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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! Check out our comprehensive list below, or

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

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
22430 Flagstaff Plaza, Ashburn, VA 20148 | (703) 497-2900

Kiddie AcademyKiddie 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
2400 Dulles Town Blvd., Herndon, VA 20171 | (703) 653-0337

The Goddard SchoolThe Goddard School’s exclusive FLEX Learning Program, an accredited education curriculum, 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 for children up to 10-years-old.


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

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
42200 Glascock Field Dr., Dulles, VA 20166 | (703) 542-7676

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

Montessori of Chantilly and Montessori of Gainesville have been dedicated to serving children 20-mos 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
1609 Village Market Blvd. SE, Ste. 100, Leesburg, VA 20175 | (571) 281-5800

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
43940 Farmwell Hunt Plaza, Ashburn, VA, 20147 | (703) 723-7663

Golden Pond SchoolGolden Pond School (GPS) is a fully-accredited private Preschool, Kindergarten, After School Enrichment, and Summer Camp for ages 2-8 from 7 am-6 pm offering both part-time and full-day options. GPS provides an impressive brain-based curriculum and interactive learning environment. GPS’ warm and charming campus, plus highly-qualified teachers and creative curriculum 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
13625 EDS Dr., Herndon, VA 20171 | (703) 713-3332

Nysmith School for the GiftedPreschool 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
21690 Red Rum Dr., Ste. 182-192, Ashburn, VA 20147 | (571) 291-2875

Loudoun Montessori School

Loudoun Montessori offers a lovely classroom setting with a low student-teacher ratio, where children, ages 18-months to 6-years-old, work in an atmosphere of freedom and responsibility. The Montessori materials provide a sound academic base — they attract your child’s interest and support their learning. An active, hands-on approach enables your child to discover the world! Schedule a tour today!


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

Primrose SchoolsPrimrose 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
621 Alabama Dr., Herndon, VA 20170 | (703) 437-8285

Montessori Country SchoolMontessori 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
24328 Marrwood Dr., Aldie, VA 20105 | (703) 810-7160

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

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

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

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

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

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
814 Ferndale Ave., Herndon, VA 20170 | (703) 435-6800 x2119

The Herndon Community Center Preschool fosters independence, a positive self-image, and a sense of responsibility for potty-trained children ages 3-5. New changes include kids ages 4-5, meeting M-F with an emphasis on building skills for a successful Kindergarten transition. Plus, they’ll enjoy field trips, swimming, and music, too. Additionally, the Preschool Prep Program for kids ages 3-4, now meets Tu/Th in the afternoons and focuses on social and emotional skills.


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

Chesterbrook Academy Elementary & Middle School

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
10800 Parkridge Blvd., Ste. 150, Reston, VA 20191 | (703) 471-2132

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
11508 North Shore Dr., Reston, VA 20190 | (703) 437-1127

United Christian Parish Preschool (UCP), 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. UCP also provides private yours, click here to request yours.


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

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
8000 Jones Branch Dr., McLean, VA 22102 | (703) 854-1253

BASIS Independent McLeanAt BASIS Independent McLean, an age 2–grade 12 private school in Fairfax County, students learn at the highest international levels in a liberal arts program with a STEM focus that is inspired by the 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
42507 Mount Hope Rd., Ashburn, VA 20148 | 703-724-0496

Cooperative Preschool of Loudoun 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
11550 Glade Dr., Reston, VA 20191 | (571) 350-9499

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!


Independent Education
103 Loudoun St. SW, Leesburg, VA 20175 | (703) 687-6065

IndED is a “MicroSchool” enterprise that serves homeschool families through personalized, project-based, inquiry-driven, community-centered learning experiences, led by dedicated and passionate Mentors. They offer counseling to parents and engaging classes with opportunities to experiment, discuss, and create. IndED classes, which can be taken a la carte, or part of their complete program, include Scientific Inquiry, Civics and Community, Writing and Language Arts, Math Connections, Project Management, The Arts in Town, Book Club, Chess Club, Cooking, Gardening, and Yoga.


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