Newmark K-8 and Newmark High School are state-approved, private schools located in Scotch Plains, NJ.  All Newmark students are admitted and placed directly through their local school districts. 

  • We begin accepting applications and student records for the 2021-2022 ESY/School Year on Monday, March 1, 2021

Our schools serve students who are strong academically, but live with behavioral disorders and disabilities:

Our Expertise

  • Adjustment disorders
  • Anxiety disorder
  • Attention deficit disorder/attention deficit and hyperactive disorder (ADD/ADHD)
  • Autism spectrum disorders/Asperger
  • Depression anxiety disorders
  • Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
  • Oppositional defiant disorder
  • Learning/language disabilities
  • Mood disorders/bipolar
  • School phobia
  • Sensory integration disorder

Applicants are:

  • Cognitively average to above average IQ
  • Typically may have splinter skills in academic areas
  • Benefit from social skill development
  • Require counseling services

Steps for District Placement

List of 5 items.

  • Step 1: Child Study Team Member To Check Deadline/Availability

    Note: We are currently at full enrollment for the 2020-2021 School Year.

    We begin accepting applications for 2021-2022 School Year and Extended School Year (ESY) program on March 1, 2021. 

    While we don't keep a waiting list we do send alerts to Child Study Team members about any openings during the school year.  Sign up for our CST Notification List.

  • Step 2: Child Study Team To Submit Online Application Form

    We begin accepting applications and student records for the 2021-2022 ESY/School Year on Monday, March 1, 2021
    • New!  Newmark Admissions Portal
      • Complete  online District Application Form - Newmark Admissions Portal
      Attach Forms:
      • Current Child Study Team Evaluations
      • High School transcripts (if applicable)
      • Standardized Test results
      • Current Individual Education Plan (IEP)
      • Current reports & records from applicable therapists and specialists

      Upon receipt of records, the Admissions Office will email confirmation to the CST and mail a postcard to parents.

  • Step 3: Newmark Reviews Information

    After review, Newmark will contact the Child Study Team to advise of admission status.  If Newmark is an appropriate match, an official intake will be scheduled.
  • Step 4: School Intake

    Parent, Child and Child Study Team member are invited to Newmark for a brief tour of the facilities and a student interview.  Intake is approximately 60-90 minutes.
  • Step 5: Acceptance

    Acceptance letters are sent immediately following placement.  Contracts to follow under separate cover.
Submit application and supporting documents online for prospective students.

Please contact Tanya Pierce at or 908-753-0330 if you have questions about submitting an online application.