St. John's Nursery School

379 Mount Harmony Road
Bernardsville, NJ  07924
Jeanne Williams, Director


St. John's Nursery School offers an organized educational environment that focuses on the development of the "whole" child, striving to enhance the growth and development of each child's social, emotional spiritual, intellectual and physical skills in a supportive and nurturing atmosphere.
3 or 5 days

School of St. Elizabeth

30 Seney Drive
Bernardsville, NJ  07924
Sharon Lynch, Director
​The School of Saint Elizabeth provides students with a strong academic foundation, stimulates intellectual curiosity, encourages creativity and fosters self-respect. Children are encouraged to grow in knowledge, love and faith in a Catholic tradition of academic excellence.    The School is committed to providing a supportive environment for all children and their families, and values racial, religious and ethnic diversity.
3 or 5 days

The Palmer School

22 Church Road
Bernardsville, NJ  07924
Peggy Katzenberger, Director
​The Palmer School is a private, non-profit educational facility of the Bernardsville United Methodist Church. The school has been in operation since September, 1982, and a select number of child care institutions nationally accredited by the National Academy of Early Childhood Programs (NAEYC.) The Palmer School provides care and education for children focusing on the needs of the total child according to his or her developmental readiness. Therefore, all programs include activities in the areas of math, science, creative arts, movement, imaginative play, play with manipulative toys, pre-reading and language development. 
3, 4 or 5 days


ADA Budrick Childcare and Learning Center

220 Vreeland Avenue
Boonton, NJ  07005

Bea Yuan, Director

The Ada Budrick Child Care and Learning Center provides a secure, stimulating and loving atmosphere for self-discovery at a child's own pace.  Each child is assured of an abundance of activities that reflect appropriate, active learning.  
5 Days


The Preschool Place & Kindergarten

594 North Bridge Street
Bridgewater, NJ  08807

Carol Rubnitz, Director

The Preschool Place provides a developmentally appropriate, nurturing environment to promote social, emotional, cognitive and physical growth, as well as a positive self-image and a love of learning. ​
2, 3, or 5 Days


Union Hill Church Preschool

427 Franklin Road
Denville, NJ  07834

Jill Head, Director

At Union Hill Church Preschool we provide a secure loving environment with small class sizes for children. Our nurturing and experienced staff provides a variety of developmentally appropriate materials, activities and experiences that encourage a balance of academic and social growth.
2, 3, 4, or 5 Days


El Primer Paso

29 Segur Street
Dover, NJ  07801

Milagros Castro, Director

El Primer Paso is a NAEYC-accredited, bilingual preschool program designed to build children's kindergarten readiness.  Certified teachers and bilingual staff help children develop language, social and communication skills while supporting families with culturally competent parent engagement and education programs. Family resources include full-day and afterschool programs, as well as transportation to community childcare providers.
2, 3, or 5 Days


Jefferson Child Care & Education Center

29 Nolan’s Point Road
Lake Hopatcong, NJ 07849
Joan Kegerize, Director

Jefferson Child Care and Education Center provides an environment that offers children opportunities to grow and learn through a developmentally appropriate curriculum, which recognizes and addresses the needs of each child who develops physically, emotionally and socially at their own individual pace.
2, 3, or 5 Days


Madison Montessori School

19 Green Avenue
Madison, NJ  07940

Terry Armstrong, Director

Madison Montessori is a not-for-profit school children with an authentic Montessori education in a creative and caring environment.  Our experienced Montessori teaching staff and student/teacher ratio is key to accommodating the many levels of ability in the classroom.  The program is 5-half days per week for children 3- to 6-years of age. ​
5 Days

​Rainbow Montessori School

4 Madison Avenue
Madison, NJ  07940

Pam Petrillo, Director

A nonsectarian Montessori nursery school whose program is based on a unique balance between the benefits of the Montessori Method and the ideals of traditional nursery school.  It is implemented through five areas of education:  art program, music program, gym area, Montessori classroom and practical life room.  Children spend time in traditional nursery school activities as well as progressing individually in the Montessori environment each day.
3 or 5 Days


The Westmont Montessori School

577 Route 24
Mendham, NJ  07945
Colette Cross, Director
Westmont fosters a culture of joyful learning, acceptance, belonging, and family. Our goal is to prepare children for life, and goes hand in hand with Dr. Maria Montessori's philosophy of guiding and developing the potential in every child. We partner with parents who want the same for their children as we do: a strong educational foundation. 
2, 3, or 5 Days


Children On The Green

50 Park Place
Morristown, NJ  07960

Laura Anderson and Andrew Cattano, Directors

Children on the Green recognizes that all children develop physically, intellectually, emotionally and socially at their own individual pace. We offer an environment rich with materials, ideas, and caring supportive adults. Daily experiences will match the child’s developing abilities and challenge the child’s interest and understanding.​
5 Days

The Nursery School of the Presbyterian Church

65 South Street
Morristown, NJ  07960

Jeanne Mueller, Director

A traditional nursery school whose goal is to develop a positive self-image and attitude towards learning and to foster growth in all aspects of a child’s development including: social and emotional well-being, physical ability and cognitive development. Individuality is stressed and respected.
3 or 4 Days

The Frances & Herbert Brody Preschool of Temple B'nai OR

60 Overlook Road
Morristown, NJ  07960

Jennie Rubin, Director

The Frances & Herbert Brody Pre-School of Temple B’nai Or is a national award winning, developmentally appropriate pre-school that offers creative, modern learning for children ages 24 months through age 5 (Pre-Kindergarten). A warm and nurturing environment provides the perfect setting for children to learn and grow. A dynamic, experienced, and certified staff utilizes a multitude of techniques to engage your child cognitively and socially.  Children learn about Jewish holidays and values as part of the innovative, and expansive curriculum. A spacious facility allows for safe outdoor and indoor play, regardless of weather. Half day and full day school and camp programs are offered  September through July.  Temple B’nai Or Pre-School welcomes people of all faiths. This is a nut free/allergy friendly school.  ​
3 or 5 Days

Morris Plains

Joyful Noise Nursery School

400 Speedwell Avenue
Morris Plains, NJ  07950

Jane Whitehead, Director

Joyful Noise is a traditional nursery school that provides children with an enriched Christian educational program. Each child is encouraged to develop in the areas of language arts, social studies, mathematics, science and all of the creative expressions.
2, 3,4, or 5 Days

Morris Plains Cooperative Play School

8 Cleveland Avenue
Morris Plains, NJ  07950

Betsy McKeever, Director

Morris Plains Cooperative Play School is a nonsectarian cooperative with certified teachers that gives parents an opportunity to take an active and regular role in the classroom if they wish to do so. The child’s time is divided between child-directed free activities and teacher-directed organized activities, both coinciding with a set curriculum.​
3 or 4 Days

Mountain Lakes

​Mountain Lakes Country Day School

356 Route 46 East
Mountain Lakes, NJ  07046
Diana Grisi, Director

Our mission at Mountain Lakes Country Day School is to ensure the highest quality early care and education in a safe, nurturing environment.  We recognize our responsibility to all children by providing a setting that is responsive to children’s needs and respectful of each child’s individuality.  We are committed as teachers and caregivers to providing our children with numerous and varied developmentally appropriate experiences and opportunities that foster a sense of self-worth and competence.  Full and part-time classes are available.​
2, 3, or 5 Days

Mount Olive / Flanders

Mount Olive Child Care & Learning Center

150 Wolfe Road
Budd Lake, NJ  07828
Gail Reuther, Director

Mt. Olive Child Care & Learning Center's Preschool Program is nationally accredited and offers developmentally appropriate learning experiences to support intellectual (language, math, and science), social and emotional, and physical (fine and gross motor skills, creative art, music and movement) areas of development.  The mission is to provide affordable, quality child care and education and family support services to the community, regardless of income.  ​
3 Days (Note: extended day programs also offered)


Children's Circle at St. Andrew Lutheran Church

335 Reynolds Avenue
​Parsippany, NJ  07054

Danielle Mautone, Director

Children’s Circle is a Christian day care center and is an outreach by the congregation to serve the community. The curriculum, staffing, and atmosphere reflect Christian values such as love, respect, and acceptance of all persons as children of God.
4 or 5 Days