Van Riper Ellis

Christian School

A Ministry of the Van Riper Ellis Broadway Baptist Church

Welcome to VRECS!

Van Riper Ellis Christian School is a Non-Profit, Christ-Centered Learning Institution that has been providing a developmentally appropriate and nurturing preschool experience for over 20 years. Caring for your children is at the center of everything we do. Maintaining a safe and healthy school environment for your children and our staff is our top priority.

Van Riper Ellis Christian School proudly offers

  • Low Student Teacher Ratios

  • Certified Teachers

  • State Approved Research-Based Curriculum

  • Small Group Instruction

  • Developmentally Appropriate Practice

  • Literacy Rich Environment

  • Christian Education (open to all faiths)

  • Enrichment Classes

    • S.T.E.A.M. Wednesdays (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Mathematics)

    • Movement Mondays (Dance)

    • Namaste Fridays (Yoga)

  • Monthly Assemblies

  • On-Site Children’s Library

  • Large Indoor & Outdoor Play Area

  • Half-Day & Full-Day Options

  • Before Care & After Care

  • Nurturing Staff

Van Riper Ellis Broadway Baptist Church shares the Education Building and facilities with VRECS to offer a Christian Summer Fun Day Camp with structured class schedules for ages 3-10. (children must be 3 by 10/1 to enroll for the summer)

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We offer part-time, full-time and subbing positions. Please fill out the application and submit it with your resume to

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Ph#: 201-791-7853

Fax: 201-709-0509

7-20 Bellair Ave. Fair Lawn, NJ 07410

Van Riper Ellis Christian School