Secret Garden Montessori is an independent, non-profit school located in Frenchtown, NJ.


We are committed to providing authentic Montessori education for children 18 months through 6 years old.


The Montessori approach is an exciting process of discovery, leading to concentration, motivation, self-discipline, and a lifelong love of learning.




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18 through 36 months

Our Toddler program introduces children to purposeful work, through activities that inspire curiosity, and build confidence. Children have the opportunity to develop their gross and fine motor skills within a social environment that fosters the basic principles of grace and courtesy. 


three through six years

Our Primary program offers a unique, mixed-age classroom environment, for children approximately 3 to 6 years old. The curriculum encourages self-guided learning through purposeful work. Children collaborate with one another and are supported to learn at their own rhythm while our Guides provide opportunities to build confidence and a love of learning.

Summer Program

18 months through age 13

COVID-19 Updates for Summer Programs

SGM will be offering programming for summer 2020. Weekly sessions will be offered remotely until further notice is received from state and local government agencies. 


Packaging and pricing will be available soon.

 This video was filmed at Secret Garden Montessori and provides a great overview of the unique Montessori approach and the importance of our three year cycle.

Secret Garden is on You Tube!

We are uploading videos weekly to our new You Tube Channel to be more accessible to our community during this time. Please check back regularly for new lessons, stories and songs shared by our Guides.


1110 Harrison Street

Frenchtown, NJ 08825

​Tel: 908-628-9639​   


Voted Best Private School

in Hunterdon County!

Did you know that one of SGM's founding principles has been supporting economic diversity?
Here's how:
SGM Scholarship fund 
(contact the office for more information)
State-funded childcare subsidies for qualifying families:
In NJ contact: NORWESCAP
In PA contact: APPLE Childcare