Quick facts


  • School Type: Private, non-profit day school for classified students founded in 1971The Center School High School of special needs students.
  • Accreditation: New Jersey Department of Education
  • Divisions: Elementary School, Middle School, High School
  • Student Population: 112
  • Student/Certified Special Education Teacher Ratio: 5:1
  • Student/Staff Ratio: 2:1
  • Student/Therapist Ratio: 21:1
  • Length of School Year: 10 Months
  • Extended School Year: 20 Days
  • Number of Districts served: 50 to 60


  • Individualized program that adheres to New Jersey Core Curriculum Standards
  • Departmentalized High School that offers all credit requirements needed for graduationThe Center School an NJ special needs Middle School
  • Creative shared-time scheduling to meet individual needs
  • Social skills instruction integrated into curriculum
  • Frequent parent communication
  • Comprehensive behavior program
  • Highly qualified, dedicated, professional staff
  • Approved state testing site: NJASK/PASS, GEPA, HSPA
  • Average enrollment of two to three years
  • Strong return rate to local districts
  • Frequent transition to higher education

Disabilities Served:

  • Learning/Language DisabilitiesCenter School Elementary School
  • Dyslexia: reading, spelling, written language
  • Mood Disorders/Bipolar, Depression
  • Anxiety Disorders/OCD, PTSD, School Phobia, etc
  • Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder
  • Adjustment Disorders
  • Asperger’s Syndrome
  • Motor Skills/Sensory Integration Deficits
  • Tic Disorders

Call us today at (908) 253 3870