The Elisabeth Morrow School
is a private coeducational day school
located in Englewood
, New Jersey
, serving students age three through the grade eight. The school has a total enrollment of 462 students.
The Elisabeth Morrow School is accredited by The New Jersey Association of Independent Schools. Other memberships include The National Association of Independent Schools, The Independent School Admissions Association of Greater New York, The Council for the Advancement and Support of Education, The Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Parents League of New York, Early Steps, Educational Records Bureau and The Association of Independent School Admission Professionals.
The school was founded in 1930 by Elisabeth Morrow and Constance Chilton, with an initial enrollment of forty students. Since the mid-1950s the school had expanded, enlarging its campus on the grounds of the Morrow Family estate to serve students from nursery through sixth grade.
In 2004-05, a new middle school was added, so that students can now complete their education through Grade Eight.
Today, the three-year-old classes through first grade class sizes range from 16 to 18 with two full-time teachers, plus specialists in music, art, science, physical education, computer and foreign language. Second through eighth grade classes range from 14 to 18 with one teacher and increased instruction by the above specialists. The overall ratio of students to teachers is 7:1.
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