The Elisabeth Morrow School

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The Elisabeth Morrow School Photo #1 - Providing children with a foundation for successful, life-long learning is a hallmark of The Elisabeth Morrow School. Our graduates are ready to succeed within a 21st Century curriculum and beyond.
  • 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.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
New Jersey Association of Independent Schools
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedDyslexia/Language based mild LD
Year Founded1930
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students436 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
60%
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade The Elisabeth Morrow School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers73 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Average Class Size16 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(see website)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 15 / rolling
Tuition Notes$22000-39,000 tuition range for Age Three through Grade Eight
% on Financial Aid
25%
Average Financial Aid Grant$17,000
Acceptance Rate
50%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorKathleen Visconti
Admissions AssociateLaura Khutorsky

Sports

Total Sports Offered17 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Fencing, Figure Skating, Freestyle Skiing, Gymnastics, Ice Hockey, Indoor Soccer, Lacrosse, Martial Arts, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Winter TrackBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryFencing,
Figure SkatingFreestyle Skiing,
GymnasticsIce Hockey,
Indoor SoccerLacrosse,
Martial ArtsSoccer,
SoftballTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
Winter Track

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Culinary Arts, Jewlery Making, MathCounts, Nature Photography, Pottery, Technology Club, Writing club, yearbook
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Englewood
    Grades: PK-12 | 966 students
    1.1 miles
    315 E Palisade Avenue
    Englewood, NJ 07631
    (201)569-9500
    1.1 PK-12
    966
  • Waldwick
    The Village School
    Montessori School
    Grades: PK-8 | 244 students
    11.6 miles
    100 West Prospect St.
    Waldwick, NJ 07463
    (201)445-6160
    11.6 PK-8
    244
  • Englewood
    Grades: PK-8 | 48 students
    1.1 miles
    75 Knickerbocker Rd
    Englewood, NJ 07631
    (201)871-8808
    1.1 PK-8
    48
  • Montclair
    Grades: PK-8 | 201 students
    14.3 miles
    65 Chestnut Street
    Montclair, NJ 07042
    (973)783-4955
    14.3 PK-8
    201
  • Montclair
    Grades: PK-12 | 1054 students
    14.5 miles
    201 Valley Road
    Montclair, NJ 07042
    (973)746-9800
    14.5 PK-12
    1054

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The average acceptance rate in Englewood, NJ is 65% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).