Guiding Students Towards Success

Washington Academy serves pupils with special needs. New Jersey State-approved, Washington Academy provides a low student teacher ratio, a specialized curriculum, and a structured behavioral program to ensure the success of our pupils. Washington Academy focuses on motivating our students to learn by supporting and nurturing their self-esteem, academic progress and social skills.

Nationally Recognized

Washington Academy is considered a School of Excellence by NASET (The National Association of Special Education Teachers) since 2011. NASET recognizes schools that meet the rigorous standards of special education, and provide a therapeutic environment for children.

  • Washington Academy - School Hours

    School Hours

    ESY 2014 Schedule

    Washington Academy's Summer Program will begin July 1st, 2014 and conclude on August 18th, 2014

    School Day: Classes run from 8:15 am to 12:45 pm.

    September - June Calendar

    Regular School Day: Classes run from 8:20 am - 2:00 pm.

    Half-Days Schedule is from: 8:20 am - 12:45 pm.

    Delayed Opening: Classes begin at 10:00 am and end at 2:00 pm.

  • Washington Academy - Admissions


    Rolling Admissions

    Students can be enrolled at Washington Academy at anytime during the school year.

    Lower School (Pre-k - 8th Grade):

    Upper School (9th - 12th Grade):

    ESY 2014 Enrollment:

    Rosters are now being finalized for Students

    Washington Academy does accept students from local districts that do not offer an ESY program, but the child study team feel it would be appropriate. Contact our admissions office, if you are seeking ESY-Only admission.

    Admissions Office

    Or Call 973-759-6555

  • Washington Academy - News


    • April 7, 2014

      (Belleville, NJ) -- On March 25th, public school educators from ten districts attended a one-of-a-ki... read more

    • January 2, 2014

      Washington Academy is thrilled to re-open after the holiday break and looks forward to a successful ... read more

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  • Washington Academy - Anti-Bullying Program

    Anti-Bullying Program

    Anti-Bully Specialist:

    Miss Danielle, LSW

    Anti-Bully Coordinator:

    Miss Sara, LCSW

    To speak with either anti-bully trained staff: Call 973-759-6555

    For more information about the Washington Academy Bully program, contact: Anti-Bullying Mailbox