The Jefferson School At Finan Center
Tel: (301) 777-2258
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 Type||Special Education School|
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||National Association of Private Special Education Centers|
Alternative School Network
|Grades Offered||Grades 6-12|
|Total Students||60 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 32%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||12 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||5:1|
National avg.: 13:1
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Cumberland Grades: NS-12 | 211 students
14517 McMullen Hwy.
Cumberland, MD 21502
(301) 729-0791 5.4 NS-12
- Harrisonburg Grades: 4-12 | 17 students
1000 Chicago Ave
Harrisonburg, VA 22802
(540) 433-1374 82.2 4-12
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