Jemicy School

Tel: (410)653-2700
Grades: 1-12 | 364 students
  • Jemicy School educates bright students struggling with dyslexia or other language-based learning differences by addressing both their intellectual strengths and their learning needs.
  • The School utilizes creative, multisensory, and research-based programs and techniques to develop reading, writing, spelling, and organization skills; promote a love of learning; and prepare students for the intellectual and social rigors of college and life.
  • Our faculty is trained in teaching methods certified by the International Dyslexia Association.
  • Through the use and integration of these teaching techniques, Jemicy teachers are able to tailor instruction to the learning needs of each student.
  • In addition, technology enhances each student's native problem-solving capability.
  • Jemicy students learn to understand and appreciate their unique learning style and become effective self-advocates.
  • Jemicy School is committed to fostering mutual respect among students, parents, faculty and staff.
  • We expect all to be partners in establishing and maintaining an atmosphere in which every individual is valued and respected.

School Overview

School Type School with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Association of Independent Maryland And DC Schools (JAIMS)
Grades Offered Grades 1-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Dyslexia or other related language-based learning differences
Year Founded 1973

Student Body

Total Students 364 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
12%
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade Jemicy School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 96 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 4:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
48%
Average Class Size 6 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(no dress code in lower school; uniform polo shirt and khakis in middle and upper school)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 15 / rolling
Tuition Notes Lower and Middle School $32,395 Upper School $33,760
% on Financial Aid
29%
Average Financial Aid Grant $11,500
Acceptance Rate
60%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Patricia Utz, Director of Enrollment Management
Admissions Associate Carey Mitchell

Sports

Total Sports Offered 10 sports
Sports Basketball, Cheering, Climbing, Cross Country, Kayaking, Lacrosse, Rock Climbing, Soccer, Track and Field, WrestlingBasketballCheering,
ClimbingCross Country,
KayakingLacrosse,
Rock ClimbingSoccer,
Track and FieldWrestling,

School Notes

  • Jemicy has two campuses, both in Owings Mills, located less than 4 miles apart: Lower and Middle School Campus, on 22 acres in Greenspring Valley Upper School Campus, on 57 acres in Caves Valley region of Baltimore County Classes range from 2 to 12 students on the Lower and Middle School Campus, and from 4 to 10 students on the Upper School Campus. Jemicy offers a unique Upper School Prep program, to qualifying students who need intensive remediation in study skills and organization prior to entering high school. This year-long program is offered on the Upper School Campus.

Profile last updated: 09/16/2015

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