Downtown Baltimore Childcare Inc.

Downtown Baltimore Child Care Inc. is a non-profit, educational organization whose mission is to provide outstanding, all-day, group care, where the concurrent development of the physical, social, intellectual, and emotional aspects of the child can be fostered and nurtured. This is accomplished through individual, play-based, interactive learning in a diverse community.

School Overview

School TypeEarly Childhood / Day Care
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-Prekindergarten
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedWe makes these decisions on a case by case basis
Year Founded1983
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students80 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 32%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio3:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(This is a play based program; children should be dressed in play cothing)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesInfants & Toddlers $1933/month Two year olds - $1668/month Preschool & Pre-K $1343/month
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant$7,554
Admissions DirectorLorien Walley-Rund, Director
Admissions AssociateBrittany James


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.1 extracurricular
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Arts and Music Programs:
Wolf Trap Musician - Weekly

School Notes

Downtown Baltimore Child Care:

  • Seves children 12 weeks through Pre-Kindergarten
  • Open from 7:30 am thru 6 pm
  • Is accredited by the Maryland State Department of Education
  • MD EXCELS level 5
  • has teachers credentialed by the Office of Child Care at MSDE
  • Is beginning its 34th year of helping children learn through play
  • Partners with the Baltimore City Judy Centers
  • Values diversity
  • Teachers a play-based, emergent, Social Justice Curriculum
  • Complys with state and national early childhood standards
  • Offerd the "education of a provateschool and the care of a relative" - Baltimore City Paper
  • Believes Childhood is a Journey, Not a Race
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