The Jefferson School

Tel: (240)315-0200
The Jefferson School provides special education, mental health, and residential treatment services for children and adolescents with behavioral and emotional disabilities. Working closely with the students' families, services are provided which promote family strength and preservation. Students are assisted to reach their full potential and achieve an optimum quality of life. A continuum of services is provided compromising home-based and community-based programs, day treatment and intensive residential services. A hallmark of The Jefferson School is quality treatment which advances community presence, advocacy, education and research.
The Jefferson School envisions high quality care and education for young people and their families.
Quality care and education are individualized, compassionate, cost effective and are primarily responsive, to the needs of students, as well as other customers, payers, families, referrers and staff.
We strive to provide service within the existing framework of family and community systems.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades 7 - 12

Student Body

Total Students 76 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 50%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade The Jefferson School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Grace Baptist Academy (5.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Thomas More Academy (4.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. Thomas More Academy (4.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Middletown St. Thomas More Academy
    (Roman Catholic)
    103 Prospect Street
    Middletown , MD , 21769
    (240)490-5479
    (Roman Catholic)
    4.4  mi  |  45  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Middletown
    Middletown United Methodist Church Preschool And
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Methodist)
    7108 Fern Ct
    Middletown , MD , 21769
    (301)371-8681
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Methodist)
    5.3  mi  |  13  students  |  Gr.  PK-K
  • Brunswick Grace Baptist Academy
    (Baptist)
    131 9th Ave
    Brunswick , MD , 21716
    (301)834-5000
    (Baptist)
    5.8  mi  |  31  students  |  Gr.  K-12
  • Middletown Lucy School    
    Special Program Emphasis
    9117 Frostown Road
    Middletown , MD , 21769
    (301)293-1163
    Special Program Emphasis
    6.1  mi  |  102  students  |  Gr.  NS-5
  • Frederick Frederick Christian Academy
    (Baptist)
    6642 Carpenter Road
    Frederick , MD , 21703
    (301)473-8990
    (Baptist)
    6.5  mi  |  98  students  |  Gr.  PK-12

School Reviews

  • Recommended November 25, 2013 - This is a wonderful school full of caring, helpful, educated, knowledgeable staff. They offer a wide range of extracurricular activities, academic studies and have a beautiful facility with horses. You are truly lucky if your child gets into this school. I am so thankful for all the care my child has received here. - Posted by Parent

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