The Children's Guild

  • The Children's Guild is a nonprofit, child-serving organization founded in 1953, serving emotionally disturbed children through the provision of special education, group living, treatment foster care and mental health services in Maryland.
  • Transformation Education, Behavior-disordered children referred to our special education schools, group living program, foster homes or mental health center strongly hold their beliefs valid and their own view of reality as accurate.
  • They have learned their mindset from the experience of living in their personal culture.
  • Given their personal culture was so effective in creating their current mindset, we have taken the method the children originally learned how to behave and think, i.e., culture, and uses it to acculturate children with a new mindset.
  • The result they know two ways of thinking rather than one.
  • The Children's Guild's programs are either approved by the Maryland State Department of Education or licensed by the Maryland State Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.
  • The Guild Day Schools in Annapolis, Baltimore, and Prince Georges' County, Maryland are accredited by the National Commission Accrediting Special Education Services.

School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Private Special Education Centers
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students78 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
96%
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade The Children's Guild Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio4:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Rockville
    The Diener School
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    Special Education School
    Grades: K-8 | 55 students
    9.9 miles
    11701 Danville Drive
    Rockville, MD 20852
    (301) 299-4602
    9.9 K-8
    55
  • Upper Marlboro
    The Foundation School
    Special Education School
    Grades: K-12 | 165 students
    8.5 miles
    1330 Mccormick Dr
    Upper Marlboro, MD 20774
    (301) 772-1200
    8.5 K-12
    165

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