Over 40 Years Of Quality Education & Care

Making Loving Community Connections In A Family Atmosphere

Over 40 Years Of Quality Education

Making Loving Community Connections In A Family Atmosphere

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

Kindness, Patience,
& 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 & Funding To Support 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 Core Values Into Action!

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

Two Sought-After Accreditations Indicate High-Quality Care

FAQs

Academy provides one morning snack and one afternoon snack depending on your child’s daily schedule. All families are required to provide a healthy lunch for your child(ren).

Please refer to the Academy Family Handbook for healthy food choices in the classroom. Click here

Academy’s operating hours vary based on location. Please visit your preferred center’s location page.

At this time, there are no indoor extra-curricular activities (i.e., soccer, ballet, yoga) 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. Professional cleaners clean school buildings top to bottom every evening after pick-up.

 

Your child’s teacher and peers have the option to wear a mask throughout the day. Academy supports each individual’s personal choice! If there is a reported or suspected case of COVID-19, Academy reserves the right to require all children, staff and families to wear a mask for a minimum of 5 days while inside the facility. 

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. Please click here for state guidelines: https://earlychildhood.marylandpublicschools.org/system/files/filedepot/3/staff-child_ratio_chart_-_child_care_centers.pdf 

 

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

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