SmartKids Child Care & Learning Center


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A love for learning begins during childhood! At SmartKids Child Care and Learning Center, we provide quality early childhood education. We enroll children from six weeks to 12 years of age. With two locations in Meadowlands and Washington, PA, we are able to work with many students in the surrounding areas.

We are proud to use the Teaching Strategies Family app to increase our program quality. With Teaching Strategies Family and Teaching Strategies Gold, we are able to share the child’s progress with the parents thru daily reports and connect our weekly lesson plans with the children’s daily reports. We are also able to send real time photos, videos and SMS text to parents daily.






Smart Parents Choose SmartKids!


At our centers, we offer infant and toddler care, as well as preschool. For school-age children, we provide before- and after-school care, summer camps, and transportation to and from the local school districts. We are licensed through the state of Pennsylvania, and have affordable tuition rates and outdoor classrooms. All teachers have a background in early childhood education.




About Us


SmartKids began in 1996 and is privately owned. The business was started by Donna Shriver, who saw a need for quality child care in Washington County and believes childhood is a time of real value. SmartKids began with the idea that it is essential for every child to have exposure to quality early learning in a developmentally appropriate setting.


We are currently in Washington County, Pennsylvania and service many elementary schools in the Washington, Trinity, McGuffey, Canon-MacMillan, and Chartiers Houston School Districts. Our centers are devoted to serving children and their families with qualified early learning staff. SmartKids is a Pennsylvania State licensed child care and learning organization that has been rated 4 STARS by the Keystone STARS Program. We have also obtained certification through Nature Explore for our outdoor nature play space.







Mission Statement


It is the mission of our child care and learning center to be committed to the children enrolled in our program in their efforts to thrive in an environment that fosters friendship, curiosity, problem solving skills, self esteem and respect. We will integrate cooperative working relationships among staff and parents.




Vision Statement


The management and staff at SmartKids Child Care and Learning Center value the children in our care as individuals and we respect the diversity of the families that have become integrated into the SmartKids family. We also value positive working relationships established among the staff, parents, children and the surrounding communities. Providing a safe, nurturing and quality environment that is conducive to learning is at the forefront of our daily operations.







We are a Keystone 4-STAR rated child care center! Call 724-746-1281 for our Meadowlands center or 724-229-9110 for our Washington center. And be sure to check out our upcoming events !