Rockland Schools and Education Guide

Rockland Schools and Education Guide

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UPDATED September 2017: Find private tutors or extra homework help for your kids in Rockland County, including Tapan Nyack, and Haverstraw, and also find preschools, public or private schools, and academic programs for kids in the neighborhood.

Academic Enrichment & Educational Services

BERGEN CHINESE SCHOOL
Hackensack Middle School, 360 Union St., Hackensack, NJ,
Email admin@bergenchineseschool.com

Established in 1972, Bergen Chinese School offers Mandarin and Chinese cultural classes on Sunday afternoons. The “Heritage” track is for those with basic fluency, while "Chinese as a Second Language" is for non-native speakers. We offer a pre-K through high school curriculum, as well as adult conversation classes. Students learn to speak and understand Mandarin, to read and write traditional Chinese characters, and to appreciate China’s rich cultural history. Bergen Chinese School–in partnership with parents–continues to thrive because we have a common goal of teaching our children Chinese language and culture.

BRICKS 4 KIDZ - ROCKLAND
Email info@b4kcenter.com

Bricks 4 Kidz® offers STEM-principled educational play activities for children ages 3 and older, where they learn, build, and play with LEGO® bricks. Our programs are built around proprietary model plans designed by engineers and architects with exciting themes such as space, construction, and amusement parks that provide building blocks for educational play, providing kids with opportunities for problem solving, which helps them develop an appreciation for how things work. Bricks 4 Kidz® offers after-school enrichment, preschool, WEDO/EV3 robotics, and stop-motion animation classes, birthday parties, camps, in-school workshops, and field trips.

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’s tips for parents at mid-year report card time: The new year is upon us, which means it’s time for mid-year report cards, which can stir up stress for children struggling with school. Huntington Learning Center reminds parents that the mid-year report card should be used as a tool to identify issues and seek help to address them during the remainder of the school year. Since 1977, Huntington has helped students develop the skills, confidence, and motivation they need to succeed. Call 1-800-CAN-LEARN (226-5327) or visit huntingtonhelps.com for more information.

MATHNASIUM OF NANUET
209B W. Route 59, Nanuet
845-624-MATH (6284)
Email nanuet@mathnasium.com

Mathnasium Learning Center, the nation’s leading math-only learning center, specializes in teaching kids math in a way that makes sense to them. Students go to Mathnasium year-round to catch up, keep up, and get ahead in math. We help struggling students develop into “A+” students and “A+” students go on to even greater achievements. We provide assistance with math homework and we are specialized in test preparations (Common Core Assessments, Regents, Terra Nova, ACT, SAT, ASVAB, and GRE/GMAT). We make math fun, but most of all we make math make sense.

SMART ALEC
646-583-3611

Smart Alec offers in-home private tutoring sessions, all in just a few taps on their smartphone app or website. Smart Alec’s expert tutors teach all subjects, from math to science to writing, and help students in grades K through 12th. Using the Smart Alec website and app, parents can easily schedule in home tutoring sessions, even for same day and last minute help. Smart Alec also matches students with the best possible tutors for their unique learning-style, making sure that students find the right teacher for them.

Preschools

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

Limited spaces available-register today. The Deborah Koenig Early Childhood Center at JCC Rockland is committed to providing excellent care and education to our diverse community in Rockland County. We believe that our children are precious, and we support your efforts to provide them with a bright start. We partner with our families to encourage creativity, curiosity, and imagination, and to build trusting relationships. Our mission is the same as yours; for your child to grow and develop in an environment that is safe, warm, and stimulating. Registration is ongoing for infants through pre-K.

KIDDIE ACADEMY OF NORTHVALE
271 Livingston St., Northvale
201-767-1120
Email northvale@kiddieacademy.net

At Kiddie Academy® of Northvale, we never take a single moment of your child’s growth potential for granted. We feed your child’s curiosity and instinct to learn with days filled with age-appropriate activities designed to treat every experience as an opportunity to learn. We believe when children learn at their own pace, they are capable of incredible growth. That’s the core philosophy of our Life Essentials® curriculum. Visit our academy, meet our staff, see our classrooms, and play on our playgrounds. Call or click today to schedule your private tour.

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

Kreative Kids is a toddler and nursery program for boys and girls 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. Our professional staff balances active and quiet activities, as they provide comfort and love to each child, making separating from parents easy. Classes are kept small to provide individualized attention. We also offer flexible, extended hours to fit your work schedule.

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. We encourage questions and exploration. We invite free expression through language, songs, drama, art, play, and invention at all levels. We value individuality and also teach respect for others. 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. Full- and half-day programs, before- and after-care, and summer camp available.

PALISADES COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL
248 Herbert Ave, Closter
201-947-3898
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


We believe that "nothing in education is more important than a good beginning." We offer academic activities, and a literature based curriculum that reinforces our varied themes, and creative play. Specials include: sports, Spanish, music, creative movement, character education, science, art, computers, and library. Our school is multi-cultural, and all holidays are celebrated. We welcome family participation. Programs offered include "Mommy & Me" 12 months and up, toddlers, 3- 4-year-olds, and Jr. Kindergarten classes. Our professional and dedicated staff is experienced in early childhood education.

RED OWL ACADEMY
645 Main St., suite 1, Sparkill
845-848-2407
Email info@redowlacademy.com

Red Owl Academy is an exciting new preschool that aims to inspire creativity, self-confidence, and a love for learning in young children. Our STEAM based curriculum fosters children's natural sense of curiosity, imagination, and joy; and learning to "think outside the box" takes place through interactive exploration and discovery using the five senses. We develop knowledge and skills through real life science and math activities, growing and observing our organic garden, music and movement including yoga, early literacy and language experiences, as well as French language. We invite you to visit to see the difference!

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. Each child is introduced to a full curriculum of early learning in a center-based setting. Hands-on activities and participation in all areas provide the perfect setting for young children to develop and grow. Each child is recognized as a unique individual with many special talents and abilities. Phonemic awareness skills, social, cognitive, and fine and gross motor skills are introduced through a creative curriculum. A wonderful place for preschoolers to learn, grow, and have fun!

Private Schools

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

Blue Rock School is the Lower Hudson Valley’s only progressive school, serving students in kindergarten through eighth grade. We offer a unique educational experience based on a hands-on and holistic approach that nurtures children's innate love of learning, enabling them to follow their own natural curiosity and develop as independent thinkers. At Blue Rock, class sizes are small and students engage in a challenging and creative academic curriculum which is infused with the arts, nature, and play. Winter Information Session Saturday, Jan. 28 at 10am. Registration required please at admissions@bluerockschool.org.

CONGREGATION SHAAREY ISRAEL
18 Montebello Road, Suffern
845-266-6445

Exciting and Hebrew School now go together! Guided by our warm and experienced teachers, and prior student assistants, your child will want to learn about Hebrew, holidays and Israel and come to love being Jewish. We meet Tuesday afternoons with additional after-school activities available on Mondays and Wednesdays. On all days we offer transportation from local schools, plus a healthy snack and homework help, as an additional option. Programs end at 6:30pm. We are a traditional congregation that welcomes Jews of any background and level of practice. Membership not required to join our school.

GERMAN LANGUAGE SCHOOL-WESTWOOD
47 Berkeley Ave., Westwood
201-825-9770
Email info@germanschoolnj.org

The German Language School Westwood is a non-profit organization in Bergen County. We welcome students of all nationalities and backgrounds. Most classes meet on Saturday mornings, with additional adult classes offered on evenings. All teachers are experienced language instructors. Classes for children range from "Mommy/Daddy and Me" through high school. Students can prepare for the SAT II German, AP German, and the German Government sponsored Sprachdiplom tests, which can result in the opportunity to study at a German university. Adult classes include conversation, literature, composition, business German, and grammar.

GREEN MEADOW WALDORF SCHOOL
307 Hungry Hollow Road, Chestnut Ridge
845-356-2514
For open house:
gmws.org/admissionseventschedule


Green Meadow Waldorf School in Chestnut Ridge offers Parent and Child classes for babies and toddlers up to age 3; serves children from nursery-12th grade; and also runs popular summer programs. Founded in 1950, we are one of the oldest, largest Waldorf schools in the U.S., with approximately 375 students. Green Meadow students go on to top colleges and fulfilling careers, and are known for their resilience and creativity. Visit gmws.org to see how we are transforming education.

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. We encourage questions and exploration. We invite free expression through language, songs, drama, art, play, and invention at all levels. We value individuality and also teach respect for others. 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. Full- and half-day programs, before- and after-care, and summer camp available.

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

Young World Day School provides a safe, nurturing environment where ordinary kids do extraordinary things. An experienced staff utilizes an interdisciplinary approach to learning, using individualized instruction, cooperative learning, and small group instruction. The school includes a traditional preschool, beginning with a two-year-old program, a Montessori school for ages 2.9-5, a transitional and traditional kindergarten, all with low pupil-to-teacher ratios. The primary school for grades first-fifth is comprised of small, mixed-age classrooms providing individualized instruction so students learn at a rate appropriate to their ability. Morning and afternoon extended care available.


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