Open Enrollment in our 2023-2024 School Year has begun

Check out our Programs page for your child’s schedule options for the 2023-2024 school year.

Available slots for all 2023-2024 classes are filling up fast, so don’t hesitate to reach out with any questions! Also, check here for our updated School Calendars for the current 2023-2024 year!

Contact us at (201) 767-9519 or email us at for more information.

Our School

The Demarest Cooperative Nursery School was established in 1965. We are housed in the educational wing of the United Methodist Church located at 109 Hardenburgh Ave in Demarest, N.J. Our curriculum is nonsectarian….no religious instruction is given. However, we do celebrate various holiday traditions.

Our Staff

We are fortunate to have wonderful and talented teachers who are extremely enthusiastic, and very dedicated. All our staff members are highly trained; holding college degrees in various areas such as early childhood, elementary education, music and psychology.

  • Mrs. Laurie Neithardt – director and head teacher
  • Mrs. Lisa Ullman – group teacher.
  • Mrs. Christine Marti- group teacher