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About

Serving students from grades 6-12, typically with a history of learning, psychological, social, and/or emotional issues that prevent them from realizing their academic potential. Our customized curricula integrate academic, therapeutic, recreational, and psychological components in the right combination and frequency for each student’s individual needs, with the goal of possibly being mainstreamed back to public school, as appropriate.

50+ Year
History
NJ-State
Approved
Students with complex/unique profiles do well here

For Parents

Our environment allows these often highly complex students to feel supported, accepted, and socially connected—in a way that is often new to them. That’s why they thrive in our program. Graduating seniors go on to trade, community, and private/public college experiences.

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Parents

For Districts

As an Approved Private School for Students with Disabilities (APSSD), we work closely with our sending districts. When district case managers are met with a student with a complex and/or unique set of learning, emotional, social, and/or psychological issues, we are usually the right solution.

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Latest News & Events

Holmstead School Introduces New Recreational Arts/PE Activities

In addition to the Holmstead standards that have included the following activities: Power Walking, Basketball, Volleyball, Hockey, Art, Music, Crafts, Community Service, Cooking Class, etc., Holmstead is adding daily Yoga class, Qigong/Tai Chi, and Equine Therapy as new choices for the students!

Save The Date: 50th Anniversary Gala Event

Holmstead School turns 50! Due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on our ability to properly plan–and the uncertainty of a resurgence in the fall–we have decided to push out a celebration of our 50th Anniversary to May 12, 2022! Our milestone event will be held from 6 to 10 pm at Portobellos, 155 […]

Announcing Our New Middle School Program

After many years of requests, Holmstead School is very pleased to announce the opening of our middle school program. District Child Study Teams have expressed concerns about the limited options for academically capable 6th and 7th graders who are struggling with social, emotional, and academic difficulties, especially after a year or more of virtual and/or […]

Holmstead School Re-Brand & New Website

As you can see on this website, and on all of our social media accounts, Holmstead School has a new look and feel! Our evolved logo, brand line, positioning and messaging now reflects the changes that have been taking place here for the last few years. Our school continues in its 50+ year tradition of […]

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