Little Flower School, Bethesda

US Bethesda MD 20816
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About

The mission of Little Flower School is to share in the educational ministry of the Catholic Church.

We strive to help each student achieve academic excellence and reach his or her spiritual and social potential by “Creating A Caring Community through Respect and Responsibility”.

About Our Classes

Little Flower School has a staff of 23 teachers, 5 full-time aides and a school counselor. There is one classroom at each grade level from Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 8.

The Pre-Kindergarten Program

PreK students attend class daily from 8:10 A.M. to 12:00 Noon. Students may be enrolled in an optional Extended Lunch session which entends their day until 1:00 P.M. There is no additional After Care option for PreK students.

The PreK classroom is staffed by a teacher and a full-time aide. Students participate in Physical Education and Music classes twice a week and Library once a week.

The Kindergarten Program

Kindergarten students attend class daily from 8:10 A.M. to 2:50 P.M. The classroom is staffed by a teacher and a full-time aide. Students participate in Physical Education and Music classes twice a week and Library and Art once a week.

The Primary Grades

Grade 1-3 classrooms are staffed by a teacher and a full-time aide. Students participate in Physical Education, Music and Foreign Language (French or Spanish) classes twice per week and Library and Art once a week. Students in Grades 2-3 also take a Computer class once a week.

The Upper Grades

Grade 4-8 classrooms are staffed by a homeroom teacher and students rotate to other departmental teachers, usually in smaller sized groups. Students participate in Physical Education, Music and Foreign Language (French or Spanish) classes 2-3 times per week and Library, Computer and Art once a week.

After Care Program

A well-supervised and licensed After Care Program is available from 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM on all days that school is in full-day session. There is no care on days with early dismissal.

After Care Participants must be registered students at Little Flower School in Kindergarten -Grade 8. There is no After Care program for Pre-Kindergarten.

We have a capacity of 25 children per day. Children must be pre-registered – drop-in students cannot be accepted. There is a $30 registration fee and a charge of $12 per day (billed monthly) regardless of the amount of time spent in attendance. Days often fill quickly so we encourage prompt registration at the beginning of the year. Any changes thereafter are dependant on space availability for the requested day.

This center has SACS accreditation. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools is a division of AdvancED. AdvancED was created in 2006 and is the largest community of educational professionals in the world. AdvancED was formed in a merger between SACS (Southern Association of Colleges and Schools), NCA (North Central Association) and NWAC (Northwest Accreditation Commission). AdvancED is a non-profit, non-partisan organization that conducts rigorous on –site reviews of PreK – 12 schools and school systems to ensure that all learners realize their full potential.

Additional information

  • Teachers have at least a bachelor's degree.
  • This school offers French and Spanish.
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Center
Daycare Center
Hours
Ages
4 years - 13 years
Kindergarten
Yes
After School Care
Yes
Accreditation
SACS
Meals Provided
No
Transportation
No