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
& 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 close by to check out a book. 

Outdoor Play Makes Your Child Happy & 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.

Onsite Cleaning
Crews Safeguard Health

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

Your Child’s Safety Is A Top Priority

Caring teachers keep a constant eye out, ensuring your child is safe and sound. Combined with safety features like cameras and limited access entries, you can trust your child is safe and secure 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.

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.
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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

Academy children, staff and families 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.

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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