Trust Loving, Expert Teachers To Nurture Your Child

A Multi-Generation Haven Providing Top-Quality Early Education Since 1988

Trust Loving, Expert Teachers To Nurture Your Child

A Multi-Generation Haven Providing Top-Quality Early Education Since 1988

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

STONE MILL CENTER

A Warm Welcome
Greets You Every Day

The team who greets you and your child daily often have decades of tenure, forming long-lasting, trusting bonds with your child as they graduate and grow among a tight-knit team who love what they do and who share in the joys of early childhood.

convenient hours to suit your schedule; Open from 7:30 A.M - 6:00 P.M

Family Destinations
And Essentials Nearby

Convenience helps the day go a little smoother. Take on all your errands easily with nearby shops, grocery stores, and businesses. After the workday, check out one of the many parks to wind down with your little one or head to the library closeby to check out a book.

Outdoor Play Makes Your Child Happy And Healthy

Basketball courts and large play spaces give your child a world of fun. They run, jump, climb on the playground, or band together for team games, learning collaboration and strategy in concrete ways.

On-Site Cleaning
Crews Safeguard Health

A healthy space starts with a clean one. Thanks to a dedicated cleaning crew, your child’s classrooms, bathrooms, and playgrounds get sanitized and continuously deep cleaned, safeguarding your child’s health.

Safety Is A Top
Priority For Your Child

Caring teachers keep a constant lookout to ensure your child is safe and sound. Add that to safety features like secure rooms and limited access entries so you can trust your child is kept safe every day.

FAQ

    • Infants through school-age
    • Summer camp
    • 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
    • Yes
      • WPA and POC vouchers accepted – The guidelines for the Working Parents Assistance Program have recently changed.

We’ve Earned Two Sought-After Accreditations

FAQs

Yes!
  • Child Care Scholarship Program: https://earlychildhood.marylandpublicschools.org/child-care-providers/child-care-scholarship-program
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.

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

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