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Grace Montessori School

1075 Easton Avenue
Somerset, NJ 08873

(732) 565-0288


Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Montessori

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"We provide a safe, happy and stimulating learning experience, we are a school with outstanding curriculum, programs and staff. Our classrooms are fully equipped with Montessori materials. All areas of Montessori Education are provided for the children"
Excerpted from the preschool's website

A Typical Day

"3-6 claas schedule:
8:00 to 8:45 a.m. Morning extended care.
8:45 to 9:20am. Montessori work time (Tuesday, 9:00 to 9:30am. Spanish class)
9:20 to 9:30 am. Circle time (Attendance, Calendar, weather, etc.)
9:30 to 45am. Snack time
9:45 to 10:00 am. Circle time (Montessori group presentations children's songs, rhymes, stories)
10:00 to 10:45am. Montessori work time
10:45 to 11:00 am. Bathroom and story time
11:00 to 11:30am. Outside Play time
11:30am. Morning program ends
11:30 to 12:00pm. Lunch time
12:00 to 12:30pm. Nap time
12:30pm. Afternoon program starts

12:30 to 1:30pm. Montessori work time
1:30 to 1:45pm. Circle time (Attendance, Calendar & Weather)
1:45 to2:00pm. Snack time
2:00 to 2:30pm. Circle time (Montessori Group Presentations ,Rhymes, Songs or special program.*)
2:30 to 2:45pm. Bathroom time and Story time
2:45 to 3:15pm. Outside play time.
3:15pm. Afternoon and full day program end.
3:15 to 6:00pm Afternoon extended hours.
6:00pm. School closed.


8:00 ~8:45 a.m. Morning extended hour: Children enter the school. Information and message are exchanged between parents and caregivers. Children have free work.
8:45.~10:00 a.m. Morning session begins : work time( Practical life, Math, Language, Sensorial, Social study, Science and Art etc.)
10:00~10:30 a.m. Snack time
10:30~11:00 a.m. Outside play time
11:00~11:30 a.m. Circle time
11:30 a.m. Morning session ends. Children who do not participate in the full day program go home
11:30~12:00 a.m. Lunch time
12:30 Afternoon Program starts
12:30 p.m. Afternoon Program starts
12:30~2:00 p.m. Nap Time (Full time children)
2:00~2:20 p.m. Snack Time.
2:20~2:45 p.m. Circle time
2:45~3:15 p.m. Outside play
3:15~6:00 p.m. Extended hours (Free work with the guidance of adults)
6:00 p.m. School Closes: There is a late pick up charge for every 15 minutes. "
Excerpted from the preschool's website