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Tue Nov 25, 2014
michelle, kim asked:
This question was asked from http://www.trulia.com/rental/3173234638-Watchung-Plaza-132-Watchung-Ave-3-Montclair-NJ-07043
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Wed Nov 5, 2014
Alan Ellenbogen answered:
One of my current clients is the ex-Principal of Clifton High School, so I gave him a call. He left in 2006 and at that time, they were and probably still are, the 2nd largest high school in the State. As such, they do not allow additional students from out of district to attend. I would check the current policy by contacting the school district. I would call the Superintendent's Office. Here is the website link with telephone numbers http://www.clifton.k12.nj.us/contacts.asp.

If you are interested in purchasing a home in the area near Clifton, give me a call and I would be more than happy to assist you in your search.
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Wed Nov 5, 2014
Alan Ellenbogen answered:
This area of Montclair is only about 10 minutes from Montclair State. However, according to Trulia, this rental property you are inquiring about is no longer available. Best of luck in your search. ... more
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Sun May 18, 2014
Robin Seidon answered:
Hi Erica:
Montclair has magnet schools which means you choose the school that your child goes to. You give a list of 3 in the order of preference and you'll get one of those three. Here's a link to give you more information:
http://www.montclair.k12.nj.us/FaqMagnet.aspx
Good luck and please don't hesitate to let me know if I can help further.
Kindest regards,
Robin
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Sun Nov 24, 2013
Gerri leventhal answered:
There are 11 schools in the Montclair Public School System; seven elementary schools, three middle schools and one comprehensive high school. The Montclair Schools have been recognized as one of the top six magnet school districts in the United States. There is a broad based curriculum which is not offered in many of the neighboring Essex County School Systems and children are welcome to pick and choose what course of study best fits their needs. For more details on the Montclair Public School System ... more
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Sun Feb 13, 2011
Rickey Cooper answered:
Hello Ritali There should be further specific discussion regarding; Type of residence (Col, Condo, Multi, etc) Budget (inclusive of taxes, insurance maintenance, etc) Montclair area will easily address the schools as noted by Keller Williams. Email to schedule a Confidential No obligation interview ... more
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Sat Mar 13, 2010
Findingpreschool answered:
You can also look at this website for Montessori in your area... http://www.findingpreschool.com
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Thu Apr 16, 2009
Penny asked:
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This question is about Montclair High School: http://www.trulia.com/schools/NJ-Montclair/Montclair_High_School/
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Thu Jan 22, 2009
Bill Eckler answered:
Blanca,

Work with the school. They are your biggest advocate and have the ability with your support to make a difference. Inquire about the PINS (pupils in need of supervision) program.

It sounds like the stakes are very high and something needs to be done now.....

Good luck
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Tue May 6, 2008
Barbara Ostroth answered:
Montclair schools are very good, and very innovative. It is a stable community and beautiful as well. Most of the Bergen county and Essex county suburban schools sytems are very good. I have raised my 4 kids in Teaneck (2 now in college, 2 graduated and working), and found Teaneck's schools to be wonderful. I can name many other communities that would also serve your needs, depending on price range, style of house, proximity to NYC transportation, etc. Give me a call and let's work together! ... more
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Mon Apr 14, 2008
Stanton Company answered:
Anne,

Sorry for the late response. I hope I can still be of help. I am a 1987 alum of MKA and currently serve on their alumni council. I live in Montclair and can give you a candid view on the school; both the good and the bad. Feel free to e-mail me and I can give you some more details. richardgstanton@yahoo.com www.StantonRealtors.com ... more
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