Through support groups, regular conferencing, assessments and behavioral incentives, the caring professionals
of Shepard Schools reinforces our commitment to each student through a two-way policy of communication
and ongoing dialogue among students, staff, parents/guardians and sending school districts.

Shepard Schools students learn and achieve in a setting that joins differentiated academic instruction and
comprehensive activities programs with a policy of continuous positive reinforcement and counseling intervention.

The goal of the Shepard Schools program is to stimulate the development of our students’ values, creative, intellectual and
physical skills…and to improve performance, not only in the classroom but in the social situations of everyday life.

With two New Jersey campuses, the Shepard Schools are state-approved private schools, employing a structured program of
individualized academic instruction, counseling and intervention to unlock the potential of behaviorally challenged students.

Our Schools

  • Shepard School (grades Elementary and Middle School)

    Shepard School in Kinnelon, NJ offers two state approved programs, the Shepard Elementary School program, and the Shepard Middle School program, which are available to students who are experiencing significant behavioral disabilities, and for whom a highly structured behavior modification program is recommended.

    Our goal is improved performance in the academic environment, as well as social contexts—a positive change that allows students to achieve success in the classroom and beyond.

    The Shepard School curriculum incorporates all subject areas, as addressed in the New Jersey Student Learning Standards (formerly called the New Jersey Core Content Curriculum Standards). Learn more here.

  • Shepard Preparatory High School (grades 9-12)

    Shepard Preparatory High School in Morristown, NJ is a program for students who function within the average to high average range intellectually, but require highly individualized instruction due to diverse and often complex emotional and behavioral issues.

    Shepard Preparatory High School implements a college preparatory curriculum, which is aligned with the N.J. State Core Curriculum Content Standards. Learn more here.


  • Shepard Prep Receives 7-year Middle States Accreditation

    Click this link for more information: here

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HIB Policy and Resources

Shepard Prep Anti Bullying Specialist Flavio Acitelli
8 Columba St Morristown, NJ 07960 973-984-1600
Shepard School Anti Bullying Specialist Dr. Katie Dulfer, Psy.D.
2 Miller Road Kinnelon, NJ 07405 973-850-6130