St. Andrew Apostle School

11602 Kemp Mill Rd, Silver Spring, MD 20902 | | 301-649-3555

Overview of school type:

  • Schedule: Full and part time with early drop-off and late pickup options
  • Not a parent co-op
  • Curriculum: Dedicated to educating the whole child in a nurturing and challenging environment in partnership
  • Religious affiliation: Catholic
  • Language offerings: Weekly Spanish for the preschool & pre-K

Profile for the Early Learning Center: St. Andrew Apostle Early Learning Center (ELC) is a full-day, year-round, educational program for infants starting at 6 weeks of age through 3 years old from 7:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. The ELC is dedicated to teaching the entire child: mind, body, and soul. The staff uses the Creative Curriculum and High Reach Learning System in conjunction with spiritual foundation lessons. Educational principles are in a play-based learning environment. For more information, please contact Shelley Parker, 301-287-8188.

Profile for the Preschool & Pre-Kindergarten: St. Andrew Apostle Catholic School is dedicated to educating the whole child in a nurturing and challenging environment in partnership with parents and the parish community. Our faculty and staff provide students with opportunities to develop spiritually, intellectually, and morally, enlightened by the teachings of Christ. We strive to inspire our students to live with faith and integrity, to appreciate human dignity and diversity, and to share their unique gifts and talents in service to others.

Preschool & Pre-Kindergarten begins at 8:00 a.m., Monday through Friday. The half-day program ends at 11:30 a.m. The full-day program ends at 3:00 p.m., which coincides with our kindergarten through 8th grade.

Class offerings:

  • ELC (6 weeks to 3 years old): Year-round care
  • Preschool program: 2–5 days a week, with half- or full-day options
  • Pre-K: 5 days a week, with half- and full-day options)

Enrichment offerings: Preschool and pre-K attend music, PE, Spanish, library, and afternoon enrichment on a weekly basis

Openings next school year: Yes, for the 5 days/week programs for the preschool & pre-K

Minimum enrollment age: Children must be 3 years old by Sept. 1 for the preschool program

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