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PK-6 & Ungraded
Public district
Montague, NJ
Students enrolled: 303

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475 Route 206
Montague, NJ 07827

(973) 293-7131
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April 30, 2013
The teachers are top notch and push the students to do their absolute best, yet honestly genuinely care for each and every one.

- submitted by a parent

June 23, 2012
I also have a child with special needs and have had a great experience in this school. You don't need to be a bully to get what you want and need for your child. If any of the people writing these reviews were involved with the school they would see just how great it is! Every parent needs to be involved in their child's education. There are always teachers you aren't going to like, but my kids have had most of them and I can say those are few and far between. If you are involved with your child then it's a great school to be a part of, it's like family. If you want to cause trouble then yes you won't be welcome with open arms, who can blame them?? I would recommend this school to anyone who wants a small and personal place for their child to grow up. It's a great town with a lot of involved people who care about more than just themselves.

- submitted by a parent

June 10, 2012
This school is one of the worst in NJ. Paterson and Newark spend more money and have more programs than Montague does. This schools needs to be taken over from the state. The students are about a year behind than the rest of the schools in the state. So if you move out of Montague plan on having trouble with your child keeping up. If you are moving here from another district plan on your child being bored and ahead of all the others. Special Education progams are a joke. Your child will not get the services that they need. Unless your child has mild learning problems, prepare to enter due process. There is a reason that many students go to private school and many more homeschool. Your child will get a better education in any other town in NJ. Skip the drama and move to Sandyston, Wantage or over the boarded to Milford. You will be much happier and your child will thrive. Don't let Montague damage your child when there are many great schools in the area.

- submitted by a parent

April 28, 2012
I moved here from a different state not knowing what the educational system here would be like. After being an involved parent with the school for a few years, I have to say that Montague Elementary is definitely providing the quality education that I was wanting for my children. My children and family have always been treated with the utmost compassion and respect. I would highly recommend this school to anyone.

- submitted by a parent

April 28, 2012
This is a wonderful school, from the Chief school administrator, to the VP, the teaching staff and para professionals! The teaching staff goes above and beyond for each and every child. The Principal (Chief school administrator) knows every childs name, EVERY single one of them! The positive reinforcement is exeptional. Each months a student in each grade is chosen for student of the month. My children are getting an awesome education at Montague Elementary thanks to this wonderful faculty!

- submitted by a parent

April 28, 2012
Montague Elementary School is a wonderful school with excellent teachers, principal and vice principal. They are involved, caring and make learning fun. There are challenging academic programs for all levels including special needs and gifted students. My children have learned and grown exponentially. We are very pleased with the education our children receive at Montague Elementary.

- submitted by a parent

April 27, 2012
Terrible experience with this school. My special needs child was denied education and then the school refused to pay for an alternative, which is against the law. We had to go as far as hiring a lawyer to get the things we needed. I don't believe the teachers or administration have the children's best interest at heart. My child was not treated with compassion or respect. This school needs a major overhaul. Glad to be far away from these people!

- submitted by a parent

February 10, 2012
This school has been WONDERFUL for our kids. We have been very pleased with the education our children are receiving and the high standards expected of students. The teachers and administration have been caring, helpful and supportive in all situations. Our kids come home excited about what they have learned and the opportunities presented to them.

- submitted by a parent

February 09, 2012
This school is in serious need of an overhaul of it's administration. Our children are doomed for failure with this school's current administration and that goes as well for this school's Broad of Education team, as they are NO better. If we had to grade this school we would give it a U. Never in my life have I ever experienced the horror I have had to endure in attempting to ensure a fair and appropriate public education for my children who are residents of this township. As for this school's teachers, their are a few good ones, however many of them seem fearful of this school's administration, fearful of losing their jobs and as a result we have experienced and heard of some of this school's teachers doing unjust things to their students just to satisfy this school's administration. If your child MUST attend this school you, it is imperative that you stay involved and listen to your child everyday to stay on top of their education. Additionally if you are told your child is failing, DO NOT simply take this school's word as accurate as this school is known for luring parents in to get them to sign I.E.P.'s for their child so the school can collect extra State & Federal $'s.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
April 20, 2009
Need to be extremely involved with your child to get the services they are entitled to. Many good teachers, but alot of limitations. Have to be hands on with your child or they will be 'left behind'. Also, the bullying policy is a joke. They say they don't tolerate bullying, but just try to get things rectified when there is a problem, they give you a song and dance. This school could be so much more than it is. Not a super good school for special ed. services. Very limited in the services and quantity the child receives.

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Montague Elementary School
475 Route 206, Montague, NJ  07827
(973) 293-7131
Last modified Montague Elementary School is a Public school. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 8 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Montague Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 10 reviews. Top