In the Lower School at Saddle River Day School, there is, of course, an emphasis on giving our students the academic foundation necessary for future success. But our teachers are also focused on instilling a love of knowledge and an intellectual curiosity that make learning a lifelong passion.
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PRE-K 3 TO GRADE 12 • CO-ED, INDEPENDENT DAY SCHOOL
We inspire each child to achieve personal and academic excellence and to become a caring and ethical contributor to society. We empower students with the tools, space and encouragement to find their passions and thrive.
The result? Graduates who own their future.
MILES FROM NYC, WITH BUS ROUTES
STUDENTS ACROSS 3 DIVISIONS FROM 100 COMMUNITIES
STUDENTS IN THE AVERAGE CLASS
of Middle School students complete an independent study
ACRES IN BERGEN COUNTY, NJ
AP AND COLLEGE COURSES
ACCEPTANCE TO 4-YEAR COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES
OF FACULTY HOLD ADVANCED DEGREES
Gain critical thinking skills, problem-solving experience and a global perspective, while exploring talents and passions.
An Entrepreneurial Mindset from the start
Students become inspired thinkers who seek the adventure of pursuing knowledge at every level. Engaging teachers build analytical thought through hands-on learning, big thinking and new technology across all academic disciplines.
Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Coding principles are introduced in kindergarten, robotics teams compete nationally, and experts lead communitywide boot camps—innovation in design, engineering and business can be seen in every program at SRDS.
A standout college application: Gateway Diplomas
Increased academic rigor, strengthened 21st-century skills, better preparation for college. Driven, career-focused Upper School students have the ability to combine their interests with field experience, presentations and an established portfolio.
Become a valued, active participant in an engaging learning community.
Graduate with the internship experiences and research and public speaking skills needed to excel at top colleges and universities.
Here at SRDS, it is our mandate to evaluate our programs, pedagogy and curriculum to ensure that we are proactive in responding to the evolving needs of our students and families.
Saddle River Day School has been granted $100,000 by the Edward E. Ford Foundation in support of its Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.
This year, there will be even more faces than usual as Saddle River Day School welcomes the largest group of over 140 incoming first year students in our history!
The SRDS Middle School will be offering a brand new Accelerated Science Curriculum for interested and qualified seventh and eighth grade students beginning in the 2022 – 2023 school year.
Georgetown, Penn, Brown, University of Virginia, Wesleyan, Middlebury, and NYU. The Class of 2022 at Saddle River Day School has fantastic college choices. But like most everything in the last two years, today’s high school graduates were confronted with significant change when it came time to apply to colleges.