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The Montessori Children's Academy: Morristown

The Montessori Children's Academy: Morristown is a coeducational private montessori school for students in grades Pre-K through Kindergarten.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Suburban


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The Montessori Children's Academy: Morristown says

Using traditional Montessori methods, The Montessori Children’s Academy provides a developmentally challenging, yet appropriate, learning environment that engages children’s natural curiosity and helps them to develop a lifelong love of learning.

Our programs are enhanced by exposure to foreign language, health, the arts, and environmental education.

Our Kindergarten and Elementary students also enjoy technology and physical education classes, as well as a variety of enrichment experiences both in and out of the classroom.

Opportunities to plan and participate in community outreach and service projects align all of our students with the skills they will need to position themselves as future leaders in our global community.

With campuses in Morristown, Chatham, and Short Hills, MCA offers:

Full- & Half-Day Preschool Programs, Full-Day Kindergarten, Before & After School Extended Hours, Montessori, My Child, & Me for children 18-30 months with their caregivers, MCA Summer Camp, and LEAF Approach to Enrichments. *Our Short Hills campus also is home to our Elementary Program.


Our Montessori classrooms contain the full complement of Montessori materials in the curriculum areas of Practical Life, Sensorial, Mathematics, Language, and Culture, which incorporates geography, science, and global studies. In addition, our students engage in ongoing Peace curriculum activities and participate in a variety of community service and outreach opportunities.

Mission Statement

The Montessori Children’s Academy (MCA) is committed to inspiring and motivating young children to learn by providing the finest Montessori educational experience. Using traditional Montessori methods, we provide a developmentally challenging, yet appropriate learning environment that engages children’s natural curiosity and helps them to develop a lifelong love of learning. We respect, nurture, and expand the academic, social, and emotional gifts of each student while preserving the true spirit and purpose of childhood.




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Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 100
Student Teacher Ratio 7 : 1
Dress Code Casual
Campus Director   Melissa Scuderi


MCA’s Preschool curriculum is enhanced by weekly specials in Spanish and Music, plus a biweekly special Health class. Kindergarten students have expanded specials programs that also include Technology and Physical Education. The Montessori Children's Academy also offers a broad range of after school enrichment classes through the LEAF Approach to Enrichments.
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