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The Family Academy of Bethesda is a warm and loving childcare and early education center.
It is located in a converted house in the heart of downtown Bethesda.
Being in a house gives the center a home like atmosphere, which eases the child from his or her home into the early educational environment.
The Family Academy provides a nurturing and safe educational environment for children, promoting individualism.
It also enhances the childrens self esteem through positive reinforcement.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
  • Enrollment: 125 students
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
Year Founded
2001
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
125 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
11%
State avg.: 38%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
4:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
12 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Admissions Director
Rima Casas or Nina Mack

Sports

Total Sports Offered
1 sport

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Karate, Spanish

Arts and Music Programs:
Art, Mr. John Henry's music

Recreational Athletic Programs:
KID-FIT

School Notes

  • The Family Academy of Bethesda is a warm and loving childcare and early education center. It is located in a converted house in the heart of downtown Bethesda.Tucked behind the center is the Georgetown / Crescent Trail which is used daily for nature walks. Being in a house gives the center a home-like atmosphere, which eases the child from his or her home into the early educational environment. The Family Academy provides a nurturing and safe educational environment for children, promoting individualism. It also enhances the children`s self-esteem through positive reinforcement.All Staff at The Family Academy have Early Childhood teaching backgrounds. Pre-school and Montessori Teachers have Montessori Degrees and all Staff are Certified in Infant /Child CPR and First Aid. Staff regularly attends workshops and training. The majority of staff has been with the Academy for over 6 years, displaying the high level of commitment, satisfaction and morale.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

What sports does The Family Academy Of Bethesda offer?

The Family Academy Of Bethesda offers 1 interscholastic sports: Martial Arts.

When is the application deadline for The Family Academy Of Bethesda?

The application deadline for The Family Academy Of Bethesda is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

School Calendar

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Event
Date
Christmas Day (school closed)
December 26, 2022 (Monday)

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
  • Enrollment: 125 students
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Bethesda, MD is $28,770 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).

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