Living in Upper Montclair, New Jersey

Upper Montclair, a community nestled in Montclair, New Jersey is home to over 11,000 people. Upper Montclair is home to a downtown known as the Business District filled with unique local merchants and small businesses. Also home to many parks and nature reserves including the Presby Memorial Iris Gardens.

The Commute

Just 12 miles from New York City, Upper Montclair is serviced by the NJ Transit Montclair- Boonton Train Line as well as the Decamp bus line which takes commuters straight to Port Authority Bus Terminal. The seamless commute from Upper Montclair provides the perfect living situation for post city life. 

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 Upper Montclair, NJ CLICK HERE to chat with The Bolcar Team.