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.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 60 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12

Student Body

Total Students
60 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
11%
State avg.: 38%
Students by Grade
Sheppard Pratt School - Cumberland Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

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

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 60 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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The average private school tuition in Maryland is $13,307 for elementary schools and $17,784 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Maryland is 81% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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