Chesterbrook Academy - Germantown - Germantown MD Licensed Child Care Center

19400 Crystal Rock Drive, Germantown MD 20874
(301) 353-1202
1 Review

About the Provider

Description: What makes our school so special? Imagine children having so much fun in school that they can’t wait to arrive each morning. The excitement of our preschoolers is the result of a team effort. Our teachers are enthusiastic about developing lifelong learners. They genuinely care about children, and have the sensitivity and knowledge to understand a child’s individual developmental needs and learning styles.

Our learning environment is built around children and their needs. It’s a place where children feel safe and ready to absorb what the world has to offer. Our classrooms feature well-equipped learning centers to allow hands-on practice of new skills in smaller groups. Outdoor time on our playground is built into every day’s schedule, weather permitting.

Nothing is more important than your child’s safety. We maintain records of those authorized to pick up each child. No child is released without proper authorization. All visitors to our school are greeted, asked to sign the Visitor Log and state the purpose of their visit. Picture identification is required from all unfamiliar visitors.

We know that parents play a critical role in their child's educational success and positive attitude toward learning. So, building and maintaining strong parent-teacher relationships is crucial to everything we do here. For children to get the best possible education, everyone needs to be involved. We’re proud that at our school, effective communication among parents, teachers and staff is a way of life.

After you've had the opportunity to review our website, please feel free to contact us to schedule a private tour. We look forward to meeting with you to gain an understanding of your child’s educational needs, and discussing how our school can meet them.

Program and Licensing Details

  • Capacity: 128
  • License Number: 160451
  • Age Range: 2 years, 3 years, 4 years, 5 years, 5 years to 15 years
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • District Office: Region 5 - Montgomery County
  • District Office Phone: (240) 314-1400 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Date Inspection Type Regulations Status
2018-11-19 Routine 13A.16.10.02E Corrected
Findings: No evidence of fragrance free soap in the first aid supplies. Correct within 24 hours.
2018-11-19 Routine 13A.16.11.04A(1)(a) Corrected
Findings: Missing evidence of the medication administration form and or the Asthma Action Plan form for two children in the child care center. Correct within 24 hours
2018-07-27 Complaint 13A.16.08.01A(2)(b) Corrected
Findings: Licensing Specialist reviewed the recording of the incident and the staff member was not supervising at all times appropriate to the individual age, needs, and capabilities of the children in care on that day. Correct within 24 hours.
2018-05-23 Complaint 13A.16.03.03B(1) Corrected
Findings: No evidence of the procedure of ensuring the whereabouts of the child mentioned in the incident report. LS discussed with the director concerning this regulation and concerning all children in care. Correct within 24 hours. The regulation cited in the complaint was 13A.16.04.02A was not in the electronic inspection and therefore sited under this regulation.
2018-05-23 Complaint 13A.16.07.02A(2) Corrected
Findings: The center did not report to the protective services agency, according to the incident report, what happened on May 16, 2018. Corrected on the same of reporting to OCC.
2018-05-23 Complaint 13A.16.08.01A(2)(b) Corrected
Findings: As reported, in the incident report, the child was not supervised at all times appropriate to the individual age, needs, and capabilities. Correct within 24 hours
2018-03-12 Complaint 13A.16.05.06 Corrected
Findings: LS entered classrooms 3 & 4 and upon entry the rooms felt chilled. LS place the thermometer on the floor in each room and the temperature was 58 degrees in room 3 and 60 in room 4. Ms. Kelly and Ms. Yasaman stated that the heat system broke down and the center is waiting for a part to repair. LS observed children in both rooms 3 & 4 and informed the director that the children can not be in these rooms until heat is repaired. The director stated that in the plan of action to combine rooms would cause other rooms to be over capacity and unsure what to do. LS redirected the director to the emergency disaster plan in addition to call the OCC when unsure what the next steps should be in any situation. Correct within 24 hours
2018-03-12 Complaint 13A.16.07.02A(2) Corrected
Findings: LS discuss with the director concerning the incident of the child making their way outside the center should have called the other agency as required by law.
2018-03-12 Complaint 13A.16.08.01A(2)(a) Corrected
Findings: LS discussed with the director concerning that when a child has been identified as a runner that a plan of action be in place to provide supervision at all times.
2018-03-12 Complaint 13A.16.08.01A(2)(b) Corrected
Findings: It was determined that the child had issues of running out of the classroom and that one plan of action was the parent to sit with child for a period before leaving the center. On this incident the child was able to exit the music time classroom near the exit door of the building after the parent left. The child was able to press the exit button and exit the building to the sidewalk area. The music teacher and Ms. Williams was able to get to the child outside the exit door and bring back into the center. Correct plans have been set for this child at this inspection.

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Reviews

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snow Nov 05, 2015
I have used this provider for more than 6 months

I wouldn't even give single star to this school. The worst school ever. Administration person and the teachers are very careless and unfit for their roles. They are only bothered for the weekly fee. I will never recommend this school ; chesterbrook academy, germantown md to anyone .

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