Many New Jersey parents are increasingly losing confidence in the ability of our Public Schools to provide a safe, positive atmosphere conducive to education for all students who want to learn. Our experience with Roxbury confirmed this to us. So, on this page you will find a summary listing of Private and Parochial Schools serving northwest New Jersey and a reasonable drive from the Township of Roxbury, Morris County, NJ. Info on Home Schooling in New Jersey is also here.
We strongly recommend that you look into these excellent alternatives for Education.



Schools are listed in alphabetical order.

American Christian School
126 South Hillside Ave
Succasunna, NJ 07876
973-584-6616   -

Kristen Brennan, Head of School
Dr. Carol Midkiff, Principal Emeritus

Academic Education for grades K-8. Evangelical Christian, high teacher/student ratio, Biblical, positive values.

Delbarton School
230 Mendham Road
Morristown, NJ 07960-4899
973- 538-3231 - 

Independent College Prep School administered by the Benedictine Order. Liberal arts for grades 9-12.  

Gill St. Bernard's School
Gladstone, NJ 07934
908-234-1611 ext 245 -
Independent, non-sectarian, co-educational, preparatory Day School. Liberal arts, grades K-12.

Hebrew Academy of Morris County
146 Dover Chester Road
Randolph, NJ 07869-1902
973- 584-5530
Conservative Jewish standards, comprehensive academic education for grades K-8. As a community school, The Academy welcomes families from a wide range of Jewish backgrounds, reflecting the diversity of the American Jewish community today. New for 2013, a series of videotapes on their website profiling their school.

Morris Catholic High School
200 Morris Avenue
Denville, NJ 07834-1363
Roman Catholic, Quality Academics, Behavioral standards, successful sports programs, high College acceptance.
The school enrolls 460 students, grades 9 through 12. The student body is comprised of students from 55 nearby communities of northern New Jersey.
A well-qualified team of nearly 50 teachers and administrators, 70% of whom possess advanced degrees, staffs Morris Catholic.

Morristown-Beard School
70 Whippany Road
Morristown, NJ 07960
973-539-3032  - 
Private, college preparatory day school for grades 6-12. 

Northwest Christian School
92 Route 519
Newton, NJ 07860
Academic Education for K-8. Evangelical Christian, Biblical values, wide variety of churches represented.

Parsippany Christian School
1179 Littleton Rd
Parsippany, NJ 07054
973- 539-7012
Academic Education for K-12. Fundamental/Evangelical Christian, Biblical values.

Pope John XXIII High School
28 Andover Road,
Sparta, NJ 07871      
973-729-6125  -
Roman Catholic, Quality Academics & Sports program. Grades 9-12

Saint Therese Catholic Elementary School
Main St
Succasunna, New Jersey, 07876

Catholic Elementary School grades K-8

Veritas Christian Academy High School
Mr. Sean Bevier, Administrator

Dr. Eric Mindrebo, Director
Route 15, corner of Houses Corner Road
Sparta, NJ  07871
Academic Education for grades 9-12. Evangelical Christian, high teacher/student ratio, Biblical values, Boys & Girls Championship Soccer Teams, Boys & Girls Basketball Program, Choir and Band, Drama/Musical presentation. Reasonable cost, warm, positive atmosphere. Many experienced Teachers with Masters Degrees in their fields. 
Only 20 minutes from Roxbury, just off Route 15. Enrollment for 2011-12 is 78 students, grades 9-12.

Schools are listed in alphabetical order. Some of these schools are outside Roxbury Township, but are within a 20 minute travel distance.

Learning is Simple is an Educational Therapy program based in Mountain Lakes NJ which teaches struggling, underachieving, classified, and dyslexic students the tools to become “A” students. They work one to one with students to avoid labeling or classification and  work one to one with classified students to enable them to return to the mainstream.  tel 973-263-5340

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Groups and Resources for Home Schooling in New Jersey

In this area are links to groups and resources that support Home Schooling in northwest New Jersey. Some of these groups are open and secular, others serve families of various religious faiths. Home Schooling in New Jersey is fully legal and these and many other resources are available for families who choose this educational path. Home Schooled students are have gained wide respect in recent years for superior performance in academic pursuits. This section is getting started, more to come.

The North Jersey Home Schoolers Association

Home School World

Sussex County Christian Home Schoolers (includes Morris & Warren Counties)       (see their active Facebook page)

Home School Legal Defense Association - New Jersey

Homeschooling in New Jersey - Links list 

Homeschooling by Jewish families in New Jersey

Skylands Homeschooling Community - Warren, Morris, Sussex 

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