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.

Experience EMS!

See how  an exemplary Elisabeth Morrow School education can impact your child's life. Find an admissions event at our campus or in your neighborhood!

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Information Session & Tour

Meet our admissions team, tour our campus, ask questions and see EMS in action. Tours are held Tuesdays, Thursdays and select Fridays,  beginning at 8:30 a.m. 




Terrific Tuesdays Returns!

Terrific Tuesdays at EMS

Children age 2 and 3, accompanied by an adult are invited to Terrific Tuesdays. The program features music, technology, design building + more inside the classrooms of EMS' renowned early childhood program at Chilton House.  Tuesday, December 3 , January 7, February 4, and March 3 from 3:30-4:30 p.m. 

Sessions are FREE. Space is limited. R.S.V.P. is required.  Registration for the December 3 session is open!


Celebrate Fall With EMS!

Join us for an enriching series of fall activities the whole family can enjoy. Download our Fall Event Flier here. 

EMS Give Back 2018 on Sunday, Nov. 4SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 16 • 9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Join a workshop led by Ruth E. Van Reken, an author of Third Culture Kids: Growing Up Among Worlds. Together we'll explore what it's like to raise a child in a culture different than yours and how that enriches your family and community. This workshop is FREE; all families are welcome. RSVP is requested. 

Directly following this event, join us for EMS Gives Back, our largest community event of the year!

EMS Give Back 2018 on Sunday, Nov. 4SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 16 • 11a.m. - 1p.m.

Our biggest community event of the year! Join us and other community organizations for FREE children's workshops on art, dance, theater, music, plus a musical coffee house, petting zoo and pony rides. Please bring a non-perishable foot item to be donated to The Center for Food Action. 

Prior to EMS Gives Back, families are invited to a Third Culture Workshop that will explore what being a Third Culture family means and how it enriches families and communities. R.S.V.P.  for EMS Gives Back is appreciated to help us plan for this event. 

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 23 • 9:00 - 11:30 a.m.

The Elisabeth Morrow School campusExperience an EMS education the way our students do! Parents and kids get to sample and experience our signature programs in STEAM, character education, music and more in Innovation Alley.  

Faculty, administrators and parents will be on hand to answer questions and share what makes EMS an exemplary school to learn  and grow.The Open House will take place in Innovation Alley in our Little School building. Please plan to arrive by 9:00 a.m. Wear comfortable shoes! R.S.V.P is appreciated; email or call 201.568.5566 x 7212.

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 14 • 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 


Enjoy a musical playdate for your children before you shop the Whole Foods in Closter. EMS music teachers will engage participants in a holiday sing-a-long! All are welcome!


Whole Foods Market is located at 45 Vervalen Street, Closter. 

Questions? Call us at 201.568.5566 x 7212

Contact Us



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

Kathleen Visconti

Director of Enrollment Management

Kelvin Ward

Associate Director of Admissions and Admissions Marketing | Second through Eighth grade

Debra Abitante

Associate Director of Admissions | Threes through First grade

Nyafa McCloggan

Enrollment Management Coordinator
201.568.5566 x7212