Catholic Daycares in Bethesda MD

Catholic Daycares in Bethesda MD

Little Flower School
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.

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Other Catholic Daycares Near Bethesda MD

St. Charles Catholic Church

In 2004, Saint Charles Preschool began as an extension of the Saint Charles School education program. It is recognized that early childhood education... is a critical component of the lifetime journey of learning. It is the goal of the staff of Saint Charles Preschool that each child in our program has the opportunity to continue the recognition of the wonder of God's creation through the experiences provided. From the first cry, a child begins the learning process. We recognize that parents and teachers and students are all partners in that educational process. The curriculum is not just the goals of the program and the planned activities but also the daily schedule, the availability and use of materials, transitions between activities and the way in which routine tasks of living are implemented. Young children are expected to learn through active and positive manipulation of the environment and concrete experiences that contribute to concept development. The daily schedule is intended to provide a balance of activities with attention to the following dimension of scheduling: Daily outdoor play, weather permitting Alternating periods of quiet time and active play A balance of large muscle and small muscle activities is provided Various small group or large group activities through most of the day A balance of child-initiated and staff-initiated activity is provided. The amount of time spent in staff-initiated, large group activity is limited. Saint Charles Preschool offers programs for children ages three to five.

Sacred Hearts Nursery School

The Little Workers of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary have been a part of the Riverdale Park community since 1974 when they converted a single... family home into a convent and nursery school. The nursery school is the main source of financial support for the sisters who live in the convent and a vital resource for the community which serves the needs of children and families in Prince George’s County near Washington D.C. In our little town 16\\% of children live below the poverty line. e serve a vital need to working families in our community by providing day care a cost well below the going area rate. This is vital source of support for the families we serve who are largely the working poor in our community. Plus we provide a loving and nurturing educational environment year round for the most needy in our surrounding community - the little children. The children receive several meals a day at the school. Given the shockingly low rate of tuition compared to other comparable, area schools, the sisters have been forced to rely on donations of food from the community to make affordable, nutritious meals for the children. Seven years ago Sister Ada Grano had a vision to serve many more children. The nursery school was limited by physical space requirements required by Maryland law to only accommodate 20 children. In Easter 2015, our school was granted permission to serve 30 children. The need was so great the additional slots were filled immediately. In the past several years we were forced to turn away many needy children because we were at capacity. The renovation added an additional 500 square feet to the already existing space. A new playground was added as well as a circular driveway for a safe drop off and to eliminate traffic hazards. For the first time ever the facility is compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act and as a result can now accept disabled and special needs students for the first time.

St. Philip Early Childhood Center

St. Philip Early Childhood Center (formerly Corpus Christi) is an early learning environment focused on the whole child. The classes integrate early... academics in a play based themed environment. The teachers work with each child to meet his/her best potential. At the preschool level our ratios are 10:1 except for the 2 year old program where it is 6:1. We have several different options for 2, 3, 4, & 5 year olds. We have full time and part time care. We offer summer, Christmas and Easter camps. A hot lunch program is offered for parents who are interested. We offer extended care on a regular basis or it can be used as a drop in if parents are running late or have an appointment. Tours are available year round. At the elementary campus the average class size is 20. All classes have active boards and a rigorous academic curriculum as well as extra curricular activities. Our middle school offers advanced math and tracks in those subjects where able. Extended day is offered from 7 - 6 and a bus is available to parents cross campus.

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