Forcey Christian School

2130 East Randolph Rd., Silver Spring, MD 20904 | | 301-622-2281

Overview of school type:

  • Schedule: Full or half day, full or part time, and late pickup options
  • Not a parent co-op
  • Curriculum: Big Day for PreK—child-centered curriculum that is play and center based
  • Religious affiliation: Forcey Bible Church

Profile: Forcey Christian School is fully accredited by the Association of Christian Schools International and by the Commissions on Elementary and Secondary Schools of the Middle States Association. The preschool program is connected with kindergarten through grade 8 on the same campus for smooth transition.

The excellent program features positive, loving, certified teachers and staff to develop the God-given talents of each child. Differentiated, center-based learning is used with the diverse student population. The developmentally appropriate curriculum features rich language experiences, exploratory math and science activities, along with social studies, art, and music.

Many special events make the curriculum come alive and give parents opportunities to participate: a trip to the farm, teddy bear picnic, color days, Grandparent’s Day, bug day, 100th day, Dr. Seuss Day, school garden, and hatching baby chicks. Children will experience purposeful play, hands-on small group activities, large group circle time, and outdoor play.

Class offerings:

  • 3-year-olds: M–F, 8:35 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • 3-year-olds: T/Th, 8:35–11:30 a.m. or 8:35 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • 4-year-olds: M–F or M/W/F, 8:35–11:30 a.m. or 8:35 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • After school care is available until 6:00 p.m.

Note: Information for the 2021–2022 school year was not yet finalized as of Oct. 12, 2020. Please contact the school to confirm its offerings.

COVID-19 precautions:

  • Recommend students wear masks (not mandatory)
  • Teachers wear masks
  • Extra cleaning during the day (per nurse’s instructions)
  • Modified drop off and pick up
  • Extra hand washing
  • Morning symptom and temperature checks
  • Following all health guidelines
  • Nurse onsite to assist with all procedures
  • Various distancing measures in place

Enrichment offerings: Music, art, and library

Openings for 2020–2021: Yes

Openings for 2021–2022: Yes

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

Due date for enrollment applications: Rolling admissions

Application documents: 

Last updated: Oct. 12, 2020

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