Spanish, French and Mandarin Bilingual Tracks
Bilingualism. Excellence. Happiness.

Nursery – Preschool – Elementary School

Why Tessa?

With their Tessa education as a foundation, your child(ren) will embrace the world with enthusiasm, confidence and the strong will to make a difference. They will be happy world citizens, prepared for academic and social success.

During their time at Tessa , they will find their unique balance through authentic experience within a vibrant community of quality faculty, engaged parents, and passionate students.

What Parents Are Saying

It’s not just bilingualism. Tessa helped my daughter speak complete sentences in Spanish (which is amazing!) but every day there’s something new and enriching: from the cultural speakers, to Liberty Science Center visitors, and music classes – it’s great knowing that your child is at an elite school that’s really pulling out all the stops to help them develop.

Isabelle’s Dad

My son’s first exposure to school (of any kind) was Tessa. We were amazed at the pace at which he got acclimatized to Tessa and adjusted to being away from home and his parents. My son’s understanding of English was little to none when he joined. We are amazed at the Spanish and English vocabulary he has built over the last six months…

Nithilan’s Mom

At Tessa, our daughter is able to grow and learn in an environment that is accepting and open. Learning two languages allows her to engage in a way that shows her there is more to the world than her local surroundings…. We couldn’t be happier with the program and are excited to grow with Tessa.

Evie’s Mom

Tessa has been a wonderful experience for our entire family.  We see our daughter advancing on so many levels and get excited about the learning development she is receiving at this school…

Sienna’s Mom

Don’t Know Where to Start?
Schedule a Tour & Visit Tessa!

We would love to meet you and answer all of your questions, bring your children, we want to ensure your child is going to love it here. As we give you a tour, you’ll be able to see how our staff and your children interact within our facility. During our tour, we will give you an overview of Tessa’s world-class curriculum and dual language immersion program, and will tell you more about our admission process – how we work, and what to expect from a TESSA curriculum!

Tessa at a Glance

An Education Based on International Best Practices.

Bilingualism

Our students become fully bilingual thanks to our native-speaking teachers and full-immersion teaching approach in either Spanish, French or Mandarin.

Educational Excellence

Our educational approach is based on the best international models, curriculum and research.

Happiness

We emphasize social-emotional development in children, alongside strong academic challenge.

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Tessa International School

Office: (201) 755-5585 | Location: 720 Monroe St. Hoboken, NJ 07030