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Why CA?

  • Accredited by and full member of the American Montessori Society with non-traditional Montessori age groupings and the National Council for Private School Accreditation

  • Oldest Montessori school in the state of New Jersey, founded in 1963 with a legacy spanning over 56 years

  • All Lead Teachers are university educated and Montessori certified with an average length of tenure at 10 years.

  • Graduates of Christopher Academy are regularly welcomed into the finest private and public elementary schools in the area.

  • A leading and prominent example of excellence in education, Christopher Academy helped to found and is an active member of the New Jersey Montessori Association Corporation (NJMAC) and was a charter member of the Montessori Accreditation Council for Teachers Education (MACTE).

  • Christopher Academy representatives have served as officers or trustees on various Montessori and other educational organizations as well as being award-winning Montessorians, authors and conference presenters.

  • Christopher Academy Parent-Teacher collaboration and an actively involved Parent Association(CAPA) which organizes many special events such as our Annual Halloween Extravaganza throughout the year.

  • We offer full-day, half-day and part-week programs during the academic year and summer programs.

  • Weekly Spanish and music classes

  • Lunchtime and afterschool enrichment courses

  • Before Care program starting at 7:50am and After Care program until 6pm

  • Licensed by the Department of Licensing in the Department of Children & Families (DCF)

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