School FAQs

School FAQ’s

Q: What is the school’s TAX ID number?

A: For purposes of financial reports and tax exemption please note that as of February 2, 2007 our EIN number is 20-8512281. Full name of the school is Alef Bet Montessori School Inc. We are a nonprofit charitable organization.

Q: How can I find out about inclement weather or weather emergency updates?

A: We will e-mail the parent body with weather emergency updates.  Parents may send an e-mail to to inquire about closings and delays.

Q: Can you remind me of the School's Weather Policy?

A: We watch the weather very closely. We follow Montgomery County for the first day of a storm event. After the first day of a storm, we make our own decisions about closures and delays.  We will notify you about closures and delays via email and recorded message on the school’s weather-emergency line.  We will make our announcement as early as possible.

Q: How do I leave a message for my child’s teacher?

A: Please email for any non-emergency messages.  Please call 301-556-5010 for any time sensitive messages.

Q: What are the arrival and dismissal times for school?

A: The arrival and dismissal times are as follows.

2018- 2019

Before Care:
Available beginning at 7:30 a.m.
Arrival Times:
Elementary 8:00 am
Primary 8:30 am
Toddler 9:00 am
Dismissal Times:
Elementary 3:15 pm
Primary & Toddler, Half & Full 12:15 pm & 2:45 pm
Aftercare Hebrew Program:
Available until 4:45 p.m. Mon – Thurs.
There is no aftercare available on Fridays.

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