East Mountain School

Po Box 147 252 Rt 601,
Belle Mead, NJ, 08502-0850
     Tel: (908)281-1416
Grades: 7 - 12 | 130 students
East Mountain School, established in 1980 offers a co-educational program for seventh - twelfth grade classified special education students.
The school provides quality special education and therapeutic services for adolscents affected by behavioral and psychiatric disorders.
The school offers a safe, challenging and enriching environment that is responsive to the needs of individual students.  The students benefit from an intense and stuctured environment that incorporates therapy and behavior modification integral to the program.  Students can be placed into one of four programs each designed to meet the academic and affective needs for both day and residential students; Academic Focus, Behavioral/Affective Needs, Small Group Instructional and Intensive/Supportive Therapeutic Groupings.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Private Special Education Centers
ASAH
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades 7 - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Behavioral Disorders, Learning Disabilities, Aspergers/PDD
Year Founded 1981

Student Body

Total Students 130 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 34%
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 19 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 8 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Students placed through school district child study teams. Into program. District responsible for program tuition

School Notes:

- Instruction consistent with World class & NJ Curriculum Standards, modifed per individualized education plans (IEP's)

- Self-Conained and Departmentalized settings available

- 21st Century Science /Mathematics Lab w Streaming media for technology-based    instruction

- Financial Literacy, and Business Mathematics

- Challenger Science Program with streaming media instruction

- Life Skills and Transition Programs

- Special Subjects; Art,  Computers,  Instrumental Music,  Law,  Spanish,  Technology / Robotics and Sports Fundamentals.

- Counseling Sevices; Clincial/School Social Workers with individualized counselling

- Counseling designed to address self esteem, relationship, and self-control issues

- Guidance Counselor, SAC Counselor on staff

- Equine Therapy Program (residential students)

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Stuart Country Day School (5.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Rock Brook School Inc (2.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Montgomery Kid Connection (3 miles away)
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