Education & Activities

Hoboken Schools

There are so many wonderful schools, daycare facilities and activities for children in Hoboken.

Hoboken has many public and private schools, a college and continuing education classes for adults.

Baby & Kids Classes & Activities

While there are so many activities for children in Hoboken, I highlighted some of the ones we have tried and love!

Creative Groove

Music, art, dance and drama for babies – tweens. Latin, ballroom, and wedding dance lessons for adults

Mile Square Theatre, 1400 Clinton Street

(917) 922-1061

Diamond Gymnastics

Teaching children of all ages the foundations of the sport of gymnastics.

738 Willow St. – 201-222-7722

Garden Street School of the Performing Arts

Offer programs to children of all ages in dance, theater, music and voice lessons.

1018 Washington Street, 2nd Floor – Dance School: 201-683-9100 – Music School: 201-683-0016

Guitar Bar

Music and guitar lessons for all ages.

160 1st Street – (201) 222-0915

The Inner Athlete

Multi-sport education programming for children 18 months and up in a fun, dynamic, nurturing, and age-appropriate environment.

720 Monroe St. C409


Hugs and Bugs

Offers a unique approach to early learning through process art, sensory and independent play all the while building a community for both parents and children.

529 Willow Avenue & Chrysalis Cove location 537 Park Avenue Hoboken, NJ 07030 –


My Gym

Indoor play space and gym classes for children 6 weeks to 13 years old

720 Monroe Street, 3rd Fl, Suite E312 – (201) 758-8390

Music for Aardvarks

Interactive, informal music classes for children 3 months to 5 years old

Multiple locations in Hoboken and Jersey City Telephone – (917) 400-4524

Rockness Music

Mommy & me music classes, enrichment programs, and birthday parties

2 locations – 44 Hudson Place and 1180 Maxwell Lane – (732) 205-1971

Sport Tae Kwon Do

Tae Kwon Do, Kickboxing, Kung Fu, Strength & Sports, Performance Training for children, teens, & adults

603 Adams Street – (201) 656-0990

Stevens Summer Camp

Summer camp for PreK-K in Hoboken and K-8 in Jersey City

333 River Street, Hoboken Telephone – (201) 792-3688 & 100 River Drive Jersey City

Urban Arts at Monroe

Painting, drawing & more ages 2 through adults

720 Monroe Street suite E206 Telephone – (201) 222-5400

Urban Jungle

Children’s activity center with an indoor playground, plus school prep classes, camps & events (18 mo. – 5 yrs).

​1140 Maxwell Lane – 201-653-4212

Public Schools in Hoboken

There are many public schools located throughout Hoboken. They vary in size and services. Currently, the public school system starts with Pre-K3 and goes through 12th grade.

Early Childhood – PreK 3 & PreK 4

 The city contracts three different providers, Mile Square, HOPES CAP, Inc, & Hoboken Public, to run the Pre-K 3 and Pre-K 4 programs. Hoboken currently receives state funding for the Pre-K programs.  Children must turn 3 by September 30th of the current school year to enroll and registration begins in March. The Early Childhood Program utilizes the Tools of the Mind Curriculum to provide a high quality preschool program. 

Joseph F Brandt Primary & Early Education School

Primary School – PK-5th Grade

215 9th Street Telephone – (201) 356-3690

Thomas G Connors Primary School

Primary school – PK-5th grades

201 Monroe Street Telephone – (201) 356-3680

 Wallace Primary School

Primary School – PK-5th grades

1100 Willow Avenue Telephone – (201) 356-3650

Hoboken Middle School

Hoboken Middle School – Grades 6-8

158 Fourth Street Telephone – (201) 356-3750

Hoboken High School

High School – Grades 9-12

800 Clinton Street Telephone – (201) 356-3700

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Private Schools in Hoboken

The private schools in Hoboken have an application process. Typically, applications are due by the end of December for the enrollment in September the following year. Don’t just apply blindly, you are strongly encouraged to go on tours of the school and/or attend an open house in the fall a year before your child would start at the school.

All Saints Day Episcopal Day School

Private Day School – PK3-8th Grade

707 Washington Street (1st-8th Grade) and 527 Clinton Street (PK3-Kindergarten) – (201) 792-0736

 Apple Montessori School

Private School – Age 6 weeks through Kindergarten

1055 Maxwell Lane  – (201) 963-4949

Hoboken Catholic Academy

Catholic School – PK-3 to 8th

555 7th Street – (201) 963-9535

Hoboken Montessori School

Private School – Age 2 through Kindergarten

158 14th Street – (201) 656-7300

Kaplan Cooperative Preschool (United Synagogue of Hoboken)

Preschool – 2 yrs through 4 years

115 Park Avenue – (201) 659-4000

Mustard Seed School (and The Nest Early Learning Center)

Private Day School PK3 – 8th Grade

422 Willow Avenue – (201) 653-5548

Stevens Cooperative School

Private School Nursery 2 yrs through 8th grade

301 Garden Street (1st-8th Grade), 339 River Street (PK3-Kindergarten), 301 Bloomfield Street (2s Program), and Jersey City Campus – (201) 792-3688

The Hudson School

Private School – 5th through 12th Grade

601 Park Avenue – (201) 659-8335


Charter Schools in Hoboken

In addition to the many public and private schools, Hoboken has three charter schools. The charter schools receive public funds yet operate independently of the Hoboken Public Schools under charters granted by the Commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Education. To apply to these schools, there is usually a lottery system as space is limited.

Elysian Charter School

Kindergarten through 8th grade

1460 Garden Street, Telephone – (201) 876-0102

Hoboken Charter School

Kindergarten through 12th grade

713 Washington Street, Telephone (201) 963-0222

Hoboken Dual Language Charter School – Hola

Kindergarten through 8th grade

301 Garden Street, 4th floor and 123 Jefferson Street, Telephone (201)-427-1458

College/Continuing Education

Stevens Institute of Technology

Founded in 1870 in Hoboken, NJ, Stevens is one of the leading technological universities offering bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees.

1 Castle Point Terrace

Continuing Education Program by The Hoboken Board of Education

Adult education programs

800 Clinton Street Telephone – (201) 356-3600

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