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WELCOME TO SOMERVILLE SCHOOL

Somerville Elementary School is a true learning community where teachers, students and parents all work together to make every child's K-5 experience a memorable one. Embracing the ideology that the ideal school should be a cross between Harvard and Disneyland: educational excellence and the happiest place on Earth, the teachers at Somerville work tirelessly to challenge and support students everyday throughout the school year. Our dedicated parent community contributes continually to this process through volunteering, chairing events, and fundraising to enrich the Somerville experience via new technology and playground equipment. Of course, our students give the greatest gift - their hearts and minds - each and every day!


Somerville Elementary School
45 S. Pleasant Ave.
Ridgewood, New Jersey 07450
Main Office: 201-670-2750
Fax: 201-670-3381

Somerville School Administrative Staff

Dr. Lorna Oates-Santos (Dr. Oates)
Principal
loates@ridgewood.k12.nj.us

Ms. Sue Pauley
Assistant to the Principal
spauley@ridgewood.k12.nj.us

Ms. Carla Nebbia
General Secretary
canebbia@ridgewood.k12.nj.us

Ms. Janine Zegal
CST Secretary
jzegal@ridgewood.k12.nj.us

Somerville School Information

School Hours:
Grades K - 5: 8:45 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.
8:35 AM - First bell rings and students enter
8:45 AM - Second bell rings and instruction begins
3:00 PM - Dismissal
*Lunch period varies by grade level.  

Minimum day schedule: 
8:35 AM - First bell rings and students enter
8:45 AM - Second bell rings and instruction begins
12:45 PM - Dismissal