Prospect Co-op Nursery School 646 Prospect St, Maplewood, NJ07040 Prospect Co-op Nursery School is a non-sectarian nursery school, located in Prospect Presbyterian Church. There are two…More recently renovated classrooms and a large, well-equipped playground, designed specifically for young children. The school is licensed by the State of New Jersey and the Township of Maplewood.
After School Program of Maplewood South Orange 13 Jefferson Ave, Maplewood, NJ07040 The After School Program runs out of the YMCA on Jefferson as well as the headquarters on Dunnell Road. The After…More School Academy of the Arts is an enrichment program for middle school students, which is run by a coalition of both Maplewood and South Orange as well as the South Mountain YMCA, the Board of Education, and other community advisors.
Maplewood's public middle school has been praised in online reviews for its music program and annual musical. Besides…More its students' solid scores on state and federal tests, the school also has unique programs such as the HUB, a free after-school program offering mental health counseling, skills-building groups and academic support.
Annually, about a third of the student body is invited to take the SATs early by Johns Hopkins Talent Search. For its efforts to foster community in the student body, the school was awarded a Community of Caring School Grant. In 2009, Maplewood Middle School graduate Jeffrey Truppo became the principal.
Clinton Elementary School 27 Berkshire Rd, Maplewood, NJ07040 Clinton's brick exterior is conservative, but the art surrounding and covering the building is anything but. Parents of…More former Clinton students have contributed works ranging from a six foot exterior bronze sculpture of a hand to Impressionistic paintings in the interior windows. The artwork reflects both the active engagement Clinton students have with the school and the importance the school places on the arts.
Jefferson School 518 Ridgewood Rd, Maplewood, NJ07040 Serving third, fourth and fifth grades, Jefferson is the older student counterpart to South Orange's Marshall School. In…More addition to sharing a student body, the schools share a website where Marshall's tiger mascot pals around with Jefferson's owl on a tree branch.
South Orange Maplewood Board of Education 525 Academy St, Maplewood, NJ07040 The nine-member board is composed of residents of both South Orange and Maplewood. The board members are elected for…More three-year terms, during which they hire the superintendent and oversee other staff hirings and transitions, approve expenditures and educational programs and approve the school budget. A different organization, the board of school estimate, sets the tax rate for schools.
Silbernagel Auto Driving School 2224 Millburn Ave, Maplewood, NJ07040 Silbernagel Auto Driving School offers instruction to drivers throughout the region. Services offered include safe…More driving courses and preparation for road tests. Complementary pick-ups and returns are provided. The school is insured and licensed by the State of New Jersey.
Family Connections 1984 Springfield Ave, Maplewood, NJ07040 Family Connections is a community-based counseling and family service agency with more than 30 specialized programs for…More all ages from infants to seniors. They deliver therapeutic services in their offices and on-site in pre-schools, schools, shelters and directly in the home. Their main office is in Orange. Among their programs is the LOFT, in Columbia High School.
Headquartered in the Civic House on Dunnell Road, the After School Program of Maplewood South Orange is a private and…More non-profit program offered in all the elementary schools and middle schools in the two towns.
Activities for the After School Academy of the Arts (AAA), the recreational and enrichment program designed specifically for middle school students, also takes place at the center on Dunnell Road.
The AAA is a coalition between the two towns and their departments of Recreation and Cultural Affairs as well as South Mountain YMCA, the Board of Education, and community advisors.
Among the activities (both indoor and outdoor) are computers, sports, dance, yoga, double dutch, magazine publishing, arts, crafts, music (e.g., drumming), cartooning, sewing, and cooking. Financial aid for enrollment is also available.