Sheppard Pratt School - Jefferson

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.

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School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades 7-12

Student Body

Total Students
82 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
48%
State avg.: 37%
Students by Grade
Sheppard Pratt School - Jefferson Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

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

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

School Notes

  • 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 Reviews

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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.
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The average private school tuition in Frederick County, MD is $9,580 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Frederick County, MD is 92% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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