Welcome to Harbor School
Providing educational, vocational, and support services for students ages 5-21 with special needs in Monmouth, Middlesex, Ocean, Mercer, and other counties.
Harbor School will be closed on March 16th until further notice. We will begin to implement the home virtual learning plan at that time. Administration and staff will be available and at the school location on March 16th for any support or assistance.
What happens when Harbor School is closed
Please read our social story to help our students and their families better communicate the current closing of Harbor School.
Additional important updates
Please be sure to check here on any other updates we need to share and inform our students and families during these challenging times.
The Harbor School in Eatontown, New Jersey is a special needs school in Monmouth County, NJ dedicated to providing a safe and nurturing educational environment for students with a variety of challenges. Our programs provide support in social, life skills, transition, and a range of therapy services (OT, PT, ST Counseling, and BCBA). In addition, the use of a variety of technology tools to better serve the success of our students.
Harbor School is now hiring Substitute Paraprofessionals and Teachers!
The pay is excellent. Please email your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
Our academic program covers multiple subjects such as math, language arts, social studies and science, just to name a few.
A wide range of programs for everyday living including but not limited to: cooking, activities of daily life and pre-vocational skills.
The Harbor School features Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy, Physical Therapy, Art, Music, Counseling and many more.
A variety of technology used in different styles as a teaching tool through white boards with Mimio Systems, iPads and various others.
Celebrates 50 years!
Watch our short documentary describing the beginnings of how Harbor School came to be.
On Friday, August 9th Harbor School of Eatontown, New Jersey celebrated their 50th anniversary with the premiere of “A Story About a Harbor” produced by GV CERV Communications.
A packed audience of parents, students, special education professionals from various districts, and community leaders got together to pay honor to the dedication of the staff and support professionals who have made Harbor School what it is since 1969.
Read the full article here.
Holiday Express for years of pure joy!
The Holiday Express band has been making our holiday season a spectacular day of music, song, and dance for our students and staff for years!
For years Holiday Express has been visiting Harbor School of Eatontown New Jersey during the holiday season. This special day has been one of the most anticipated highlights for our students and staff, and we thank them from the bottom of our hearts.
Podcast with Christine Matus (Special Needs Estate Planning)
Listen to Erik Glazner, Supervisor of Instruction for Alpha, Harbor and Gateway Schools, and Erika Casablanca, STEMLab Teacher for Gateway School and Lead Marketer for Alpha, Harbor, and Gateway Schools, as guests on the "Ask A Lawyer" podcast with Attorney Christine Matus. Christine Matus is an estate planning attorney and the owner of The Matus Law Group in New Jersey. Christine Matus has dedicated a significant portion of her estate planning practice to helping families with special needs individuals. In this podcast episode, Erik and Erika spoke about how Alpha, Harbor, and Gateway Schools educate students with special needs and prepare them for life experiences.
The Harbor School community reveals a dynamic program that continually supports and challenges each student, staff and family member to develop and enhance their skills and talents in support of one another and all those who may be in need. The Harbor School is truly a safe haven which embraces all those who enter in a spirit of mutual respect, collaboration and advocacy toward hope and possibility for a lifetime.
– Anne Gunteski, Principal at Harbor School, Eatontown, NJ