About Peck

Peck at a Glance

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  • History

    Founded in 1893
  • Location

    Morristown, NJ on a 14 acre historic campus serving students from over 39 different communities
  • Students

    335 girls and boys in grades Kindergarten through eight
  • Faculty

    70 faculty with an average of 18 years teaching experience; 60% with advanced degrees; 6:1 student teacher ratio
  • Class Sizes

    • Kindergarten: 29 students; 2 gender-balanced homerooms, 2 lead Kindergarten teachers, 1 reading specialist, 2 assistant teachers; recess twice per day
    • Grades 1-4: average of 32 students; each grade has 2 gender-balanced homerooms, 2 lead teachers, 1 assistant teacher; students visit teachers for science labs, sports classes, and library classes, recess twice per day
    • Grades 5-8:  average 42 students per grade; grade-level groups assigned to homeroom for morning meetings and advisor; classes are block scheduled on a six-day rotation (triple section model), recess once per day
  • Facilities

    • Stand-alone Kindergarten building with dedicated playground area and equipment for recess
    • Outdoor classroom
    • Kindergarten and Grade 1 Idea and Design Lab (K.I.D. Lab)
    • State of the art all school Idea and Design Lab
    • Robotics Lab
    • All buildings equipped with keyless fob entry
    • SMARTboard technology in all classrooms
    • Specialized science classrooms and labs
    • Dedicated wing for the arts with fine art studios and music rooms
    • Fully equipped woodshop with dedicated woodshop instructor
    • Lower School computer lab equipped with 20 iMacs and SMARTboard projection
    • Multimedia center with hi-def multimedia projection, video conferencing, Blu-Ray and Apple TV to expand Peck classrooms around the world
    • 18,000 sq ft open-concept Higgins Library with iMac computers, airport wireless access, 2 “idea-paint” collaborative rooms, 3D printing, over 10,000 print volumes, audio-visual resources, newspaper and digital resource subscriptions
    • 32,000 sq. ft Athletic Center built in 2007, with 2 large gymnasiums, coaching offices, and girls and boys locker rooms
    • Outdoor and indoor recess areas for grades 1-8 with playground, grass and blacktop, chess tables and lounge spaces
    • 11 acres of athletic grass fields; baseball and softball diamonds
    • 400-person capacity meeting space for regular assemblies and performances
    • 450-person capacity dining hall space supporting Family Dining program
    • Historic Lindenwold mansion houses meeting spaces and administrative offices
timeless traditions
timely transformation

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  • 247 South Street

  • Morristown, New Jersey 07960

  • 973.539.8660

Northern New Jersey's timeless and transformative independent education for grades K-8