Raspberry Children's Center, Inc. - Waldorf MD Licensed Child Care Center

2350 Hamilton Road, Waldorf MD 20601
(301) 632-6066
2 Reviews

About the Provider



Our mission is to develop character and to build a foundation for life, through education. We believe that children learn through play, model and exposure.

We are a Christian based childcare facility, and we are committed to educating the whole child. Our motto is, " A place children love; A foundation for life. "


Not just another childcare facility, but one committed to nurturing and developing children. Our goal is to open a school, offering programs for K3 through 12 grade.

Program and Licensing Details

  • Capacity: 45
  • License Number: 157672
  • Age Range: 2 years, 3 years, 4 years, 5 years, 5 years to 15 years
  • Achievement and/or Accreditations Credentialed
  • Rate Range $300.00 to $110.00
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: Yes
  • Type of Care: After School, Before School, Before and After School, Daytime, Drop-in Care, Full-Time, Part-Time
  • Transportation: Field Trips, To/From School
  • Schools Served: Daniel of St. Thomas Jenifer Elementary School
  • District Office: Region 10 - Southern Maryland Office
  • District Office Phone: (301) 475-3770 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Date Inspection Type Regulations Status
2018-11-07 Routine 13A.16.03.02C(1) Corrected
Findings: All children enrolled needed documentation in their files that their parents have received the consumer pamphlet. The director will give parents an addendum to their contract with the information on how to file a complaint if they needed to. The licensing specialist will be notified when this is completed.
2018-11-07 Routine 13A.16.03.04D Corrected
Findings: Four children need Part1 of the Health Inventory form completed by the parents. Three children need Part 2 of the Health Inventory form completed by the physician. Twenty-nine children need page 4 of the Health Inventory form completed by the parent and the physician if required. When these items are completed the licensing specialist will be notified.
2018-11-07 Routine 13A.16.03.04G Corrected
Findings: Two children need immunization records. Five children need updated immunization records, they are all missing an MMR and a Varicella vaccine. When these get completed, the director will notify the licensing specialist.
2018-11-07 Routine 13A.16.03.05B Corrected
Findings: The school age room and the small preschool rooms need updated staffing patterns posted. The larger preschool room needs a staffing pattern posted. There was none in that room. The director will create updated staffing patterns, post them in the classrooms and send copies to the licensing specialist.
2018-11-07 Routine 13A.16.03.06A(2) Corrected
Findings: There were four staff members who are no longer at the center and there was no notification of this to the licensing specialist. One staff left in January. Another staff member left in May and two others left in August. The director did complete a staff personnel change form during this visit, deleting these staff members and gave it to the licensing specialist.
2018-11-07 Routine 13A.16.05.04 Corrected
Findings: The baseboard radiators ,which are not functional, need to have coverings placed over them since the ones in the large preschool room are having the front metal coverings falling off, exposing sharp surfaces. The director stated that she was planning to cover them. When this is completed, pictures will be sent to the licensing specialist.
2018-11-07 Routine 13A.16.05.08G(3) Corrected
Findings: The exhaust vent in the school age bathroom needs to be cleaned. When this is completed the licensing specialist will be notified and pictures will be sent showing that this was completed.
2018-11-07 Routine 13A.16.05.11A Corrected
Findings: The stove and toaster oven in the kitchen had food on them. The licensing specialist requested that the director clean these so no infestation would occur. The director will do this and send pictures to the licensing specialist showing that these have been cleaned. A dirty pot was removed from the stove by the director and soaked in the sink during this visit.
2018-11-07 Routine 13A.16.06.09B(1) Corrected
Findings: One of the preschool teachers was late on their training for this year. It should have been completed by September 30, 2018 and she currently is finishing the on-line class. The other preschool teacher has until July 31, 2019 to complete the required number of hours. When the training is completed, copies of the training certificate will be sent to the licensing specialist.
2018-11-07 Routine 13A.16.10.01A(3)(c) Corrected
Findings: The last documented fire drill was March 3, 2018. The director will make sure that all fire drills are recorded. She claims that they were done but not documented. She will update the schedule and document the fire drill for November. When this is completed, the licensing specialist will be notified. One emergency drill was documented in February. A reminder that another emergency drill was needed before the end of the year was given to the director.

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Anonymous Sep 25, 2016
I have used this provider for more than 6 months

I am very pleased with the service that I have received. My children love attending this center and they don't want to leave when I go to pick them up. They have learned how to read since they have been here and are always excited to come back. The meals are included with the rate and compared to other centers, the rate is very affordable. The Director is very personable and has a genuine love for the children. It is a Christian environment and the staff is amazing. A friend told me about this place, and I'm glad that I went to see it for myself. This place is a blessing to my children.

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Anonymous Jul 07, 2016
I have used this provider for less than 6 months

Raspberry children's center is not a place to bring your child. The director is very unorganize and very unprofessional, she is never in the center always gone. Director talks bad about parents, tells parents personal business to other parents. Parents are paying to much in tuition and kids are feed very small portion of food. Children never gets second on food they are always asking for more, kids are eating the same lunch twice in one week. The director harassed parents for tuition payments. Staffing is wonderful with children. The center is not Christian center as she claims it is that place is hell. I DO NOT RECOMMEND anyone to take their child there. STAY AWAY...

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