The Elisabeth Morrow School

435 Lydecker Street,
Englewood, NJ, 07631-0763
     Tel: (201)568-5566
Grades: NS - 8 | 468 students
The Elisabeth Morrow School is a co-educational country day school for students age three through grade eight.
Since 1930, EMS has graduated independent and critical thinkers through a comprehensive art, academic, athletic, music and social education.
Located on fourteen acres in Englewood, NJ, EMS has three buildings with four state-of-the-art computer labs, two gymnasiums, three science labs, athletic field, nature trails, working gardens and three playgrounds.
Tours are provided by appointment and Open Houses are held throughout the year.
Get a feel for our school: read our blog.
 Please contact the Admissions Office for more information at 201-568-5566 ext.
7212 or admissions@elisabethmorrow.org.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
New Jersey Association of Independent Schools
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - 8
Year Founded 1930

Student Body

Total Students 468 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 24%
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade The Elisabeth Morrow School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 62 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 60%
Average Class Size 18 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(neatly dressed)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $26,900
Tuition Notes $12500-26900 tuition range for Age Three through Grade Eight
% on Financial Aid 12%
Average Financial Aid Grant $10,000
Acceptance Rate 50%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Blair Talcott Orloff
Admissions Associate Jan Keshishian

Sports

Total Sports Offered 9 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryIce Hockey,
LacrosseSoccer,
SoftballTennis,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Culinary Arts, Jewlery Making, MathCounts, Nature Photography, Pottery, Technology Club, Writing club, yearbook Culinary Arts, Jewlery Making, MathCounts, Pottery, Writing club, yearbook, Nature Photography,
Technology Club,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Dwight-Englewood School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Cecilia Interparochial School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. Cecilia Interparochial School (0.9 miles away)
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  • EnglewoodSt. Cecilia Interparochial School
      (Roman Catholic)
    85 West Demarest Avenue
    EnglewoodNJ07631
    (201)568-2615
      (Roman Catholic)
    0.9 mi | 129 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • EnglewoodFirst Presbyterian Preschool & Kindergarten
    Daycare / Preschool  (Presbyterian)
    150 E Palisade Avenue
    EnglewoodNJ07631
    (201)568-3042
    Daycare / Preschool  (Presbyterian)
    1 mi | 16 students | Gr. NS-K                      
  • EnglewoodAbility School
    Alternative School
    75 Knickerbocker Rd
    EnglewoodNJ07631
    (201)871-8808
    Alternative School
    1.1 mi | 48 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • EnglewoodDwight-Englewood School
    315 E Palisade Avenue
    EnglewoodNJ07631
    (201)569-9500
    1.1 mi | 864 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • EnglewoodThe Moriah School
      (Jewish)
    53 S Woodland St
    EnglewoodNJ07631
    (201)567-0208
      (Jewish)
    1.3 mi | 809 students | Gr. PK-8                      

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