Jefferson School at Finan Center
10100 Country Club Road, S.E, P.O. Box 1722
Cumberland, MD 21502
06 - emotional disability, 14 - autism
Capacity of Facility:
MSDE Approval Category:
Type I Special Education
5 - 21
K through 12
Private Pay Students Accepted:
Before and/or After School Program:
Nurse on-site (full or part time):
Hours of Operation for School Day:
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Length of School/Program Year:
The Jefferson School at Finan, located in Cumberland, Allegany County, is a collaboration between the Allegany County Board of Education and the Sheppard Pratt Health System. Special education and other mental health services are provided to special education students. Instrudtional areas, which are determined by each student's IEP, may include communication skills, self-care, individualized academics, fine and gross motor skills, socialization skills, transitionskills training, and recreation/leisure skills. Applied Behavior Analysis is implemented in the programming.
One of our primary goal is to integrate students into the public school instructional program to the greatest extent appropriate. The school implements the Maryland State Curriculum and the Syracuse Cummunity Reference-Curriculum Guide for Students with Moderate and Severe Disabilities.
Individual and group psychotherapy, family therapy, social work services, educational assessment, psychiatric assessment/medication management, speech-language therapy, occupational therapy and physical therapy.