SAECC has 13 classrooms equipped with developmentally appropriate equipment such as sensory tables, dramatic play, manipulatives, and plenty of open space to allow room for free play and exploration.

Other Educational Spaces

  • The Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM)

  • The Library

  • Indoor Gymnasium

Available Hours of Care

We currently follow a staggered schedule which means each child is offered 8 hours and 45 minutes of care. The offered schedules vary depending on class, but generally include the 5 following time slots:

  • 7:15a-4:00p

  • 7:45a-4:30p

  • 8:15a-5:00p

  • 8:45a-5:30p

  • 9:15a-6:00p

Please be sure to confirm the availability of your desired hours with our Admissions Manager  before formally enrolling. 

Outside Premises

  • Secure Outdoor Playground

  • Secure "Tot-Lot"  (playground designed for toddlers)

  • Gated Outdoor Terrace

  • Easy pick-up and drop-off

  • Plentiful On-site Parking​

Great Neighbors

  • Tenleytown Library

  • Yuma Center

  • Janney Elementary School

  • St. Ann’s Church

  • American University

Great Location

  • Across from Tenleytown/AU Metro Station

  • Adjoins Tenley-Friendship Neighborhood Library, Janney Elementary School, and AU Washington College of Law