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.

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For nearly 90 years, EMS has offered an exemplary threes-eighth grade education to students from Bergen, Hudson and Rockland counties and New York City.

If you are looking for a school that will engage your child, offer unique learning opportunities such as an innovative STEAM curriculum and nationally renowned music program, and provide an environment that fosters community and character, register for a tour of our 14-acre campus, or call us at:

201.568.5566 x 7212

We are currently accepting applications in all grades for the 2020-2021 academic year. Candidates must be of qualifying age on or before October 1.


Discover EMS!

The Elisabeth Morrow School hosts a variety of FREE educational and cultural events geared to parents and children throughout the year.  Attend an event on campus or in your neighborhood! 

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 admissions@elisabethmorrow.org 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. 


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 Fourth grade

 

Nyafa McCloggan

Enrollment Management Coordinator


admissions@elisabethmorrow.org
201.568.5566 x7212