Top private school in NJ The Elisabeth Morrow School of Bergen County
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 twos 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


Monday-Friday, 8:15 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Threes or Fours

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


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.


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