Compassionate Care Through Support and Education
Established in 1981, The East Mountain School (EMS) is a private, non-profit, special education school operated by Carrier Clinic, and approved by the New Jersey State Department of Education.
East Mountain School offers programing for 7th through 12th-grade, special education students. Our program is designed to provide quality special education and intensive therapeutic services for adolescents challenged by behavioral or psychiatric disorders.
Why Choose East Mountain School
At East Mountain School, our mission is to provide a safe, challenging and supporting educational community that is responsive to the individual needs of our students. Our students benefit from a therapeutic, structured environment which incorporates the academic, behavioral, and counseling components all geared to increase the academic skills and coping strategies of the students.