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Look inside our Academy

Learning happens everywhere. Start at Kiddie Academy of Ellicott City.

Every day your child's imagination grows and their curiosity gathers momentum—Kiddie Academy of Ellicott City empowers and celebrates all of it.

Our Life Essentials® learning approach and curriculum encourages children to explore and progress in their own way, and at their own pace. At Kiddie Academy of Ellicott City, your child will grow socially, physically, emotionally and intellectually. Our highly trained teachers are there every step of the way to guide, nurture and cultivate your child's development.

Empowering at every age: our learning programs

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Infant Care

6 weeks to 12 months

New Beginnings

Infants have individual personalities. We help bring them to light.

Toddler Care

13 to 24 months

Discovering Me

Toddlers are extremely active. We keep them actively learning.

Early Preschool


Exploring My World

At two years old, children need to explore. We give them every opportunity.



I Can Do It

At three years old, children discover and create. We encourage them to do it all.



Ready, Set, Go

At four years old, children are preparing for school. We get them ready to go.



On My Way

At five years old, children are about to take on the world. We give them the tools to do it.

School Age

Ages 5 to 12

Creative Explorers

School-age children are curious about the world. We help them decipher it.

Summer Camp

Ages 2 to 12


All day adventures. All summer long.®

We aim to make your child's summer as educational as it is fun, through themed events, activities and trips.

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Why Ellicott City families and Kiddie Academy find each other

Our approach to early education is to capture the momentum of curiosity and involve parents in every minute of it. That includes you.

Life Essentials®

Guided by our well-rounded philosophy and curriculum, our highly trained teachers help develop what's unique in every child—nurturing imagination, fostering creativity and preparing them for school and for life.

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Community-based care

We believe every Kiddie Academy should feel like an extension of family. Take a look inside our Academy to see what makes us the perfect place for your child.

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Our commitment to safety

Nothing matters more than your child's safety and security. That's why every Kiddie Academy has a restricted-entry system and a thoroughly vetted staff trained in first aid, CPR and emergency drills.

Hear from our parents

Love all of the activities, teachers, play outside.
Sharon T., Ellicott City

Excellent staff and a very supportive and collaborative administrative team.
Mark K., Ellicott City

The teachers are fantastic and the school is awesome.
Serap D., Ellicott City

The curriculam is great. Love the parties and get together. want more language immersion exposure and reading...
Beena M., Ellicott City

We love how they have different activities for the kids, from zumba, yoga, jiujitsu, STEM, etc. Most daycare don't have these many activities. My daughter loves going there.
Vy N., Ellicott City

we love kiddie acadamy as my child feels so comfortable and happy when she is there. she loves her teachers who are very friendly and also teach good manners.
Pavani A., Ellicott City

The teachers are wonderful! They genuinely care about my child. She has made a best friend and other friends as well. The activities are creative, and is a pre-K certified by the MD State Board of Education. Miss Faisa is our favorite teacher, but we also love Miss Shay, Miss LuLu, Miss Linda, Miss Beckany,…
Martin B., Ellicott City

Such an amazing staff - so positive, so great with the kids, creative, fun, and all around wonderful :) I know my little one is getting amazing care from a place that constantly goes above and beyond all expectations!
Amy E., Ellicott City

Caring and kind staff. Organized and well-planned curriculum. My child learned a lot attending the daycare.
Lijuan H., Ellicott City

Dedicated staff, curriculum, and other educational activities.
Jana S., Ellicott City

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Welcome tips and insights to the family:

Parenting Essentials®

The learning doesn't stop for parents, either. That’s why we created an information resource with helpful tips on everything from enriching our STEM program at home to introducing lifelong healthy eating and fitness habits.

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