East Mountain School (Hackensack Meridian Health, Carrier Clinic)
252 Rt. 601 PO Box 147County:Somerset
Belle Mead,N.J. 08502Year Established:1980

Director/Principal:Dr. Stacey Paulis908-281-1416Stacey.Paulis@Hackensackmeridian.org
School Business Administrator:Michael Haney908-281-1446Michael.Haney@Hackensackmeridian.org
Administrative Assistant:Yvette Kisling(908)281-1445Yvette.Kisling@Hackensackmeridian.org

Type of Program/Services:Departmentalized Jr/Senior High / Academics, Grades 7-12. Small group intense academic/behavioral-based classes available. Residential and Day School placements in conjuction w school services.

Services Include:Departmentalized Academic classes, Small self-contained classes with Counseling/Social Work, Health, Guidance, Art, Physical Education, Life Skills/Transition classes, Spanish Language, Community Service, Speech / Language, Reading Specialist, Technology, Community Service, Sports Teams, Yearbook.

Full-time staff:62Part-time staff:

Classes Offered/Disabilites Served:Behavioral Disabilities, Multiple Handicaps
Age Range:12-18
Counties Served:Hunderdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Ocean, Somerset, Warren, Union, Sussex.
Number of Students/Clients:100
Number of Classes (if school):17 academic classes, 6 specialist classes
Grade Range:7-12
Length of School/Program Year:10 months and extended school year (6 weeks)
Private Students/Clients accepted:Yes
Scholarships available:No

Mission Statement:The East Mountain School provides quality special education and intensive therapeutic services for adolescents impacted by behavioral, psychiatric and multiple disabilities handicaps. We offer a safe, challenging and enriching educational experience responsive to the needs of all of our students in helping them become educated citizens capable of functioning in our society.