Honor Ridge Academy
342 Madison Hill RoadCounty:Union
Clark, NJ 07066Year Established:1971
Phone:908-754-4114
Fax:908-754-3312
Email:info@honorridge.orgWeb-Site:www.honorridge.org


Chief School Administrator:Ryan Kimmins
Principal:Maria Torres


Type of Program/Services:Private School for Individuals with Behavioral Disabilities

Services Include:Health Services, Psychiatric Consultations, Psychotherapy, Speech and Language Therapy, Occupational Therapy; Orton-Gillingham Remedial Reading program


Full-time staff:Part-time staff:


Classes Offered/Disabilites Served:Behavioral Disabilities; Multiple Disabilities
Age Range:5-21
Counties Served:All
Approval/Accreditation:66
Number of Students/Clients:
Number of Classes (if school):10
Grade Range:
Length of School/Program Year:10 Month/Extended Year Option
Private Students/Clients accepted:Yes
Scholarships available:No


Mission Statement:Honor Ridge Academy, formerly Somerset Hills, was established in 1971 as an approved therapeutic, private day school for multiply disabled students. Students' classifications include emotionally disturbed, cognitive impairment; mild to moderate, specific learning disabilities; mild to severe and mild autism spectrum. Our treatment program utilizes an integrated approach in which students receive the necessary support to gain new skills, increase self-esteem, and learn acceptable ways of behaving emotionally and socially. The academic program adheres to the IEP and provides an intensive plan geared toward the students functional level, behavior, and learning style. For those with specific language disabilities, the Orton-Gillingham approach is available by trained teachers. Additionally, we have Science, Art, Music and cooking classes, as well as, transitional services, and an Inter-scholastic sports program. All related services are available in both 10 months and extended school year option (ESY). These include: Nursing, OT, Speech, Individual and Family Counseling. Consults with our Psychiatrist and medication monitoring is available by parental/guardian request.