Welcome to Elmer Elementary School
                   Where P.R.I.D.E is on our side!                       Patience - Respect - Integrity - Diligence - Empathy
Vision Statement

Pittsgrove Township Elementary Schools, Norma School, Elmer School and Olivet School, are committed to creating an environment where all students reach their highest level of academic, emotional and social achievement.  All members of the school community will strive to create a safe environment where students demonstrate P.R.I.D.E., and will be able to develop into productive global citizens. 

Letter from the Superintendent RE:
Pittsgrove Township School District Lead Testing Results 
Pittsgrove Township Schools-Lead Testing Results.pdf
Pittsgrove Twp. Schools Lead Testing Results - Parent Notification.pdf


Dive Into December!

Here’s to a great 2018!  The Elmer School Staff and I wish you and your families a happy, healthy New Year!

The children at Elmer will be busy with many seasonal and holiday activities.  Thank you for your help with our Coins from the Heart program.  Your donations will help many area families this holiday season.  Excitement of the season is definitely in the air here at Elmer Elementary School.

Dates and Events to Keep in Mind

Please be advised that there is a 1:15 dismissal for students on the following days: Wednesday, December 12th through Friday, December 14th for Parent Teacher Conferences & Friday, December 7th for teachers Professional Development Day.

Winter Recess:  We will have an 1:15 dismissal on Friday, December 21st.  School will be closed from December 22nd through January 1st.  School will re-open on Wednesday, January 2nd

Our school will be closed on Monday, January 21st in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday.

The children will go outside everyday for recess as the weather permits.  Please dress children appropriately for any kind of weather condition as well as for the use of our playground equipment, for example: appropriate footwear.  Our goal is to keep students safe and comfortable during this important time in their school day.     

DARE Program:  Our Salem County Sheriff's Department will be conducting DARE lessons in our Kindergarten classrooms.  Please see the link to topics that will be shared with your children. 
DARE Link: Pre-K-2 Dare Posters .pdf

Enjoy the Fall Months! Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.  ~Albert Camus


PRESCHOOL EXPANSION UPDATE: Please see our Norma School Webpage for our latest update!

Parents and/or guardians interested in our Preschool Program should call Norma Elementary School at (856) 358-6904, ext. 4731.



A Message From Your Principal
Posted on 12/03/2018
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Grade Level Supplies List 2018-2019 School Year
Posted on 06/01/2018
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Newsletter & Calendar

Elmer Elementary School Calendar
Posted on 12/03/2018
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Parent Teacher Conferences
Posted on 12/03/2018
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