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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!


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

Upcoming Events:
Open House & General Registration: Jan 16, 7-8 pm

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 2.5-6 will enjoy music class, chapel time, playtime, and more as they develop necessary skills for kindergarten and beyond. Parents are welcome to visit anytime!


The Goddard SchoolThe Goddard School
2400 Dulles Town Blvd., Herndon, VA 20171
Connect: Online | Facebook | Twitter | (703) 653-0337
Tours: Available upon request

Upcoming Events:
Winter Festival & Breakfast with Santa: Dec 9, 10 am-12 pm
Open House: Every Wednesday, 9:30 am- 6 pm

The Goddard School’s exclusive FLEX Learning Program (Fun Learning Experience), an accredited education curriculum, gives children 6-weeks to 6-years-old the opportunity to thrive in their full- and half-day programs! The FLEX Learning Program prepares little ones for long-term success in school and life. Watch them thrive as 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 after-school enrichment learning programs and Summer Camp adventures for children up to 10-years-old.


BASIS Independent McLeanBASIS Independent McLean
8000 Jones Branch Dr., McLean, VA 22102
Connect: Online | Facebook | Twitter | (703) 854-1253
Tours: Available upon request

Upcoming Events:
General Info Session: Jan 20, 10:30 am

BASIS Independent McLean, a PreK-12 private school part of a network of schools well-known for their excellence in education, is recognized year after year as a Top 10 School in the Nation by U.S. News and World Report and The Washington Post. BASIS sets itself apart with a curriculum inspired by best practices across the globe. Their program was founded on the belief that every child can succeed when taught by passionate subject teachers who are devoted to helping students question, learn, and thrive.


Augusta School
21480 Pacific Blvd., Sterling, VA 20166
Connect: Online | Facebook | (571) 434-6200
Tours: Available upon request

Upcoming Events: To be announced

Offering Early Childhood Education since 2003, Augusta School provides academic and care programs for children 6-weeks to 12-years of age with full-time and part-time options. Their highly-trained staff of educators is devoted to providing an environment that fosters high self-esteem, self-discipline, love of learning, and respect for others. The philosophy of Augusta includes the importance of working closely with parents to create the best learning and care experience.


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: To be announced

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-2nd grade, The Pavilion at BeanTree offers unparalleled programs. Committed to preparing students to succeed as future learners in life and school, BeanTree’s highly qualified and educated teachers, low teacher-to-student ratios, and continued professional development ensure the best environment for students to excel and succeed!


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: To be announced

Montessori of Chantilly – Casa dei Bambini and Montessori of Gainesville – Casa dei Bambini 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!


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:
$125 off enrollment for new students: Ongoing
Open House: Jan 20, 10 am-1 pm

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 highly sought after, whole-child educational approach while being nurtured through activities that meet their needs!


Montessori Children’s House of LoudounMontessori Children’s House of Loudoun
880 W. Church Rd., Sterling, VA 20164
Connect: Online | Facebook | (703) 421-1112
Tours: Available upon request

Upcoming Events: To be announced

Fostering a family-like community deeply rooted in the work of Dr. Maria Montessori, families will find a wonderful educational experience for their children at Montessori Children’s House of Loudoun! Mixed-age and freedom-filled classrooms inspire self-discipline, cooperation, and respect among children 6-weeks to 6-years of age. Children work at their own pace and are guided by a knowledgeable and dedicated staff. Enrollment is ongoing. Provide your child with an experience that will last a lifetime and give them a call today.


Kiddie AcademyKiddie Academy of Ashburn
20775 Century Corner Dr., Ashburn, VA 20147
Connect: Online | Facebook | Twitter | (571) 223-0800

Kiddie Academy of Moorefield Station
22430 Flagstaff Plaza, Ashburn, VA 20148
Connect: Online | Facebook | Twitter | (703) 497-2900

Upcoming Events:
Open House (Moorefield Station): Dec 9, 10 am-1 pm
Photos with Santa Open House (Ashburn): Dec 16, 10 am-1 pm

Kiddie Academy combines learning with fun! Their two Ashburn campuses give parents the flexibility of choosing a convenient location that provides parent-loved education programs. Children 6-weeks to 12-years-old love their outdoor play equipment, personalized attention, and fun academic activities. Parents love that many of the caregivers have at least 5 years of early childhood development experience! Learn more about both campuses and why their new Flagstaff Plaza location will be sure to share many of the same recognitions as their Century Corner Dr. school, including many being voted Ashburn’s Top Preschool!


Nysmith School for the GiftedNysmith School for the Gifted
13625 EDS Dr., Herndon, VA 20171
Connect: Online | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | (703) 713-3332
Tours: Available upon request

Upcoming Events:
Open House: Monthly at 9 am & 1 pm (RSVP here):
Dec 14, Jan 18, Feb 15, Mar 15, Apr 19, May 17

Specifically designed for children who love to learn, The Nysmith School for the Gifted is a unique private education program located in Herndon, VA. This JHU designated Top 10 School in the World offers preschool programs through 8th grade, as well as Mommy and Me. The school’s low teacher-student ratios of 1:9, enthusiastic and dedicated faculty, emphasis on minimal homework, and focus on making school fun help children reach their potential without stress. Nysmith offers diversified reading and math, up to four grade levels ahead, allowing students to pursue their individual passions. Daily Science, Computer Lab, and foreign language classes, plus a comprehensive music program and over 65 afternoon clubs/sports and activities round out this award-winning curriculum. Come see for yourself the difference that The Nysmith School can make in your child’s education. Call today (703) 713-3332 or email [email protected].


Villa Montessori Preschool
1609 Village Market Blvd. SE, Ste. 100, Leesburg, VA 20175
Connect: Online | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | (571) 281-5800
Tours: Available upon request

Upcoming Events:
Open House: Jan 27, 10 am-12 pm

Take advantage of your child’s natural curiosity and see what Villa Montessori Preschool has to offer! Serving families with children 18-months through 6-years-old, 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 and contact Villa Montessori Preschool today!


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.


Tiny City Academy
21019 Forum Terr., Sterling, VA 20166
Connect: Online | Facebook | Twitter | (703) 444-2626
Tours: Available upon request

Upcoming Events: To be announced

Tiny City Academy’s (TCA) state-of-the-art curriculum offers more than a typical classroom, such as yoga, music, and foreign language education! This learning preschool offers exceptional care for children 6-weeks through 12-years-old, including kindergarten and before- and after-care. Experience differentiated instruction alongside TCA’s core values, and watch your child bloom!


Herndon Community Center Preschool
814 Ferndale Ave., Herndon, VA 20170
Connect: Online | (703) 435-6800 x2119
Tours: Available upon request

Upcoming Events: To be announced

The Herndon Community Center Preschool is a great place to grow and learn! Offering an introduction to learning in a nurturing environment for potty-trained children 3- to 5-years-old. The staff helps foster independence, a positive self-image, and a sense of responsibility in your 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! Registration is ongoing, so give them a call today!


LePort Montessori

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.

Upcoming Events:
Gingerbread House Making (Fairfax): Dec 13 & 14, 9 am
Winter Series of Events (Reston): Dec 15, 10-11 am

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

Upcoming Events: To be announced

Children age 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 arts, from drama and dance to painting and drawing, as well as a play-centered environment that values cultural diversity.


LOGOS AcademyLOGOS-Academy-200
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.


As the leading provider of high-quality early education and preschool, Bright Horizons' programs empower children from infancy on to become confident, successful learners and secure, caring people.

Bright Horizons

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.

Upcoming Events: To be announced

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

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

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


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

Upcoming Events:
Open House: Jan 5, 9, 11, 22, & 24, 9:30 am & 1:30 pm
Kindergarten Info Session: Jan 17, 9:30 am & 7:30 pm

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.


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

Upcoming Events:
Cooking with GPS at Whole Foods (Wintry Mix!): Jan 17, 10-11 am
Open House: Jan 21, 2018, 12-3 pm
Full-Day Kindergarten Info Session: Jan 31, 2018, 9-10 am & 6-7 pm
Jr. Kindergarten Info Session: Feb 1, 2018, 9-10 am & 6-7 pm
Open House: Feb 3, 2018, 10 am-1 pm
Open House: Feb 21, 2018, 5-8 pm

Golden Pond School is a fully-accredited, Private Preschool and Kindergarten for children ranging from ages 2-8. Providing an integrated curriculum, interactive learning environment, and age-appropriate education, Golden Pond School’s warm and friendly campus plus highly-qualified teachers make it the best place for early childhood learning! GPS is now offering Stay & Play, quality care from 7:30 am-6 pm plus enrichment options with pick up from local elementary schools.


Loudoun Montessori SchoolLoudoun Montessori School
21690 Red Rum Dr., Ste. 182-192, Ashburn, VA 20147
Connect: Online | Facebook | Twitter | (571) 291-2875
Tours: Available upon request

Upcoming Events:
Open House: Dec 9, 11 am-2 pm ($500 off for new students only)

Loudoun Montessori School knows that the earliest years of life are the most critical to a child’s development. With a strong foundation and curriculum built upon the Montessori philosophy of learning, LMS’ toddler- and primary-age programs encourage curiosity and foster confident, independent, and lifelong learners! Both parents and children love the opportunities for natural learning in content areas like Math, Language, PE, Spanish, and more!


Golden Path AcademyGolden Path Academy
21631 Ridgetop Cir., Sterling, VA 20166
Connect: Online | Facebook | (571) 349-9277
Tours: Available upon request

Upcoming Events: To be announced

Golden Path Academy’s (GPA) mission of excellence shines through their play-based program built on a foundation of Christian faith. Dedicated to developing the whole child — spiritually, emotionally, and academically — GPA offers half-day and full-day programs for infants to PreK-aged children, as well as after-school enrichment opportunities for Kindergarteners and elementary school students up to age 11! Golden Path Academy believes in a partnership between their teachers, students, and parents as children make their journey to greater independence!


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

Upcoming Events:
Open House: Jan 16, Feb 20, Mar 20, Apr 17, & May 15, 10 am-2 pm

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 after-school enrichment clubs, extended care hours, and a summer camp program.


Chesterbrook Academy Elementary & Middle SchoolChesterbrook Academy Elementary & Middle School
46100 Woodshire Dr., Sterling, VA 20166
Connect: Online | Facebook | Twitter | (703) 404-0202

Upcoming Events:
Winter Break Camp: December 21, 22, 27, 28, 29
Open House: Jan 27 & Mar 10, 10 am

Offering accredited Jr. Kindergarten through 8th-grade programs, Chesterbrook helps your child thrive in classrooms with low student-to-teacher ratios and a challenging curriculum that gives them opportunities to demonstrate what they know through hands-on, real-life applications. More than just academics, Chesterbrook Academy 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!


Montessori Country SchoolMontessori Country School
621 Alabama Dr., Herndon, VA 20170
Connect: Online | Facebook | (703) 437-8285
Tours: Available upon request, enroll now, save $500

Upcoming Events: To be announced

Montessori Country School (MCS), who celebrates over 45-years providing Montessori education to the local community as a nonprofit, serves children 2.5 through 6-years-old and their families! Only 80 students are accepted yearly to ensure a small, nurturing atmosphere with low student-to-staff ratios. Their Montessori curriculum emphasizes the development of the whole child within a helpful, respectful, and cooperative community. MCS students also enjoy a quiet, green oasis on a two-acre campus, complete with shaded play areas.


Community Kids Christian PreschoolCommunity Kids Christian Preschool
21014 Whitfield Pl., Sterling, VA 20165
Connect: Online | Facebook | (703) 430-8248
Tours: Available upon request, walk-ins welcome

Upcoming Events:
Open House: Jan 20, 10 am-12 pm
Open Registration for 2018-19: Jan 25, 10 am-12 pm

Community Kids Christian Preschool provides a loving environment for Preschoolers to grow as a whole child — physically, intellectually, emotionally, socially, and spiritually. Their teachers and curriculum not only encourage the development of each child’s independence, self-help skills, and cooperative play, but also problem-solving and critical thinking skills, imaginative play, early literacy, and more! Plus, Community Kids Christian Preschool follows the Loudoun County Kindergarten Readiness program!



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