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Extended School Year (ESY)

Dates: July 6 - 29, 2022

    Preschool / Elementary 9:00am - 12:00am 

Locations: Edmund Hmieleski Jr. Early Childhood Center and Dr. Herbert N. Richardson Elementary School 

    Middle/High School 8:30am - 11:30pm

Locations: William C. McGinnis School and  Perth Amboy High School - Main Campus

Curriculum Focus: Goals and objectives established in each student’s Individualized Education Plan (IEP).


The Extended School Year (ESY) program will provide special education programs and related services for students with disabilities who are eligible as per their Individualized Education Program (IEP). Students with disabilities are recommended for this program based on significant regression and an inability to recuperate skills in a reasonable amount of time as per the NJ Special Education Code 6A:14. 

The program will take place Monday through Friday from July 6 - July 29, 2022 for 3 hours per day for 18 days, from 9:00-12:00 for preschool and elementary aged students and from 8:30-11:30 for middle and high school aged students.

Special education teachers and paraprofessionals will support academic and performance behavior skill retention by working with small groups and individual students. Speech therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy, counseling services, and Teacher of the Deaf services will be provided.