Open Houses: Schools & Pre-Schools In Jersey City

Schools & Pre-Schools In Jersey City:

Jersey City schools are beginning to host Open Houses for fall registration. Open Houses give parents a chance to check out the facility and learn about the school offerings. Teachers and staff are usually on hand to answer questions and give school tours. Visit a few schools and find the best fit for your child.

Below you’ll find a list of upcoming Open Houses in Jersey City.



150 Warren St #108, Jersey City, NJ 07302 – Phone: +1 201-333-5600

Waterfront Montessori uses a Montessori curriculum for toddlers through grade 5, and a Montessori and International Baccalaureate (IB) combined curriculum for grades 6 through 8. The student to teacher ratio is 1:4 for toddlers, 1:10 for primary and lower elementary students, and 1:8 for upper elementary and middle school students. Students are exposed to visual and fine arts, choral and instrumental music, theater and music appreciation. Children in grades 4 through 8 are provided with digital art, coding and programming languages, 3D printer, google education apps and more. Tuition fees range from $15,900 to $28,900. Click here for more tuition information. Summer camp and before and after school programs are available. Our premises are under video and audio surveillance, twenty-four hours a day. Waterfront Montessori features combine to make Waterfront Montessori a stimulating, safe, nurturing and beautiful environment. Waterfront Montessori is on the list of Best Preschools, Elementary Schools, and Day Cares in Jersey City.

Waterfront Montessori Open Houses:
Registration links on our website
Saturday, December 1, 9:00-11:00 a.m.

Waterfront Montessori Grab & Go Info Sessions:
Brief, before work, no RSVP required)
Tuesday, December 4, 8:15 a.m.
Tuesday, January 8, 8:15 a.m.

Hudson Montessori School

Fostering a Love of Learning in our children is the central theme that guides us at Hudson Montessori School. Our small class sizes, supervised by certified staff experienced in the Montessori Method of teaching, allow us to focus on the individual interests and needs of each child entrusted to our care. Our mission at Hudson Montessori School is to create lifelong learners, independent thinkers and problem solvers. Every year our school community collaborates to achieve this goal.

Hudson Montessori School serves children from 2 years old through 6th Grade. As pioneers of the “maker” initiative at the elementary level, which began in 2009 with the inception of our Social Studies Fair, we have grown and developed our programs to be innovative, inventive and insightful.  Please join us for our Open House and learn more about our school, curriculum and meet the staff. 

Thursday, November 15, 2018 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM *(Postponed due to weather)

*Tuesday, November 27, 2018 9:15 AM to 11:15 AM (Open House & School Tour)

*Thursday, November 29, 2018 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (Open House)

Saturday, January 12, 2019 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM (Family Open House, children welcome)



125 1st St, Jersey City, NJ 07302 – Phone: (201) 360-2450

Zaniac offers a comprehensive range of Steam programs for kids in grades K-8. Zaniac’s courses are designed to harness a child’s natural curiosity to produce lifelong passions and academic achievement. Their courses also foster positive social development through the use of role model instructors and peer-based learning. Zaniac’s inclusive learning environment provides the best possible learning experience for each child, and children with unique/spectrum needs are warmly welcomed.

116 Hillcrest Rd, Warren, NJ 07059 – Phone: (908) 580-2267
Sunday Jan 27, 10 am – 12 noonSaturday Feb 23, 10 am – 12 noon
Sunday March 17, 10 am – 12 noon
Saturday April 13, 10 am – 12 noon
Saturday May 11, 11 am – 2 pm


Address: 33-35 Hudson St, Jersey City, NJ 07302
Address: 160 Morgan St, Suite # 2, Jersey City, NJ 07302

Learning Ladders International Baccalaureate World School is an independent, private, non-sectarian school with locations in historic Paulus Hook and in downtown Grove St of Jersey City.

Learning Ladders fosters independence, promotes, analytical thinking and creative problem solving. We utilize developmentally appropriate practices to provide stimulating early experiences which promotes children’s social/ emotional, physical and cognitive development. We support children by laying strong foundations in being responsible, gracious and confident citizens of tomorrow’s world.


The upcoming Open House dates for Learning Ladders Morgan location.


508 Grand Street, Jersey City, NJ 07302 – Phone: 201-630-4702

A dedicated charter school located in Jersey City; a school that thrives from their “caring school climate” as they call it. At BelovEd Community Charter School they believe in helping the students to feel cared about in their environment which helps them to care about others in return. They believe in establishing this friendly environment because it brings the students a step closer to enjoying and loving school. We all know it’s always easier to learn when we are having a good time, why not apply this to the kid’s everyday curriculum!

Beloved is a place that would be committed to your child and his or her success. They understand that once a child becomes a student it is the responsibility of the faculty at BelovED Community Charter School to lead them onto the right path; preparing them for their success in school, college and future careers. So let’s talk about some of the things that BelovEd has to offer you folks in Jersey City!

Lower and Middle School (K-8):
11/15/18 @ 6:30 PM
1/30/19 @ 9:30 AM

High School (9):
10/4/18 @ 6:30 PM
11/28/18 @ 6:30 PM
1/30/19 @ 6:30 PM


Various locations: please check website

Smart Start Academy has teacher-student ratios of 1:3 for infants through toddler years and a 1:5 ratio for preschool and pre-k children. They use The Creative Curriculum which focuses on project-based investigations as a means for children to apply skills. Four areas of development are addressed through this curriculum: social/emotional, physical, cognitive, and language. The five fundamental principles of the Creative Curriculum are:

  1. Positive interactions and relationships with adults can provide an essential foundation for successful learning
  2. Social-emotional competence is a significant factor in education.
  3. Purposeful and constructive play supports essential learning.
  4. The physical environment impacts the type and quality of learning interactions.
  5. Teacher and family partnerships encourage development and learning.

Our open house is in Hoboken location, located on 552 9th st every second Thursday of the month at 730pm.


720 Monroe St. Suite 105-106 Hoboken, NJ 07030 – Phone: 201-755-5585

Tessa International School provides a quality learning environment for children 2.5 and up. At Tessa, children are introduced to other languages and cultures to enhance cultural awareness. Through understanding and respect, Tessa aims to develop curious, knowledgeable and caring children. Tessa International School emphasizes the social-emotional development of children in conjunction with strong academic challenges. Tessa provides a world-class education based on international models. Future plans including organizing public transportation for students. Click here for tuition information.Learn more about Tessa International School in Hoboken and see if it is the best school and choice for your family!



1 McWilliams Place, Jersey City NJ 07302 – Phone: 201-533-1910

The Hamilton Park Montessori educates children from infancy through 8th grade through nurturing each child’s love of learning. Each child is provided opportunities for growth and development to help them become capable, confident and compassionate citizens of the world.

Click here for information on tuition. Hamilton Park Montessori is included in the list of best preschools, elementary schools, and day cares in Jersey City.

OPEN HOUSES for the whole family:
NOVEMBER 3, 2018: 10:00 – 11:30 AM; FEBRUARY 3, 2019: 10:00 – 11:30 AM

OPEN HOUSES for parents only:
NOVEMBER 27, 2018 @ 6 PM
JANUARY 29, 2019 @ 9 AM
FEBRUARY 26, 2019 @ 6 PM


209 3rd Street Jersey City, NJ 07302 – Phone: (201) 338- 8320 # 202

The French American Academy provides a bilingual and comprehensive curriculum in an atmosphere which encourages critical reasoning, wonder, enthusiasm and a strong ambition. The French American Academy believes learning a second language at an early age is a lifelong advantage which benefits children both academically and cognitively. They believe every child has a potential for excellence and work passionately to educate the whole child. The teacher student ratio is better than the state required teacher ratio: 6:1 for Pre-K2, 8:1 for Pre-K3 10:1 Pre-K4, and 12:1 in Kindergarten and up. The impressive ratios make it one of the best preschools, elementary schools, and day cares in Jersey City.

Saturday, November 1oth from 12:30m to 2:30pm
Thursday, December 6th from 9am to 11pm

Or, you can book a private tour click here.


707 Washington Street, Hoboken, NJ 07030 – Phone: (201) 792- 6292

All Saints Episcopal Day School nurtures academic excellence from Nursery to Grade 8 by encouraging social responsibility and educating the whole child. The dedicated staff shares values of hard work, self-discipline, mutual respect and the active pursuit of knowledge and understanding. All Saints Episcopal Day School is one of the best early childhoodelementary, and middle schools serving Jersey City.

Daytime Tours (8:45 AM) 27 NOV 18
Saturday Open House (10:00 AM) 08 DEC 18


 233 9th St, Jersey City, NJ 07302 – Phone: (201)706-3025

Broadway experienced instructors offering professional classes for beginner and advanced dancers, as well as acting, singing, gymnastics and piano lessons!


1018 Washington Street Hoboken, NJ 07030– Phone: (201) 683-9100

Garden Street School of the Performing Arts located at 1018 Washington Street in Hoboken is the leading school for the performing arts in NJ. All ages starting from 2 through adult are welcome to join our classes ranging from: Ballet, Pointe, Tap, Broadway Theater Jazz, Hip Hop, Acro, Musical Theater, Piano, Guitar, Bass, Violin, Voice, Drums, Brass and Woodwind Instruments. All ages, styles and levels welcome. Only premiere Ballet Studio offering certified American Ballet

9/8/18 TO 9/14/18


95 Broadway, Jersey City, NJ 07306– Phone: (201) 984-4151

The Ethical Community Charter School might be for you! This is a school that encourages as much student participation as possible; they encourage the students to ask questions and form their own opinions. This school takes advantage of the arts and uses it as a movement to integrate both fun and learning into one. They do a great job at mixing community into the learning aspect of the school.

The Ethical Community Charter School in Jersey City is a school open for children in Kindergarten to the eighth grade. The curriculum for each grade group is made up by focusing and mixing three different elements. In the curriculum the staff incorporates responsive learning, multidisciplinary core curriculum and project-based learning. This style of teaching can accomplish many goals academically within the same time. For example, while students are being taught about information in one subject that are simultaneously using and strengthening their writing skills. This is one of the main goals at the Ethical Community Center School.


Daytime:  November 14December 12January 3 at 4pm and 5pm
All the dates are always on our sign up form:


100 Marshall Street, Hoboken, NJ, 07030 – Phone: (201) 890-6727

Hello Hoboken families! Lightbridge Academy of Hoboken-Marshall is OPEN! We are excited to be a part of the community and welcome all Hoboken families to visit us. Parents here will experience peace of mind knowing that their children are receiving the best possible care along with a quality early childhood education. Our school is NOW ENROLLING for our Infant, Toddler, Preschool, & Pre-K programs! Call us for more information and schedule your tour! We can’t wait to meet you and your family soon!


253 Clerk Street, 1st Floor, Jersey City, NJ 07304

Open House/Tours available anytime per request by scheduling with Miss Megan at 347-282-6967.


16 Erie Street and 691 West Side Avenue, Jersey City, NJ – Phone: 917-558-1836

12/6/18, 1/10/19, 2/7/19, 3/7/19, 4/4/19, 5/2/19, 6/6/19



278 Monmouth Street Jersey City, NJ 07306, Phone: 917-655-5040

PicoTech Institute is a hands-on learning experience for the whole family. Featuring classes in research, design, and engineering for grades 3-8, and arts and music classes for grades k-5, your child will discover a passion at one of the best STEM and coding classes for kids in Jersey City. PicoTech’s first-rate birthday packages and unique family ‘maker’ nights provide hours of fun for families throughout.

9/11 @7:30pm, 10/9 @7:30pm, 11/[email protected]:30pm, 12/[email protected]:30pm


247 Old Bergen Road, Jersey City NJ-  Phone: 551-200-0519

Every third Tuesday of each month from 5:00-7:00 PM.


324 Communipaw Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07304 – Phone: 201-706-3403

Saturday, October 6, 2018 – 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Saturday, November 3, 2018 – 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Saturday, December 1, 2018 – 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Saturday, January 5, 2019 – 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Saturday, February 2, 2019 – 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Saturday, May 4, 2019 – 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Saturday, June 1, 2019 – 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 – 8:30 pm
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 – 8:30 pm
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 – 8:30 pm
Thursday, February 21, 2019 – 8:30 pm
Wednesday, May 15, 2019 – 8:30 pm
Wednesday, June 12,, 2019 – 8:30 pm


180 9th Street Jersey City NJ – Phone:(201) 631-6396 

Explore Middle School, a public school of choice offered by the Hudson County Schools of Technology, is the the only career and technical (CTE) middle school in New Jersey. Our project-based curriculum is developed around thematic units which integrate interdisciplinary studies, meet the standards, and engage students in a hands-on approach. We focus not only on the core subjects but also CTE studies, character development, team building, and critical thinking. Within our diverse community, students learn how to be self-directed learners while being challenged academically. Interpersonal skills are developed through collaborative activities that require both team work and independence. Our school builds character and enhances problem-solving abilities through hands-on, student-directed activities. Explore Middle School is a one-to-one (1:1) environment, where each student has his/her own chromebook while in school. 1:1 technology allows teachers to differentiate both in terms of how they teach and how the students are expected to demonstrate their learning.


October 4th: Guidance Counselor Luncheon @ 12:00 (rsvp to [email protected])

October 11th: Open House (5-7) and portal opens for student application (link on website)

November 14th: Student Application is Due and portal closes for student application

December 17th: Counselor portion of application is due


190 Christopher Columbus Drive, Unit 4B, Jersey City, NJ, 07302 – Phone: 201-333-1023 

“TestRocker provides the highest score improvements in Jersey City for the PSAT, SAT and ACT. Our award-winning program has spots open for upcoming classes and will be holding an open house on September 29th.
Families are invited to visit our classroom, meet the TestRocker team, and learn about the tests your student will be taking in the coming months and years. With personalized in-person classes and an online curriculum available 24/7, TestRocker is the most effective program for increasing your child’s scores across all test areas.
TestRocker offers classes covering the PSAT 8/9, PSAT10/11, the SAT and the ACT.
During the Open House families will meet TestRocker Founder and expert Tutor, Suniti Mathur. Suniti’s 17+ years of experience with thousands of students has given her a deep understanding of what works with students of all proficiencies. Suniti received her graduate diploma in teaching from Auckland College of Education. She has lived and taught in London, Singapore, New Zealand, and the United States and now teaches in person at our Jersey City Classroom.”


10/9 @ 4PM – 6PM with ribbon cutting w/ Mayor Fulop @ 4PM


210 9th St, Jersey City, NJ 07302 – Phone: 201-420-6792

The Scandinavian School of Jersey City is a Scandinavian school inspired by the Reggio Emillia Approach caring for children from 1 to 6 years old. Children will be exposed to and learn a Scandinavian language, besides English. The curriculum is based on a child being creative, capable and inquisitive. They learn best when their interests are acknowledged as worthy of investigation. This child-centered approach provides a vibrant teaching and learning environment. The Scandinavian School of Jersey City offers homemade, organic and wholesome meals which are enjoyed together. Additionally, the children are involved with making organic nut milk and daily food preparation. 


November 8th

1-4yrs old @6pm
Forest Kindergarten (4’s & 5’s) @7:15pm
Tours: Thursdays @11am


240 Ege Avenue, Jersey City, NJ, 07302 – Phone: (201) 630-4798

September 28 @ 9:30am
October 16 @ 5:30pm
November [email protected] 9:30am
December 3 @ 9:30pm
January 24 @ 5:30pm
February 20 @ 9:30am


255 Brunswick St #2, Jersey City, NJ 07302 – Phone: +1 201-898-5437


Tuesday, September 25 – 9:00am – OPEN HOUSE TOUR
Tuesday, October 9- 9:30am – OPEN HOUSE TOUR
Saturday, October 20 – 9:00am – INFORMATION SESSION
Tuesday, October 23 – 9:30am – OPEN HOUSE TOUR
Saturday, November 3 – 9:00a- INFORMATION SESSION
Monday, November 14 – 6:45 pm – OPEN HOUSE TOUR
Thursday, November 29 – 9:00am – OPEN HOUSE TOUR
Saturday, December 8 – 9:00am – INFORMATION SESSION
Tuesday, December 18 – 9:00am – OPEN HOUSE TOUR
Wednesday, January 9, 2019 – 9:00am – OPEN HOUSE TOUR
Saturday, January 19, 2019 – 9:00am- INFORMATION SESSION


242 10th St, Jersey City, NJ 07302
[email protected], 201-309-0440

Garden Preschool Cooperative (GPC) is a parent-run nonprofit preschool providing play-based ,progressive, early childhood education where outdoor experiences complement classroom learning. We are a diverse community of parents who enjoy being actively involved in their child’s early school experiences.The open house is the first step in the application process, and an opportunity to tour our beautiful urban oasis, meet our teachers, and speak to GPC parents. Bring your kids along!

Oct 27th 2018, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00p.m.- Please RSVP
10 Regent St, Jersey City, NJ 07302, USA


Hudson Montessori School serves children from 2 year olds through 12 year olds (Toddler to 6th Grade). As pioneers of the “maker” initiative at the elementary level, which began in 2009 with the inception of our Social Studies Fair, we have grown and developed our programs to be innovative, inventive and insightful.  Please join us for our Open House and learn more about our school, curriculum and meet the staff.  This event is for parents only.


Saturday, October 27, 2018 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 9:15 AM to 11:15 AM

Thursday, November 15, 2018 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM