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Welcome to Willard!

Willard School, built in 1926, is the oldest elementary school in Ridgewood with approximately 500 students in grades K-5.  Working together, the staff, students and parents have built Willard into a dynamic, energetic place to learn and grow.



WILLARD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
601 Morningside Road
Ridgewood, New Jersey 07450
(p) 201.670.2770
(f) 201.670.3207


The Main Office is open from 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM during school days.



Mrs. Caroline Hoffman
Principal

choffman@ridgewood.k12.nj.us
201.670.2770, press 0

Mrs. Monica Bostler
Assistant to the Principal

mbostler@ridgewood.k12.nj.us
201.670.2770, ext. 57531

Mrs. Jane Parigi
General Secretary

jparigi@ridgewood.k12.nj.us
201.670.2770, ext. 57530

Mrs. Brenda Bankos
General Secretary

bbankos@ridgewood.k12.nj.us
201.670.2770 ext. 57600

NURSE/TEACHER
Mrs. Bonnie Lowicki

blowicki@ridgewood.k12.nj.us
201.670.2770, press 2

Directions to Willard School:
  • From Route 17 North, exit at Linwood Avenue WEST - Ridgewood (there will be a Stop & Shop on your left); it's the last exit in the group right under the overpass.
  • Stay on Linwood Avenue through four (4) traffic lights to the very end of Linwood at the blinking light (Oak Street).
  • Turn Right on Oak Street and proceed to the first blinking light (West Glen Avenue).
  • Turn left on West Glen Avenue and proceed up the hill, underneath the railroad trestle to the first blinking light (Heights Road).
  • Turn right on to Heights Road and continue to the end, then turn left on to California Street.
  • Willard School is at the top of the block on the right side.  Our parking lot is below the school, on the right side.