Englewood is a sophisticated city which combines much of its historic grace and charm with an exciting cosmopolitan atmosphere. It has many contrasts – between elaborate Victorian mansions and modern low-rise condominiums, between quiet tree-lined residential neighborhoods and the bustling central business district, between large estates and affordable apartments. Its proximity to New York City continues to be a significant feature, but it also has a vital and distinctive character of its own, forged from the richly heterogeneous backgrounds, interests and talents of its citizens.
Englewood schools employ approximately 330 teachers that educate over 3100 students in Pre K through twelfth grade. There schools in the district are Donald A. Quarles Early Childhood Center which serves 426 students in PK – Kindergarten. Dr. J. Grieco Elementary School with 535 students in grades 1st -3rd. Dr. L. McCloud Elementary School with 577 students in grades 4th-6th. With 396 students. J. E. Dismus Middle School educates students in 7th-8th grade. Dwight Morrow High School serves 1,069 students in grades 9-12. Moriah School of Englewood, one of the county’s largest, is a Jewish day school with an enrollment that had been as high as 1,000 students in preschool through eighth grade.
New Jersey Transit bus line serving Englewood include the 166 providing service to and from the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Midtown Manhattan; the 171, 175,178, and 186 routes to the George Washington Bridge Bus Terminal and the 756 and 780 offering local service. Red & Tan 20, 20T & 14E run to Port Authority in Manhattan averaging 35-40 minutes. Red & Tan 184 goes across the George Washington Bridge averaging 25-30 minutes. New Jersey Transit 166 runs to Port Authority in Manhattan averaging 35-40 minutes.