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Apple Montessori Schools to Open a New Location in Hillsborough this November


Hillsborough, NJApple Montessori Schools will be opening its newest school location in Hillsborough at 302 South Branch Road on November 1st. This new school will serve children 6 weeks through 6 years.

“We are thrilled to join the Hillsborough community and bring our educational approach and beautiful facilities to the families of Hillsborough,” says Andrea Vargas, CEO of Apple Montessori Schools. “We are especially proud to show off our outdoor space, featuring our unique Outdoor Classrooms with an abundance of natural materials for children to engage with, promoting both physical and emotional well-being. They are designed as a reflection of the Montessori classroom, where each material has its own purpose. Our amazing team has worked so hard over the past few months bringing our new location to fruition, and we can’t wait to welcome families this Fall.”

About this new location

This will be the 2nd Apple Montessori Schools location to open in 2023, following the opening of Apple Montessori Schools of East Windsor in August. Apple Montessori now has 18 locations throughout New Jersey, making them the largest provider of early childhood Montessori education in the state with Montessori preschool, kindergarten, elementary and daycare programs.

For over 50 years, Apple Montessori has helped guide children into becoming kinder, more successful, and happier individuals, and this location will bring that same legacy to the Hillsborough community. Apple Montessori Schools Hillsborough is now enrolling for the 23/24 school year for a late Fall start and next year, will offer their beloved summer camp program.

This spacious campus offers classrooms that are rich with Montessori materials and supporting activities to promote academic as well as social and emotional growth.

The 3+ acre campus includes 3 separate buildings with infant, toddler and preschool classrooms, surrounded by trees in a bucolic setting. All buildings are newly renovated and energy efficient, flooded with natural light. The infant and toddler classrooms feature radiant heat flooring to keep the youngest learners comfortable, while fresh air ventilation systems keep fresh air circulating. The location will have a saltwater swimming pool uniquely designed for young children, certified Outdoor Classrooms, a trike path, gardening beds and more.

This new location is conveniently located by the business district on route 206, nearby route 202 and the towns of Skillman, Belle Mead, Flemington, Somerville and Bridgewater.

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About Apple Montessori

Family-founded Apple Montessori has set exceptional standards in early childhood education since 1972. Guided by the principles of Maria Montessori, their modern Montessori environment goes beyond the traditional Montessori philosophy to provide an enriching environment where structured freedom creates the foundation for a lifetime of happiness and success. For over 50 years, Apple Montessori Schools has continued to innovate with ongoing professional development programs, well-rounded curriculum, and new additions to facilities including the introduction of Outdoor Classrooms.Apple’s efforts have been publicly recognized and affirmed through accreditation by the Middle States Association Commissions on Elementary and Secondary Schools (MSA-CESS) and IACET accreditation for its training department.