Open House 2018-19: Schools Jersey City

Schools & Pre-Schools In Jersey City:

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: (201) 333-5600

Waterfront Montessori is a parent-founded, parent-run independent school for children from two years old through eighth grade. Their mission is to provide the highest quality of well-rounded education, socially, emotionally, intellectually and artistically, for children from all over the globe and from all walks of life, so that they may achieve their fullest potential as critical thinkers, learners, explorers, inventors, artists, leaders, and, ultimately, citizens of the world.  Next event: Grab & Go Info Sessions on Tuesday, January 8, 2019 Next Open House: WFM’s Montessori Morning on Saturday, January 12, 9:30 – 11:00 a.m., for children 3 to 6 years old and their families.


Hudson Montessori School

10 Regent St, Jersey City

Phone: (201) 516-0700

The idea of connecting Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM) through the study of a yearlong theme began back in 2009 when the Hudson Montessori School started. The school serves serves children from 2 years old through 6th Grade. The Montessori Method focuses on allowing a child to learn in a hands-on setting, which is designed to cater to each child’s individual needs and unique personality. Children are introduced to many new themes and concepts in the prepared environments of our classrooms. These themes spur their curiosity and excitement, and motivate them to work with materials independently. Open House dates include  January 12, 2019 at 9 AM and February 5, 2019 at 9:30 AM. 


125 1st St, Jersey City

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. Call (201) 360-2450 to schedule a tour of the campus. 


116 Hillcrest Rd, Warren
Phone: (908) 580-2267
Camp Riverbend’s philosophy is “confidence not competition.” They honor each camper’s talents and efforts. Camp Riverbend provides a wide range of activities, including arts and crafts, sports, environmental learning and performing arts.
Upcoming Open House Events: Sunday Jan 27, 10 am – 12 pm, Saturday Feb 23, 10 am – 12 pm, Sunday March 17, 10 am – 12 pm, Saturday April 13, 10 am – 12 pm, Saturday May 11, 11 am – 2 pm


Phone number: 201-433-0211
Address: 2 Montgomery Street Jersey City, New Jersey 07302

Adventures in Learning provide a safe, healthy, nurturing and stimulating learning environment. Their program embraces cultural diversity and fosters a love of learning in all children. They encourage children to become self directed learners while implementing strategies and techniques that support child development through appropriate practices. Call 201-433-0211 to schedule a tour of the campus. 

Read more about the school here:


Various Locations: 33 Hudson St – 35 Hudson St, 160 Morgan St Jersey City

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.

Upcoming Open Houses at their location at 160 Morgan St, Jersey City, NJ 07302: Friday, 25 January from 3-7pm, Friday, 22 February from 3-7pm

Call 201.918.6643 to schedule a private tour of the campuses. 





508 Grand Street, Jersey City

Phone: (201) 630-4702

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!Next Open House for K-8 is Jan 28th at 9:30 AM and for Grade 9 at 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. Check the website to schedule a tour. 





720 Monroe St. Suite 105-106 Hoboken

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. Next Open House: January 19th at 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM. 


1 McWilliams Place, Jersey City

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. Upcoming Open House Events:  January 29, 2019 @ 9:00 am, February 3, 2019 @ 10:00 am Saturday Open House*, February 26, 2019 @ 6:00 pm






209 3rd Street Jersey City

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. They believe learning a second language at an early age is a lifelong advantage which benefits children both academically and cognitively. Call to schedule a tour.






707 Washington Street, Hoboken

Phone: (201) 792- 6292

All Saints Episcopal Day School nurtures academic excellence from Nursery to Grade 8 by encouraging social responsibility and educating children as a whole. 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. Open House: Call to schedule a tour.


 233 9th St, Jersey City

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

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. Call 201-683-9100 or email [email protected] to schedule a tour. 







The Ethical Community Charter School

95 Broadway, Jersey City

Phone: (201) 984-4151

The Ethical Community Charter School 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. Next open house date: Call to schedule a tour. Lottery date: January 10th.


100 Marshall Street, Hoboken

Phone: (201) 890-6727

Lightbridge Academy of Hoboken-Marshall is now open! Parents will experience peace of mind knowing that their children are receiving the best possible care along with a quality early childhood education. Open House Week from January 21st through January 25th Give them a call at (201) 420-9100 to reserve your tour. 



253 Clerk Street, 1st Floor Jersey City

Phone: (347) 282-6967

Mindful Montessori’s philosophy is to provide a holistic, stimulating and enriching Montessori-inspired environment for children birth to 8 years old. They provide opportunities for children of all learning styles to think and reason at a higher level through various class options that accommodate parents’ schedules. Schedule a tour via their website.






Pico Tech Institue

278 Monmouth Street Jersey City

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.

Explore Middle School

180 9th Street Jersey City

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. Their project-based curriculum is developed around thematic units which integrate interdisciplinary studies, meet the standards, and engage students in a hands-on approach. 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. Call to schedule a tour. 

TestRocker Inc.

190 Christopher Columbus Drive, Unit 4B, Jersey City

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.


The Scandinavian School of Jersey City 

210 9th St, Jersey City
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. Their next Open House is on January 10th, and they also have weekly tours Thursdays at 11am. 

Empowerment Academy Charter School

240 Ege Ave, Jersey City

Phone: (201) 630-4798

The Empowerment Academy Charter School is committed to developing values, skills, knowledge, confidence and character in our scholars that will propel them to success in school, college, and career, and lead them to experience a happy, contributory life. Open Houses: January 24 at 5:30pm, February 20 at 9:30am.

The Embankment School

255 Brunswick St #2, Jersey City

Phone: (201) 898-5437

The Embankment School believes in creating a context for learning where imagination and play intersect with problem solving. Whether it is adapting a play from a book we’ve read, making a map of our neighborhood, or using games to reinforce number sense, students realize a purpose for learning in an engaging and fun way. The importance of play is confirmed in research from Piaget forward as an important role in cognitive development and intrinsic motivation. January 9th at 9 am, January 19th at 9 am. 



242 10th St, Jersey City
Phone: (201) 309-0440

Garden Preschool Cooperative (GPC) is a parent-run nonprofit preschool providing progressive, play-based 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. Please schedule a tour at GPC Website


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


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, 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






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

OPEN HOUSE: 1/10/19, 2/7/19, 3/7/19, 4/4/19, 5/2/19, 6/6/19


At Hudson Sprouts Academy, their mission is simply to provide an enriching education while nurturing the child as a whole. They inspire their students to be the best forms of themselves; Motivating them to be independent, compassionate, and inquisitive learners. While providing a safe and caring environment, they inspire and demonstrate to our students the love and importance of learning.

Address: 769 Montgomery Street
Jersey City, NJ 07306

[email protected]

Hours of Operation:
Monday – Friday: 6:30am – 6:30pm

Upcoming Open House: Email to schedule a tour. 


The mission of Jersey City Community Charter School is to provide each student with innovative learning experiences that develop positive intellectual, social and physical outcomes. JCCCS is focused on promoting self-directed, lifelong learning skills and to facilitate the student’s ability to make responsible decisions.

For further information, call 201-433-2288 or visit their website at

Applications are also available in their main offices:

Elementary (K-5) 128 Danforth Avenue 16 Bentley Avenue
Jersey City, NJ 07305 Jersey City, NJ 07305
(201) 433-2288 (201) 332-7577

Middle School (6-8) 16 Bentley Avenue
Jersey City, NJ 07305 Jersey City, NJ 07305
(201) 433-2288 (201) 332-7577