The Midland School

Readington Road Po Box 5026
Somerville, NJ 08876-0887
     Tel: (908)722-8222
        
   
Grades: K - 12 | 150 students
The Midland School is a comprehensive special education program serving the individual social, emotional, academic, and career education needs of children with developmental disabilities.
Its mission is to provide quality programs to enable students to reach their highest level of achievement and independence allowing them to become contributing members of their communities.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Council for Exceptional Children
National Association of Private Special Education Centers
ASAH
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1960

Student Body

Total Students 150 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 15%
State avg.: 31%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 7 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Shawn McInerney
Admissions Associate Barbara Barkan, Principal

School Notes:

The Midland School is a New Jersey approved private nonprofit special education school for children and young adults with developmental disabilities located on 57 picturesque acres in North Branch, Somerset County, NJ.

For over fifty years, Midland has provided quality programs and activities to enable our students, age 5-21, to reach their highest level of achievement and independence, and to become contributing members of their communities.  

Midland's programs are developed for the individual student.  Instruction is dynamic-changing to meet each student's needs considering their learning styles and developmental levels.

Midland's staff (all fully certified) uses multi-sensory, research-based strategies to address all core curriculum areas.  Assistive technology and field trips make learning motivating and accessible for all students.

Midland's curriculum extends beyond the core areas.  A comprehensive social skills program and weekly instruction in a variety of adapted living skills prepare our students for success in the community.

Midland's Speech, Physical and Occupational therapists work with teaching staff to identify each students needs in these areas.  

Midland develops life long work skills and career development program is part of every student's schedule.  

Midland's students are most successful when school and home work together. Midland has an active parents' association and family recreational activities all contribute to the important relatoinship between home and school.

Profile last updated: 07/16/2015

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Somerset Hills Learning Institute (4.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ethicon Child Dev Center (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Ethicon Family Center (0.7 miles away)
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