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


March into March!

We have many activities and things to celebrate for the month of February.  Please post our calendar in a location that it can be viewed to keep up to date with our events, meetings, and school closure dates.  As always, we look forward to seeing you during the month of February.

Dates and Events to Keep in Mind

Be on the lookout for Someone Special Celebration information, which will take place in late March/Early April at Olivet Elementary School from 6:30 pm – 8pm.  More information to follow . . . as always we look forward to seeing you!

St. Patrick Day activities will take place on Thursday, March 14th.  Please mark your calendars!  Please contact your child’s teacher for details.  Don’t forget to wear green on March 14th

Spring Pictures will take place on March 13th.

Spring Parent Teacher Conferences will be taking place on, Friday March 22nd.  This will be a ½ Day dismissal for students.  Spring conferences are only one day, therefore it is not possible to schedule a conference for every student.  Teachers will schedule conference where they feel it is necessary.  Information will be coming out soon.  Please contact your child’s teacher if you should have any questions.

Report Cards will be issued to students on March 28th.  Please take this opportunity to review your child’s progress with them.  If you have any questions, please contact your child’s classroom teacher.

Yearbook Sales:  IF you are interested in purchasing a Elmer School Year Book, please contact the office.  Purchases will be accept up until March 29th

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



The Pittsgrove Township School District will hold its Preschool registration on Wednesday, March 20, 2019, by appointment only.  This registration includes all three locations: Norma Elementary School, Building Blocks, LLC., and Firm Foundations, LLC.

Our Preschool program is free to all Pittsgrove and Elmer residents only.  Children who will be three or four (3 or 4) years of age on or before

October 1st are eligible to attend in September 2019.  There is limited seating.  Registrations must be completed as of April 1, 2019 to gain entry into a lottery, if applicable.

Interested parents/guardians should call Norma Elementary School at

856-358-6904 Ext. 4731 to schedule an appointment.



A Message From Your Principal
Posted on 03/01/2019
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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 02/01/2019
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Family Fun Night - Save the Date!
Posted on 01/02/2019
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