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“Jesus in Our Hearts Forever”

Queen of Peace Grammar School is a Catholic parochial school (Pre-K 3 to Grade 8) located in Southern Bergen County, New Jersey, within the Archdiocese of Newark. QPGS maintains an enrollment of about 300 students and is fully accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. Through a rigorous, faith based education, Queen of Peace seeks to produce global-minded, technically literate, and morally sound students, equipped to meet the challenges of a diverse and dynamic society.  QPGS provides a safe, nurturing, and value-rich environment. We offer North Arlington families (as well as the families from surrounding communities) the life-long benefits of a Catholic education.

Since 1925, originally staffed by the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Chestnut Hill, Queen of Peace Grammar School boasts of many excellent educational opportunities that prepare our young students to grow into faithful Catholics as well as successful citizens:

  • RCAN curriculum, that is fully aligned with New Jersey Common Core Curriculum Standards for Education
  • Fully certified, experienced teachers
  • Weekly Art, Music, World Language, Physical Education, Computer, Library and D.A.R.E. classes
  • Complete Computer Lab as well as classroom use of Internet, SMART Boards, iPads, and Laptops (Chromebooks)
  • Albertus Magnus Science Room
  • Resource Room for all IEP students
  • Participation in many school as well as local competitions:

    Spelling Bees
    Geography Bees
    Poster/Essay Contests
    Science/Social Studies Fairs
    QPHS 7th & 8th Grade Academic Games
    Battle of the Books

  • Yearly Pre-School program for 3 and 4 year olds
  • Mommy and Me program for 2 year olds
  • Daily Hot Lunch program with healthy choices and student favorites
  • Teacher-supervised Before and After Care program (7AM to 6PM)
  • An active CYO program with many sports as well as social events
  • An active Home School Association that unites parents and teachers in a variety of social and fundraising events
  • Yearly field trips to enhance the both curriculum and overall educational experiences
  • Many extracurricular activities:​​
    Student Council
    Safety Patrol
    Scrabble Club
    National Junior Honor Society
    Instrumental / Voice Lesson (separate fee)
    Golf Lessons (outsourced)
    Audition Choir
    Battle of the Books
    Science Club
    Chess/Checkers Club
    Art Club
    Mad Scientist (outsourced)