Montclair College Preparatory Schoolís purpose is to provide a well-planned, rigorous college preparatory education in a warm, caring, and nurturing environment. Montclair seeks to prepare its students for a life of learning and service. The schoolís philosophy of education and personal development is based on traditional values. Central to this philosophy is the recognition that each individual is unique. Therefore, the school is committed to cultivating each individualís unique abilities.Through a diverse and comprehensive curriculum over 95% of Montclair graduates have been accepted to colleges and universities across America and abroad where they have continued to contribute in the arts, sciences, mathematics and social sciences. Our expected school wide learning results (ESLRs) foster our students who are effective communicators, critical thinkers and problem solvers, independent life-long learners and proficient users of technology.

Montclair College Preparatory School ESLRs

(Expected Schoolwide Learning Results)

Students graduating from Montclair College Preparatory School 

should be:



  1. Effective Communicators who:
    1. Are proficient in written and spoken language
    2. Engage in active listening
    3. Read, understand, and clarify information
    4. Can follow directions


  1. Critical Thinkers and Problem Solvers who
    1. Use concepts of logical reasoning
    2. Formulate ideas and develop strategies
    3. Analyze materials and draw inferences
    4. Use a variety of creative and logical approaches for solving problems


  1. Responsible Citizens who:
    1. Understand the importance of serving the community
    2. Recognize the fundamental worth and dignity of each person
    3. Recognize and practice moral, ethical, legal, and appropriate behaviors
    4. Are aware of local, national and global issues.
    5. Participate in the efforts to improve the school and general communities


  1. Independent Learners who:
    1. Are capable of setting personal and professional goals
    2. Can apply knowledge to real world situations
    3. Strive to meet obligations and expectations
    4. Demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively, cooperatively, and independently
    5. Recognize the value of a continued education
    6. Value the importance of maintaining physical, emotional, and mental health


  1. Proficient Users of Technology who:
    1. Incorporate computers/other forms of technology to complete projects
    2. Retrieve, analyze, and incorporate information via the Internet
    3. Employ various technological skills as a means to communicate, create, and present information