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
Grades OfferedGrades 4-12

Student Body

Total Students46 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
13%
State avg.: 33%
Students by GradeThe Jefferson School At Finan Center Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
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