Specialized Services

Hampton Academy is a State of NJ, Dept. of Education approved private day school for first through twelfth grade students with disabilities. Our strong academic program, which is aligned with New Jersey Core Curriculum Content Standards, is supported by the intensive therapeutic services students need to overcome obstacles to achievement.

Ninety percent of Hampton Academy students reach their individual goals and successfully complete our program. Our modern, air-conditioned, handicapped-accessible facility accommodates 90 students and is conveniently located in central Burlington County near routes 295, 38, 130, 206 and the New Jersey Turnpike.

Hampton Academy is affiliated with Hampton Behavioral Health Center, a leading provider of mental health services in Burlington County.

A NASET School of Excellence:

The National Association of Special Education Teachers (NASET) has selected Hampton Academy as a 2015-2016 School of Excellence. Schools chosen for this distinction must meet rigorous professional criteria and have demonstrated truly exceptional dedication, commitment and achievement in the field of special education. Hampton Academy is one of only 68 schools nationwide to have achieved this distinction for the 2015-2016 school year. Hampton Academy, a private day school approved by the State of New Jersey, is affiliated with Hampton Behavioral Health Center and provides therapeutic and educational services to classified students in grades 1 through 12.


Hampton Academy was recently recognized by the Behavioral Health Division for earning Platinum Level Status through the “Best in Class” Academic Accountability System. Read more…




Hampton Academy 2015 Commencement Ceremony

Students, staff and families gathered to celebrate the 2015 Hampton Academy Commencement Ceremony on Monday, June 15, 2015. Ronald Cancelliere, Executive Director and Principal, presented Certificates of Completion to the 18 as their names were called. District representatives presented diplomas which indicated that all New Jersey graduation requirements were met. Four special awards were given to students who demonstrated outstanding performance during their high school years: President’s Achievement Award, President’s Excellence Award, Principal’s Award, and Personal Growth Award. Honorary guests included Craig Hilton, Hampton Behavior Health CEO, and Guy Distefano, Hampton Behavioral Health CFO. Congratulations to Hampton Academy Class of 2015!

Spirit Week

newsThe students and staff at Hampton Academy, a subsidiary of Hampton Behavioral Health Center, celebrated Spirit Week in fine fashion.  Students dressed as super heroes and welcomed Buster the Bulldog, the new Hampton Academy Mascot.  Showing their community pride, they collected $425.00 to donate to the Burlington County Animal Shelter.  Finally, Spirit Week came to a close with a pep rally to build enthusiasm for PARCC (Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers) testing  required by the New Jersey Department of Education.