Grades: 3 - 12 | 63 students
Laurel Hall School is a non-public school designed to provide education services to special needs students. These special needs may include emotional disabilities or multiple handicaps that require a setting of sophisticated, highly structured and individualized special education services as well as any needed psychiatric support services. The program is viewed as part of a continuum of services provided by the Washington County Board of Education and Frederick County Board of Education. Students are transitioned back into their home school as quickly as possible. The non-public school is part of the continuum of mental health services offered by Brook Lane. The program provides special education and related services consistent with each studentís Individualized Education Program (IEP). The program serves both male and female students ages 5-20 in grades 1 through 12. Students with secondary disabilities may be served. Accommodations will be made for individual learning styles. The student capacity is 90 students in Hagerstown and 45 students in Frederick. Laurel Hall School is a member of MANSEF (Maryland Association of Non-public Special Education Facilities). The school has been developed to maximize teaching English, Language Arts, Social Studies, Math, and Sciences in a manner consistent with each studentís ability. Credits earned meet requirements of the Maryland State Department of Education and will be transferred to the studentís local education agency for graduation and issuance of a diploma.