The Winchester School - Silver Spring MD Licensed Child Care Center

3223 Bel Pre Road, Silver Spring MD 20906
(301) 598-2266

About the Provider

Description: The Winchester School was founded in 1970, and its purpose remains today what it was initially: to create an environment for children within which each child is able to feel safe, respected, and loved and in which he is encouraged and helped to begin the life-long process of acquiring the necessary skills and knowledge, the values and traditions of our culture. We believe that we are an extension of what good families have already begun. At the same time, we believe that school should be a special place in which a child steps outside his family to experience the companionship of other children, the nurturing of his teachers, and the excitement of expanding his world through learning.

Additional Information: MSDE-Approved Education Program.

Program and Licensing Details

  • Capacity: 41
  • License Number: 156571
  • Age Range: 3 years, 4 years, 5 years, 5 years to 15 years
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • Schools Served: Bel Pre Elementary
  • 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
2018-03-23 Routine 13A.16.03.02A Corrected
Findings: Health inventory part one is missing for a child enrolled. Emergency card needs to contain source of health care and daily pick up person listed.
2018-03-23 Routine 13A.16.03.06A(1) Corrected
Findings: Center has an unknown substitute.
2018-03-23 Routine 13A.16.05.01A(1) Corrected
Findings: Front steps leading into the center are broken and missing stone slate tile. Gutter on front porch is not draining properly. Water is not going to down sprout causing water puddle on front porch.
2018-03-23 Routine 13A.16.05.12D Corrected
Findings: Tree roots are exposed to the children and may cause a tripping hazard, standing water under swing and leaning wooden board needs to be repaired or replaced.
2018-03-23 Routine 13A.16.06.04A(1) Corrected
Findings: Specialist did not observe a medical report for substitute.
2018-03-23 Routine 13A.16.12.01A(4) Corrected
Findings: Specialist did not observe milk being served during lunch.
2018-03-23 Routine 13A.16.12.04F(3) Corrected
Findings: Specialist observed perishable lunches being stored in the cubbies.
2017-11-29 Complaint 13A.16.04.01B Corrected
Findings: The center exceeded the maximum approved child capacity.
2017-11-29 Complaint 13A.16.08.04A Corrected
Findings: Minimum staff/child ratios were not maintained during outdoor play.
2017-03-28 Routine 13A.16.05.01A(2) Corrected
Findings: The center's premises presented a health or safety hazard.

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