The Learning Center/Meritus

535 Summit Avenue,
Hagerstown, MD, 21740-0217
     Tel: (301)790-9450
Grades: NS - PK
Welcome to The Learning Center, a place where children learn, grow, share and play.
It's a splendid introduction to this wonderful world.
Children love learning, playing and enjoying life.
We hope your child will go home bursting with feelings of pride and accomplishment.
Although life's lessons can be hard, with guidance they bring the opportunity to grow.
We will provide rich early learning experiences in an environment of warm, responsive care.
The Learning Center promotes the growth of young children in a productive setting that enhances the development of the full range of capacities, serving as a foundation for school readiness and personal development.
The Learning Center provides a positive, safe and protective environment that promotes healthy emotional development and fosters secure relationships with adults and other children.

School Overview

School Type Early Childhood / Day Care
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association for the Education of Young Children
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - Prekindergarten
Year Founded 1987

Student Body

Total Students n/a
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 10%
State avg.: 35%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 5 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 20 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $170
Tuition Notes Listed tuition rate is weekly rate for Preschool and Pre-K. Please call 301-790-9450 for Infant, Toddler and School age program rates
Admissions Director Christy Lewis
Admissions Associate Dawn Gist

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Truth Christian Academy (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hagerstown Childrens School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. Mary Catholic School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • HagerstownHagerstown Childrens School
    Daycare / Preschool
    141 S Potomac St
    HagerstownMD21740
    (301)739-6886
    Daycare / Preschool
    0.6 mi | 7 students | Gr. KG                      
  • HagerstownShiningtree School
    All-boys
    Po Box 1307
    HagerstownMD21741
    (301)824-7767
    All-boys
    0.7 mi | 10 students | Gr. 8-9                      
  • HagerstownSt. Mary Catholic School
      (Roman Catholic)
    218 W Washington St
    HagerstownMD21740
    (301)733-1184
      (Roman Catholic)
    0.8 mi | 198 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • HagerstownTruth Christian Academy
      (Church of God)
    41 Bryan Cir
    HagerstownMD21740
    (301)733-0712
      (Church of God)
    1.1 mi | 62 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • HagerstownLaurel Hall School - Hagerstown
    Special Education School
    Po Box 1945
    HagerstownMD21742
    (301)733-0330
    Special Education School
    1.7 mi | 35 students | Gr. 5-12                      

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