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Little Ivy Learning Center

660 East Glen Ave
Ridgewood, NJ 07450

(201) 444-0048


Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Play-Based, Teacher-Led

Day in the Life

General School Mission

Little Ivy's students are Well Loved & Well Prepared!

Welcome to Little Ivy Learning Center, a world of children and laughter, learning and acceptance, play and fun, parents and teachers.

As parents, we’ve learned that the best school for our children is one where teachers and staff come to know each of them—their talents and needs, their strengths and weaknesses— as well as we do. This school has small class sizes, and is led by experienced teachers in classrooms about the size of our family’s play room.

As parents and teachers, we’ve seen that each of our children has a natural curiosity about the world around them, an appetite to understand and participate in that world, and the need to be nurtured as they master the skills they need to be successful and happy. We’ve seen that our children best master these skills with the help of teachers who truly enjoy the time they spend with them and have the experience to guide them each step along the way.

As professional educators, we know that we best nurture the self-discovery and self-confidence of each of our students when we tailor our lessons to address the ever-changing social, emotional, physical and intellectual levels of each one of them. Our experience tells us that we need to be constantly aware of what each of them is capable of today so that we can successfully guide them to build on this to master the skills they’ll need tomorrow.

These are our experiences as parents and teachers that led us to choose Little Ivy for our children. We are thrilled that you have decided to join us.


Separation is Handled through:

  • Pre-entry meetings with parents at school
  • Small group sessions
  • Parents in classroom early on