At PHILLIPS, We Nurture the Potential In Every Child.

At PHILLIPS School ~ Laurel, we offer an intensive specialized educational experience with exceptional faculty and staff, highly individualized learning environments and small classes with low student-to-staff ratios. Our students benefit from programs customized to meet their specific needs and a variety of critical program features, including:

  • Teachers and assistants in small classes
  • Curricula meeting credit requirements for a high school diploma (DC, MD)
  • Curricula to meet the criteria for Certificates of Completion (MD) or Certificates of Attainment or IEP (DC)
  • Curricula reflecting the standards of the referring state
  • Reading interventions
  • Speech and Occupational therapists
  • Behavior specialists, crisis staff, and counselors
  • Family support services
  • Career and technical education
  • State-mandated assessments
  • Intramural team sports
  • Transportation (by referring county)

school calendar 2018-19

july breakfast menu

july lunch menu

august breakfast menu coming soon

august lunch menu coming soon

Parent Forms for Enrolled Students

We are:

  • State-approved to serve students ages 8 - 21, grades 3 - 12, with:
    • Specific Learning Disability
    • Emotional Disability
    • Autism
    • Intellectual Disability
    • Multiple Disabilities
  • Approved by the Maryland State Department of Education
  • Approved for placement by the District of Columbia
  • Member, Maryland Association for Non-Public Special Education Facilities

PHILLIPS ~ Growing Futures Program

At our Laurel campus, offering a

culinary arts & urban agriculture

career & technical education program.

Click here for more information.


Sarah Headley-Boyd, M.A., Program/Education Director

Renee Flowers, M.S., Education Supervisor

Dana Bell, LCSW-CClinical Services Supervisor

Tameka Champ, Admissions

8920 Whiskey Bottom Road, Laurel, MD 20723 301-470-1620 / 301-470-1624 (fax)