- East Mountain School
- Location: Belle Mead, New Jersey
- 24/7 Helpline: (855) 509-1822 (free informational help)
East Mountain School offers a co-educational program for 7th through 12th-grade classified special education students. Services are available for both day school and residential students. Our program is designed to provide quality special education and strong therapeutic services for adolescents affected by behavioral and psychiatric disorders.
About Therapeutic Boarding Schools in New Jersey
Troubled Teen Schools in New Jersey
The State of New Jersey Department of Children and Families is the agency responsible for licensing youth residential facilities such as alternative and therapeutic boarding schools for the state. The Office of Licensing must approve all treatment centers or group homes that provide 24-hour care for youth.
Private schools in New Jersey are not required to be licensed or accredited, but schools must obtain a certificate of approval from the New Jersey Education Commissioner to legally operate. Teachers are not required to be certified for New Jersey private schools. In the state, private schools must be compliant with the New Jersey State Sanitary Code, which covers immunizations. There is no policy on testing for private schools in New Jersey.