U.S. Department of Education: Promoting Educational Excellence for all Americans

FIGURE 3. Montclair Elementary School Guide

Bradford School Edgemont Montessori Northeast School Rand School Watchung School Nishuane School Hillside School
Theme: Communication Arts and Sciences Theme: Montessori School Theme: Global Studies Theme: Family and Environment Theme: Science and Technology Theme: Gifted and Talented Theme: Gifted and Talented
K–5 K–5 K–5 K–5 K–5 K–2 3–5
Hours:
8:50 AM to 3:05 PM
Hours:
8:20 AM to 2:35 PM
Hours:
8:20 AM to 2:35 PM
Hours:
8:50 AM to 3:05 PM
Hours:
8:50 AM to 3:05 P
M
Hours:
9:20 AM to 3:35 PM
Hours:
9:20 AM to 3:35 PM
Early Dismissal: 1:40 PM Early Dismissal: 1:10 PM Early Dismissal: 1:10 PM Early Dismissal: 1:40 PM Early Dismissal: 1:40 PM Early Dismissal: 2:10 PM Early Dismissal: 2:10 PM
87 Mt. Hebron Road Upper Montclair, NJ 20 Edgemont Road Montclair, NJ 603 Grove Street Upper Montclair, NJ 176 N. Fullerton Ave. Montclair, NJ 14 Garden Street Montclair, NJ 32 Cedar Avenue Montclair, NJ 54 Orange Road Montclair, NJ
(973) 509-4155 (973) 509-4162 (973) 509-4242 (973)
509-4255
(973)
509-4259
(973)
509-4222
(973)
509-4200
Ms. Catherine Vitone, Principal Dr. Adunni Anderson, Principal Mrs. Kathy Lindsay, Principal Mrs. Evelyn Gonzalez-Spivey, Interim Principal Mrs. Rita Miragliotta, Principal Mrs. Felice Harrison, Principal Mr. Michael Chiles, Principal
School size:
360 students
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Offers students a communication-rich environment through the innovative use of technology. Strives to enhance child’s ability to gather information, communicate, problem solve, think critically, and develop life-long learning skills. The only public Montessori school in the State of New Jersey. Offers 13 “prepared” learning environments. Each class is characterized by a multi-graded/mixed-aged approach designed to meet the development needs and capabilities of each child. Program features three main components: Core Academic Subjects, Global Studies, and World Language. Program stresses cultural diversity, global economy politics, environmental concerns and knowledge of global trends and issues. Recognizes the uniqueness and diversity of all families and works to include this philosophy into the development of the whole child. Draws upon strengths of its families and sees them as partners in and out of the school setting. Families encouraged to share talents. Offers an applied learning, inquiry-based program that encourages children to learn through active exploration. Students are given knowledge to negotiate a world where technology and science are the tools utilized to retrieve, interpret, and manipulate information. School’s responsibility is to identify and nurture children’s special abilities based on belief that all have special gifts and talents. Offers a wide variety of choices so students of varying abilities, interests, and backgrounds discover areas of interest particular to their talents. Continuation of the Gifted and Talented theme, school pre-sumes all students have special abilities. School provides students with a positive environment where responsibility and maturity are stressed. Strong performing arts program and academic program offered.
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*English as a second language school *English as a second language school

2003-2004

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