2024 Macaroni KID Columbia and Macaroni KID Laurel Preschool Guide


March 2, 2024

Choosing a preschool is an important decision for parents to make. Macaroni Kid Columbia-Ellicott City-Western Howard and Macaroni KID Laurel-Hanover-Jessup is happy to bring you our 2024 Preschool Guide to help aid in your decision making process. Click on the images below for more information on each school and be sure to tell them Macaroni Kid Columbia and Macaroni KID Laurel sent you!

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It’s Not Just Preschool, It’s Pre-Success

Celebree School of Ellicott City provides a secure space for your child as they learn and grow. They take pride in witnessing their remarkable progress over the years, with our preschool program guiding them toward becoming independent learners as they prepare for kindergarten.

 Our Preschool Programs

  • Children learn self-help skills while improving language and social skills
  • Activity centers encourage creativity, exploration, and imagination
  • Language and literacy skills are advanced through group activities
  • Phonetic awareness is extended into math and science
  • Arts, crafts, and play further develop fine and gross motor skills
  • Students strengthen their social skills and self-confidence

Celebree School of Ellicott City is a premier educational institution dedicated to providing a nurturing and stimulating environment for children to learn, grow, and thrive. Their mission is to empower young minds with a comprehensive and holistic approach to early childhood education. At Celebree, they believe in fostering a love for learning while instilling essential life skills that set the foundation for future success. They prioritize the well-being of every child by creating a safe and secure space where they can explore, create, and discover their unique potential. Through a blend of innovative curriculum, experienced educators, and state-of-the-art facilities, Celebree ensures that each child receives a personalized and enriching educational experience. 

Key highlights of our business include: 

1.Comprehensive Curriculum: Celebree School of Ellicott City offers a well-rounded curriculum that focuses on the cognitive, social, emotional, and physical development of each child. Their programs are designed to meet the unique needs of different age groups, providing a solid foundation for future academic success. 

2.Experienced Educators: Their dedicated team of experienced educators is committed to creating a positive and supportive learning environment. They are passionate about nurturing each child's individual strengths and interests, fostering a love for learning that extends beyond the classroom. 

3.Safe and Secure Environment: They prioritize the safety and security of every child entrusted to our care. Their facilities are equipped with the latest security measures, and our staff undergoes rigorous training to ensure a vigilant and protective atmosphere. 

4.Family Involvement: Celebree recognizes the importance of collaboration between educators and caregivers in a child's development. They actively involve parents and caregivers in their child's educational journey, fostering a strong partnership between home and school. 

5.Community Engagement: Beyond the classroom, Celebree School of Ellicott City is dedicated to being an integral part of the local community. They do this through community engagement, showcasing events, and initiatives that contribute to the well-being and growth of the surrounding neighborhoods. Join them in shaping the future for your child, where education is an exciting journey of discovery and growth.

Financial Aid

  • Military Assistance
  • Sibling Discount
  • Subsidies & Vouchers

Location Details

  • Offers camp programs.
  • Can provide homework assistance.
  • Offers summer care programs.
  • Staff can administer medication.
  • Staff are CPR certified.
  • Staff are first aid certified.
  • Outdoor play space is available.
  • Program includes field trips.
  • Transportation services are available.


Emmanuel Methodist Preschool provides an exceptional early childhood experience, while preparing each child regardless of ability or special healthcare needs, for a successful transition into kindergarten. They help children grow and develop socially, emotionally, cognitively, physically and spiritually. They do this by providing developmentally age-appropriate, hands-on center activities and programs which: 

•Foster emotional, social, physical, and spiritual development. •Cultivate Christian values and practices. •Celebrates and values the diversity and culture of each child. •Provide a safe and nurturing atmosphere where each child is recognized as an individual person of infinite worth. •Build self-esteem and creates a nurturing atmosphere where children can learn and socialize with their peers as they grow at their own pace. •Encourage each child to think, reason, question, discover, and practice newly emerging skills. •Develop language skills, such as listening, speaking, writing, and reading readiness. •Foster an active partnership between home and school for the benefit of each child to support a quality learning experience.

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The St. Louis School prekindergarten program provides a nurturing, engaging, and joyfully Catholic environment for young learners. Students grow and learn through hands-on-play and engaging, developmentally appropriate classroom lessons and activities. Certified faculty, assisted by a dedicated instructional assistant, use theme and play-based programs to promote development of social/emotional, language, physical, cognitive, and self-help skills, as well as an understanding of God and our faith. Meaningful opportunities encourage young learners in observation, questioning, listening, and praising God. Each child is valued as an individual and guided to graduate from the program kindergarten ready. St. Louis School provides an academic environment designed to enable each individual student to reach his or her greatest personal potential. From play-based opportunities in prekindergarten to high school-level geometry in 8th grade, students continually grow and thrive. St. Louis students graduate prepared to meet the rigorous challenges of high school as well as the demands of the 21st century world. St. Louis School has twice been named a National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education, in 2017 and 2010.

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