The Jefferson School At Finan Center

  • 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 Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Private Special Education Centers
Alternative School Network
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12

Student Body

Total Students60 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
11%
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade The Jefferson School At Finan Center Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Cumberland
    Grades: NS-12 | 211 students
    5.4 miles
    14517 McMullen Hwy.
    Cumberland, MD 21502
    (301) 729-0791
    5.4 NS-12
    211
  • Harrisonburg
    Shenandoah Academy
    Special Education School
    Grades: 4-12 | 17 students
    82.2 miles
    1000 Chicago Ave
    Harrisonburg, VA 22802
    (540) 433-1374
    82.2 4-12
    17

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