The Peck School

247 South Street,
Morristown, NJ, 07960-0796
     Tel: (973)539-8660
Grades: K - 8 | 336 students
The Peck School, founded in 1893, is an independent coeducational day school of approximately 330 students in Kindergarten through Eighth Grade.
Maintaining a tradition as a "family school" and devoted to excellence in both learning and teaching, Peck seeks to educate the whole child by providing its students with an academically challenging curriculum, a caring and supportive environment, a community that embraces and celebrates a variety of talents, perspectives, and ethnic and cultural backgrounds, and the development of personal values, including a positive awareness of the self and consideration of others.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
New Jersey Association of Independent Schools
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 8
Year Founded 1893

Student Body

Total Students 336 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 24%
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade The Peck School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 55 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 15 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(uniforms)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 15 / rolling
Admissions Director Erin Gordon Ceder
Admissions Associate Wanda Fiorini

Sports

Total Sports Offered 9 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Field Hockey, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Field HockeyIce Hockey,
LacrosseSoccer,
SoftballTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 13 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Guitar Jam, Art Spirit (literary magazine), Linden (yearbook), Green Team, Plant-It-Vegetable, Lower School Help, Golf, Volunteerism Group, Student Council, ImPeckable News (school newspaper), Harry Potter Club, Drama Club, InDeCoRe Club (Character Develo Guitar Jam,  Green Team,  Golf,  Drama Club,  Art Spirit (literary magazine),
Linden (yearbook),
Plant-It-Vegetable,
Lower School Help,
Volunteerism Group,
Student Council,
ImPeckable News (school newspaper),
Harry Potter Club,
InDeCoRe Club (Character Develo,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is The Morristown-Beard School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Assumption Of The Bvm School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Assumption Of The Bvm School (0.6 miles away)
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  • MorristownHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Assumption Of The Bvm School
      (Roman Catholic)
    63 Macculloch Ave
    MorristownNJ07960
    (973)538-0590
      (Roman Catholic)
    0.6 mi | 422 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • MorristownKiddie Academy Of Morristown
    Daycare / Preschool
    26 Headquarters Plaza
    MorristownNJ07960
    (973)455-7450
    Daycare / Preschool
    0.8 mi | 98 students | Gr. K                      
  • MorristownCheder Lubavitch
      (Jewish)
    Po Box 1996
    MorristownNJ07962
    (973)455-0168
      (Jewish)
    0.8 mi | 151 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • MorristownThe Morristown-Beard School
    70 Whippany Road
    MorristownNJ07960
    (973)539-3032
    1.2 mi | 563 students | Gr. 6-12                      
  • MorristownShepard Academy
    Special Education School
    8 Columba St
    MorristownNJ07960
    (973)984-1600
    Special Education School
    1.3 mi | 40 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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