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 Type||Special Education School|
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||National Association of Private Special Education Centers|
|Grades Offered||Grades 4-12|
|Total Students||46 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color||
State avg.: 34%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||8 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||6:1
National avg.: 13:1