Welcome to RKS Associates

Since 1980, RKS Associates has been a leader in providing the needs of special education students here in New Jersey. Our focus has been to create schools that provide a safe and nurturing environment for children with a variety of disabilities.

Our network of special education schools have been known to provide the very best in education, therapeutic and behavioral support for children across many spectrums of disabilities.

Please visit our schools below to see for yourself just how comprehensive our programs are for children with special needs across a range of learning, social, language and behavioral challenges. Our goals are to help each and every student reach their fullest potential.

Alpha School is a special needs school in Ocean County, New Jersey dedicated to helping students with learning, social, language, and behavioral challenges. Our range of programs address autism, behavioral, speech, life skills and transition needs.

Since its inception in 1980, the Alpha School has welcomed hundreds of children through our doors with open arms. We accept children ranging in age from five to twenty-one with various disabilities including autism, down’s syndrome, communication, learning and social and emotional disabilities. We work with each child as an individual with their own unique areas of strength and areas that require special attention.

John Gonzalez, 
Principal at Alpha School,
Jackson, NJ

At The Gateway School located in Carteret New Jersey, their academic and support services address students with a variety of challenges such as, multiply disabled or cognitively impaired, autistic spectrum disorders, learning disabilities, traumatic brain injury or other health impairments.

The Gateway School community supports a vibrant program that continually challenges each student, staff member and families to develop and enhance their skills and talents in support of one another and all those who may be in need. The Gateway School is truly a nurturing and supportive environment which embraces all those who enter in a spirit of mutual respect, collaboration and advocacy towards hope and possibility for a lifetime.

Chris Hoye
Principal at The Gateway School,
Carteret, NJ

At Harbor School located in Eatontown, New Jersey consists of programs that provide support in social, life skills, transition, and a range of therapy services (OT, PT, ST Counseling, and BCBA). In addition, the use of a variety of technology tools to better serve the success of our students.

leroi jones

The Harbor School community reveals a dynamic program that continually supports and challenges each student, staff and family member to develop and enhance their skills and talents in support of one another and all those who may be in need. The Harbor School is truly a safe haven which embraces all those who enter in a spirit of mutual respect, collaboration and advocacy toward hope and possibility for a lifetime.

LeRoi R. Jones,
Principal at Harbor School, Eatontown, NJ