The River School
Opening Minds to a Lifetime of Joy and Learning

Exchange Place — Jersey City, New Jersey

251 Warren Street, Jersey City, New Jersey 07302
Tel: 201-369-7003 | Fax: 201-369-7006 | Email:

Hours: Monday – Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.

River School Exchange Place has been part of the community since September of 2000 and is conveniently located at 251 Warren Street in downtown Jersey City, near the Exchange Place and Grove Street PATH Stations and the Exchange Place and Marin Light Rail Stations. It’s also just two blocks from the Harborside Financial District and close to Liberty Towers, 255 Grand, Hudson Green, Trump Towers, and 50 Columbus.
Our full-day private programs for children ages 2.5 through 6 years make River School Exchange Place a top Jersey City preschool. And, in addition to our regular curriculum, we also offer an exciting Summer Camp program for preschoolers and enrichment and extracurricular activities, such as:

  • Spanish Instruction
  • Chess Lessons
  • Piano Lessons
  • Music Classes
  • Jump for Joy Creative Movement Class
  • Soccer
  • Art Class – taught by a professional artist
  • Field Trips

We care about your child’s education journey, and when he or she is ready to move on to kindergarten, we’ll guide you through the application and admissions process and give your family the advice and support you need.

  • Ronnie Dorfzaun
    Ronnie Dorfzaun is the director at River School Exchange Place. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Education Studies and Psychology with a minor in Early Childhood Education from Brandeis University, and later received a Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction from Teachers College, Columbia University. Ronnie has been in the field of early childhood education for ten years, and has been with River School Exchange since May 2015.

  • Sidney Orlando
    Assistant Director
    Sidney Orlando is the assistant director at River School Exchange Place. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design and Photography with a minor in Business management from Saint Peter’s University. Sidney joined River School Exchange in September 2017 and has been in the field of early childhood education for nine years.

Join us for our Preschool Open House!

January 29th – Febuary 2nd 2018
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

No RSVP necessary. Click here to learn more.

  • Lunar New Year Celebration
    February 16, 2018

  • Holi Celebration
    March 2, 2018

  • St. Patrick’s Day
    March 16, 2018

  • Easter Egg Hunt
    March 30, 2018

  • Earth Day
    April 20, 2018

  • Mothers’ Day
    May 11, 2018

  • Ramadan Celebration
    May 16, 2018

  • Memorial Day Picnic
    May 25, 2018

  • Fathers’ Day
    June 15, 2018

  • Eid al-Fitr
    June 15, 2018

Contact Us To Learn More!

Select a Campus:

  • Manhattan (West End Ave at 63rd St)
  • Warren Street, Jersery City
  • Exchange Place, Jersey City
  • Newport, Jersey City

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