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.


Congratulations Sr. Ellen!

The Sisters and staff at Collier Youth Services are bursting with pride at the announcement that Sr. Ellen Kelly, former Executive Director of Collier, has been chosen as the Congregational Leader of the Sisters of the Good Shepherd.  In this monumental role, Sr. Ellen will be responsible for overseeing the Good Shepherd mission of programs serving women, children and families in 70 countries throughout the world.

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Welcome to High School!

Despite the record heat outside, excitement was certainly in the air as Collier Middle School’s 8th graders were getting ready to process down to the stage for graduation.

The ceremony began with an address given by Fiona Pisacreta, who spoke about feeling like an “outsider” at other schools, and you could see her fellow classmates and their families nod in agreement as her story seemed to echo their own. But, thanks to her friends and experience at Collier, she now feels like she belongs.

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Internet Safety & Cyberbullying
In today’s world of being “all about me” there are numerous social media apps available for us to stay connected. While this has its perks, there are a lot of hidden dangers that we don’t often consider. Collier Middle School was fortunate to have had Detective John Sosdian from the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office come to speak to our students about those dangers, the importance of internet safety, and cyberbullying.

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