Extended School Year

Special Education Extended School Year Program Summer of 2019

If your child is eligible for our Extended School Year Program,
please see below for details.

5 Week Program:  July 8th – August 8th,
Monday to Thursday 

Students entering Preschool-Grade 4 will attend ESY at Milltown School

Preschool:  9:00am – 11:00am or 11:15am – 1:15pm
Academics K-6:  9:00am – 11:00am or 11:15am – 1:15pm
Autism Programs / LLD:  9:00am – 1:15pm

Students entering Grades 5-12 will attend ESY at the High School

Academics 7-12: 8:00am – 10:00am or 10:15am – 12:15pm
Prevocational HS:  8:00am – 12:15pm
Autism Programs / LLD:  8:00am – 12:15pm

The need for ESY will be discussed at your child’s IEP meeting.  Qualifying criteria, includes, but is not limited to, the following:

  1. Regression and recoupment – is the child likely to lose critical skills or fail to recover these skills within a reasonable amount of time
  2. Ability of the student to interact with nondisabled peers
  3. Emerging skills/breakthrough opportunities – will a lengthy summer break cause significant problems for a child who is learning a key skill
  4. Interfering Behavior – does the child’s behavior interfere with his or her ability to benefit from special education
  5. Nature and/or severity of disability
  6. Ability of the child’s parents to provide educational structure in the home
  7. Behavioral and physical impairments

Parent Fact Sheets for both Milltown and the High School in addition to Transportation Request forms are attached below for your convenience. 

Please see attached FAQs from the NJ DOE, Office of Special Education Programs for detailed information.

Mrs. Alice Steinheimer, MA, MS, BS
Assistant Superintendent for Special Services