Travilah Elementary is one of North Potomac's three public elementary schools, in addition to Dufief Elementary and…More Stone Wall Elementary. Built in 1960, Travilah sits at the center of the historic Travilah community. The school was modernized in 1992, and in 2008 an additional six classrooms and a courtyard were built and an interactive white board was installed in each classroom.
The school has three classrooms per grade, an art room, a music instrumental room, a library and a computer lab. In addition to classroom teachers, the school employs a full-time reading initiative teacher, as well as art, music, special education, counselor, ESL and staff development teachers.
Teachers take students out to an on-site pond and garden for lessons on ecosystems and the environment. In 2010, through a partnership with Whole Foods, each grade got to plant sunflowers and pumpkins. Principal Susan Shenk has been at the school for seven years and is a resident of North Potomac. Travilah Elementary feeds into Frost Middle School in Rockville.
Dufief Elementary School 15001 Dufief Dr, North Potomac, MD20878 This is one of three public elementary schools in North Potomac and first opened its doors in 1975. The school serves…More 480 students and offers a pre-K language class and a K-5 learning center to meet the special learning needs of all students on campus. All students take art, music and physical education classes; art projects are integrated into the academic curriculum. The school hosts an international night each year to showcase the diverse background of its students.
Jones Lane is a public elementary school serving grades K-6 in the local community and a section of Gaithersburg…More city.
With the recent addition of The Learning Center, Jones Lane is able to practice the Home School Model, which means the school will meet the diverse learning needs of every student at the school, including those with high functioning autism, down syndrome, or other learning disabilities.
In 2003 Jones Lane was honored by the Montgomery Public School System for having the highest volunteer hours of any school in the county. It also continues to have a very active parents' association.
Bar T 13801 Dufief Mill Rd, North Potomac, MD20878 Bar T offers after-school and before-school programs for children in pre-K through elementary school. As one of the…More largest childcare providers in Montgomery County, Bar-T offers programs at 28 different elementary schools and several summer programs and retreats between school years. The trained staff help children with homework and conduct different clubs and activities depending on child and parent interest. In the past, programs have included cheer-leading, karate and a homework club. Each year, parents are surveyed, and activity options are based on their preferences.
Primary Montessori Day School 14138 Travilah Rd, Rockville, MD20850 Primary Montessori Day School is a private school that offers education programs for children ages two through nine. The…More school provides an 11-month school year schedule and features before-school and after-school care services available. Toddler, primary and elementary programs are available, as well as a summer program that offers educational and fun activities during July and August. The admission process involves a tour of the school, an application submission and an interview with the head of the school. Tours must be scheduled ahead of time. This school has been approved by the Maryland State Board of Education.