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ACCOTINK ACADEMY PRESCHOOL AND KINDERGARTEN
6215 Rolling Road,Springfield VA
Focus: For 3 year olds through kindergarten
Tuition: Contact school for breakdown of tuition
Philosophy: “Designed to teach those developmentally appropriate skills that are necessary for the child to succeed at a higher level of learning through a structured / non-structured environment.”
AD FONTES ACADEMY
This school has more than one campus in Centreville, VA. Please contact the school or check their
Focus: An independent, classical Christian education, college preparatory, grades K-12
Student Teacher Ratio: 12:1. Typical class size is 13.
Tuition: Depending on grade level $7,100-$8,650
Philosophy: “Ad Fontes is firmly committed to a fully Christ-centered education. Equally dedicated to teaching our children how to learn, how to think and how to speak...”
Alexandria Country Day School
2400 Russell Rd., Alexandria 22301
Focus: K–eighth grade
Student Teacher Ratio: 8:1
Tuition: $12,250–$13,370; 150 students
Philosophy: “Our program is known especially for its ability to challenge students academically, and provides a safe community where each child is nurtured and encouraged each step of the way. As educators, it is our responsibility to engender and nurture enthusiasm, compassion, and self-confidence in each of our students.
3830 Seminary Road, Alexandria, VA
Focus: Quaker high school
Philosophy: “Founded to offer a challenging liberal arts curriculum in a safe and nurturing environment, with a focus on teaching our students to think independently.”
1089 Liberty Meeting Court Herndon, Virginia 20170
Focus: “Christ centered” K–eighth grade
Philosophy: “It is the mission of the Ambleside administration and faculty to provide what Charlotte Mason called a "living education," where each child is guided and empowered to author a full and free life, a life rich in relationship to God, self, others, ideas, and all of creation.”
5003 Westone Plaza Chantilly, Virginia 20151
43629 Greenway Corporate Drive Ashburn, Virginia 20147
Since opening its first location in 2005, BeanTree Learning has become known as Northern Virginia’s premier private school for children. Off ering age-appropriate curriculum and care for infants through preschoolers, BeanTree also provides outstanding academic programs for school-age children with Full Day Kindergarten course off erings, Before/After School and Holiday and Summer Camps for children ages 5 through 12. BeanTree off ers an unparalleled environment, small class sizes, low student to teacher ratios and educational team providing a comprehensive curriculum utilizing interactive, experiential activities through play.
Bean Tree provides daily coursework in Spanish, technology, music and art for children preschool age and older. In addition, outside experts deliver a wide range of extracurricular program off erings including ballet, tap, jazz, hip-hop dance and tae kwon doe. Both campuses are equipped with a state of the art security system including biometric fingerprinting, 32-closed circuit monitors and a fully staffed front entrance during open hours.
201 Cambridge Road Alexandria, VA 22314
Tuition: $11,360 (Catholic, lives in Arlington Diocese), $12,890 (Catholic, lives out of Arlington Diocese), $15,300 (Not Catholic)
Philosophy: “In the Catholic tradition and in the spirit of St. Francis de Sales, Bishop Ireton High School is a college preparatory high school that promotes spiritual, intellectual, creative, scientific, technological, social and physical development. As a Salesian community of learning, Bishop Ireton challenges students to recognize and respect the multicultural diversity within our global society. In addition, the school fosters Christian ethics, religious values and community service.”
1830 Kirby Rd., McLean 22101
Focus:Montessori preschool–third grade
Philosophy: “We encourage children to be confident in who they are and who they are becoming. With the belief that we are all individuals with unique gifts and talents, we as educators have the joy of helping each child discover the sense of wonder that lies within...Brooksfield School is committed to promoting sustainability in everything we do, from the classroom to the playground. We aim to create healthy, eco-friendly learning environments for our children while instilling in them the importance of environmental stewardship.”
5917 Telegraph Rd., Alexandria 22310
Focus: age three–eighth grade
Philosophy: “We believe that the education of each child is a partnership among the child, the teacher, and the parent. We stress the personal growth of each girl and boy academically and through the development of core values, which will enable her or him to become responsible community members.
13916 Braddock Rd,Centreville, VA
Focus: Children ages 2.5-5 year of age
Tuition: Contact school for complete information
Philosophy: “To fill the need for a parent participation nursery school in the Centreville area.”
46100 Woodshire Dr.,Sterling VA
Focus: K-8th grade
Tuition: Contact the school
Philosophy: “Prepare students to be academically successful, capable of transferring their knowledge and skills to new challenges, and confi dent in their ability to succeed.”
The Congressional Schools of Virginia
3229 Sleepy Hollow Road Falls Church, Virginia 22042
Focus: Pre-K - 8th Grade
Philosophy: “The mission of the Congressional Schools of Virginia is to prepare children, through an innovative and accelerated curriculum, to embrace the opportunities and responsibilities they will face as global citizens.”
10742 Sunset Hills Rd.Reston 20190
Philosophy:“Edlin strives to create an environment that fosters academic and personal growth. The students have the opportunity to join in a diverse and advanced academic curriculum based on the classic core subjects of language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies, but also including athletics, performing and visual arts, foreign languages, and computer access and instruction.
Th is school has more than one campus in Oakton, VA. Please contact the school or check their website.
Focus: Pre-kindergarten – 12th grade
Tuition: Depends on grade level: $21,370 to $27,510
Philosophy: “Our commitment is to develop in a caring community an individual who seeks excellence and embraces the “Driving Spirit” of Flint Hill School.”
22407 Foxhound Lane, Middleburg, VA
Focus: College-preparatory boarding and day school for girls in grades 9-12.
Tuition: $41,974 for boarders and $31,480 for day students.
Philosophy: Foxcroft provides a residential learning experience for girls in which academic excellence, leadership, responsibility, and integrity are our highest values
GESHER JEWISH DAY SCHOOL
4800 Mattie Moore Court,Fairfax, VA
Focus: K-8th grade
Tuition: $15,950 (check website for additional fees and subsidies}
Philosophy: “Dedicated to educational excellence, an individualized approach to learning, and to providing a nurturing and exciting educational environment.”
MONTESSORI SCHOOL OF SOUTH RIDING
4229 Lafayette Center Drive, Chantilly, VA
Focus: 3-6 year old students in a mixed age environment
Student Teacher Ratio: 8:1
Tuition: $7980 (9:00 to 12:00) $8940 (9:00 to 3:00)
Philosophy: “A predisposition for language and a desire to communicate, combined with the presence of a foreign speaking person in their environment, encourage our students to become bi-lingual while following their natural and individual development. We are one of only 180 schools across USA with an AMI accreditation.”
GREEN HEDGES SCHOOL
415 Windover Avenue, N.W. Vienna, VA
Focus: Montessori based education for pre-school – 8th grade
Tuition: Contact school for additional information
Philosophy: “To offer a classical education that includes subjects and topics that are universal while remaining relevant and new to each succeeding generation.”
44675 Cape Court, No. 105, Ashburn, VA
Focus: Small classes for high school students
Class Size: Fewer than 10 studentsTuition: $1700 per month
Philosophy: “We invest more time, effort, and imagination to help students learn and do extraordinary things, with better teachers and richer academic content, than any other public or private high school.”
THE LANGLEY SCHOOL
1411 Balls Hill Road, McLean, VA
Focus: Preschool through 8th grade
Student Teacher Ratio: 7:1
Tuition: Grades K-5: $24,840 and Grades 6-8: $25,950
Philosophy: “To establish and sustain a diverse, inclusive, and safe community. We create a child-centered environment that is academically challenging and uniquely engaging.”
LOUDOUN COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL
20600 Red Cedar Drive, Leesburg, VA
Focus: Pre-kindergarten to 8th grade
Tuition: Depending on grade level: $11,500-$17,900
Philosophy: “To educate and develop each student academically, physically, artistically, socially, and emotionally.”
9211 Arlington Blvd, Fairfax, VA
Focus: Infant to Kindergarten to 8th grade
Tuition: Depending on grade level: $18,754 to $13,184
Philosophy: “To nourish and challenge the intellectual abilities, creative talents, and spiritual growth of children. We fulfill this mission by providing a safe, loving, and faith-centered educational environment.”
THE NEW SCHOOL OF NORTHERN VIRGINIA
9431 Silver King Court, Fairfax, VA
Focus: 9-12 gradeStudent Teacher Ratio: Proud to be one of the smallest high schools in the region, highly individualized instructions to the attending 100 students.
Philosophy: “To develop capable and confident individuals with a passion for living and learning.” (Selected as one of Washington Area’s 10 Great Private High Schools.)
13625 EDS Drive, Herndon, VA
Phone: 703.713.3332Focus: The school believes in teaching the children as each child is ready to learn.
Student Teacher Ratio: Depending on grade level 7:1-10:1
Tuition: Depending on grade level $14,500-$28,100
Philosophy: “To provide an environment where the love of learning is fostered, nurtured, and stimulated”
11480 Sunset Hills Road, Reston, VA
Focus: private, nonsectarian school for grades K-9
Student Teacher Ratio: Small (4-8 students) class sizes
Philosophy: “The small size and individualization of Oasis classes create an environment that combines the advantages of both formal school and home schooling.”
7209 Quiet Cove,Annandale, VA
Focus: Preschool to 6th grade
Tuition: Preschool $5,800;Kindergarten-Grade 6 $12,500
Philosophy: “Committed to providing a positive social and emotional environment for student development.”
1301 Potomac School Rd., McLean 22101
Focus: K–12th grade
Philosophy: “Our students and faculty blend rigorous academic studies and exchanges into lives lived fully and committed to making a difference. In this regard, knowledge, honor, courage, and service stand out as elements of character important in our daily lives and to our children's future.”
2849 Meadow View Road, Falls Church, VA
Focus: Off ers a core curriculum for students in grades seven through twelve
Student Teacher Ratio: 9:1.
Tuition: $13,800 for 7th and 8th raders and $14,2009 for grades 9th through 12th
Philosophy: “To impart basic ordered knowledge about the world and to train students in basic intellectual skills and qualities of mind.”
4439 Old Tavern Rd., The Plains 20198
Student Teacher Ratio: 10:1
Focus: preK–12th grade
Tuition: $10,060 (Pre-K), $16,140 (Kindergarten), $18,600 (Grades1-5), $19,600 (Grades 6-8), $20,400 (Grades 9-12)
Philosophy: “Wakefield School is an independent, college-preparatory school whose primary goal is to provide a rigorous, liberal arts education. We believe that a challenging, content-rich curriculum trains the intellect while fostering self-discipline, independence, creativity, and curiosity.”
WINNIE THE POOH PRESCHOOL
42507 Mount Hope Road Ashburn, VA
Established in 1996 and located in Ashburn, VA, WTPP is a not-for-profit, state licensed and the only cooperative preschool in Loudoun County. This sought-aft er school philosophy is ideal for those parents that want to be involved and take an active part in their child’s first formal education experience.
With a maximum of 10 students per class, parents assist the professional teachers in the classroom on a rotating basis. Via hands on and theme based preschool activities full of fun and adventure,children will be presented with art, music, books and creative projects that are geared to their age level.ny
It is the goal of WTPP to provide the best possible preschool experience and to develop children who are ready for primary school education.
Tuition: $150-$210 per month. 2, 3 and 4 day morning and afternoon programs available for children ages 2 1/2 to 5 years old.
Registration for 2010-2011 begins in February.