Mission (Misión): 

 School based health and wellness centers work with children and their families in the school community to reach their full potential by offering coordinated medical care, preventive and psychosocial services, quality counseling, positive youth development, and health education, in a culturally sensitive and confidential manner. The medical health care component serves students enrolled in the schools as well as their uninsured siblings, and Care for Kids enrollees living within the school’s zip codes. Mental health and social services are available to students enrolled in the schools and their families. 


Location (Localización):


Highland Elementary School

3100 Medway Street

Silver Spring, MD 20902


Hours (Horas): 


Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 3:30 pm (when school is in session)

Phone: 240-740-1758

Fax: (301) 946-5962  


 Staff (Empleados): 


Katherine Spivey, RN, BSN, SCHN - School Nurse

Victoria Simpson, SHRT - School Health Room Tech

Patricia Belchere, RN - Part-time School Nurse  

Laura Rogers, CPNP - Pediatric Nurse Practictioner

Dr. Someshwar - Pediatrician   


Enrollment forms: 


 Services (Servicios): 

*for uninsured or Care for Kids students

  • Routine Well Child and Sport Physical Exams 
  • Sick Care (diagnosis and treatment of minor illnesses and injuries) 
  • Chronic Health Problems (e.g. asthma, obesity)*  
  • Health Screenings (vision, hearing, development)  
  • Dental Assessments/Fluoride Treatments*  
  • Vaccinations  
  • Laboratory Testing*  
  • Prescriptions      
Resources (Recursos):