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 TypeMontessori School
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
Year Founded2001
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students125 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
11%
State avg.: 32%

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 sport
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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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bethesda
    Grades: NS-8 | 195 students
    0.2 miles
    7500 Pearl Street
    Bethesda, MD 20814
    (301) 654-5376
    0.2 NS-8
    195
  • Bethesda
    Apple Montessori School
    Montessori School
    Grades: PK-K | 98 students
    3.3 miles
    7210 Hidden Creek Rd
    Bethesda, MD 20817
    (301) 320-8832
    3.3 PK-K
    98
  • Bethesda
    Bethesda Country Day School
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: PK-K | 250 students
    2.3 miles
    5615 Beech Avenue
    Bethesda, MD 20814
    (301) 530-6999
    2.3 PK-K
    250
  • Bethesda
    Grades: PK-K | 80 students
    0.7 miles
    7611 Clarendon Road
    Bethesda, MD 20814
    (301) 986-1260
    0.7 PK-K
    80
  • Bethesda
    The Goddard School
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    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-K
    2.5 miles
    6400 Goldsboro Road
    Bethesda, MD 20817
    (240) 630-2400
    2.5 NS-K
    n/a

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