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Founded1965
Serves180 students age 3 through 8th Grade
AccreditationNew Jersey Association of Independent Schools (NJAIS)
American Montessori Society (AMS)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools (MSA)
*International Baccalaureate Candidate School for Middle Years Program (IB MYP)

FacultyStudent to teacher ratio of 9:1
10 years average tenure
90% with Montessori or International Baccalaureate training
70% with advanced degrees
Mission The Red Oaks School provides life-changing educational experiences for young people, inspiring personal and intellectual growth, encouraging deep engagement with learning, and promoting global citizenship
CurriculumWe offer two internationally recognized educational programs – Montessori in the early years and International Baccalaureate* in the middle school. Our curriculum is designed to reflect best practices in education, including: experiential learning, emphasis on higher-order thinking and problem-solving, deep study of topics, attending to the needs of the whole child, and collaborative learning.
Our GraduatesRed Oaks graduates gain admission to the region's most competitive high schools, including:
  • Delbarton
  • Gill St. Bernard's School
  • Kent Place School
  • Morris County School Of Technology
  • Morristown-Beard School
  • Morristown High School STEM Academy
  • Newark Academy
  • Seton Hall Preparatory School
  • The Pingry School
  • Villa Walsh Academy
Standardized TestingOur students consistently outperform national, suburban, and independent schools on the rigorous Educational Record Bureau exams, as measured by median percentile scores.
CommunityOur community of families is regionally and globally diverse. They reside in 5 different counties within a 30-mile radius of the school.

Our families originate from 6 different continents and more than 26 different countries:
  • 20% of our students and 50% of our families originated from outside of the United States
  • 35% report a primary racial identification as non-white and 15% report more than one racial identity group
  • 30% of our students hold citizenship or dual citizenship in another country
  • 50% of our families speak another language or dialect (other than English) in their homes, with more than 30 different languages represented.
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