Bethesda Cooperative Nursery School

5033 Wilson Ln, Bethesda, MD 20814
bcns@bethesdacoopnurseryschool.org | BethesdaCoopNurserySchool.org | 301-654-1864

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Overview of school type:

  • Schedule: Half days with early drop-off and afternoon enrichment options
  • Both co-op and non-co-op options
  • Curriculum: Play-based, parent-participatory nursery school
  • Secular

Profile: The Bethesda Cooperative Nursery School (BCNS) is a play-based, parent-participatory nursery school where parents, on a regularly scheduled basis, interact with their children in a group under the guidance of a teacher. The classroom becomes a learning environment for both parent and child. Parents are able to learn about child development while participating in classroom activities.

Class offerings:

  • 2-year-olds: T/Th, 9:15–11:45 a.m.
  • 2.5-year-olds: M/W/F, 9:15–11:45 a.m.
  • 3-year-olds: M–Th, 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • 4-year-olds: M–F, 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • After-school enrichment option: Until 2:00 p.m. on M–Th for all age groups

Enrichment offerings: Weekly Music Together Montgomery and JumpBunch classes; M–Th after-school enrichment programs, such as construction, drama, and science

Openings for 2019–2020: Yes

Openings for 2020–2021: Yes

Minimum enrollment age: Must be age of class by Sept. 1

Due date for enrollment applications: Mar., with late enrollment option

Last updated: Sept. 30, 2019

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