A brief history of Emerson
What is now Emerson was originally formed on April 8, 1903, from portions of Washington Township as the Borough of Etna, the name of a railroad station in the community.The name was changed to Emerson as of March 9, 1909.The name came from author Ralph Waldo Emerson
According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough had a total area of 2.399 square miles (6.214 km2), including 2.203 square miles (5.707 km2) of land and 0.196 square miles (0.507 km2) of water (8.16%).
Unincorporated communities, localities and place names located partially or completely within the borough include Old Hook. The borough borders the Bergen County municipalities of Closter, Harrington Park, Haworth, Oradell, Paramus, River Vale, Washington Township and Westwood
The Emerson School District serves public school students in pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade. As of the 2014-15 school year, the district and its three schools had an enrollment of 1,238 students and 98.0 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 12.6:1. Schools in the district (with 2014-15 enrollment data from the National Center for Education Statistics) are Memorial Elementary School with 297 students in PreK-2, Patrick M. Villano Elementary School with 335 students in grades 3-6 and Emerson Jr./Sr. High School with 572 students in grades 7-12.
Public school students from the borough, and all of Bergen County, are eligible to attend the secondary education programs offered by the Bergen County Technical Schools, which include the Bergen County Academies in Hackensack, and the Bergen Tech campus in Teterboro or Paramus. The district offers programs on a shared-time or full-time basis, with admission based on a selective application process and tuition covered by the student's home school district.
Assumption Academy is a parochial early childhood school that operates under the auspices of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Newark. Assumption Academy closed its elementary school program for grades 1-8 in June 2012 due to declining enrollment, which it had been struggling to keep up for several years prior
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2017 US Census Bureau, American Community Survey. Home value data includes all types of owner-occupied housing.