Gates of Discovery

16620 Georgia Avenue,
Olney, MD, 20832-0209
     Tel: (301)593-3410
Grades: NS - PK
Gates of Discovery:  The Rose and George Teller Preschool of Shaare Tefila strives to provide each child with a secure, caring and stimulating experience.  It is our desire to help students use their innate abilities to create, imagine, explore and learn.
 Children are encouraged to consider their environment through interest-based research projects.  Literacy, numeracy and creative expression are integrated into each of these projects.  Teachers carefully listen, observe, and document children's work and the growth of community in their classroom.  They provide opportunities for children to construct knowledge through discovery and to practice skills in authentic situations.
 

School Overview

School Type Early Childhood / Day Care
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other religious school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Jewish
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - Prekindergarten
Learning Difference Programs Yes

Student Body

Total Students n/a
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 22%
State avg.: 35%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 1:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 8 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes varies dependent on number of hours child attends.
Admissions Director Beth Adler

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Washington Christian Academy (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Oakdale Christian Academy (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is The Julia Brown Montessori Schools (1.4 miles away)
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  • OlneyOakdale Christian Academy
    Daycare / Preschool  (Methodist)
    3425 Emory Church Rd
    OlneyMD20832
    (301)774-5369
    Daycare / Preschool  (Methodist)
    0.2 mi | 12 students | Gr. K                      
  • OlneyWashington Christian Academy
      (Christian)
    16227 Batchellors Forest Road
    OlneyMD20832
    (240)390-0429
      (Christian)
    0.3 mi | 258 students | Gr. K-12                      
  • RockvilleSt. Patrick School
      (Roman Catholic)
    4101 Norbeck Rd
    RockvilleMD20853
    (301)929-9672
      (Roman Catholic)
    1.4 mi | 223 students | Gr. K-9                      
  • OlneyThe Julia Brown Montessori Schools
    Montessori School
    3400 Queen Mary Dr
    OlneyMD20832
    (301)774-5700
    Montessori School
    1.4 mi | 58 students | Gr. PK-3                      
  • RockvilleNorbeck Montessori Center
    Daycare / Preschool
    4500 Muncaster Mill Rd
    RockvilleMD20853
    (301)924-4233
    Daycare / Preschool
    1.4 mi | 17 students | Gr. PK-KG                      

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