East Mountain School

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.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: 7-12
  • Students: 97 students
  • Average class size: 8 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Behavioral Disorders, Learning Disabilities, Aspergers/PDD
Year Founded
1981
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
97 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
52%
State avg.: 39%
Students by Grade
East Mountain School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
4:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
8 students

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

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)

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Quick Stats (2021)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: 7-12
  • Students: 97 students
  • Average class size: 8 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Somerset County, NJ is $19,365 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Somerset County, NJ is 66% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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