Cedar Lane Nursery School

9601 Cedar Ln., Bethesda, MD 20814
admissionsclns@gmail.com | CLNS.org | 301-520-9821

Overview of school type:

  • Schedule: Half day with option for afternoon enrichment
  • Parent co-op
  • Curriculum: Play-based, hands-on opportunities and a warm nurturing environment
  • Secular
  • Language instruction: Spanish every other week

Profile: Cedar Lane Nursery School (CLNS) is a play-based cooperative preschool located in the beautiful wooded grounds near Rock Creek Park in Kensington, Md. Our mission is to provide a warm nurturing environment where children are respected and encouraged to discover themselves. Play is at the heart of learning and hands-on opportunities are provided to encourage learning.

CLNS was founded in 1959 and is accredited by NAEYC, Maryland Excels, and the Maryland State Department of Education. CLNS is a warm, welcoming environment where dedicated teachers and parents work together to make the best possible first school experience for our children.

Class offerings:

  • 2-year-old class: Tu/Th, 9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
  • 2–3-year-old class: T/F, 9:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
  • 3-year-old class: M/W/F, 9:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
  • 4–5-year-old class: M–F, 9:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
  • Lunch bunch: M–F, 12:15–12:45 p.m.
  • Extended day: 12:45–2:30 (for 3 years old and up)

Note: Information for the 2020–2021 school year was not yet finalized as of Sept. 12, 2019. Please contact the school to confirm its offerings.

Enrichment offerings: Music every other week; Spanish classes every other week

Openings for 2019–2020: Yes

Openings for 2020–2021: Yes

Minimum enrollment age: 2 years old by Sept. 1

Due date for enrollment applications: Rolling admissions

Last updated: Sept. 12, 2019

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