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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.

We know ensuring your child receives a quality education is important to you, but choosing which school is best for them can be an overwhelming task. Maybe you’re enrolling your young child in school for the first time or are looking for a school that’s a better fit for their learning style. Perhaps you’re searching for a school that caters to your child’s special education needs. Or are you trying to decide between a private school or Catholic school? The good news is there are plenty of top schools in Rockland County to choose from. And, you’ll find the best school options in Rockland below, including preschools, private schools, Catholic and religious schools, charter schools, and schools with special education services in Pomona, Suffern, Nyack, Orangeburg, Nanuet, New City, Nanuet, Pearl River, Stony Point, Tappan, Spring Valley, Congers, Valley Cottage, Blauvelt, Monsey, Clarkstown, Orangetown, Ramapo, East Ramapo, North Rockland, and Haverstraw, plus Paramus, Hackensack, Ridgewood, Mahwah, Fort Lee, Englewood, Closter, Tenafly, Bergenfield, Saddle River, Westwood, Norwood, Northvale, Old Tappan, Montvale, and Park Ridge, NJ.



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Day Care & Child Care

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.

MOMMYBITES NANNY BOARDS
1501 Broadway 12th floor, New York
Email mommybites@mommybites.com

Mommybites is a community that connects expectant, new, and young moms to resources, education, expert parenting tips, fun family activities, job opportunities, childcare, and each other.

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.

CATHOLIC SCHOOLS IN THE ARCHDIOCESE OF NEW YORK
1011 First Ave., New York
646-794-6885
Email parent.support@archny.org

Thinking of changing schools? Consider a Catholic education. Online admissions for 202122 are open. Apply before April 15, 2021 and save $100 per child in registration fees. Explore our Westchester or Rockland schools. Book a phone or online visit at catholicschoolsny.org/admissions or call 646-794-6885 for more information.

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

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.

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.

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!

Private Schools

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.

Public Schools

CATHOLIC SCHOOLS IN THE ARCHDIOCESE OF NEW YORK
1011 First Ave., New York
646-794-6885
Email parent.support@archny.org

Thinking of changing schools? Consider a Catholic education. Online admissions for 202122 are open. Apply before April 15, 2021 and save $100 per child in registration fees. Explore our Westchester or Rockland schools. Book a phone or online visit at catholicschoolsny.org/admissions or call 646-794-6885 for more information.

Special Education

EBL COACHING - MANHATTAN
17 E. 89th St., Suite 1D, Upper East Side, Manhattan
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.

PTS COACHING - CINDY GOLDRICH, ED.M., ADHD-CCSP
Serving New York and Nationwide,
Email Cindy@PTScoaching.com

Cindy Goldrich, Ed.M., ADHD-CCSP, is a mental health professional, certified ADHD Coach, and teacher trainer. Founder of PTS Coaching, LLC, Cindy is a leading authority on parenting and teaching children with ADHD, Executive Function, and Learning Disabilities. She coaches parents, provides professional development for school districts, and trains professionals to become ADHD/EF Parent Coaches.


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