Edgemont Elementary School

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20 Edgemont Rd

Montclair, NJ 07042

(973) 509-4162

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 287

Students Per Teacher: 15

Parent Reviews

8 Parent Reviews for Edgemont Elementary School

As with all schools in town, the class sizes are too big. However, most of the teachers have a lot of heart, energy, are committed, and work tirelessly to reach children at a multitude of levels. With the new principal, there's been a sea change, and this school is benefitting greatly. She's embracing ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/05/13

Have sent two of my children to Edgemont, the only public Montessori School in the State, and have not been disappointed. All teachers are Montessori trained. The new principal, Cheryl Hopper, is responsive, energetic, positive, and interested in involving the local teacher's college in the mix and ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/29/12

My two young daughters attend Edgemont. The environment has been wonderful for them, and we've had some great teachers. All of the teachers have additional Montessori training and really believe in what they are doing. There is a lot of parental involvement too.

Posted by a parent on 01/07/11

I have two children currently at Edgemont, and one older child who was enrolled at Edgemont and is now at Montclair High. I am very happy at Edgemont, the only PUBLIC MONTESSORI school in NJ!! It is a wonderful family-like environment, with great Montessori- trained teachers. I would recommend it highly ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/05/11

We moved to Montclair to send our children to this very unique PUBLIC Montessori school. All three of my children have now graduated. Although many parents have problems with the principal, I feel that she is an excellent administrator and has served the school extremely well. My children had mostly ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/13/09

We sent our daughter Chantal here. A very good school. I've helped bring up 10 children and grandchildren in the UK and US. No school was better than this, and some (very expensive ones) no nearly as good

Posted by a parent on 11/20/08

great school. experienced teachers, child-centered environment with great academic outcomes. small school but with excellent extracurricular programs and good parent involvement.

Posted by a parent on 07/10/07

Beautiful grounds. Nice small, nurturing environment. Montessori Lite. Well trained Montessori teachers, but Principal is not trained and does not really 'get' Montessori, so not nearly as much done as is possible. Very diverse and interesting family community. Amazing parent involvment providing ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/27/06

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Test scores for Edgemont Elementary School

NJ ASK* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Edgemont Elementary School
Montclair School District
New Jersey
* In 2011-2012 New Jersey used the New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts literacy and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science. The NJ ASK is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New Jersey. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

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Montclair schools — Edgemont Elementary School is located at 20 Edgemont Rd, Montclair NJ 07042. 20 Edgemont Rd is in the 07042 ZIP code in Montclair, NJ The school district for Edgemont Elementary School is the Montclair School District. Edgemont Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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