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 2020-2021 ESY/School Year on Monday, March 2, 2020
  • NEW!  This year we will be accepting online applications and student records via our Newmark Admissions Portal on Monday, March 2, 2020.  

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 6 items.

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

    Note: We are currently at full enrollment for the 2019-20 School Year.

    We begin accepting applications for 2020-21 School Year and Extended School Year (ESY) program on March 2, 2020. 

    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: Complete Online District Application Form

    We begin accepting applications and student records for the 2020-2021 ESY/School Year on Monday, March 2, 2020Application Form - 2020-2021 (Note: we'll continue to accept paper applications and student records via mail for this year only)

  • Step 3: Child Study Team to Submit Paperwork

    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 4: 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 5: 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 6: Acceptance

    Acceptance letters are sent immediately following placement.  Contracts to follow under separate cover.
Submit application and supporting documents online for prospective students for the 2020-2021 ESY/SY.

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

District Placement Download