Foster a safe, healthy and inclusive learning environment for all students, families and staff to promote positive learning experiences.
Identify and set developmentally-appropriate expectations for all students to meet individual student goals.
Increase student achievement levels while addressing the unique learning needs of each student by creating meaningful and engaging opportunities.
We have 3 campuses, each dedicated to bringing the best education and support for our children.
The Daretown Campus serves school aged students with behavioral and emotional disabilities from Salem and Cumberland Counties.
The Salem Campus serves middle and high school aged students with disabilities from Salem and Cumberland Counties. Students may have the option of attending the vocational program or transitional career program (TCP).
The Cumberland Campus Program serves school aged students with severe disabilities from Salem and Cumberland Counties.
SCSSSD’s Mission & Vision
The mission of the Salem County Special Services School District, a regional educational service agency, is to provide high quality, cost-effective programs and services to the schools and districts of Salem and Cumberland Counties.
Our Schools are learning communities where adults with special gifts serve students with special needs. The program is cooperative ventures that foster shared services and expertise in an effort to both increase quality of service and decrease cost to local districts.
From Our Superintendent
John R Swain
Salem County Special Services School District
(856) 769-0101 ext. 5301
– John R Swain
For Children and Families
Child Study Team Services
Including Psychological, Learning, Functional Behavioral Assessment and Social evaluations provided by a staff of highly qualified professionals.
Occupational, Physical and Speech evaluations and/or therapy are available to enable a child to progress in their educational program.
Music Therapy is an established healthcare profession that uses music to address physical, emotional, cognitive and social needs.
Dedicated to helping disabled students find competitive work or employment in integrated work settings where they can build upon their strengths.
Early Intervention Program
Helping families to meet the developmental and health-related needs of children from birth to age three who have delays or disabilities by providing quality services and support.
Standards & Commitments
Our schools will provide an engaging and challenging curriculum that addresses the New Jersey Core Curriculum Content Standards. Teaching and learning will take place in physically and emotionally safe environments that have an active commitment to ensure trust, mutual respect, communication, effective collaboration, and good citizenship. The vision of Salem County Special Services School District is that all students develop the skills, knowledge, and attitudes necessary to succeed in life.