SGM is an independent, non-profit school located in Frenchtown, NJ currently offering programs for children from infancy through 6 years old. Our programs are rooted in authentic Montessori philosophy with a focus on engagement with our beloved & beautiful river valley, its’ community & connection with nature. Also known as Peace Education, Montessori offers children respect for self and others and helps to cultivate a sense of independence and understanding of the interconnectedness of all things. Our dedicated staff members are professionals with a depth of experience and passion for Montessori. Their contributions enable us to fulfll our school’s mission to: “nuture each child’s ability to be a compassionate, critical thinker who is holistically prepared for the future.” and embody our school values of community, respect, individualized/experiential learning and self-reliance.