Laurel Hall School in Frederick is a non-public school designed to provide education services to special needs students. These special needs may include emotional disabilities, autism, or multiple handicaps that require a setting of sophisticated, highly structured and individualized special education services as well as any needed psychiatric support services.
The program is viewed as part of a continuum of services provided by the Frederick County Board of Education and Montgomery County Board of Education. Students are transitioned back into their home school as quickly as possible.
The non-public school is part of the continuum of mental health services offered by Brook Lane. The program provides special education and related services consistent with each student’s Individualized Education Program (IEP).
The program serves male and female students ages 5-21 in grades 1 through 12. Students with secondary disabilities may be served. Accommodations will be made for individual learning styles. The student capacity is 50 students.
Laurel Hall School in Frederick is a member of MANSEF (Maryland Association of Non-public Special Education Facilities).
The school has been developed to maximize teaching English, Language Arts, Social Studies, Math, and Sciences in a manner consistent with each student’s ability. Credits earned meet requirements of the Maryland State Department of Education and will be transferred to the student’s local education agency for graduation and issuance of a diploma.
The program is designed to foster social and emotional growth and development. A comprehensive array of treatment services is available to the students. All students will receive weekly individual and group therapies.
Laurel Hall School in Frederick is housed at 4540 Mack Avenue. The school consists of seven classrooms, a library, curriculum resource room, and an office suite. Meals are catered and served in a cafeteria on site.