Preschool/Private School Open House & Special Events Guide

by Liz Jones | August 29, 2018 11:00 am

Registration is underway at these parent-loved schools. Take a peek to see when your child’s potential next home away from home is hosting an open house, registration event, or tour! Check out our comprehensive list below, or

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Fairfax[1] | Loudoun[2] | Prince William[3]

BeanTree Learning[4] & The Pavilion at BeanTree[5]
43629 & 43635 Greenway Corporate Dr., Ashburn, VA 20147 | (571) 223-3110/3113
5003 Westone Plaza, Chantilly, VA 20151 | (703) 961-8222

Upcoming Events & Open Houses:
None currently scheduled; request a tour[6]

[7]As a premier provider of early childhood education, BeanTree Learning proudly offers a variety of programs at their state-of-the-art campuses in Ashburn and Chantilly, VA. The Chantilly campus serves infants-KG and after school; the Ashburn campuses serve infants-grade 3. BeanTree’s highly qualified teachers, low student-teacher ratios, and outstanding curriculum ensure students succeed and excel in their academic adventure in the best environment!

Kiddie Academy of Moorefield Station[8]
22430 Flagstaff Plaza, Ashburn, VA 20148 | (703) 497-2900

Upcoming Events & Open Houses:
Dec 12: Open House | Learn more[9]

Kiddie Academy[10]Kiddie Academy, an education daycare that also provides aftercare, focuses on days filled with learning and fun, the key ingredients of their Life Essentials educational philosophy. Parents love the smiles on their children’s faces as they learn, share family-style meals with other children, and grow socially. Children love their outdoor play equipment, personalized attention, and fun academic activities.

The Goddard School in Herndon[11]
2400 Dulles Town Blvd., Herndon, VA 20171 | (703) 653-0337

Upcoming Events & Open Houses:
None currently scheduled; request a tour[12]

The Goddard School[13]The Goddard School’s exclusive FLEX Learning Program, an accredited education curriculum[14], gives children 6-weeks to 6-years-old the opportunity to thrive in their full-/half-day programs! Highly skilled, professional teachers encourage children to develop at their own pace – becoming respectful, confident, and joyful learners! The Goddard School also offers before- and aftercare, as well as summer camp adventures[15] for children up to 10-years-old.

Ha’penny Montessori School[16]
20854 Stubble Rd., Ashburn, VA 20147 | (703) 729-5755

Upcoming Events & Open Houses:
Jan 12: Open House | Learn more[17]

[18]Founded in 2009, Ha’penny Montessori School provides the highest quality care and education to infants, toddlers, preschoolers, and even kindergarteners! This small, nationally accredited community-minded school offers both part- and full-time care under the Montessori philosophy of learning. All children benefit from the school’s highly sought after, whole-child educational approach while being nurtured through activities that meet their needs!

Montessori of Chantilly – Casa dei Bambini[19]
42200 Glascock Field Dr., Dulles, VA 20166 | ( 703) 961-0211

Montessori of Gainesville – Casa dei Bambini[20]
14130 Glenkirk Rd., Gainesville, VA 20155 | ( 703) 754-0946

Upcoming Events & Open Houses:
None currently scheduled; request a tour: Gainesville[21] | Chantilly[22]

Montessori of Chantilly[23] and Montessori of Gainesville[24] have been dedicated to serving children 20-mo to 6-years-old since 2005! Practicing Montessori education, this child-centered approach values the human spirit and the development of the whole child – physically, socially, emotionally, and cognitively. Children become confident and self-directed learners with an ability to think critically, work collaboratively, and act boldly!

Villa Montessori[25]
1609 Village Market Blvd. SE, Ste. 100, Leesburg, VA 20175 | (571) 281-5800

Upcoming Events & Open Houses:
Jan 12: Open House | Learn more[26]

[27]Encourage your child’s natural curiosity and see what Villa Montessori has to offer! Serving families with children 18-mo to 6-years-old, including Kindergarten, the school’s Montessori and Reggio combined educational approach offers hands-on, personalized opportunities for little learners. Set the foundation for your child’s lifelong love of learning today!

Golden Pond School (GPS)[28]
43940 Farmwell Hunt Plaza, Ashburn, VA, 20147 | (703) 723-7663

Upcoming Events & Open Houses:
Jan 9: Bring Stories to Life with GPS at Go Bananas! | Learn more & RSVP[29]
Jan 13: Open House | Learn more[30]
Jan 24: Cooking with GPS at Whole Foods Market | Learn more & RSVP[29]
Jan 30: KG Info Sessions | Learn more & RSVP[31]
Jan 31: Jr. KG Info Sessions | Learn more & RSVP[31]
Feb 2: Open House | Learn more[30]
Feb 20: Open House | Learn more[30]

Golden Pond School[32]Golden Pond School is a fully accredited private Preschool, Kindergarten, After School Enrichment, and Summer Camp for ages 2-8 from 7:30 am-6 pm. GPS provides an impressive theme-based curriculum and interactive learning environment. GPS’ warm and friendly campus, plus highly qualified teachers make it the leader for early childhood learning. “I don’t know what the magic formula is at GPS, but it works!” — LCPS Teacher

Nysmith School for the Gifted[33]
13625 EDS Dr., Herndon, VA 20171 | (703) 713-3332

Upcoming Events & Open Houses:
Dec 13: Open House | Learn more[34]
Jan 24: Open House | Learn more[35]

Nysmith School for the Gifted[36]Preschool to 8th-grade students at Nysmith are taught by dedicated faculty who emphasize minimal homework to make school fun and help kids reach their potential without stress. They also offer diversified reading/math (up to 4 grade levels ahead), allowing students to pursue their passions. Daily science, computer lab, foreign language classes, a comprehensive music program, and over 65 afternoon clubs round out their award-winning curriculum!

Loudoun Montessori School[37]
21690 Red Rum Dr., Ste. 182-192, Ashburn, VA 20147 | (571) 291-2875

Upcoming Events & Open Houses:
None currently scheduled; request a tour[38]

Loudoun Montessori School[39]Offering care for children beginning at 18-months-old, Loudoun Montessori School’s (LMS) toddler- and primary-age programs encourage curiosity and foster confident, independent, and lifelong learners! With a strong curriculum built upon the Montessori philosophy of learning, parents and children love the opportunities for natural learning in areas like math, language, PE, Spanish, and more! LMS has openings in their toddler and primary classrooms.

Primrose School of Reston[40]
1309 N Village Rd., Reston, VA 20194 | (571) 308-6577

Upcoming Events & Open Houses:
None currently scheduled; request a tour[41]

Primrose Schools[42]Primrose School of Reston provides early education and childcare for infants through pre-kindergarteners. We believe that who children become is as important as what they know. At Primrose, we use our Balanced Learning approach to help empower children to reach their full potential by nurturing curiosity, creativity, and compassion. This helps spark lightbulb moments that lead to a lifelong love of learning.

Montessori Country School[43]
621 Alabama Dr., Herndon, VA 20170 | (703) 437-8285

Upcoming Events & Open Houses:
None currently scheduled; request a tour[44]

Montessori Country School[45]Montessori Country School’s 47-year history of providing outstanding Montessori education continues! Their curriculum emphasizes the development of the whole child, 16-months to age 6, within a helpful, respectful, and cooperative community. As a small school, MCS ensures a nurturing atmosphere with low student to staff ratios, as well as boasts a green oasis on a 2-acre campus, complete with an outdoor learning environment and shaded play area.

LePort Montessori Aldie[46]
24328 Marrwood Dr., Aldie, VA 20105 | (703) 810-7160

LePort Montessori Broadlands[47]
42945 Waxpool Rd., Ashburn, VA 20148 | (703) 810-7808

LePort Montessori Chantilly[48]
4550 Walney Rd., Chantilly, VA 20151 | (571) 222-4728

LePort Montessori Fairfax[49]
3909 Oak St., Fairfax, VA 22030 | (703) 810-7247

LePort Montessori Herndon[50]
13251 Woodland Park Rd., Herndon, VA 20171 | (571) 222-4931

LePort Montessori Reston[51]
11579 Cedar Chase Rd., Herndon, VA 20170 | (703) 810-7811

Upcoming Events & Open Houses:
Dec 11: Parent Talk on Positive Discipline (Chantilly) | Learn more[52]
Dec 14: Group Tour (Aldie) | Learn more[52]

At one of LePort’s six beautiful Montessori schools in Loudoun and Fairfax counties, experience the warm and natural classroom environments where children discover a love of learning. Attend an open house, and let your child test out a playground! Meet LePort’s nurturing, professional staff, tour their campus, and learn how to enroll your child.

Herndon Community Center Preschool[53]
814 Ferndale Ave., Herndon, VA 20170 | (703) 435-6800 x2119

Upcoming Events & Open Houses:
Open House: Feb 19 | Learn more[54]

[55]The Herndon Community Center offers an introduction to learning in a nurturing environment for potty-trained children ages 3-5. The staff helps foster independence, a positive self-image, and a sense of responsibility in little ones through meaningful activities both inside and outside of the classroom. This state-licensed center also offers plenty of field trips, outdoor and nature exploration programs, and even yoga!

Chesterbrook Academy Elementary & Middle School[56]
46100 Woodshire Dr., Sterling, VA 20166 | (703) 404-0202

Upcoming Events & Open Houses:
None currently scheduled; request a tour[57]

Chesterbrook Academy Elementary & Middle School[58]

Offering accredited Jr. KG through 8th-grade programs, students thrive in classrooms with low student-to-teacher ratios and a challenging curriculum with opportunities to demonstrate what they know through hands-on, real-life applications. Chesterbrook also believes in whole child development. From family involvement with their thriving PTO to in-school and afterschool enrichment and leadership opportunities, your child will grow in so many ways.

Academy of Christian Education[59]
10800 Parkridge Blvd., Ste. 150, Reston, VA 20191 | (703) 471-2132

Upcoming Events & Open Houses:
Dec 14: Open House | Learn more[60]

[61]Serving toddlers through elementary-aged students, the Academy of Christian Education inspires a lifelong love of learning through their academically accelerated curriculum. ACE combines a high-quality academically accelerated program with a Biblical foundation, where all children benefit from the school’s state-of-the-art computer lab, fine arts opportunities, and high academic standards.

United Christian Parish Preschool[62]
11508 North Shore Dr., Reston, VA 20190 | (703) 437-1127

Upcoming Events & Open Houses:
None currently scheduled; request a tour[63]

[64]United Christian Parish Preschool, a NAEYC-accredited, faith-based school for children ages 2 to 5, would love to welcome you to their school family! Offering 2-, 3-, 4-, and 5-day classes, their philosophy and goals revolve around the social, emotional, physical, cognitive, and spiritual development of your child.

Lake Anne Nursery Kindergarten[65]
12021 North Shore Dr., Reston, VA 20190 | (703) 437-0035

Upcoming Events & Open Houses:
Jan 10, 16, & 26: Open House | Learn more[66]

[67]LANK offers play-based preschool programs and extended day opportunities. All programs incorporate STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) through hands-on activities. An appreciation for nature is also embraced as children are encouraged to explore the beautiful wooded campus. Children feel valued and loved by LANK’s devoted staff whose guidance promotes creativity, cooperation, and caring for others.

BASIS Independent McLean[68]
8000 Jones Branch Dr., McLean, VA 22102 | (703) 854-1253

Upcoming Events & Open Houses:
Dec 12: Info Session for Grades 1-8 | Learn more[69]
Dec 18: Info Session for Grades 5-12 | Learn more[70]
Jan 12: Open House for Age 2-Grade 12 | Learn more[71]

BASIS Independent McLean[72]At BASIS Independent McLean, an age 2–grade 12 private school, students learn at the highest international levels in a liberal arts program with a STEM focus that is inspired by best education practices from top school systems worldwide. Passionate, expert teachers lead every subject and work to make learning an engaging and joyful endeavor as they prepare students with the knowledge, critical thinking, and self-advocacy skills needed to succeed!

Cooperative Preschool of Loudoun[73]
42507 Mount Hope Rd., Ashburn, VA 20148 | 703-724-0496

Upcoming Events & Open Houses:
Feb 9: Open House | Learn more[74]

Cooperative Preschool of Loudoun [75]Celebrating its 50th year, the Cooperative Preschool of Loudoun (CPL) is a school that offers small class sizes and a curriculum implemented through purposeful play. The staff of professional teachers strives to provide your child with a positive preschool experience in an environment where parents and teachers work together to meet each child’s individual needs. CPL is a not-for-profit, state-licensed preschool for ages 2.5- to 5-year-olds.

Hunters Woods Cooperative Preschool[76]
11550 Glade Dr., Reston, VA 20191 | (571) 350-9499

Upcoming Events & Open Houses:
Jan 14 & 28: Free Open Play | Learn more[77]

[78]Hunters Woods Cooperative Preschool, a licensed, non-profit cooperative preschool, encourages preschool-age children to develop a sense of worthiness and ability, and sensitivity towards others in their half-day programs. Their curriculum, developed by experienced educators, is based on individual and group needs, interests, and abilities. In a cooperative preschool, families have the unique opportunity to be a part of their child’s early education!

Disclaimer/Terms[79]: These opportunities are subject to last minute cancellations and changes that might not be reflected in this post. Please, always confirm by calling/clicking.

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