Top private school in NJ The Elisabeth Morrow School of Bergen County
The Elisabeth Morrow School offers a unique, comprehensive and rigorous educational experience to its students.

Achievement Meets Character

The Handshake at EMS

At EMS, true success is measured by the achievement and character of our students. We are a leading independent school for Threes to Eighth Grade, serving students from Bergen, Hudson and Rockland counties as well as New York City. See how the pursuit of academic excellence and the 4C’s prepares EMS graduates to be critical thinkers, role models and leaders. Visit our nurturing classrooms and see our innovative STEAM curriculum and nationally renowned music program in action.

We are currently accepting applications in all grades for the 2018-2019 academic year. Register for a tour of our 14-acre campus, or call us at:

201.568.5566 x 7212

Discover EMS!

Summer is the perfect time to get better acquainted with us! Choose from a variety of FREE educational and cultural events geared to parents and children. Scroll through events or download our flier.

EMS AppletreeFRIDAY, JULY 20 • 9:00-10:30 a.m. 

Get a firsthand look at EMS and learn about our exemplary programs ranging from preschool education to STEAM and instrumental music. Visitors will tour our beautiful 14-acre campus and meet with Director of Enrollment Management Kathleen Visconti to learn more about the admission process. The event start with a presentation and then proceeds with classroom tours. RSVP is appreciated to help us plan for this event. 

Open House will be held on the EMS Campus while Summer Exploration is in session. 

THURSDAY, AUGUST 16 • 1:30 - 3:00 p.m. 

Enjoy a live rehearsal of talented young musicians attending EMS' renowned Summer String Festival. Attendees are invited to join the Admissions Open House immediately after the performance. Space is limited. RSVP here.

Event will be held in the Peter Lawrence Gymkhana in Morrow House, EMS Campus






Preschool Spotlight: Chilton House

Chilton House is home to EMS' renowned early childhood education program. Learn more about our approach to the Threes and Fours by watching this brief video on Number Sense featuring Tricia Eickelberg, Director of Early Childhood programs.

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Visit our Chilton House page to learn more about the Threes and Fours. Applications are still being accepted for Fall 2018!

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

Laura Khutorsky

Associate Director of Admissions | Second-Eighth grade

Debra Abitante

Associate Director of Admissions | Threes through First grade

Nyafa McCloggan

Enrollment and Transportation Coordinator
201.568.5566 x7212