Our Mission
& Philosophy

Our Mission <br/>& Philosophy

Our mission is to create a nurturing, safe and respectful environment for our students, parents and staff... Read more »


Our curriculum is inspired by the Reggio Emilia approach, which is an educational program based on the principles... Read more »

Summer Camp & Special Programs

Children join a qualified staff for 8 weeks of summer fun. Fun activities, learning projects, summer... Read more »

Register for Open

We welcome you to register to join us at Smart Start Academys Open House events. Meet our teachers and tour... Read more »

Welcome To Smart Start Academy & Preschool in Jersey City!

Smart Start Academy is committed to providing quality preschool and educational services for children ages 2 through 6 years old in Jersey City. Our Jersey City preschool facility is over 2500 square feet consisting of 4 spacious classrooms and features a spacious outdoor play area. Along with being one of the top preschools in Jersey City to provided a quality approach to early childhood development.Smart Start Academy is also aware that cleanliness and safety are as important when developing the minds of the future. Our S.S.A family strives on building unique and long-lasting relationship with each of our parents and as well as our neighbors in our community. S.S.A believes in great health in providing organic natural snacks and plenty of outdoor activities to promote an healthy balance of exercise and nutrition. We have successfully and effectively been developing the minds of our future generation in our community with a well trained and a certified team of teachers that provide confidence and comfort to all our families that become part of our Smart Start Academy Family.

Call today to schedule a tour of our fresh perspective on early childhood education and effective approach!

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  • Open Enrollment for School Year 2013-14 now avaiable

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Contact us at (201) 461-6161 or cesia@smart-startacademy.com


Smart Start Academy Early Childhood Development Center 552 9th Street, Hoboken NJ 07030

Smart Start Academy Nursery and Preschool 180 Newark Ave, Jersey City NJ 07302

Smart Start Academy Learning Center 462 Central Ave, Jersey City NJ 07307