Education & Activities
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!
Music, art, dance and drama for babies – tweens. Latin, ballroom, and wedding dance lessons for adults
Mile Square Theatre, 1400 Clinton Street
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
Music and guitar lessons for all ages.
160 1st Street – (201) 222-0915
Multi-sport education programming for children 18 months and up in a fun, dynamic, nurturing, and age-appropriate environment.
720 Monroe St. C409
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 –
Indoor play space and gym classes for children 6 weeks to 13 years old
720 Monroe Street, 3rd Fl, Suite E312 – (201) 758-8390
Interactive, informal music classes for children 3 months to 5 years old
Multiple locations in Hoboken and Jersey City Telephone – (917) 400-4524
Mommy & me music classes, enrichment programs, and birthday parties
2 locations – 44 Hudson Place and 1180 Maxwell Lane – (732) 205-1971
Tae Kwon Do, Kickboxing, Kung Fu, Strength & Sports, Performance Training for children, teens, & adults
603 Adams Street – (201) 656-0990
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
Painting, drawing & more ages 2 through adults
720 Monroe Street suite E206 Telephone – (201) 222-5400
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
Visit here for more information: http://www.hoboken.k12.nj.us/hoboken/
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
Private School – Age 6 weeks through Kindergarten
1055 Maxwell Lane – (201) 963-4949
Catholic School – PK-3 to 8th
555 7th Street – (201) 963-9535
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
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
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.
Kindergarten through 8th grade
1460 Garden Street, Telephone – (201) 876-0102
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
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
What to know more about living in Hoboken?
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