Grades: 5 - 12 | 35 students
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.