living in montclair
The Township of Montclair is a vibrant, sought after New Jersey community. Montclair has a diverse population, grand old homes, proximity to New York City (just 20 miles outside of NYC) and a thriving arts community. It’s home to Montclair State University as well as an art museum, theaters, galleries and a wide range of boutiques. Montclair's lively business districts are complemented with restaurants, movie theaters, shops and nightlife that attracts visitors from both New Jersey and New York.
The Township’s public schools are dedicated to educational excellence for every child. The district comprises seven elementary schools, three middle schools and one high school. The district’s award-winning magnet system has elementary and middle schools identified by the themes: global studies, science & technology, creating connections, Montessori, university, STEM, environmental science, and gifted & talented. Its academically challenging high school provides a diverse curriculum center for social justice and visual art and performance options.
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