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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! As we venture through uncharted waters of COVID-19, I can help your child catch up in the area of reading/writing. Orton Gillingham-certified with more than 20 years teaching experience. Tutoring available virtually or in your home. Call for a free consultation.


CODE NINJAS, NEW JERSEY
171 Lake St., Ramsey
201-402-2601
508 Livingston St., Norwood
201-267-2633
85 Goodwin Ave., Midland Park
201-882-1234
283 Market St. Building B, Unit 6, Saddle Brook
551-300-2633



At Code Ninjas locations in Ramsey, Midland Park, Norwood, and Saddle Brook, kids have a blast learning to code by building their very own video games. They gain problem solving, critical thinking, and STEM skills in a fun, safe, and inspiring environment. Flexible programs with drop-in hours on weeknights and weekends.


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.


PARTNERWITHLEGACY
888-486-2143
Email info@partnerwithlegacy.com

PartnerwithLegacy was founded in 2008. Our model improves academic and social outcomes for students using our custom curriculum guides. Our tutors are instructional specialists who take their role in developing professional relationships and helping students build skills seriously. We are experts at making online learning hands-on learning.  


TESTING MOM
877-609-6203
Email pods@testingmom.com

Take the uncertainty out of your child's educational success. Enroll in our engaging after school online classes. Students pre-K through eighth grade can choose from educational subjects as well as our very popular "Chess Camp" and "Coding for Girls!" Check out our affordable and diverse options for your family!

Educational Services


CHALLENGE ISLAND
201-588-3693

When Challenge Island children open their treasure chests, they see a unique array of materials selected for the challenge at hand. They decide how to imag-ineer and design their path. This fall, Challenge Island’s mobile Imagination Lab is excited to come to your location with engaging enrichment for your social bubble!


TESTING MOM
877-609-6203
Email pods@testingmom.com

Take the uncertainty out of your child's educational success. Enroll in our engaging after school online classes. Students pre-K through eighth grade can choose from educational subjects as well as our very popular "Chess Camp" and "Coding for Girls!" Check out our affordable and diverse options for your family!

Parochial & Religious Schools


ACADEMY OF THE HOLY ANGELS
315 Hillside Ave., Demarest
201-768-7161

Founded by the School Sisters of Notre Dame in 1879, Holy Angels is Bergen County’s oldest private girls’ school. AHA welcomes students from various religious traditions, and provides an award-winning STREAM curriculum that emphasizes scholarship, character, leadership, and service. Many alumnae attend top universities, and in turn share their gifts as high-ranking professionals.


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.


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

Welcome to your Jewish home away from home. We are offering free religious school to grades pre-K-12th this year. Our groundbreaking curriculum employs a combination of play, conversation, and integration that brings Judaism to life. All learners welcome, Zoom and in-person. Family RTR Membership required for offer-good through June 2021.

Preschools


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 - IN-PERSON
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.


POWERHOUSE LEARN & PLAY
174 Filors Lane, Stony Point
845-241-5062

We are a NYS-licensed learning center for children ages 2-4 years. We offer before- and after-care. All staff are First Aid- and CPR-certified. Flexible scheduling. A wonderful place for preschoolers to learn, grow, and have fun!


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!


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 offers a beautiful 11-acre campus, busing from Westchester/NYC, and outdoor learning spaces. Our focus this year prioritizes our core values: equity and inclusion; safety, health, predictability, and rhythm; strong individual and community relationships; a full five-day program; place-based education for the whole person; and flexibility.


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

Welcome to your Jewish home away from home. We are offering free religious school to grades pre-K-12th this year. Our groundbreaking curriculum employs a combination of play, conversation, and integration that brings Judaism to life. All learners welcome, Zoom and in-person. Family RTR Membership required for offer-good through June 2021.


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


EBL COACHING - MANHATTAN
17 E. 89th St., Suite 1D, New York
212-249-0147

EBL Coaching specializes in one-on-one home, on-site, and virtual tutoring for students pre-K to 12th with specialized learning needs. They use research-based, multi-sensory techniques to develop reading, writing, math, executive functioning, and organizational skills. Specialized instruction for students with learning disabilities and ADHD is available. Now offering COVID homeschooling programs.


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

At the Otto Specht School, we work to discover each child's path to lifelong learning, offering a variety of educational programs designed to meet needs of students with developmental delays, social and sensory sensitivities, and learning challenges. We offer kindergarten-high school, High School Practical Life Skills, and Transitional Life Skills programs.


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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