Welcome to Collier Middle School

Collier Middle School is a state-approved, private, non-profit school for students with disabilities in grades 5 through 8 whose needs cannot be met within the public school. The school's semi-departmentalized academic program offers a diverse curriculum taught by Highly Qualified teachers in each subject area while catering to the individual educational needs of each student. Collier's strong counseling component combines individual as well as group therapy that supports social and emotional growth for all students. Our Positive Behavior Support program encourages Respect, Responsibility, Safety and Kindness, and we also offer BCBA consultative services to assist with behavioral plans. Clubs and activities round out the educational program, giving students extracurricular opportunities similar to those offered in public schools.


The 2015 Collier Art Show
It is no secret that Collier has some of the most artistic individuals in New Jersey and to prove that, staff and students submitted over 120 pieces of their artwork into the 2015 Collier Art Show. The mediums used ranged from pencils, to acrylic paints, pastels, wood carvings, and sculptures while their styles spanned from realism, to surrealism, modernism, pop art, and abstract. And that is not all!

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Collier Presents Beauty and the Beast
The reviews are in and Collier’s performance of Beauty and the Beast was a hit!
Sarah B.’s portrayal of Belle accurately embodied the kind-hearted, self-assured, smart, and imaginative protagonist as she struggles to live with the Beast in his castle. John L. did a brilliant job bringing to life the gruff and hot-tempered Beast who had been placed under a spell that could only be broken when he loves and is loved in return before all the petals of a bewitched rose fall.

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You Don't Know Me Until You Know Me

We were honored to have Dr. Michael Fowlin, aka Mykee, perform “You Don’t Know Me Until You Know Me,” a show about diversity, inclusion, tolerance, and personal accountability at both Collier High School and Collier Middle School.

Collier students and staff were immediately engaged as Mykee opened with jokes, conversations about prank calls, and recent events such as the Baltimore riots and Ray Rice. Mykee seamlessly transformed himself into characters who told their stories of adversity that ranged from a six year old boy with ADD, to an African American gay football player from the projects of Newark, a bi-racial feminist, a Jewish boy who was a victim of hate crimes, and a man with Cerebral Palsy.

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