The Ellison School

  • TheEllisonSchoolisafullyaccreditedindependentschoolservingchildrenagestwothroughGrade8. Ellisonoffershighlyskillededucators,smallclasssizesandindividualizedattentioninawarm,caringenvironment. Theschool'sfacilitiesaresuperbandincludescienceandcomputerlabs,library,storytellingroom,afull-sizegymandmore. InadditiontoEllison'sadvancedacademicprogramming,theschooloffersgym,art,music,Spanish,computertechnologyandlibrarystudiestoallstudents.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedMild learning and social disabilities
Year Founded1959
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost NotesAttendance can be contracted by the day, week, or multi-week/full summer program. Please visit our website or call for details.
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students116 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
20%
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade The Ellison School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
30%
Average Class Size11 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Ellison Polo Shirts must be worn in Upper School)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesTuition cost is tiered from Toddler classrooms on up. Please visit our website or call for details.
% on Financial Aid
30%
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorLeslie Walker
Admissions AssociateVickie Niessner

School Notes

  • TheEllisonSchoolisafullyaccreditedindependentschoolservingchildrenagestwothroughGrade8.Ellisonoffershighlyskillededucators,smallclasssizesandindividualizedattentioninawarm,caringenvironment.Theschool'sfacilitiesaresuperbandincludescienceandcomputerlabs,library,storytellingroom,afull-sizegymandmore.InadditiontoEllison'sadvancedacademicprogramming,theschooloffersgym,art,music,Spanish,computertechnologyandlibrarystudiestoallstudents.
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Vineland
    Grades: PK-12 | 343 students
    3.5 miles
    1100 W Sherman Ave
    Vineland, NJ 08360
    (856)696-1600
    3.5 PK-12
    343
  • Absecon
    Grades: PK-8 | 61 students
    26.3 miles
    51 N Shore Rd
    Absecon, NJ 08201
    (609)652-9500
    26.3 PK-8
    61
  • Vineland
    Grades: PK-8 | 210 students
    1.8 miles
    922 E Landis Ave
    Vineland, NJ 08360
    (856)691-4490
    1.8 PK-8
    210
  • Bridgeton
    Grades: PK-8 | 134 students
    19.2 miles
    1216 Roadstown Rd
    Bridgeton, NJ 08302
    (856)453-8499
    19.2 PK-8
    134
  • Vineland
    Grades: 1-10 | 23 students
    4.5 miles
    1127 W Garden St
    Vineland, NJ 08360
    (856)696-2210
    4.5 1-10
    23

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (5 reviews)
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Ellison is a FANTASTIC school! The smaller classroom sizes afford students the opportunity to develop academically and socially. The Head of School, Leslie Walker, has a versatile background (specializing in middle school aged students ) with an abundance of positive energy and perspective. I highly recommend this private school education for your child(ren).
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My children excel at this school. You enter as friends and leave as family. Wonderful atmosphere and great place to learn.
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The Ellison School is a wonderful place for learning. My children feel at home and enjoy every minute. The arts program is great, and my children excel academically.
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It is a wonderful place. The School teaches Algebra 1, and advance Spanish. It is a really good
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I think the Ellison school is a fun place to learn because of the wonderful teachers and the fun learning games we play in class. The Ellison school is also a great school because there are a lot of options of things to play with at recess such as the computers, board games, and lots more.
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