Extracurricular at East Mountain School
East Mountain School extracurricular activities encompass a wide range of interests, including: cosmetology, art, choral music, instrumental music, sports, and technology integration–all of which are designed to enhance and support the learning experience of each student.
Our school provides an opportunity to participate in sports activities such as softball, basketball, and soccer in our Physical Education Program. Activities are always introduced with skill/drill building activities and transition into full organized sports. Activities may take place outside, on our expansive campus and/or in our Main Gymnasium – with also includes a full basketball court/volleyball court.
East Mountain School also integrates alternative Physical Education environments. The “Tech Gym” has students participating in Wii-Sports and Dance, Dance Revolution. Students participate in tournaments as well as measuring their own personal growth in the activities.
Performances/Instrumental Music/Choral Music
East Mountain School promotes student learning in the instrumental music area. Students are able to learn how to play various musical instruments including piano, keyboard, drums, and both electric and acoustical guitars.
Our students also engage in specialized Dramatics and Theater Productions where they are able to showcase their performing arts skills in at least two annual productions.
Computer and construction based projects in all Industrial Arts Technology class electives.
Students are able to engage in swimming activities during the Extended School Year Program in our summer session.
East Mountain School publishes a yearbook every school year which highlights each grade level and activities that make each year special. Students work directly with the yearbook coordinator in creation of the book.
The book is completely paid for through fundraising activities and a copy of the yearbook is provided free of charge to all East Mountain School students.
Field Day Activities
Field Day Activities are orchestrated by the school’s physical education teachers and afford students the opportunity to participate in structured and organized gym and game activities.
Two-to-One Student-to-Staff Ratio, including the following:
Director, Principal, & C.S.A.
School Business Administrator
Academic Program Supervisors
Content Certified and HQT Special Education Teachers
Teacher Assistants in classes
Certified and Licensed School Social Workers
Behavior/Safety Staff Specialists
Substance Awareness Coordinator
Life Skills Program Teacher
Instrumental Music Program
Reading Remediation Teacher
Speech Language Specialist
Spanish Exploratory Language
Health & Physical Education Staff
Technology Education Instructor
Creative Arts Teacher
Directions and Times
The East Mountain School
252 Route 601
Belle Mead, New Jersey 08502
East Mountain School is located on Route 601, just off Route 206, on the grounds of Carrier Clinic.
Monday – Friday 8:45 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
7-Period School Day; 45-minute class periods
Student transportation is provided by the public school sending district or by parent/guardian.
Please contact Stacey Paulis, Ed. D, Director/Principal at 908-281-1416 or
Michael Haney, School Business Administrator at 908-281-1446.
How to Enroll Your Child
Student enrollments to the East Mountain School are made through the child study team from each local school district. Further information for admissions can be obtained by calling (908) 281-1415 or (908) 281-1445. To learn more about specialized educational services and how parents can help take action, please visit: www.spannj.org.