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 4 - 12

Student Body

Total Students 27 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 13%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade The Jefferson School At Finan Center Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 8 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 , MD , 21502
    (301)722-2220
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    0  mi  |  42  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
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    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  |  404  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
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    Lighthouse Christian Academy
    (Assembly of God)
    2020 Bedford St
    Cumberland , MD , 21502
    (301)777-7375
    (Assembly of God)
    2  mi  |  89  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
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    Calvary Christian Academy
    (Baptist)
    14517 McMullen Hwy.
    Cumberland , MD , 21502
    (301)729-0791
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    5.4  mi  |  247  students  |  Gr.  NS-12

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