Academy Of Saint Elizabeth

Established in 1860, the Academy of Saint Elizabeth is the oldest high school for girls in the state of New Jersey, a designation that affirms the highest levels of tradition, excellence, and vitality.
Our goal is to inspire each of our young women to acquire a strong sense of self, a purpose, and a vision; to develop her talents and leadership skills and to imbue in her a code of moral responsibility that will be her compass for life’s journey.
The Academy of Saint Elizabeth is a Catholic, independent, college preparatory school for young women, founded and sponsored by the Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth.
The Academy's mission is to promote the disciplines of academic excellence and moral responsibility within a nurturing community of faith.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12

Student Body

Total Students 212 students
Student Body Type All-girls
Students by Grade Academy Of Saint Elizabeth Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Shepard Academy (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is French American Academy of Morris Plains (0.9 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Bridge To Learning (0 miles away)
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  • Convent StationBridge To Learning
    Daycare / Preschool
    Po Box 236
    Convent StationNJ07961
    (973)539-1660
    Daycare / Preschool
    0 mi | 8 students | Gr. NS-PK                      
  • Morris PlainsFrench American Academy of Morris Plains
    131 Mountain Way
    Morris PlainsNJ07950
    (973)206-1114
    0.9 mi | n/a students | Gr. PK-1                      
  • Morris PlainsSt Virgil Elementary School
      (Roman Catholic)
    238 Speedwell Ave
    Morris PlainsNJ07950
    (973)539-7267
      (Roman Catholic)
    0.9 mi | 93 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • MorristownThe Red Oaks School
    Montessori School
    21 Cutler Street
    MorristownNJ07960
    (973)539-7853
    Montessori School
    1.4 mi | 161 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • MorristownShepard Academy
    Special Education School
    8 Columba St
    MorristownNJ07960
    (973)984-1600
    Special Education School
    1.6 mi | 38 students | Gr. 9-12                      

School Reviews

Recommended
1 month ago
The Academy of Saint Elizabeth has been a positive experience for my daughter. She has been able to explore a variety of interests as a novice that she would not have been able to at our public high school. The small class size allows her to have a relationship with each one of her teachers past and present, who are invested in her success. I am watching as the Academy of Saint Elizabeth is fostering my daughter and her classmates in becoming confident young women and our future leaders.
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Recommended
2 months ago
This school has been a positive and challenging experience for our daughter. She came from a public school and has thrived with the academic challenges of the honors and AP classes. She has improved on on her PSAT scores each year, and the school is focused on getting girls to the next level. With a small school, they have challenged her to be a leader and join clubs and participate in sports, all things that she would not have done in the local public school. She has risen to the challenge. My daughter is looking forward to succeeding in the next level of education, and becoming a leader in the community due to the teachings at AOSE. The faculty encourages her to be the best person she can become and she has thrived at the school. The school is also conveniently located on the Morris & Essex line of NJ transit which, while a worry at first, has turned into a positive experience of meeting other students from both AOSE and other schools on the train line. I highly recommend the Academy of Saint Elizabeth. The single sex education has been something that both my wife and myself wish that we had had while growing up after seeing the positive results in our daughter.
- Posted by Parent
Recommended
2 months ago
My daughter is a Freshman and absolutely loves it! The campus is big and beautiful with athletic fields, tennis courts, and a swimming pool, and the classes are small (12-14). The buildings itself are authentic, with a brand new science lab. The curriculum is challenging and the teachers are interested and helpful. The Varsity sports teams are great, and everyone can play the sport they want. Also, St. E''s is the only school with an all year round Equestrian team!
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