Hickory Ridge KinderCare

Here at KinderCare our staff are dedicated to enriching your child's future! We have many staff members who have been dedicated to KinderCare for many years and offer a warm, loving, enriched classroom for children of all ages to thrive in.
We hope that you and your family become a part of our KinderCare Family!.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Early Childhood / Day Care
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-Prekindergarten
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-Prekindergarten
Year Founded
1985

Student Body

Total Students
n/a
Student Body Type
Co-ed

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

School Notes

  • We would like to welcome you to the Hickory Ridge KinderCare Learning Center. We are each committed to providing all of our families with the best experience in early childhood education. We have been serving children and families since 1985.
    We are not only NAEYC accredited but have published at a Level 1 in Maryland Excles; and pride ourselves in following the criteria guidelines set forth by both NAEYC, Maryland and KinderCare Learning Centers. We believe in fostering the "Whole Child" by providing enrichment programs and activities that ensure each child excels socially, emotionally, physically, and intellectually. Our family oriented center provides a warm, nurturing atmosphere for the children. We also make safety of our entire "KinderCare Family" here a priority. We have a Health and Safety Coordinator, Ms. Lauren who has been with us for Three years. She ensures all safety guidelines are followed daily. We feel confident that our many years of experience, as well as our deep commitment and dedication, will provide your family with ease and assurance in your decision making process when choosing a Learning Center for you and your family. We look forward to serving your family in the future.
  • We are tucked away in the Hawthorne neighborhood by the Community Center. We offer a secure keypad entry, signing in/out system, high fenced-in playground area and all staff are First Aid and CPR trained and certified.
  • Hours Of Operation: 6:30 AM to 6:30 PM, M-F
  • Accreditations: NAEYC
  • Enrollment: Min Age - 6 Weeks, Max Age - 12 Year-Olds
  • State of Maryland - DHS and NACCRRA
  • Infant Programs (6 Weeks – 1 Year), Toddler Programs (1 – 2 Years), Discovery Preschool Programs (2 – 3 Years), Preschool Programs (3 – 4 Years), Prekindergarten Programs (4 – 5 Years), Before and After School Programs (5–12 Years), Summer Programs (preschool, prekindergarten, and school-age)
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Frequently Asked Questions

When is the application deadline for Hickory Ridge KinderCare?
The application deadline for Hickory Ridge KinderCare is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
In what neighborhood is Hickory Ridge KinderCare located?
Hickory Ridge KinderCare is located in the Hickory Ridge neighborhood of Columbia, MD. There are 2 other private schools located in Hickory Ridge.

School Reviews

Endorse Hickory Ridge KinderCare. Endorsements should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards
Endorse this school:

Recent Articles

Why Do Private Schools Get a Bad Rap?
Why Do Private Schools Get a Bad Rap?
The article encourages readers to look beyond stereotypes and consider the unique qualities each private school offers.
Unlocking the Future: The Power of STEAM Education
Unlocking the Future: The Power of STEAM Education
In this article we look at the benefits of a STEAM education, highlighting its interdisciplinary approach, the subjects involved, and the value it brings to students.
6 Schools and Their Beginnings
June 11, 2024
6 Schools and Their Beginnings
This article explores the rich histories of several prestigious schools in the United States, including the Allen-Stevenson School, Lycée Français de New York, Catherine Cook School, Shattuck-St. Mary's School, and The Spence School. It explores their origins, founders, growth, philosophies, and enduring legacies, highlighting their commitment to academic excellence and progressive education principles.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Early Childhood / Day Care
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-Prekindergarten
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Did You Know?

The average private school tuition in Howard County, MD is $13,494 for elementary schools and $16,857 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Howard County, MD is 79% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

Quick Links