About Us

About our District

The Little Ferry School District is a New Jersey Public School District located in Bergen County, New Jersey. Our Prek-8 district serves approximately 950 students in two schools located across the street from each other in the town of Little Ferry, New Jersey.

Memorial School serves approximately 400 students and houses the Middle School which serves students in grades 5-8. The Memorial School facility is also the home of Little Ferry’s Board of Education Office. Washington Elementary School serves approximately 500 students in grades PreK to 4. Grades 2 to 4 attend classes in the Elementary wing of Memorial School.  Little Ferry’s 9–12 students attend Ridgefield Park High School in Ridgefield Park, New Jersey.

The Little Ferry School District Mission

The Little Ferry School District’s mission is to serve a diverse community by challenging each student and providing the tools and skills needed to realize his/her unique potential.

Our team is dedicated to delivering an exceptional educational program and the focus of our 83 teachers and staff members is to identify learning strategies to maximize the potential of all students and to further develop their minds and talents.

In fact, as a result of recent monitoring by the New Jersey Department of Education, the Little Ferry Public School District was named a “High Performing School District” through the Quality Single Accountability Continuum (QSAC). QSAC is a system of monitoring school districts by measuring quality in five areas; Curriculum & Instruction, Operations, Finance, Facilities, and Governance. Being deemed a “High Performing District” is a major accomplishment as many of our neighboring school districts have not attained this status.

We are extremely excited about the progress we’re making within our district and want you to know about the good things happening in the Little Ferry Public Schools. We welcome your ongoing support and partnership as we strive to personalize learning to help each child build on strengths and overcome challenges.

About Memorial School

Memorial School is a student friendly environment with dedicated teachers who provide children with a serious environment that encourages and rewards learning and personal growth. Students enrolled in Grade 5 are engaged in a self-contained classroom setting, and students in grades 6-8 receive their instruction in a departmentalized program.
Our priority is to provide students with a positive learning environment that encourages a lifetime of learning. We are committed to working collaboratively with community members to provide our students with a well-rounded educational experience. We welcome you to visit our informative website, to see first-hand why we’re proud of our exceptional school.

About Washington School

The staff and administration of Washington School accepts the responsibility to give our students a quality start as they take their first steps in the life-long process. This preparation incorporates 21st century skills through out strong innovative and creative curriculums.

Washington School has five sections of full-day Curriculum Content Standards and PARCC preparation are actively addressed through grade-level meetings.
Washington School students are encouraged to partake in special events throughout the school year to help them develop academically, socially, and emotionally. The Washington School administration and teaching staff work cooperatively to lay the foundation for our students future learning. We embed in our students minds that they can be anything they want to be with hard work and the help of their parents and teachers. Our teachers receive continual professional development to create differentiated and student-centered classrooms and to model lifelong learning for our students.

Our Grade 9-12 Students attend Ridgefield Park High School

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