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Preschool/Private School Open House Guide


See our full Preschool Directory here


Registration for the 2016/2017 school years is underway at local, popular, 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!


Lake-Anne-Nursey-Kindergarten-LANK-200Lake Anne Nursery Kindergarten (LANK)
12021 North Shore Dr., Reston, VA 20190
Connect: Online | Facebook | Twitter | (703) 437-0035
Tours: Available upon request

Upcoming Events: To be announced

Lake Anne Nursery Kindergarten (LANK) offers a variety of play-based preschool programs and full-day kindergarten that incorporates STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) through hands-on activities. Children are encouraged to explore both in classrooms and outside on our beautiful wooded campus. LANK’s loving staff offers the guidance that allows for creativity, cooperation, and caring for others.


Montessori of Chantilly Casa dei Bambini_optMontessori of Chantilly – Casa dei Bambini
4212-F Technology Ct., Chantilly, VA 20151
Connect: Online | Facebook | (703) 961-0211
Tours: Available upon request

Montessori of Gainesville – Casa dei Bambini
14130 Glenkirk Rd., Gainesville, VA 20155
Connect: Online | Facebook | (703) 754-0946
Tours: Available upon request

Upcoming Events:
Mar 25: FREE Parent Education Session featuring local Parenting Expert Dr. Rene Hackney: How to Raise a Respectful and Grateful Child (Gainesville) 9:30-11:30 am
May 20: FREE Parent Education Session featuring local Parenting Expert Dr. Rene Hackney: How Screen Time and Technology Affect Your Preschool-Age Child (Chantilly) 9:30-11:30 am

Montessori of Chantilly and Montessori of Gainesville have been dedicated to serving children 20-months through 6-years-old since 2005. With a focus on the Montessori Method of 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!


LOGOS-Academy-200LOGOS Academy
13560 McLearen Rd., Herndon, VA 20171
Connect: Online | Facebook | (202) 669-4319
Tours: Available upon request

Upcoming Events: To be announced

LOGOS Academy, a Christ-centered school, provides a high-quality education that prepares students to be part of the global community by fostering a Spanish/English dual-language immersion educational experience. Classes are small to meet individual needs, and a variety of enrichment programs are offered in this program, which provides both half- and full-day options.


Centreville Preschool
13916 Braddock Rd., Centreville, VA 20120
Connect: Online | Facebook | (703) 830-5656
Tours: Available upon request

Upcoming Events: To be announced

Centreville Preschool Inc. (CPI) is a co-op preschool with a focus on play-based learning. They offer morning and afternoon 2-, 3-, and 4-day classes for children ages 2.5-5 (no potty training required). CPI prides itself on its caring and nurturing teachers who work with parents to ensure families maintain an active role in their child’s education. Centreville Preschool also includes specialized programs to engage students in STEM activities and art/sensory play.


The-Learning-ExperienceThe Learning Experience
4150 Pleasant Valley Rd., Chantilly, VA 20151
Connect: Online | Facebook | (703) 378-7391
Tours: Available upon request

Upcoming Events:
Apr 1: Annual Spring Fling & Egg Hunt, 10 am-12 pm

The Learning Experience of Chantilly/South Riding is a premier nationwide academy of early education that builds a strong foundation for each child to grow emotionally, socially, and cognitively. Their award winning school includes Make Believe Boulevard, dedicated to play and a curriculum comprised of sign language, science, math, social studies, and technology lessons; all specifically designed to play a crucial role in your child’s early life advancements.


kiddie-academy-200Kiddie Academy of Ashburn
20775 Century Corner Dr., Ashburn, VA 20147
Connect: Online | Facebook | Twitter | (571) 223-0800
Tours: Available upon request

Upcoming Events:
Apr 1: Summer Camp Open House, 10 am-12 pm
May 6: Open House, 10 am

The Kiddie Academy of Ashburn, VA, voted top preschool in the Ashburn community several years in a row, combines learning with fun! In addition to parent-loved education programs, kids, 6-weeks to 12-years-old, love the outdoor play equipment, personalized attention, and fun academic activities. Plus, many of the caregivers have at least 5-years of early childhood development experience!


Centreville Day SchoolCentreville Day School Preschool
6400 Old Centreville Rd., Centreville, VA 20121
Connect: Online | Facebook | Twitter | (571) 522-1875
Tours: Available upon request

Upcoming Events: To be announced

Centreville Day School Preschool, a program of Centreville United Methodist Church, is a non-profit, child-focused Christian preschool learning environment that provides experiences designed to foster your child’s cognitive, spiritual, social, and physical growth. Children ages 2.5-5 enjoy music class, chapel time, playtime, and more as they develop necessary skills for kindergarten and beyond. Parents are welcome to visit anytime.


nzone-200Little Stars Playschool at The nZone
14550 Lee Rd., Chantilly, VA 20151
Connect: Online | Facebook | Twitter | (703) 266-0118
Tours: Available upon request

Upcoming Events: To be announced

Little Stars Playschool is a fun-filled, half-day opportunity for kids 2-5 (no potty training required)! Kids enjoy games, activities, music, and playtime with the option of attending all week or on an as-needed basis. Each week features a different theme from farm animals and seasons to dinosaurs and butterflies. Your little one will have loads of fun making cool crafts, playing sports, and making new friends! Space is available now!


HUMC-Preschool-200HUMC Preschool
701 Bennett St., Herndon, VA 20170
Connect: Online | Facebook | Twitter | (703) 435-5688
Tours: Available upon request

Upcoming Events:
June-July: Weekly summer camps

For more than 20-years, HUMC Preschool has been guided by the belief that children develop in many ways. Their programs for children ages 2-5 provide a warm, nurturing environment, giving each child the guidance, room, and encouragement to develop confidence through active participation in carefully designed learning activities. In addition to their Preschool programs, they offer an optional Lunch Bunch to extend your child’s day until 2 pm, giving you added flexibility.


Center Stage PreschoolCenter Stage Preschool
20955 Professional Plaza, Ashburn, VA 20147
Connect: Online | Facebook | (703) 723-6265
Tours: Available upon request

Upcoming Events:
Mar 25: Open House, 10 am
Mar 30: Craft Night Open House, 7 pm (new craft theme weekly)
Apr 1, 8: Open House, 3-5 pm

Children ages 3 to 6 thrive at Center Stage Preschool! With a Montessori approach, they offer a rich environment that caters to your child’s ability to explore, learn life skills, socialize with others, and be a valuable member of their preschool community. Center Stage also embraces fine art, from drama and dance to painting and drawing, as well as a play-centered environment that values cultural diversity.


YMCA-Loudoun-County-200YMCA Loudoun County Youth Development Center
624 W. Church Rd., Sterling, VA 20164
Connect: Online | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | (703) 430-2781
Tours: Available upon request

Upcoming Events:
Apr 12, May 10: Open House, 10 am
Apr 29: Healthy Kids Day, 11 am-2 pm

With a new physical location offering early childhood programs for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers, Loudoun County’s YMCA now has a Youth Development Center! Alongside their already well-known and respected after-school and enrichment programs, the YMCA’s childcare will include all of the wonderful activities families, and children have grown to know and love! Request a tour today and see why the Y is the place to be for children 6-weeks to 12-years-old!


Golden Pond SchoolGolden-Pond-School-200-x-200
43940 Farmwell Hunt Plaza, Ashburn, VA, 20147
Connect: Online | Facebook | Instagram | (703) 723-7663
Tours: Available upon request

Upcoming Events: To be announced

Golden Pond School is a fully-accredited, private preschool and kindergarten serving children 2.5-7! Providing an integrated curriculum, interactive learning environment, and age-appropriate education, Golden Pond School’s warm and friendly campus and highly-qualified teachers make it the best place for early childhood learning! Now offering part-/full-day preschool, full-day kindergarten, enrichment, and extended day options with pick up from local elementary schools.


Loudoun Country Day SchoolLoudoun Country Day School
20600 Red Cedar Dr., Leesburg, VA 20175
Connect: Online | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | (703) 777-3841
Tours: Available upon request

Upcoming Events:
Apr 7: PS-2nd Grade Open House & Tour, 9 am
Apr 7: 3rd-8th Grade Open House & Tour, 10:30 am

An award-winning, accredited, independent school serving children in preschool through eighth grade, Loudoun Country Day School (LCDS) celebrates, cultivates, and nurtures the whole child. Our low teacher-student ratio and a wide variety of fine arts, foreign language, STEM, and athletic offerings provide a strong foundation for children to thrive. Limited spaces now available in full-day PreK, kindergarten, and grades 1-8. Contact us to visit!


Academy of Christian Educationacademy-of-christian-education-200
10800 Parkridge Blvd., Suite 150, Reston, VA 20191
Connect: Online | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | (703) 471-2132
Tours: Available upon request

Upcoming Events:
Apr 18, May 16: Open House, 10 am

Serving toddler through elementary-aged students, the Academy of Christian Education (ACE) inspires a lifelong love of learning through their academically accelerated curriculum. As the only school in Northern Virginia that combines a high quality academically accelerated program with a Biblical foundation, all children benefit from the school’s state-of-the-art computer lab, fine arts opportunities, and high academic standards. ACE also offers weekly clubs, aftercare, and camp options throughout the year.


Hunters Woods Cooperative Preschoolhunters-woods-preschool-200
11550 Glade Dr., Reston, VA 20191
Connect: Online | Facebook | (571) 350-9499
Tours: Available upon request

Upcoming Events: To be announced

Hunters Woods Cooperative Preschool, a licensed, non-profit, family participation preschool, is designed to encourage preschool-age children to develop a sense of worthiness and ability, and sensitivity towards others through 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.


Bright Horizons at Commerce Metrobright-horizons-1-200
11400 Commerce Park Dr., Ste. R140, Reston, VA 20191
Connect: Online | Facebook | (703) 774-3211

Bright Horizons at Inova Fair Oaks
3575 Joseph Siewick Dr., Fairfax, VA 22033
Connect: Online | Facebook | (703) 391-4700

Bright Horizons at Inova Fairfax
3310 Gallows Rd., Falls Church, VA 22042
Connect: Online Facebook | (703) 207-2010

Bright Horizons at Old Town Alexandria
411 John Carlyle St., Alexandria, VA 22314
Connect: Online | Facebook | (703) 519-1840

Bright Horizons at Skyline
5203 Leesburg Pike, Ste. 100, Falls Church, VA 22041
Connect: Online | Facebook | (703) 379-2315

Tours: Available upon request
Upcoming Events:
Mar 20-24: Open House, 8 am-12 pm (Reston)
Apr 20: Teaching Empathy in Young Children, 5:30 pm (Reston)

Bright Horizons, a leading provider of high-quality early education and preschool, empowers children from infancy on to become confident, successful learners and secure, caring people through their programs. They strive to grow young readers, scientists, artists, and explorers who are engaged and curious through a proven curriculum that builds a foundation in language, science, math, and social skills. Their programs are enriched with STEM education, physical fitness and wellness, Yoga, art, and baby sign language.


BeanTree LearningBean-Tree-Learning-200 & The Pavilion at BeanTree
43629 & 43635 Greenway Corporate Dr., Ashburn, VA 20147
5003 Westone Plaza, Chantilly, VA 20151
Connect: Online | Facebook | (571) 223-3110 & 3113
Tours: Available upon request

Upcoming Events:
Apr 1: KG-2nd & KG Enrichment Open House, 10 am-2 pm (Ashburn Campus)
Apr 1: Full-Day KG Open House 10 am-2 pm (Westfields Campus)

As Northern Virginia’s premier school for early childhood, BeanTree Learning is proud to offer a variety of programs serving infants through Pre-K within their state-of-the-art campuses in Ashburn and Chantilly. For older children, K-1st grade, The Pavilion at BeanTree offers unparalleled programs. Committed to preparing students to succeed as future learners in life and school, BeanTree’s highly-trained educators, low teacher-to-student ratios, and continued professional development ensure the best environment for students to excel and succeed!


Claude Moore Community Center PreschoolClaude Moore Community Center Preschool
46111 Loudoun Park Ln., Sterling, VA 20164
Connect: Online | (571) 258-3500
Tours: Available upon request

Upcoming Events:
Apr 7: Spring Open House, 10 am-12 pm

Claude Moore Community Center offers a state-licensed program for children 2.5- to 4-years of age! Little ones will thrive in their toddler and preschool programs, which focus on play and socialization and are offered from September through May! The Claude Moore Community Center Preschool also provides a variety of scheduling options for each age group, helping to meet the needs of each and every family!


hapenny-montessori-school-200Ha’penny Montessori School
20854 Stubble Rd., Ashburn, VA 20147
Connect: Online | Facebook | (703) 729-5755
Tours: Available upon request

Upcoming Events:
Ongoing: Summer/Fall enrollment

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


LePort Montessori
Tours: Available upon request

Visit one of our six beautiful Montessori schools in Loudoun and Fairfax counties. Experience the warm and natural classroom environments where children discover a love of learning. Attend one of our open houses, and let your child try out our playgrounds. Meet our nurturing, professional staff, and learn how to enroll your child.

LePort Montessori Aldie
24328 Marrwood Dr., Aldie, VA 20105
Connect: Online | Facebook | Twitter | (703) 810-7160

Upcoming Events:
Apr 21, 28: Group Tour: Why LePort Montessori, 9:30 am
May 27: Touch-a-Truck, 11 am

LePort Montessori Broadlands
42945 Waxpool Rd., Ashburn, VA 20148
Connect: Online | Facebook |Twitter | (703) 810-7808

Upcoming Events:
Apr 20: Group Tour: Why LePort Montessori, 10 am
Apr 22: Spring Festival, 11 am

LePort Montessori Chantilly
4550 Walney Rd., Chantilly, VA 20151
Connect: Online | Facebook | Twitter | (571) 222-4728

Upcoming Events:
Apr 6, 27: Group Tour: Why LePort Montessori, 9:30 am
Apr 22: Open House & Parent Info Event, 10 am

LePort Montessori Fairfax
3909 Oak St., Fairfax, VA 22030
Connect: Online | Facebook | Twitter | (703) 810-7247

Upcoming Events:
Apr 21: Open House & Parent Info Event, 9 am
May 6: Spring Festival, 11 am

LePort Montessori Herndon
13251 Woodland Park Rd., Herndon, VA 20171
Connect: Online | Facebook | Twitter | (571) 222-4931

Upcoming Events:
Mar 31, Apr 28: Group Tour: Why LePort Montessori, 10 am

LePort Montessori Reston
11579 Cedar Chase Rd., Herndon, VA 20170
Connect: Online | Facebook | Twitter | (703) 810-7811

Upcoming Events:
Apr 21, May 12: Tea Social & Tour, 10 am


United Christian Parish Preschool United Christian Parish Preschool
11508 North Shore Dr., Reston, VA 20190
Connect: Online | Facebook | Twitter | (703) 437-1127
Tours: Available upon request

Upcoming Events: To be announced

United Christian Parish Preschool, an 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. Spaces are available for the current school year, as well as this Fall.


Vision MontessoriVision Montessori
21740 Beaumeade Circle, Ste. 100-A, Ashburn, VA 20147
Connect: Online | Facebook | Twitter | 724-1500

Upcoming Events:
Apr 7, 21: Open House, 9 am-12 pm

Vision Montessori (VM) offers authentic Montessori education in the heart of Ashburn, VA. Different from other schools, Vision Montessori follows a year-round schedule to provide families consistency and convenience. With programs for children 3-months to 6-years-old, the school aims to equip your child, no matter their age with an academic foundation, critical thinking skills, and the character to flourish! Please note, children in the VM’s toddler and primary programs are not required to be potty-trained.


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


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