College Park Nursery School

  • College Park Nursery School and Kindergarten (CPNSK) is an accredited, parent-run, cooperative preschool. We are a community of parents, children and staff. We focus on the social and emotional development of children as a means of preparing them for elementary school.

School Overview

School TypeAlternative School
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
Year Founded1965

Student Body

Total Students84 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by Grade College Park Nursery School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers1 teacher
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size12 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesPlease visit our website for current tuition rates.
Admissions DirectorClaire Beth

School Notes

  • Our play-based curriculum includes arts and crafts, play, music, language arts, science projects, and outside play. We have half-day classes for 2 through 5-year-olds, and we have aftercare available until 3:00 pm.  Our cooperative model allows parents the unique opportunity to volunteer in the classroom as teacher's aides up to twice a month and improves the child-adult supervision ratio.  Parents are stakeholders in the school.  Please visit our website,, for more information OR please call, (301) 864-5355 or email, to set up a tour. 
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • College Park
    Grades: NS-8 | 201 students
    1.6 miles
    4720 Cherokee Street
    College Park, MD 20740
    (301) 474-1561
    1.6 NS-8
  • Bowie
    Grades: PK-5 | 68 students
    11.2 miles
    16010 Annapolis Rd
    Bowie, MD 20715
    (301) 262-7683
    11.2 PK-5
  • College Park
    Holy Redeemer School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 260 students
    1 miles
    4902 Berwyn Road
    College Park, MD 20740
    (301) 474-3993
    1 PK-8
  • Baltimore
    A Child's Place
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    Daycare / Preschool (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: NS-K | 60 students
    30.6 miles
    4701 North Charles Street
    Baltimore, MD 21210
    (410) 532-5399
    30.6 NS-K
  • Baltimore
    Grades: NS-12 | 104 students
    32.2 miles
    4100 Frankford Avenue
    Baltimore, MD 21206
    (410) 488-6350
    32.2 NS-12

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