The Elisabeth Morrow School's shared purpose is to provide exemplary academics and character development in a diverse and inclusive child-centered community, inspiring students to become curious scholars, ethical leaders, and global citizens.

FacTS AND FIgures

Here's how the numbers and data add up to an exemplary threes to eighth grade education for your child!


Our Campus

Facilities: 14-acre wooded campus includes nature trails, community gardens and athletic field, plus:

  • 3 Libraries
  • 3 Playgrounds
  • 3 Science Labs
  • 2 Art Studios
  • 2 Technology Makerspaces
  • Lower School Innovation Center

Bus transportation available for students who live in the Bronx, the Upper West Side and Upper East Side of Manhattan.

Safety: All buildings are equipped with fire detection systems, carbon monoxide detectors, updated security systems, door access control systems, video monitoring and a visitor management system. Each entry point in academic buildings have receptionists who identify all visitors to the school.

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Before & After Care

Before School: Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m. - start of school

Child Care (early childhood and lower school): Monday-Friday, end of school until 6:00 p.m.

Library Hours (middle school): Monday-Friday, end of school until 6:00 p.m.

Enrichment classes: available after school for Kindergarten to Fifth Grade.

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School Hours by Grade

Threes or Fours

 Monday-Friday, 8:45 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.  or 3:15 (depending on options)

Kindergarten

Monday-Friday, 8:45 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.

First & Second Grade

Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Third & Fourth Grade

Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Fifth & Sixth Grade

Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Seventh & Eighth Grade

Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., Tuesday & Thursday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (includes sports practices)

Early morning care is available starting at 7:30 a.m.

Childcare for all ages is available daily until 6 p.m.

 

Diversity

Geographic Diversity: students from 51 different towns in New Jersey and New York.

Language Diversity: More than 20 languages spoken in addition to English.

Students of Color: 56%

Community Building

  • All-School Buddy System
  • Service projects in lower and middle school
  • G Day for passion projects and service work
  • School traditions including International Food Festival and Field Day

Uniquely Structured for Student Success

Chilton House - Threes through Kindergarten

Chilton House

Threes

  • 12 students per class on average
  • Two teachers in each classroom
  • Students change classes for music, physical education, gardening and library. These subjects are taught by specialists.

Fours

  • 16 students per class on average
  • Two teachers in each classroom
  • Students change classes for music, physical education, gardening and library. These subjects, in addition to Spanish which is taught in the classroom, are taught by specialists.

Kindergarten

  • 16 students per class on average
  • Two teachers in each classroom
  • Students change classes for music, physical education, gardening, science, technology and library. These subjects, in addition to Spanish which is taught in the classroom, are taught by specialists.


Little School - First through Fourth Grade


Little School

First to Fourth Grade

  • 16 students meet in homeroom daily.
  • The program is differentiated and therefore, students have several teachers throughout the week for various subjects.
  • Students change classes for music, physical education, art, science, technology and library. These subjects are taught by specialists. Spanish is taught in the classroom by a Spanish teacher.

Morrow House - Fifth through Eighth Grade


Morrow School

Fifth Grade Through Eighth Grade

The students in grades five through eight are in learning groups that average 16 per class. The program is departmentalized starting in sixth grade and therefore, students have several teachers throughout the week for various subjects. Students meet in advisory groups of fewer than 10 students daily.



Admissions

For more information regarding Admissions or to schedule your tour of The Elisabeth Morrow School, please contact:

Kathleen Visconti

Director of Enrollment Management

Debra Abitante

Associate Director of Admissions

Laura Khutorsky

Associate Director of Admissions

Nyafa McCloggan

Enrollment Management Coordinator

admissions@elisabethmorrow.org

201.568.5566 x7212