Apple Picking: All About An Apple Montessori School in Hoboken, NJ


Apple Montessori Schools is a network and system of schools in over twelve different locations all over New Jersey. The schools are based on individual student learning and assessment while cultivating an environment where students can develop their personal creativity and self confidence. The Apple Montessori School have various programs depending on the student’s age and the parents’ desire for the form of both academic and personal goals they would like for their child to accomplish. The programs in the Apple Montessori Schools include infant programs, daycare, kindergarten, enrichment programs, after school programs, and elementary school.

To learn more about the school’s philosophy and mission, click here:

Apple Montessori School Programs in Hoboken.

School Address: 1055 Maxwell Ln, Hoboken, NJ 07030

Opening 2nd Hoboken location in spring 2015

 221 River street,Hoboken 

The Apple Montessori School Programs at the Hoboken location range from infant, toddler, Pre-K, Kindergarten, daycare, enrichment, summer, and  after school programs. The Hoboken location does not include an elementary program. The school at Hoboken is open from 7:00 am to 7:00 PM with its daycare open 7:00 am to 8:15 am, and 3:45 pm to 7:00 pm. The school is open from Monday-Friday.

    Infant Program:

     For children from the ages of six weeks old to 1 and a half years old, this program’s schedule is entirely catered to the child and his/her “natural timetable” and habits. The ratio for child to adult is four to one or less with one caregiver assigned to each child. The role of this caregiver is to monitor the student’s behavior and to record and communicate accomplishments, concerns, and areas of potential growth to the child’s parents.

This programs includes fun and enriching activities such as baby yoga, food tasting, music, and sign language. A separate nap room is also provided and children may nap when desired.

For more information on the general infant program, go here:


    Toddler Program:

        This program is catered to children from the ages of 18 months to 2 years. The curriculum is centered around instilling character development such as kindness and encouraging individual curiosity. Teachers do various activities with the children and also take them outside to play if the weather and environment permits.


The toddler program has both part-time and full-day options. It is worth noting that various meal options are provided since children at this age can be very picky eaters.

For even more information on the general toddler program at Apple Montessori Schools, click here:

Pre-k and Kindergarten

             This program provides a strong reading, math, and writing curriculum. The materials used appeal to all five different learning styles. The curriculum also includes music, art, character development, computers, and Spanish. Moreover, practical life skills are also taught in this program. These practical life skills include cleaning, pouring liquid, buttoning, tying shoes, and other practical life skills needed for children at this age. For children between the ages of two to five years.

For more information on the general Pre-K and Kindergarten program, go here:

Day Care Program

  If you’re looking for a program that more closely emulates a day care rather than a classroom or if you need your child to be looked after their school program is completed, the Hoboken location of Apple Montessori Schools offers a daycare from 7:00 am to 8:15 am, and 3:45 pm to 7:00 pm.

 FasTracKids Enrichment Programs

  For children between the ages of 2-6 years. This program focuses on the brain development, self confidence, creativity, and intellectual abilities of each child. The curriculum fosters communication, collaboration, and critical thinking skills. Apple Montessori Schools claim that the “FasTracKids program increases vocabulary as well as social behavior 100% – 150% faster than peers, while school performance improves 1-2 grades” (

Summer Camp

Always looking for new ways to keep your kids entertained during the summer? Want them to do something besides sitting in front of the TV all day long? Apple Montessori at the Hoboken location offers a summer camp program which includes providing the children with fun, healthy, and educational activities such as arts and crafts, field trips, swimming lessons,music, dance, drama, science/nature programs and lessons, cooking lessons, camp clubs, karate lessons, and technology.

For more information on the Apple Montessori Schools summer program, go here:

Reviews on Apple Montessori Schools

“Our son has attended Apple Montessori School since he was 18 months old and is now 3 years old. When we listen to what he has to say every day, it is easy to see all that he is learning – and it’s much more than just how to read, write and do math! We have seen that Apple Montessori has helped him to develop as a whole person including development of his independence, focus, self-control, and independent thinking.”

~Marc & Caren Murren

There are many testimonials written by teachers and parents alike such as the one above. To view more of these testimonials, click here:

Online Google Reviews rate Apple Montessori in the Hoboken Location as a 4.5 out of 5.0. Most of the reviews, which were posted by parents of student who attended this school, were postivie with the exception of a couple critical reviews.

Google+ User: Huizen66

“My child is super happy and cries to go to school she is having a great time and the staff is so caring. I feel Very comfortable recommending this school to anyone.”

For more reviews of the Apple Montessori school in Hoboken, click here.

I found this interesting news article on the Apple Montessori school in Hoboken by the Hudson Reporter, a local New Jersey newspaper: The article interviews some of the teachers and caregivers at the school while detailing the history and origin of the Apple Montessori schools. The story provides a colorful, first hand account of the school and its daily life.

So, if this schools’ individual, creative, and practical hands on approach to learning appeals to you, head on over to the Apple Montessori Schools Website:  You can request more information, sign up, register your child, contact the school, and ask for a tour!

This is the link to the Hoboken Location of Apple Montessori:


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