The Family Academy Of Bethesda

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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.

School Overview

School TypeEarly Childhood / Day Care
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
Year Founded2001

Student Body

Total Students125 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio4:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size12 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Admissions DirectorRima Casas or Nina Mack

Sports

Total Sports Offered1 sports
SportsMartial ArtsMartial Arts

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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The average private school tuition in Bethesda, MD is $17,852 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).