We are now open 23 Hours per day, 7 days per week!

Providing a positive environment and a stimulating curriculum for your child

Our mission is to provide a fun and enjoyable experience for children while fostering each child’s intellectual, social, physical, and moral development in an academic-rich and secure environment. We believe that every individual can create for himself a rich and meaningful life, so we seek to provide each one with the opportunities to achieve his or her full potential.


Our vision is to be among the finest providers of care for young children, where committed teachers and carefully designed learning experiences help children be the best they can be.

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2 New Heights Child Development Center is committed to providing full and part-time childcare and educational programs for children 6 weeks to 12 years old, providing families around Washington, DC, a cheerful and secure environment for learning and development.

We welcome you and your child to an environment where they can grow to their fullest potential. We offer students a well-rounded and developmentally appropriate academic programs with extracurricular opportunities that help develop a lifetime love of learning and build a strong foundation for social, emotional, physical, and intellectual growth.

The center is owned and directed by Dr. Ernesta Gibbs Battle. Dr. Battle is a committed educator with numerous years of experience. She also has an extensive background in Curriculum and Instruction, Research, and Administration. We are also proud to have earned NAEYC Accreditation, the mark of quality for early childhood education programs.

We believe that your child’s early years of formative learning are crucial, so we will strive to continue providing opportunities to make a positive difference in their lives. We are honored to provide child development professionals who are focused on creating experiences and opportunities that support the rapid and essential development of your child. We will also work to strengthen parent/staff relationships and be the extended family you can rely on for your child’s development.

We encourage parents to come in and take a thorough tour of our center and see how we can provide the best care for your child.

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