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.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 93 students
  • Average class size: 7 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1960
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
93 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
42%
State avg.: 39%
Students by Grade
The Midland School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
5:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
7 students

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

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.

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 93 students
  • Average class size: 7 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Somerset County, NJ is $19,440 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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