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Woodbridge Special Education Attorney

About Woodbridge School District

Woodbridge is in Middlesex County, NJ. Approximately 15,300 students attend the 26 schools, of whom approximately 2000 are classified as special needs. No special needs students are sent out-of-district, as the district has incorporated many out-of-district offerings within the public schools’ curricula. 

The annual budget is approximately $263.3 million, of which the local taxpayers raise approximately $188.7 million. Approximately $6 million is for Special Education . Per pupil cost is approximately $14,400 annually. 

As in most public school districts in New Jersey, Special Education represents a significant portion of the district’s costs and responsibilities. Consequently, the districts face significant fiscal restraints when dealing soaring costs. It is important that parents of special needs students be fully represented by a knowledgeable Special Education Attorney or Educational Advocate from a child’s initial Individualized Education Program (IEP) through to the student’ s graduation or de-classification. The laws dictating his/her education are complicated and could be very costly to both the parent and the school district. No one knows your child better than you. That knowledge and insight must be communicated so that the student receives the education he/she deserves and is required by law to receive. 

Woodbridge Special Education Legal Services

At Susan Clark Law Group, we provide guidance and representation every step of the way to ensure a thorough and efficient, free education for your son or daughter. Further, we provide a free consultation before you sign with us so that you will know what to expect in your communications with the school district. We know and have experience in dealing with the Woodbridge schools. They are dedicated educators dealing with constraining budgets and trying to provide the best education for their students. However, the laws require that your child be provided with a unique educational program dictated by his/her Individualized Education Program (IEP). At Susan Clark Law Group, we will work on your child’s behalf that he or she receives all to which they are entitled. At our website,, you can view all of our blogs dealing with special education law and practices, and how they may pertain to your child. Many things can be done by yourself. However, make certain that you understand every issue and the idiosyncrasies and legal ramifications of each. Several law firms, such as The Susan Clark Law Group offer free suggestions which you can pursue yourself or with an educational advocate. It is ultimately your decision how you wish to proceed to best serve the needs of your child. Listed at the bottom of this articles are areas with which we deal on a common basis. 

Schools in the Woodbridge School District

For your convenience, the contact information for the district’s schools and the Director Special Services are: 

Director of Special Services

Julie Bair 732-602-8575 

Mawbey Street School #1 732-602-8401 

Avenel Street School #4/#5 732-602-8504 

Port Reading School #9 732-602-8409 

Ross Street School #11 732-602-8511 

Ford Avenue School #14 732-568-5614 

Indiana Avenue School #18 732-602-8518  

Menlo Park Terrace School #19 732-596-4147 

Claremont Avenue School #20 732-596-4153 

Old Ridge Heights School #21 732-499-6553 

Lynn Crest School #22 732-499-6558 

Woodbine Avenue School #23 732-602-8523 

Kennedy Park School #24 732-568-5680 

Lafayette Estates School #25 732-596-4143 

Robert Mascenik School #26 732-602-8526 

Pennsylvania Avenue School #27 732-499-6566

Matthew Jago School #28 732-602-8428

Oak Tree Road School #29 732-602-8424

Avenel Middle School 732-596-4210

Colonia Middle School 732-396-7000

Fords Middle School 732-596-4200

Iselin Middle School 732-602-8450

Woodbridge Middle School 732-602-8690 

Colonia High School 732-499-6500

John F. Kennedy Memorial High School 732-602-8650 

Woodbridge High School 732-602-8600 

RISE 732-750-3200 

Special Education Attorneys in Woodbridge

One of the most important parts of a special needs child’s education is in the creation and monitoring of the Individualized Education Program (IEP). The development of this document requires time, patience, evaluation, monitoring, and future planning. Strict time-lines are set. Medical and Educational evaluations must be studies to ascertain where the child is academically, medically, emotionally, and socially. When this is known, it must be determined where he/she should be in those areas. At that point, it is incumbent upon the child study team (of which you, the parent, is/are members) to develop the measurable goals and objectives to get to where he/she should be. 

At Susan Clark Law Group, we have been involved in numerous cases that deal with various areas of special education needs, including: 

IEP’s examination, development, and follow-through, Out-of-district placements, Mediation, Due process petitions, School long-term suspensions and expulsions, Harassment, bullying, and intimidation, 504 Plans, Guardianship of children with special needs.

Visit us and see if we are a good fit for your child’s needs. 

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