Message From the Principal

Ashley Elementary students walking with a teacher during recess

Dear Families & Community Members,

Congratulations on reaching an exciting point in your scholar’s academic career; deciding where they will attend elementary school next year! My name is Liz TenCate and I am the proud principal of Ashley Elementary. I’m thrilled to invite you to learn more about the educational opportunities and experiences that Ashley Elementary has to offer and to tour our beautiful campus.

A school of innovation serving the Montclair, Stapleton and Park Hill neighborhoods, Ashley Elementary is a small, neighborhood school dedicated to serving our students through engaging, joyful and challenging learning experiences in a safe and caring environment. We are a diverse community that not only provides rigorous academics but also provides strong programming to cultivate the whole-child. There are several unique aspects of our school that make us stand-out:

I know that choosing the right elementary school for your child can be a daunting process; choice was never around when we were young. In trying to make this process easier, we want to invite you to Ashley to see what we are all about and what we can offer you and your child. Simply email our office staff to schedule a tour at

Thank you for taking the time to learn about your options and select a school that best fits your child and will set them up for success in the future; they deserve nothing but the best. Please don’t hesitate to contact me to learn more about our school or to schedule a tour. Our doors are always open! We look forward to your visit to Ashley.

Liz TenCate, Principal
Ashley Elementary