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Local Childcare Facilities And Schools At A Glance

Name (hours) Location Capacity (staff) Ages Enrolled Cost Waiting List Contact
NIH Facilities
Childkind, Inc.
(7:30 a.m-6:00 p.m.)
Bldg. T-46 33 infants
(12 FT, 5 PT)
2 mos.-3 yrs. $885/mo. (for <2s)
$670/mo. (for 2-3s)
Yes; wait varies by age Lee Ettman

Parents of Pre-Schoolers, Inc. (POPI)
(7:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m.)
Bldg. 35 65 kids
(9 FT, 5 PT)
2.5 yrs.-K $585/mo.* 200
( approx. 18 mos.)
Mary Haas

Executive Child Devel. Center (ECDC)
(7:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m.)
6006 Exec. Blvd, Rockville (on Campus Shuttle rte.):
school buses to Luxmanor Farmland, Tilden schools
220 kids, incl. 18 infants (20-26FT, 20 PT) 6 wks-14 yrs., incl. all-day K, pre- and post-school care, summer camp, and school holidays $975/mo.* (infants)
$676/mo.* (2s)
$585/mo.* (3-6s)
$303/mo.* (1st-7th, pre-and post-school care
10 for infant slots
30 for K
40 for 2s
70 for 3-4s
26 for older
Anne Schmitz
Private Before- and After-School Programs
Rockville Day Care Assn.
(7:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m.)
Bradley Hills Elem., Bethesda 50
K-5th pre- and post-school care, incl. school holidays, all-day K; summer program $465/mo. (all-day K)
$320/mo. (pre- and post-school care 1st-5th)
$500 (4-wk summer program)
Yes Tracy Tchirkow
Ashburton Elem., Bethesda 30
Patty Niven

Kenwood Park Childrenís Center
(7:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.)
7300 Whittier Blvd., Bethesda;buses from Bradley, Wood Acres, Banockburn, Carderock, Burning Tree, Bethesda Elementary Schools 85
Preschool-5th, incl. K enrichment, pre- and post-school programs, program, all in cooperation with Bethesda Acad. of the Performing & (music, movement, drama) $705/mo.
(K enrichment)
(1st-5th pre- post-school care)
(4-wk summer program)
(ave. wait approx. 6 wks.)
Jane Seffel
Private Schools

St. Jane de Chantal
(7:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m.)
9525 Old Georgetown Rd., Bethesda 510
(21 FT, 5 PT)
K-8th, incl. all-day K, pre- and post-school care; no summer program $2,500/yr. for one child, $200 less for Catholics; price breaks for 2nd and 3rd sibs in school approx. 10 for K; new wait list started each Feb. at open house; pref. to parishioners and siblings of attendees Elizabeth Hamilton

Georgetown Preparatory School, Inc. 10900 Rockville Pike, Bethesda 425
(50 FT, 5 PT)
Boys, grades 9-12; after-school sports, arts, summer prog. for foreign students $12,400/yr.*;
20% have scholarships
Competitive admissions (accept 150 of approx. 350; applications due Feb. 1) Michael Horsey

Sidwell Friends Lower School Beverly Rd. at Edgemoor Lane, Bethesda 280
Pre-K-4th; after-school care at Middle School; summer programs $11,851/yr.*
21% have scholarships
Highly selective admissions; applications due Jan. 15 Admiss. Office
(202) 537-8111

Sidwell Friends Middle and Upper Schools 3825 Wisc. Ave., D.C. 775
5th-12th after-school care; variety of summer programs $13,801/yr.* Highly selective admissions; apply by Jan. 15 Admiss. Office
(202) 537-8111

Stone Ridge School 9101 Rockville Pike, Bethesda 673
Pre-K-12th; after-school program; summer program in the works; girls only, 1st-12th $9,575/yr.*
(full day, pre-K-6th);
(high school)
Often, especially for grade 9; open house Nov. 2-3, applications due Feb. 1 Sandra Dubinsky,
Christine Thornton

St. Francis Episcopal Day School 10033 River Rd., Potomac 235
Pre-K-5th; after-school program (K-5th); summer camp for pre-K-5th $2,500/yr.* (PT pre-K) to $7,650/yr.
(1st-5th); after-school*care additional
Selective admissions; application process Nov. through Feb. Janet Brewer

This table lists some of the programs available in the Bethesda area. It is not exhaustive, and inclusion of a program does not constitute an endorsement. Childcare Connection Inc. of Rockville (301 279-1773) maintains an exhaustive list of in-home and institutional childcare programs for infants through teenagers.

(Abbreviations: FT: full time; PT: part time; K: kindergarten; incl.: including.)

*Some financial aid available.

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