The Jefferson School At Finan Center

Tel: (301)777-2258
Grades: 4-12 | 46 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.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Private Special Education Centers
Grades Offered Grades 4-12

Student Body

Total Students 46 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade The Jefferson School At Finan Center Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Bishop Walsh School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Beginnings Montessori School (0 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Beginnings Montessori School (0 miles away)
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  • Cumberland
    Grades: PK-6 | 42 students
    0 miles
    16 Howard Street
    Cumberland, MD 21502
  • Cumberland
    Humpty Dumpty Learning Center
    Daycare / Preschool (Methodist)
    Grades: NS-PK | 50 students
    0.4 miles
    217 N Centre Street
    Cumberland, MD 21502
  • Cumberland
    Bishop Walsh School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-12 | 391 students
    1.8 miles
    700 Bishop Walsh Rd
    Cumberland, MD 21502
  • Cumberland
    Grades: PK-12 | 143 students
    2 miles
    2020 Bedford St
    Cumberland, MD 21502
  • Cumberland
    Grades: NS-12 | 220 students
    5.4 miles
    14517 McMullen Hwy.
    Cumberland, MD 21502

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