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Christ Episcopal School
A co-ed independent Episcopal School serving students in preschool - grade 8 in historic Rockville, MD

Before and After Care

Before School Care for Preschool

Early morning care for Preschool students is provided on a daily basis from 7:20-8:15 AM, and is located on the lower level of the Church Building. Approximately 10 Preschool students attend before school care, although not all on the same day. One staff member supervises the Preschool morning care, with other staff members available when needed. Children engage in free choice activities as well as fun, teacher-directed activities. A fee is charged for early morning care.

Before School Care for Lower School and Middle School

Early morning care for Lower and Middle School students is provided on a daily basis from 7:20-7:35 AM, and is located on the first floor of the Church Building. Approximately 2-5 students attend before school care, and one staff member supervises these students. Students enjoy socializing or reading during this time. A fee is charged for early morning care.

After School Care for Preschool 

After school care for Preschool is provided on a daily basis from 3:00-6:00 PM, and is located on the lower level of the Preschool Building until 4:30pm and in the Church Building from 4:30-6:00pm. Students are given a nutritious snack  and have opportunities to engage in a variety of age-appropriate activities such as stories, table top games, dramatic play, block building and free choice, as well as fun teacher-directed activities and outdoor play on the playgrounds. Approximately 8 children stay for extended day, with an average of 5 students on any given day. One staff member supervises this care, with other staff members available when needed. Dismissal of Preschool students is from the Preschool Building or Church Building (depending upon time of pick up) using secure sign-out procedures. A fee is charged for after school care.

After School Care for Lower and Middle School

After school care for students in Grades Kindergarten-8 is provided on a daily basis from 3:00-6:00 PM, and is located in the Dining Room and/or Murdock Room in the Church Building. Approximately 60 students attend the after school program at some point during the week, with 3-4 staff members on duty. A nutritious snack is provided. Students engage in supervised homework (3:30-4:30 PM) with a study hall monitor and homework assistants, followed by a variety of activities including outdoor play on the Green Top and playgrounds, sports games, board games, arts and crafts projects, cooking, and performing arts activities. Children who finish their homework prior to 4:30 PM are permitted to play outdoors or engage in other indoor activities. Dismissal is from the Dining Room through secure sign-out procedures. A fee is charged for after school care.

After School hours 3pm-6pm, contact phone number: 301-424-6550 ext. 159