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Private Schools, Public Schools, Preschools, & Special Education Services in Rockland County & Bergen County, NJ

Private Schools, Public Schools, Preschools, & Special Education Services in Rockland County & Bergen County, NJ

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


UPDATED March 2019: Choosing the right schools and educational programs is essential to providing a solid academic foundation for kids that will carry on throughout the rest of their lives. Our comprehensive guide to schools and educational programs across Rockland County encompasses academic enrichment and educational services, preschools, private schools, public schools, religious schools, and special education services for children of all ages. Find schools and educational programs in and around towns in Rockland County such as Blauvelt, Chestnut Ridge, Nanuet, New City, Sparkill, Suffern, West Nyack, and neighboring towns in Bergen County, NJ such as Closter, Fort Lee, Hackensack, Mahwah, Ridgewood, and Westwood.

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Academic Enrichment & Educational Services

COLLEGE NANNIES+SITTERS+TUTORS
845-213-4760
Email newcityny@collegesitters.com

College Nannies + Sitters + Tutors is the nation’s most respected, complete, and professional resource helping busy families raise smart, confident kids. Since 2001 local professional teams across the country help busy parents carve out time for themselves with a sitter or nanny, and get tutoring for college bound students.

GENERAL AND SPECIAL NEEDS PRIVATE TUTORING BY HOWARD GORMAN
Serving Rockland, Bergen, Westchester, and CT ,
845-304 –7074
Email hbgorman@aol.com

Using research based methods, your child will not only improve academically, but her sense of self will get stronger. It starts with getting to know your child as a unique person, identifying those areas that need enhancement, and then following a structured strategy that is achievable and closely monitored.

HUNTINGTON LEARNING CENTER
Nanuet
58 East Route 59, Nanuet
845-624-6800
Westwood
23 Jefferson Ave.
Westwood, NJ
201-664-2000
Ridgewood
75 N. Maple Ave.
Ridgewood, NJ
201-447-1200


Huntington Learning Center is the premier tutoring and test prep provider for kindergarten students through 12th grade. Founded in 1977, its mission is to give every student the best education possible. The company prides itself on personalized attention and proven results with individualized programs taught by certified teachers at accredited centers.

ROMP N’ ROLL
28-29 Orangetown Shopping Center, Orangeburg
845-580-9065
Email orangeburg@rompnroll.com

At Romp n’ Roll Orangeburg, we offer play-based classes that foster independence, imagination, and physical and cognitive development for kids ages 3 months-5 years. Our curriculum is based on research which shows that children learn and grow from playing and socializing. We offer music, STEAM, cooking, sports, and dance.

Preschools

BRILLIANT MINDS DAYCARE AND LEARNING CENTER
67 N. Little Tor Road, New City
845-535-9658
Email myra@brilliantmindsdaycare.com

We are a NYS-licensed daycare and learning center for children ages 6 weeks–5 years and after-school care for children 12 and younger. Children are taught following a common core based curriculum and evaluated to ensure kindergarten readiness. All staff are First Aid- and CPR-certified. Flexible scheduling.

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 located 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 2019.

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.

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.

WISH FOR CHILD DAYCARE/LEARNING CENTER
5 Thorn Place , Chestnut Ridge
845-578-1803

We are a safe, nurturing, Christian-based childcare center offering full time daycare and after-school care for children 2-12. Preschool activities include hands-on academic lessons, computer instruction, and creative expression through art, bible based stories and songs, and field trips. We are NYS licensed, CPR- and First Aid-certified.

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

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

Young World Day School provides a safe, nurturing environment for children to grow academically, socially, and emotionally. Experienced staff utilizes an interdisciplinary approach to learning using individualized instruction and small group instruction. Traditional preschool begins at age 2. Montessori begins at ages 3-6. Our elementary school begins with TK/K through sixth grade and is comprised of small, mixed-age classrooms providing individualized instruction for your child. Spanish, music, yoga, computers, and athletics are included in the school-wide curriculum. Challenging, enriching, and engaging. Motivating your children to achieve their personal best. Since 1972.

Religious Schools

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

Now is the time to apply for Catholic School for 2019-2020! Considering a Catholic education for your child? Online admissions are now open for our five schools in Rockland county. Apply online at catholicschoolsny.org/apply or over the phone at 646-794-2885.

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!

Special Education

GENERAL AND SPECIAL NEEDS PRIVATE TUTORING BY HOWARD GORMAN
Serving Rockland, Bergen, Westchester, and CT ,
845-304 –7074
Email hbgorman@aol.com

Using research based methods, your child will not only improve academically, but her sense of self will get stronger. It starts with getting to know your child as a unique person, identifying those areas that need enhancement, and then following a structured strategy that is achievable and closely monitored.

HUNTINGTON LEARNING CENTER
Nanuet
58 East Route 59, Nanuet
845-624-6800
Westwood
23 Jefferson Ave.
Westwood, NJ
201-664-2000
Ridgewood
75 N. Maple Ave.
Ridgewood, NJ
201-447-1200


Huntington is the leader in kindergarten-12th tutoring and test prep. Our certified tutors provide individualized instruction in all areas including executive functioning, ADHD, Dyslexia, and learning disabilities. We help students prep for the SAT, ACT, and state exams. Huntington also testifies on student’s behalf and attends IEP/504 meetings.

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 the needs of students with developmental delays, social and sensory sensitivities, and learning challenges. We have looked beyond both typical and special educational models to provide an extraordinary education to those who need it most. We offer kindergarten, grades first–eighth, high school (with the opportunity to earn a diploma), High School Practical Life Skills (certificate program), and Transitional Life Skills (post-secondary program).


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