The Foundation School

  • The Foundation School serves 173 students in grades 2-12 and is a member of the National Association of Private Special Education Centers, the Other associations(s) for exceptional children and the State or regional independent school association. The student:teacher of The Foundation School is 10:1.

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School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Private Special Education Centers
Other associations(s) for exceptional children
State or regional independent school association
Other school association(s)
Grades OfferedGrades 2-12

Student Body

Total Students173 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
99%
State avg.: 30%
Students by GradeThe Foundation School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Hyattsville
    The Children's Guild
    Special Education School
    Grades: K-8 | 78 students
    8.5 miles
    5702 Sargent Rd
    Hyattsville, MD 20782
    (301)853-7370
    8.5 K-8
    78
  • Potomac
    The Diener School
    Special Education School
    Grades: K-6 | 40 students
    21.1 miles
    11510 Falls Road
    Potomac, MD 20854
    (301)299-4603
    21.1 K-6
    40

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The average private school tuition in Maryland is $10,268 for elementary schools and $16,871 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Maryland is 80% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).