• Special Education Eligibility Process

     100 Everitts Road

    Ringoes, New Jersey 08551

    Tel:  (908) 284-7680 Fax:  (908) 284-7685



    Parent(s) (and adult student, when applicable) are provided with written notice of a meeting to determine student eligibility for special education and related services and, if eligible, develop an Individualized Education Program (IEP). A copy of the Parental Rights in Special Education (PRISE) document should accompany the notice.


    The participants of the eligibility meeting include:

    • Parent;
    • A teacher who is knowledgeable about the student's educational performance or district's programs;

    • The student where appropriate;

    • At least one child study team member who participated in the evaluation;

    • The case manager;

    • Other appropriate individuals at the discretion of the parent or school district;

    • For an initial eligibility meeting, certified school personnel referring the student as potentially disabled, or the school principal or designee if they choose to participate.


    Determination of Eligibility

    A student is considered eligible for special education if:

    • The student has one or more disabilities as defined in 6A:14-3.5(c) 1-13
    • The disability adversely affects educational performance and

    • The student needs special education and related services


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Last Modified on April 23, 2020