Living in Montclair, New Jersey


Montclair is a suburban town located in the heart of Essex County just 12 miles to New York City. Montclair is home to a bustling downtown filled with trendy restaurants, and locally owned shops. Known for its unique vibe, Montclair's streets are filled with art and culture including the Montclair Art Museum and the Wellmont Theatre. Noted for the historical architecture yet hip downtown, Montclair makes for the perfect post city living. 


The Commute


Located just 12 miles from New York City, the commute to Manhattan is seamless. Montclair is serviced by the New Jersey Transit Montclair- Boonton Train Line with 7 station stops throughout town. Another option for commuters is the DeCamp Bus Line with direct access to Port Authority Bus Terminal. With access to both the Garden State Parkway and The New Jersey Turnpike travel throughout New Jersey and beyond is simple. 


The Schools 


Serving Kindergarten through 12th grade, Montclair's Award Winning Magnet- School System offers a unique learning experience based on specific students interests. Each elementary and middle school is identified by themes such as global studies, science & technology, creating connections, Montessori, university, STEM, environmental science, and gifted & talented. 


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Elementary Schools


Edgemont Montessori School (Montessori) LEARN MORE


Nishuane Elementary (K-2, Gifted and Talented) LEARN MORE


Hillside Elementary (3-5, Gifted and Talented) LEARN MORE


Bradford Elementary (K-5, The University Magnet) LEARN MORE


Charles H. Bullock Elementary (K-5, Environmental Science) LEARN MORE


Northeast Elementary (K-5, Global Studies) LEARN MORE


Watchung Elementary (K-5, Science and Technology) LEARN MORE


Middle School


Glenfield Middle School (6-8, Visual and Performing Arts) LEARN MORE


Buzz Aldrin Middle School (6-8, The STEM Magnet) LEARN MORE


Renaissance at Rand (6-8, Liberal Arts) LEARN MORE


High School 




Montclair High School (9-12) LEARN MORE


In addition to the public school district, there are also many private Schools Near North Caldwell. Some of the private school options are:


Montclair Kimberly Academy


Newark Academy 


Golda Och


Mount Saint Dominic Academy


Saint Peters Prep


Seton Hall Prep


To learn more about Montclair, NJ CLICK HERE to chat with The Bolcar Team.