East Mountain School

252 Rte 601, Belle Mead, NJ 08502

The school offers psycho-educational special education at the secondary school level for boys and girls with severe emotional disturbances. The school's goal is to return the student to an appropriate vocational or high school setting within two years. A psycho-educational/humanistic approach to learning is utilized, and learning strategies are applied to instruction. Small educational classes emphasize individualized instruction. A status system reinforces positive behaviors. Group counseling with a psychologist, a social worker and a drug counselor is required, and parental support groups are available. Tuition fees are typically paid by the sending school district. The school accepts the following conditions: Asperger's Syndrome, Conduct Disorder, Emotional Disturbances, Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder, Pervasive Development Disorder, Psychosis, Schizophrenia.

General Information

Academic OrientationCollege Prep, General Academic, Special Education
Grade RangeBoarding and Day — Coed Ages 12-19
Coed, Boys, or GirlsCoed
Full Address252 Rte 601, Belle Mead, NJ 08502
Year Established1981
Legal StatusNonprofit
Religious Affiliation(None)
AdministratorPhillip A. Haramia
Total Enrollment80
Day Students80
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