The Cooperative Nursery School of Ridgewood (aka “The Co-op”) is all set to open for its 44th year on September 12, 2011.  Every new school year brings changes and the biggest one this year is our new director, Denise DeAngelis.   As a former co-op parent and Ridgewood resident, Ms. DeAngelis brings with her years of experience and a genuine love for the school and the children who go there.  This year the school is introducing a new program, Discovery Day Friday.  Regular class schedules run Monday-Thursday and this program gives students a chance to learn about a variety of topics that are not covered in the classroom.

The Co-op offers morning and afternoon classes for Kindergarten Enrichment, 2 ½ , 3, 4-year-olds, as well as Mommy & Me.  The school’s seasoned professional teaching staff guides students toward social, emotional and physical well-being.  Children learn and play in an environment ideally suited to their needs as developing individuals.  The program encourages independence, self-discipline and a love for school.  Setting the school apart from other nursery schools, parents actively participate in their child’s early learning experience.  Music, physical education, field trips, indoor and outdoor play time and an in-house library are just a few of the experiences to which the children are exposed as supplements to the daily education plans.

There are still some spots available for the 2011-2012 school year.  Please call the school at (201) 447-6232 or email us at [email protected] for more information or to schedule a visit to the school.