The Lourie Center School, established in 1986, is a private school for children with special needs, certified by the Maryland State Department of Education The School serves children from nursery through grade five who have complex emotional and developmental problems which interfere with their ability to learn in a traditional school setting.
The program runs for 11 months each year to provide continuity of structure, consistency in relationships, educational programming, and ongoing provision of therapies to our students.
Our students currently come from Montgomery County, Prince George's County and Washington, D.C.
The school program combines an educational curriculum with therapeutic services to strengthen children's emotional resources, social capacities, cognitive development, motor abilities, speech and language skills.
Class size ranges from 6 to 8 children, with a minimum of one adult for three children. Maximum school enrollment is 40 children.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 37 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5

Student Body

Total Students
37 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
79%
State avg.: 38%
Students by Grade
The Lourie Ctr School Of The Reginald S Lourie Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
6 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

School Notes

  • The Lourie Center School, established in 1986, is a private school for children with special needs, certified by the Maryland State Department of Education The School serves children from nursery through grade five who have complex emotional and developmental problems which interfere with their ability to learn in a traditional school setting. The program runs for 11 months each year to provide continuity of structure, consistency in relationships, educational programming, and ongoing provision of therapies to our students. Our students currently come from Montgomery County, Prince George's County and Washington, D.C. The school program combines an educational curriculum with therapeutic services to strengthen children's emotional resources, social capacities, cognitive development, motor abilities, speech and language skills. Class size ranges from 6 to 8 children, with a minimum of one adult for three children. Maximum school enrollment is 40 children.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 37 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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The average private school tuition in Montgomery County, MD is $19,630 for elementary schools and $25,978 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Montgomery County, MD is 76% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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