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Apple Montessori Expands to South Jersey With Opening of Mt. Laurel School

The community celebrates brand new school opening with Ribbon Cutting and Open House.

Pictured from left: Mt. Laurel Councilwoman Karen Cohen, Assemblywoman Carol Murphy, Alyssa Pazos, Director at Apple Montessori Schools Mt. Laurel, Kellie Capatasto, Regional Director at Apple Montessori Schools, Claudia Caetano, Assistant Director at Apple Montessori Schools Mt. Laurel, and Andrea Vargas, CEO of Apple Montessori Schools. Children in the front L-R: Aidan Murray, Arabella Giampaolo, and Addison Murray (Photo provided)

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To celebrate Apple Montessori Schools opening a newly renovated school in Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, it recently held a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony/Open House.

The new school is located at 1401 South Church Street in Mt. Laurel and is Apple Montessori’s first South Jersey location.

This location offers programs for children ages 6 weeks to 6 years.


“We are proud of this milestone and our team members who worked so hard to help us expand our exceptional education to the families of Mt. Laurel,” said Kellie Capatasto, Regional Director, Apple Montessori. “We are so excited to celebrate and meet more of the community.”

Councilwoman Karen Cohen, Assemblywoman Carol Murphy and Burlington County Regional Chamber of Commerce VP Adrianna Gattuso along with several local residents and prospective students turned out to welcome the new school to the community.

This family-friendly event offered the community their first chance to tour the school, learn more about Apple Montessori’s education philosophy and take part in activities for infant to kindergarten-aged children and learn more about Apple Montessori’s mission to nurture and engage young minds at their own pace.

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The newly updated building hosts spacious classrooms, an outdoor classroom, age-appropriate outdoor play areas, a swimming pool, and an outdoor sports court. This event was also to commemorate the 50 years that Apple has provided early childhood education to families across the Garden State.

“We are thrilled to take this moment and look back at 50 years of inspiring lifelong happiness and success, but also looking forward to joining new communities,” said Capatasto.

For more information, visit https://applemontessorischools.com/mtlaurel/

About Apple Montessori: 

Family-founded, Apple Montessori has set exceptional standards in early childhood education since 1972.

Guided by the principles of Maria Montessori, their modern Montessori environment goes beyond the traditional Montessori philosophy to provide an enriching environment where structured freedom creates the foundation for a lifetime of happiness and success.

For 50 years, they have continued to innovate with ongoing teacher development programs, a diverse curriculum, and state-of-the-art facilities.

Their efforts have been publicly recognized and affirmed through accreditation by the Middle States Association Commissions on Elementary and Secondary Schools (MSA-CESS).