)! Classes are divided by age. We offer arts and crafts, music with instruments, singing, creative movement, tumbling, story time, snack time, and early learning skills. We offer small class sizes and flexible, extended hours.


LINDGREN NURSERY SCHOOL AND CAMP (THE)
211 Irving Ave., Closter
201-768-3550

It is our mission to engage young children in direct and meaningful experiences with the natural world and other people. Our campus includes seven classrooms, three-and-a-half acres of gardens, play areas, and farm animals. Daily program is a balance of indoor and outdoor free play, teacher directed experiences, and small group activities.


PALISADES COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL
248 Herbert Ave., Closter
201-784-7600
Palisades Preschool and Kindergarten
2324 Fifth St., Fort Lee, NJ
201-947-3898

Palisades Country Day School and Camp
212/248 Herbert Ave., Closter, NJ
201-784-7600


With more than 50 years in early childhood education, our schools are trusted and proven to be a positive first step for young children. Palisades enhances learning through small group size and age appropriate curriculum, taught by experienced, professional educators in a child-centered, hands-on learning environment. A memorable experience for every child who attends.


ST. CATHARINE EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER
517 Western Highway, Blauvelt
845-359-4330

Our program provides an opportunity for young children to join together in a loving, nurturing, educational, fun environment. Phonemic awareness skills, social, cognitive, fine and gross motor skills are introduced through creative curriculum. A wonderful place for preschoolers to learn, grow, and have fun!


TUTOR TIME CHILDCARE LEARNING CENTER
227 N. Main St., New City
845-708-8270

Tutor Time Childcare Learning Center in New City, provides early education and care to children ages 6 weeks to 5 years. Its proprietary LifeSmart curriculum was designed to grow the whole child cognitively, socially, physically, and emotionally. We offer full- and part-time programs, and a state-of-art facility with security cameras.


YOUNG WORLD DAY SCHOOL
585 Wyckoff Ave., Mahwah, NJ
201-327-3888
Email director@ywdschool.org

Young World provides a safe, nurturing environment where children grow academically, socially, and emotionally. We offer traditional preschool beginning at age 2, Montessori at age 3, and small, mixed-age elementary classrooms beginning with TK/K through sixth grade where we offer individualized instruction. Enrichment includes Spanish, music, yoga, computers, and athletics.

Private Schools


ARCHDIOCESE OF NEW YORK- CATHOLIC SCHOOLS OF NY
646-794-2885

Catholic schools welcome families looking for personalized learning in a secure, nurturing environment where today’s students become tomorrow’s leaders in high school and beyond. Book a tour or apply today.


BLUE ROCK SCHOOL
110 Demarest Mill Road, West Nyack
845-627-0234

Blue Rock School offers a unique, progressive, educational approach based on hands-on experiences. Our creative academic curriculum is infused with the arts, nature, and play from kindergarten through eighth grade. By nurturing children's love of learning, developing their skills, and encouraging critical thinking we prepare them for a changing world.


GREEN MEADOW WALDORF SCHOOL
307 Hungry Hollow Road, Chestnut Ridge
845-356-2514

Green Meadow Waldorf School in Chestnut Ridge offers Parent and Child classes for babies and toddlers age 3 and younger, serves children from nursery-12th grade, and runs popular summer programs. Founded in 1950, one of the oldest, largest Waldorf schools in the U.S., with approximately 375 students.


REFORM TEMPLE OF ROCKLAND (THE) RELIGIOUS SCHOOL
330 N. Highland Ave., (Route 9W), Upper Nyack
845-358-2248 Brad Zicholtz

Welcome to your Jewish home away from home. We are offering free religious school to all students in pre-K through 12th grade! We have a commitment to create proud, Jewish adults who can utilize their Jewish values to guide them. Experience our groundbreaking Onward Hebrew program. Call for details.


YOUNG WORLD DAY SCHOOL
585 Wyckoff Ave., Mahwah, NJ
201-327-3888
Email director@ywdschool.org

Young World provides a safe, nurturing environment where children grow academically, socially, and emotionally. We offer traditional preschool beginning at age 2, Montessori at age 3, and small, mixed-age elementary classrooms beginning with TK/K through sixth grade where we offer individualized instruction. Enrichment includes Spanish, music, yoga, computers, and athletics.

Special Education


OTTO SPECHT SCHOOL
260 Hungry Hollow Road, Chestnut Ridge
845-352-5020 x130
Email info@ottospecht.org

At Otto Specht School, we work to discover each child's path to lifelong learning, offering exceptional educational programs that reach beyond the four walls of a traditional classroom. Designed for students with learning challenges and developmental delays, we offer kindergarten-12th, Transitional Life Skills, and 21 plus programming.


SPOTS SPECIAL PROGRAMS IN OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY SERVICES
30 Ramland Road, Orangeburg
845-848-2228

SPOTS is a pediatric occupational therapy practice that provides services for toddlers-teens. We are committed to fostering a child's self-esteem and confidence while utilizing their strengths to improve areas of difficulty, such as sensory processing skills, fine and gross motor skills, handwriting skills, social skills, attention and self-regulation skills.


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