Education

This section has information on Paramus Public & Private Schools, Berkeley College, Bergen Community College, DeVry University, Lincoln Technical Institute, and related links. Please click on schools listed for more information.

The Paramus Public School District

 

The Paramus Public Schools is a nationally recognized district and is composed of the following: 160 students in Early Childhood; Five elementary schools accommodating 1,570 students in grades K-4; two middle schools of grades 5,6,7 and 8 with a combined enrollment of 1,395; and a senior high school with an enrollment of 1,280 students.  Paramus schools offers a comprehensive program that meets the diverse needs of youngsters. Specialists are on the staff in the fields of art, vocal and instrumental music, physical education, computers, enrichment, speech, learning disabilities, and supplemental instruction. Special education classes for children with learning disabilities are being conducted in the system.

The policy-making body of the Paramus Public Schools is the nine member Board of Education which serves without pay and is elected by the voters for three-year terms.

Paramus Public Schools
Dr. Michele Robinson, Superintendent
145 Spring Valley Road
201-261-7800

Elementary
Memorial – 201-261-7800
Midland – 201-262-7181
Parkway – 201-261-7800
Ridge Ranch – 201-262-1444
Stony Lane – 201-261-7800

Middle School
East Brook – 201-261-7800
West Brook – 201-661-7800

High School
Paramus High School – 201-261-7800

Paramus Private Schools

 

Pre-School – Nursery
Cissy Child Care Center – 201-261-8687
Children’s Country Day School – 201-445-5330
Church of the Saviour Nursery School – 201-261-0420
Congregation KAJ of Paramus Pre-School – 201-967-0605
Growing Garden – 201-265-3223
Learning Tree Nursery – 201-843-7595
Prime Time Early Learning Center – 201-261-0090
Alpine Learning Center – 201-612-7800
Jewish Community Center of Paramus – 201-967-1334                             Jumpinjax – 201- 261-3000

Elementary
Visitation Academy Interparochial School – 201-262-6067
Yavneh Academy – 201-262-8494

High School
Paramus Catholic High School – 201-445-4466
The Frisch School – 201-845-0555, Ext. 205

Higher Education

 

Berkeley College

Established in 1931, Berkeley College is a coeducational college specializing in business.  With six locations in New York and New Jersey, USA, and students from 18 states and 76 foreign countries, Berkeley is widely recognized for its academic excellence.

For more information, visit their web site or call 201-967-9667.

Bergen Community College

The Bergen Community College, offers two-year associate degrees and one-year certificates in more than 70 career and transfer programs. Students may choose from day and evening courses in business, social sciences, communication arts, humanities, natural sciences, mathematics, allied health and physical education. A variety of non-credit programs are also offered through the division of continuing education.

For more information, visit their web site or call 201-447-7100.

DeVry University

Founded in 1931, DeVry University is is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association (NCA), www.ncahlc.org. The university’s Keller Graduate School of Management and DeVry College of New York are included in this accreditation. NCA is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a recognized accrediting association and is one of the six regional agencies that accredit U.S. colleges and universities at the institutional level. Accreditation provides assurance to the public and to prospective students that standards of quality have been met.  DeVry University is a member of CHEA, a national advocate and institutional voice for self-regulation of academic quality through accreditation. CHEA, an association of 3,000 degree-granting colleges and universities, recognizes 60 institutional and programmatic accrediting organizations.  With more than 90 locations in major metropolitan areas across the country, DeVry University makes it easy to find a location near where you live or work. Plus, all five DeVry University colleges also offer online degree programs.

For more information, visit their web site or call the Paramus campus at 877-613-8669. They are located at 81 Route 4 East in the 35 Plaza shopping center.

Lincoln Technical Institute

For more information, visit their web site or call 201-845-6868.

Adult and Continuing Education

 

Bergen County Specialty Schools

Bergen Community College Division of Continuing Education – 201-447-7488
Bergen County Technical Schools & Special Services – 201-343-6000
The Paramus Community School – 201-261-7800

Adult and Continuing Education brings to this municipality not only an enlarged conception of the Adult School, but a new dedication to community services. Community School programs include: Adult Program (days and evenings); Young People’s Workshops (day classes for pre-schoolers, elementary and middle school children); and School-Age Child Care (before and after school care program for elementary children of working families).