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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 (2021-22)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
  • Students: 125 students
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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.: 37%

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.

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
  • Students: 125 students
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Bethesda, MD is $28,289 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).

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