Foundation School, The

Tel: (301)386-9600
Grades: 8
The Foundation Schools were chartered in 1975 as an independent, non-profit school for special education.
The school's purpose is to meet the educational, social and psychological needs of students with emotional disturbance who had been unsuccessful in other educational settings.
Foundation Schools began as a hospital-based educational program, but due to the growing need for community based psycho-educational services for young people, the Foundation Schools discontinued its hospital affiliations and since 1993 have concentrated their efforts on the development of highly specialized therapeutic day schools.
The Foundation Schools are rooted in the Mastery Learning Philosophy where programs are designed and operated to meet the educational and clinical needs of students with emotional disturbance and their families.
The schools operate with the philosophy that, despite negative cognitive and affective entry level behaviors, with the appropriate instructional conditions, every student can experience educational success.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered 8

Student Body

Total Students n/a
Student Body Type Co-ed

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school is The Foundation School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is The Foundation School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Woodstream Christian Academy (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Largo
    The Foundation School
    Special Education School
    Grades: 2-12 | 173 students
    0.1 miles
    1330 Mccormick Dr
    Largo, MD 20774
    (301)772-1200
    0.12-12
    173
  • Bowie
    Grades: PK-12 | 376 students
    0.6 miles
    9800 Lottsford Road
    Bowie, MD 20721
    (301)955-1160
    0.6PK-12
    376
  • Landover
    Grades: PK-5 | 151 students
    0.7 miles
    8500 Jericho City Dr
    Landover, MD 20785
    (301)333-9400
    0.7PK-5
    151
  • Mitchellville
    Lake Arbor KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK
    0.9 miles
    10280 Lake Arbor Way
    Mitchellville, MD 20721
    (301)336-0262
    0.9NS-PK
    n/a
  • Capitol Heights
    Grades: 2-12 | 67 students
    1.8 miles
    8723 Ashwood Dr
    Capitol Heights, MD 20743
    (310)324-8905
    1.82-12
    67

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