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Whether you are just beginning your quest for the ideal preschool program or seeking an enriching, challenging and supportive elementary or high school experience, the listings and links on these pages can help guide your search.
These schools welcome your inquiries. Visit website links or call for information, schedule a tour or attend an upcoming open house. Open houses for secondary schools begin in the fall for enrollment the following year. Open houses and enrollment for preschool and kindergarten typically begin in January for the following year and enrollment is ongoing until full. Click on the links below to begin.
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For additional information about education in New Jersey, visit the State of New Jersey Department of Education website. The site includes a non-user-friendly directory of public and non-public preschools as well as elementary, secondary and special education schools and official public school report cards.
As an alternative to traditional public schools, New Jersey counties offer free charter schools, vocational and technical training schools and/or specialized magnet high schools. Look for information sessions and open houses beginning in the fall for the following school year. See separate listings under Kids Guide NJ Private Elementary & Secondary Schools and visit the State of New Jersey Department of Education website for statewide listings for charter schools and career and technical education programs in New Jersey. As of September 2014, there are 87 approved charter schools currently operating in New Jersey.