Montvale is quaint borough ideally situated in the picturesque Pascack Valley of Bergen County. The residents enjoy a high quality of life with fine schools, recreation programs and easy access to local shopping and cultural actives. The new Municipal Complex has a state of the art library , hi-tech Police Station and improved borough hall. Montvale has a diverse real estate offerings including new townhome communities and single family residences. Montvale’s blend of corporate and residential areas make the borough a unique suburban town.
The Montvale Public Schools serve students in pre-kindergarten through eighth grade. Schools in the district are Memorial Elementary School with 5598 students in grades pre-K through 4 and Fieldstone Middle School with 497 students in grades 5 to 8.
Public school students from Montvale in ninth through twelfth grades attend Pascack Hills High School along with students from neighboring Woodcliff Lake. The school is part of the Pascack Valley Regional High School District, which also serves students from Hillsdale and River Vale. Pascack Hills High School was the 7th-ranked public high school in New Jersey out of 339 schools statewide, in New Jersey Monthly magazine’s September 2014 cover story on the state’s “Top Public High Schools”.
Montvale is served by NJ Transit at the Montvale train station.The station offers service on the Pascack Valley Line, which runs north-south to Hoboken Terminal with connections via the Secaucus Junction transfer station to New Jersey Transit one-stop service to New York Penn Station and to other NJ Transit rail service. Connections are available at the Hoboken Terminal to other New Jersey Transit rail lines, the PATH train at the Hoboken PATH station, New York Waterways ferry service to the World Financial Center and other destinations and Hudson-Bergen Light Rail service.
Rockland Coaches provides service on routes 11T/AT, 14ET and 45/46/47 to the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Midtown Manhattan.
Saddle River Tours / Ameribus provides service to the George Washington Bridge Bus Station on route 11C.
Each Memorial Day, the Tri-Boro area consisting of Montvale, Woodcliff Lake, and Park Ridge all participate in the annual Memorial Day Parade.