The programs in the Behavioral Continuum have received the 23rd School Leader Award and the Innovation in Special Education Award. In addition, a number of Behavior Continuum students have the honor of being BCSS Valedictorians. Students are also acknowledged for their behavioral and academic accomplishments through program wide behavior management systems and host site accolades.Website
|White|| 38% |
|Black|| 17% |
|Asian|| 4% |
|Hispanic|| 38% |
|American Indian or Native Alaskan|| 1% |
|Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander|| 0% |
|Multiracial|| 3% |
|Female|| 23.9% |
|Male|| 76.1% |
|Economically disadvantaged students|| 21% |
|Students with disabilities|| 99% |
|English learners|| 1% |
|Homeless students|| 1% |
|Students in foster care|| 2% |
|Military-connected students|| 0% |
|Migrant students|| 0% |
|Grade||Percent of total students||Students|
|Pre-K|| 1% ||1|
|Kindergarten|| 1% ||1|
|1st Grade|| 2% ||3|
|2nd Grade|| 5% ||7|
|3rd Grade|| 6% ||8|
|4th Grade|| 9% ||12|
|5th Grade|| 9% ||12|
|6th Grade|| 8% ||11|
|7th Grade|| 8% ||11|
|8th Grade|| 8% ||11|
|9th Grade|| 9% ||13|
|10th Grade|| 13% ||18|
|11th Grade|| 12% ||17|
|12th Grade|| 9% ||13|
|Incidents per year|
|Harassment, intimidation, and bullying||5|
|English|| 80.4% |
|Spanish|| 13.8% |
|Other|| 4.3% |
|Arabic|| 1.4% |
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The Behavioral Continuum provides high quality educational services to preschool to twelfth grade students commensurate with the districtÃ¢ÂÂs vision. We strive to offer structured, challenging, educational activities within the framework of approved NJ State curriculum in all academic and vocational areas, including social and behavioral goals.
All instruction is aligned with the Student Learning Standards. The use of Project Based Learning and differentiation of instruction motivates students to become active independent learners. Host site settings provide opportunities for students to participate in core academic and elective courses with their non-disabled peers.
Students can participate in program-wide and host site clubs and activities.
Staff and professional development is conducted on an ongoing basis and ranges from program level planning to district level curriculum focus groups, involving all teachers, administrators and support staff with a focus on instruction, curriculum, technology and assessment.
The Behavioral Continuum offers transition to postsecondary planning services to all students.
Student Supports and Services- Behaviorist, school psychologists, social workers, SAC, LDTC, assistive technology specialists, OT, PT and speech.
Anti-bullying team, BMS, therapeutic recreation.
Students are exposed to the community via field trips, internships, externships, Senior Independent Internship Program.
The Behavioral Continuum programs are continually upgrading their facilities to meet the student needs ie: music, art, computer lab, weight room, student lounge and school store as needed are some of the offerings in the self-contained programs. Usage of host site facilities.
Partner with Bergen County Sheriff Department who provide school resource officers
Makerspace and technology innovation labs are expanding into all programs