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Evaluation Requests





A student shall be determined eligible and classified “eligible for special education and related services” when: 

1. The student has one or more of the disabilities defined in 6A:14-3.5(c)1-14; 

2. The disability adversely affects the student’s educational performance; and 

3. The student is in need of special education and related services. 



If you are a resident of Essex Fells and would like to request your child be evaluated by the Child Study Team please submit your request in writing to:


Essex Fells School District

Office of Special Services

102 Hawthorne Road

Essex Fells, NJ 07021


send via email to LeeAnn Smith, Coordinator of Special Services  at [email protected]


Please include the following information:


1. Child's full name
2. Date of Birth
3. An explanation of why you would like your child evaluated
4. Details of your concenrs that would assist us in composing the approproiate evaluation team
5. Your contact information including address, phone number and email


*Please note Child Study Team members are only able to assess defecits specific to their certifications which do not include concerns regarding neurobehavioral disorders such as ADD/ADHD.