General Information for Parents

  • Programs

    Keyport Public Schools offer a variety of programming to meet the needs of our students ages 3-5 and 6-21:


    • Preschool Disabled Program
    • Pull-out Resource Program
    • In-class Resource Program
    • Self-contained Program
    • Related Services

    Child Find

    Parents or guardians of children, ages 3-21, who live in Keyport, or are migrant or homeless and have concerns about their child's development in the area of:

    • Communication
    • Motor/Physical
    • EmotionalVisual or Hearing and
    • Social Skills
    • Learning Difficulties
    • Other

    May call the Office of Special Services at (732) 212-6100 Ext. 3151.

    The Process

    1. Pre-referral - interventions in General Education
    2. Referral - written request for initial evaluation submitted to the Child Study Team, by a teacher, parent, or transition from Early Intervention to Preschool
    3. Identification - deciding whether to evaluate
    4. Evaluation(s) - if warranted:
      • Social History
      • Psychological
      • Learning Evaluation
      • Speech
      • Other


    A Student shall be determined eligible and classified "eligible for special education and related services" when:

    • The student has one or more of the disabilities defined in 6A:14-3.5(c)1-14;
    • The disability adversely affects the student's educational performance; and
    • The student is in need of special education and related services