" 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 sixty
eight 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 transportation.
Summer Camp is designed for three to eleven year olds. Children
may be enrolled for four or eight weeks, morning only or full
day, Monday through Thursday.
Amy Battle and Pamela Humphreys
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 till college."
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."