Living in Caldwell, NJ

Caldwell is a quaint suburban town which ranked 3rd in the "Best Places to Live" in New Jersey by New Jersey Monthly. Caldwell is known for having a bustling downtown filled with local restaurants and many small businesses. With just over 7,000 residents in the 1 square mile town, Caldwell offers the perfect suburban feel. Caldwell has a direct bus line to NYC, making this town perfect for post city living. 

The Commute 

Caldwell is located just 16 miles from New York City, with a direct Decamp Bus Line to Port Authority Bus Terminal. Commuters also have the option to take the NJ Transit Express Bus from Willowbrook Mall or they can choose the NJ Transit Montclair-Boonton Train line which runs from Montclair, NJ just 5 miles from Caldwell's downtown. 

The Schools 

Caldwell- West Caldwell Public Schools are composed of four elementary schools, one middle school, and one high school. This highly ranked school district serves both The Caldwell Borough and The West Caldwell Township and serves students Kindergarten through Grade 12.

Elementary School 

Lincoln School (K-5)

Jefferson School (K-5)

Wilson School (K-5)

Washington School (K-5)

Harrison School (PreK)

Middle School 

Grover Cleveland Middle School

High School

James Caldwell High School

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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


Caldwell is also home to Caldwell University


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