KinderCare on Smallwood Drive

Our team of teachers would like to welcome you to visit our learning center.
We strive each day to provide the best care for your child and hope you will be a part of our KinderCare family today!.

School Overview

School TypeEarly Childhood / Day Care
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association for the Education of Young Children
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-Prekindergarten
Year Founded1988

Student Body

Total Students40 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
56%
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade KinderCare on Smallwood Drive Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers1 teacher
Student : Teacher Ratio40:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

School Notes

  • Welcome to NAEYC accredited Westlake KinderCare in Waldorf, Maryland, proudly serving the community since 1988. It is our mission here to provide a safe, nurturing and educational environment for each child we serve.

    We believe in developing the whole child with an emphasis on assisting your child's growth with their social, emotional, cognitive and physical development. Here at Westlake KinderCare, your child will be provided a safe and stimulating environment to learn in and have the best teachers who believe in education and care for the children as if they were their own. We are proud to have a team of long-term staff with an average 10-year tenure.

    The Westlake KinderCare staff offer superior child care services as every staff member makes it a point to know every child and family individually. Each classroom's curriculum is research-based and designed by experts. In addition to the curriculum, we offer Learning Adventures Enrichment Programs: Phonics, Math, Cooking, and Music. The enrichment programs offer individualized, small-group lessons.

    We welcome you and your family to come by and witness all the fun and learning happening here at Westlake KinderCare.
  • Westlake KinderCare adheres to the highest safety, cleanliness and maintenance standards. The center has a secure entry to the building with keypad access, there is daily sign in/out procedures from the parent as well as the teachers. We also have a health and safety coordiantor, Ms. Kelly who conducts monthly fire and disaster drills. She also ensures that all of our classrooms are maintaning all health and safety procedures every day.
  • Hours Of Operation: 6:00 AM to 6:30 PM, M-F
  • Maryland state Vouchers, Judy Center. Military discount 5%. 10% discount for county teachers.

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school and elementary school to KinderCare on Smallwood Drive is New Hope Academy (1.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Guidepost Montessori at Hampshire (0.9 miles away)
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