The Jefferson School At Finan Center

Tel: (301)777-2258
At Jefferson School At Finian Center, Students attend classes that encourage their success in curricula consistent with Maryland State Department of Education requirements.
The School is also a caring community where students learn to develop healthy relationships with teachers, therapists, and other professional staff and one another while participating in a therapeutic milieu.
The School is 10 miles south of Frederick, Maryland, located in Jefferson, Maryland.
Fully accredited, the School provides services to both residential and day students.
It includes a full size gymnasium, library/media center, art center, an environmental studies classroom and greenhouse, and a wood shop.
In addition, the facility has dining, recreation and health service areas.
The beautiful rural location offers many opportunities for outdoor recreation and nature studies, and an outdoor classroom/group meeting area widely used in suitable weather.
The main campus school program currently accommodates over 100 children a day.
Fifty students are residents of our psychiatric Residential Treatment Center and 50-60 are day students.
The disabilities served are students with primary emotional disturbance, behavior disorders and secondary learning, developmental and post traumatic stress disorders.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Private Special Education Centers
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades 5 - 12

Student Body

Total Students 35 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 13%
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 5 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Bishop Walsh School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Beginnings Montessori Preschool & Elementary (0 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Beginnings Montessori Preschool & Elementary (0 miles away)
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  • Cumberland Beginnings Montessori Preschool & Elementary
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    16 Howard Street
    Cumberland , MD , 21502
    (301)722-2220
    Montessori School
    0  mi  |  42  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Cumberland
    Humpty Dumpty Learning Center
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Methodist)
    217 N Centre Street
    Cumberland , MD , 21502
    (301)722-6599
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Methodist)
    0.4  mi  |  75  students  |  Gr.  NS-PK
  • Cumberland
    Bishop Walsh School
    (Roman Catholic)
    700 Bishop Walsh Rd
    Cumberland , MD , 21502
    (301)724-5360
    (Roman Catholic)
    1.8  mi  |  453  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Cumberland
    Lighthouse Christian Academy
    (Assembly of God)
    2020 Bedford St
    Cumberland , MD , 21502
    (301)777-7375
    (Assembly of God)
    2  mi  |  120  students  |  Gr.  K-12
  • Cumberland
    Calvary Christian Academy
    (Baptist)
    14517 McMullen Hwy.
    Cumberland , MD , 21502
    (301)729-0791
    (Baptist)
    5.4  mi  |  248  students  |  Gr.  NS-12

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