40 Years Of Quality Education

watch Your Child Thrive In A Family
Atmosphere With Loving Community Connections

40 Years Of Quality Education

watch Your Child Thrive In A Family Atmosphere With Loving Community Connections

Preschool & Childcare Center Serving Gaithersburg, North Potomac, Potomac, Rockville & Silver Spring, MD

Kindness, Patience,
And Acceptance Rule

Since 1981, hearts and minds dedicated to your child’s most precious years work together to fulfill one common goal: support creativity, discovery, and socialization.

Your Child Is On The
Path To Success Now

Smaller teacher-to-child ratios per classroom mean increased, individualized attention, and a focus on pre-literacy and math skills makes your child’s transition to kindergarten and beyond a seamless path toward success.

Your Child Is On The Path To Success Now

Gaining Grants And Funding That Supports The Community

All children deserve the same opportunity to thrive; that’s why an Accreditation Director works hard to gain access to grants and funding that support competitive pricing for all families.

Proud To Put Our Core Values To Action!

Valuable partnerships with nonprofits like MANNA Food and the Institute for Early Childhood Preparedness put our core values to action.

We’ve Earned Two Sought-After Accreditations


Due to the COVID-19 Health pandemic, Academy will not be allowing any parents or visitors inside our facilities to decrease the risk of exposure. All daily drop-off & pick-ups will take place outside the centers. Each center has its own specific procedure, please contact your center director for more details.

All meals beginning July 6, 2020 will be provided by the parent/guardian. Please plan to pack your child a healthy snack and lunch daily. Please refer to the Academy Family Handbook for healthy food choices in the classroom. Click here

Operating hours vary depending on each Academy location. Please contact the individual center for more information.

At this time, all indoor extra-curricular activities (i.e. soccer, ballet, yoga) have been cancelled until further notice.

Each center is equipped with trained staff to facilitate the sanitation of toys and manipulatives throughout the day in addition to frequently touched surfaces. Each evening after pick-up, our buildings are professionally cleaned topped to bottom! 

Academy follows guidance provided by the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE), The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and other state and local health officials. Please refer to the most recent COVID-19 guidance for licensed child care here: https://earlychildhood.marylandpublicschools.org/system/files/filedepot/3/covid_guidance_full_080420.pdf

Each age group and program have their own capacity guidelines provided by the Maryland State Department of Education. Check with your center director for details.
Space permitting, part-week and part-day schedules are available at most of our locations for select programs.

Set Your Child Up On The Path To Success

how old is your child?

Preschool and Pre-K children must be 3 and 4 years old on or before September 1st as part of the MSDE age requirement.

2 - 18 months

24 - 36 months

3 - 4 years

4 - 5 years

K-5th grade

K-5th grade

K-5th grade