Rockville Day Care Association, Inc.

Bel Pre location
13801 Rippling Brook Dr., Silver Spring, MD 20906 | | 301-871-0159

Sargent Shriver location
12518 Greenly St., Silver Spring, MD 20906 | | 301-933-1785

Woodlin location
2103 Luzerne Ave., Silver Spring, MD 20910 | | 301-608-9693

Overview of school type:

  • Schedule: Full day
  • Not a parent co-op
  • Curriculum: Play based, using Creative Curriculum
  • Secular

Profile: Bel Pre Child Development Center (CDC), Sargent Shriver CDC, and Woodlin CDC are located in the Silver Spring area and are part of Rockville Day Care Association, Inc.

RDCA is a private, non-profit Maryland corporation whose primary purpose is to offer quality child development programs to children of working parents in Montgomery County. RDCA centers are licensed through the Maryland State Department of Education’s (MSDE) Office of Child Care and accredited by the MSDE. The various types of programs that we operate include 2-year-olds, preschool, before and after school programs, and summer programs for all age groups.

Each center is unique, as we have taken an innovative approach in designing programs that meet the neighborhoods we serve. RDCA is governed by a volunteer board of directors; membership on the board is open to all parents.

Class offerings:

  • Ages: 2 years and older (ages vary per location)
  • COVID hours: M–F, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Post-COVID hours: M–F, 7 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.

COVID-19 precautions: Each group of children are with the same staff throughout the day. Staff and children wear masks throughout the day. Drop-off and pickup is outside, and sign in and out is contactless through the Brightwheel app. Staff clean throughout the day.

Enrichment offerings: Monthly field trips during the school year and weekly swimming during the summer program (openings for 2021–2022)

Openings for 2020–2021: Yes

Openings for 2021–2022: Yes

Minimum enrollment age:

  • Bel Pre: 2–5 years old
  • Sargent Shriver: 2 years – 6 years old
  • Woodlin: 2–12 years old

Due date for enrollment applications: Rolling admissions, with waitlist option

Admissions documents:

Last updated: Oct. 25, 2019

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