" A place where children can be
Bergen County's internationally
renowned school and camp.
Nursery School, founded in 1944, has been serving our community
for seventy years. We offer classes for children ages two and
a half to five. Parents may choose a full day or half day school
for three, four or five days a week. There is before
school and after school care available and also bus
Summer Camp is designed for three to eleven year olds.
Children may be enrolled for a minimum of two weeks, morning only or
full day, Monday through Thursday.
embraces the philosophy that children learn and grow through
play. Childhood is honored at Lindgren, fun is integral to
each day, and the teachers and staff respect each child and her
feel all four of our children have thrived in the Lindgren
environment of encouraged exploration, kindness and firm, yet
good program…lots of free play, nature, exploring, etc….not
pushing to teach children inappropriate material too early to
feel very comfortable with Lindgren. My daughter loves the
school. It's a unique environment that really allows her
to thrive: the old-fashioned farmhouse setting, the fabulous
open air areas, the animals, all the freedom and room for
creating are wonderful. I just wish she could stay here
has been a remarkable first school experience for my son.
It's as if he's with family when he's at school."
physically and philosophically unique. They understand
that early childhood education is not about academics, but is
really about the emotional and social development of children in
their first setting outside the family. The staff is very
loving and I'm sure that there is no one there who views their
work as “just a job”. The sheer duration of the school
speaks to how wonderful it really is. It is the same place
where my siblings and I went to nursery school."