Safety, Fun, and School Success!

Monitored Technology Time, Homework Help,
And The Opportunity To Socialize With Friends

Safety, Fun, and
School Success!

Monitored Technology Time, Homework Help, And The Opportunity To Socialize With Friends

School Age | K-5th Grade |Serving Gaithersburg, North Potomac, Potomac & Silver Spring, MD

Drop-In Care When You Need It Most

Drop-In Care When You Need It Most

Your child is always in good hands with the Drop-In program, created to give you the flexibility you need when dealing with the unexpected. Have the support you need when it comes to child care.

Develop Your Child’s Interests and Skills

Your child is continually learning and growing, and focusing on their interests and developing their skills helps prepare them to excel in their learning environments even as they grow. Help give them the confidence they need to become their best selves.

Promote Your Child’s Academic Excellence

Your child receives a quiet space to complete homework to focus and have the help they need. Even if your child doesn’t have assignments, they can take advantage of a time for learning. They have the support they need to perform well in the classroom.

Social Time Builds Solid Friendships

Interaction with friends is a crucial part of your school-aged child’s development, and time for socializing gives them the confidence they need to form new friendships and healthy relationships. Help them build strong and nurturing relationships!

Monitored Technology Time Helps Learning

Allow your child to use technology to supplement their learning, stimulate their minds, and unlock new worlds. Chrome books and more are provided with safety to allow your child to connect with technology and strengthen their cognitive skills.

Safety Practices That Give You Peace Of Mind

Safety measures like walkie-talkies carried by staff, restricted access, and care that means your child is monitored and protected at all times makes for a safe environment that makes you confident. 

The Teaching Team Is Like An Extended Family

As a parent, it’s essential to know that your child always feels secure and right at home. An expert team of teachers and administrators work together to provide an environment known for nurturing and quality caregiving.

We’ve Earned Two Sought-After Accreditations

FAQs

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.

Hear from Parents Like you

Elizabeth Barclay
Elizabeth Barclay
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"Everyone there were always very welcoming and that never faded. We are glad our child was able to be under Academy’s care."
M. Atwill
M. Atwill
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"I want to say thank you so much for the enjoyable time my son spent at Academy school-age all these years!!!"
 S. Goodwin
S. Goodwin
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"The amount of love and support we received from the Academy staff during what had to be the hardest part of my life is immeasurable!"
N. Wheeler
N. Wheeler
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"We love everything about Academy from the programs, to the field trips, to the amazing group of Teachers and Staff Members. "
 Shelley & Patrick McGinness
Shelley & Patrick McGinness
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"I know my daughters were genuinely cared about by each and every Academy staff member and we feel extremely lucky to have had the Academy staff, especially Mr. Luis, be a part of their elementary years."
Pavel Khrimian & Zara Kocharyan
Pavel Khrimian & Zara Kocharyan
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"Thank you Academy Child Development Center for taking great care of both of our daughters, and providing a safe and enriching environment. "
Daliris & Juan
Daliris & Juan
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"Every single Academy staff member has made a profound impact on our daughter's development, now only educational, but socially and emotionally."
The Barclay Family, Active Duty Military
The Barclay Family, Active Duty Military
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"We wanted to thank you and all the staff involved in Jett's development. Everyone there was always very welcoming and that never faded. We are glad that Jett was able to be under Academy's care."

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