Welcoming Students Ages 6 Weeks – 5 Years

Early Childhood Education Around the Corner

Whether you’re sending your child to preschool for the very first time or you’re a pro at getting shoes tied and backpacks ready, it helps to know that your child will spend their day close by, safe and surrounded by people who are modeling the same values you teach at home.

Thankfully, you don’t have to look far to find Columbia Academy’s Preschool at Kendall Ridge, a private school in Ellicott City, MD, that offers:

  • An exciting play-based curriculum that encourages curiosity
  • An excellent environment for children to learn, explore, and play
  • A nurturing and friendly staff that will send you daily updates on your children’s activities
  • Lessons developed for your child’s age and stage
  • A place that feels like a safe haven, emotionally and physically

Parents appreciate that our Kendall Ridge location is near MD-100 and 95 for easy drop-off and pick-up. Our preschool for toddlers and infants is situated near the bustling Columbia Corporate Park and offers unparalleled convenience to those who work or live close by.

Besides the time-saving location, there are plenty of other reasons to apply for Columbia Academy’s Preschool at Kendall Ridge to become your child’s private preschool.

Experience Columbia Academy’s Preschool at Kendall Ridge

The Preschool at Kendall Ridge is part of Columbia Academy, which offers a strong academic foundation for students from Preschool through Grade 8. The Kendall Ridge location is one of four preschools within the Columbia Academy system. When your child enters Transitional Kindergarten or Kindergarten, they join other grades at our elementary and middle school location on Old Columbia Road.

We use the same play-based curriculum as other preschools in our system, but Kendall Ridge also offers:

  • A close knit community where everyone knows each other
  • Multiple playgrounds so each age group can play and learn
  • A key code entry system that only allows those with authorized access to come into the school

In the Neighborhood

Our hours are 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, and you can find us at:

6000 University Blvd.
Ellicott City, MD 21043

A Parent’s Point of View

“This school has been our family for 5+ years. We love the teachers and administrators. . . I absolutely respect and am encouraged by the steps the school has taken to keep my children safe and healthy. I applaud all that they have done to be safe but also give our kids the structure and experiences that they so desperately need. My kids are thriving and happy at Columbia Academy.”

– Kendall Ridge parent

See where your child can thrive.

Come visit the Preschool at Kendall Ridge and see for yourself how we can partner with you to help your child learn and grow. To schedule a tour, please call (410) 203-9608 or email

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