2021 Preschool + Private School Guide - Morris Bernards Moms


We know that your family’s school needs and circumstances may change without notice, and what started off as your school year plan, may not work for you anymore. We are so fortunate to live in an area that offers so many school options for families, and being able to have the option to adjust your plan if you need to is a great comfort. With that in mind, we’ve curated a list of the areas greatest private schools. Whether you are looking for faith based education, preschool focused, all boys, all girls or co-ed – we have you covered with our 2021 Preschool + Private School Guide!



Gill St. Bernard’s School is an independent, nonsectarian, coeducational, college preparatory school for preschool through grade 12 students. Located on 208 beautiful acres in Gladstone, N.J., the school’s dynamic liberal arts curriculum offers a well-rounded program of academics, as well as award-winning arts and athletics programs. Our core values—courage, integrity, respect, compassion, and excellence—combined with a genuine understanding of the ways in which students learn, inform our teaching. Teachers help students excel in our rigorous academic program, and they also create a safe and nurturing environment that supports students socially and ethically, preparing them for college and for meaningful, purpose-driven, lives.

At TLE we make early education and daycare joyful, engaging and fun so children are happy to learn, play and grow. From our Infant program through Kindergarten our L.E.A.P.® (Learning Experience Academic Program) curriculum uses fun, hands-on activities throughout early education to help children develop intellectually, socially and cognitively. Along with our beloved characters that help make learning even more fun we create an environment where kids feel comfortable and where their curiosity and creativity are rewarded.

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Mendham Country Day School, a co-educational private (PreK-8) day school, offers a highly academic program for all students. The school provides a strong traditional academic foundation, allowing students to work to their fullest potential rather than being held back by age or grade.

Mendham Country Day School, where your child’s future begins.

Morristown Beard School is a coeducational, independent, day school for grades 6-12.

We invite you to join us at a virtual information session and/or Q & A session to learn more about our student-centered philosophy, dedicated and innovative teachers, and supportive community.

Visit our website for dates and registration information.



Mount Saint Mary Academy, located in Watchung and founded in 1908, is an exemplary Catholic college-preparatory school for young women dedicated to excellence and the Mercy tradition.

Oak Knoll School of the Holy Child is a Catholic independent school for boys and girls in pre-K to grade 6 and girls only in grades 7-12. Our youngest learners are part of Oak Knoll’s Little Acorns program, which celebrates the gifts and talents of each child through guided and self-directed learning. Our beautiful 11-acre campus in Summit, New Jersey, provides the perfect backdrop for our students to explore the outdoors, and our intentionally designed programming sparks their creativity and critical thinking, and fosters the development of their independence and self-esteem.

Register now for a small group tour on campus or explore us virutally during one of our upcoming virutal information sessions to learn about why a quality pre-K program makes all the difference.



Saint James School is a private, Catholic, co-educational school, fully accredited by Cognia. It is a vital, important ministry of the Church of Saint James and part of the Metuchen Diocesan educational system. To learn more about Saint James School, financial aid, and to schedule a tour, visit www.sjsbr.org.

School of St. Elizabeth is the premier choice for private education in the Catholic tradition of excellence, offering personalized instruction for Pre-K – 8th Grade. Their convenient Bernardsville campus is just minutes from Mendham, and boasts sparkling classrooms, advanced technology, and small class sizes designed to elevate the educational experience for all students.

Their traditional learning model boasts expert faculty and rigorous, challenging curriculum—enabling students to achieve ahead of their peers and find success at even the most competitive high schools.

Contact them today and find out why St. E’s is the ideal, affordable choice for parents looking for a faith-based environment that stimulates intellectual curiosity, encourages creativity, and fosters kindness and self-respect.

Call 908.766.0244 for a private tour.

We Lead With Truth and Knowledge

As a top Catholic independent school for over 54 years, Villa Walsh Academy, located in Morristown, New Jersey, prides itself on its education of strong young women, Grades 7-12, who stand upon the values and principles that transcend time.

Guided by an experienced, dedicated teaching staff, students at Villa Walsh Academy join a vibrant tradition of intellectual thought within a learning environment that boasts cutting-edge technology, innovative clubs, a rich array of service opportunities, and state-of-the-art athletic facilities.

Villa Walsh Academy students are recognized as individuals who move beyond academic learning to discover who they are as confident, self-aware leaders, prepared to make a difference in the world.

You are invited to learn more at www.villawalsh.org

Welcome to Westmont, an AMS and MSCHE Accredited School!

Flash forward a year from now…a decade from now…what will your child have in common with today’s most remarkable innovators, such as the Google co-founders and the creator of Amazon.com? The foundation of a Montessori education!

The Westmont Montessori School, now celebrating its 57th anniversary, is a unique learning environment, alive with an atmosphere that embraces and nurtures children, along with a strong community of parents, students, faculty, staff and board members dedicated to one common goal: providing life-long academic, social, and emotional skills to support each child in the ever-changing world.

Discover Westmont for your child!

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