Preschool & Child Care

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

AIDAN MONTESSORI SCHOOL
2700 27th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20008
202-387-2700
aidanschool.org
Nicole Goodman | [email protected]
8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
After School & Enrichment Activities
Open House Dates: Nov. 5, Dec. 4, and Jan. 8, 2022: all from
9:15 to 11 a.m.
Aidan Montessori School is a co-ed, independent private school for children ages 18 months through grade 6 located in Woodley Park, Washington, D.C. Founded in 1961, Aidan prepares children to learn confidently, think independently, and succeed wherever they go.

MARYLAND

(THE) BETHESDA MONTESSORI SCHOOL
7611 Clarendon Road
Bethesda, MD 20814
301-986-1260
bethesdamontessori.com
[email protected]
Ages: 3-6
BMS, established in 1983, is located in the heart of Bethesda, offering two years of preschool and a kindergarten year. Open 8 a.m.-6 p.m. AMI-trained teachers, art, French and computer offered, plus after-school activities.

FEYNMAN SCHOOL
11810 Falls Road, Potomac, MD 20854
301-770-4370
feynmanschool.org
[email protected]
Grades: Preschool-Grade 8
Open House: Call to schedule a tour.
As the area’s leader in educating academically gifted children, Feynman School features extraordinary programs in science, math and language arts.

GEORGETOWN HILL EARLY SCHOOL (NORTH POTOMAC CAMPUS)
14901 Dufief Mill Road
North Potomac, MD 20878
301-284-8144
georgetownhill.com
[email protected]
With a “play, learning, arts, nurturing” approach to teaching, the Georgetown Hill Early School believes that children thrive in an educational environment at Georgetown Hill.

LITTLE LEAVES
Campuses in Germantown and Silver Spring, Maryland; and Alexandria, Ashburn and Reston, Virginia
202-420-8359
littleleaves.org
info[email protected]
Little Leaves is a center-based ABA program for young children with an autism spectrum disorder within a preschool-like setting.

Oneness-Family
Montessori School
Ages 2 through Grade 12
6701 Wisconsin Ave.
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
301-652-7751
High School: 9411 Connecticut Ave.
Kensington, MD 20895
301-652-7751
onenessfamily.org
For 33 years, Oneness-Family School’s award-winning Montessori program has served families of students 2 years through grade 12. OFS features highly trained, supportive teachers and a diverse, engaged school community. We create a collaborative learning environment where all children have the chance to explore their own talents and interests. OFS fosters students who are prepared to lead and succeed in a changing, challenging world by balancing college prep academics with a focus on well-being and shared values such as empathy, inclusion and equity. High school program offerings include a leadership program, outdoor education, community internships and field studies in the D.C.-area.

SPRING BILINGUAL MONTESSORI ACADEMY
3514 Plyers Mill Road
Kensington, MD 20895
301-962-7262
spring-bilingual.org
Ages: 2-6; Hours: 7:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m.
Founded in 1967, Spring Bilingual Montessori Academy has innovated and refined the concept of integrating a Montessori education with the acquisition of proficiency in a second language. The academy is open year-round for academic programs and summer camps.

VIRGINIA

A CHILD’S PLACE
3100 Prosperity Ave.
Fairfax, VA 22308
703-698-8050
achildsplaceinc.com
A Child’s Place in Fairfax was established in 1981 and serves children 8 weeks to 5 years old.

BROOKSFIELD SCHOOL
1830 Kirby Road
McLean, VA 22101
703-356-5437
brooksfieldschool.org
[email protected]
Ages Served: 3-10
Open House: Call to schedule a tour.
Mindfulness, nutrition, Spanish, dance, music, art, outdoor adventure program, extracurricular activities and summer camp

CAMPAGNA EARLY LEARNING CENTER AT ST. JAMES
5140 Fillmore Ave.
Alexandria, VA
703-356-5437
campagnacenter.org/programs/early-childhood
[email protected]
The Campagna Early Learning Center at St. James provides high-quality early childhood education to preschoolers ages 3-5. The Early Learning Center provides opportunities for each child to expand their talents and interests, build supportive relationships and receive educational experiences that promote school readiness so that each child can reach his or her fullest potential.

CONGRESSIONAL SCHOOL
3229 Sleepy Hollow Road
Falls Church, VA 22042
703-533-9711
congressionalschool.org
[email protected]
Discover this co-ed independent day school for infants to eighth graders in Falls Church, Virginia. Congressional School prepares young learners for future success, inspiring them to question, collaborate, create, and lead.

(THE) GRIFFIN ACADEMY OF WESTMINSTER SCHOOL
3819 Gallows Road
Annandale, VA 22003
703-340-7268
westminsterschool.com
[email protected]
Ages: 3-4
The Griffin Academy of Westminster School provides a safe, creative and loving environment in which children ages 3 and 4 can thrive. The preschool day is structured to have an equal balance of play and structured learning.

Holly Brook Montessori School
2455 Gallows Road
Dunn Loring, VA 22027
703-573-7800
preschoolmontessori.com
[email protected]
Tours are available by appointment
Children learn in an intimate and unpretentious atmosphere, where they respect themselves and others and care for the environment around them. Holly Brook offers a complete educational and social environment and uses the discoveries and methods of Dr. Montessori to help children develop more fully the potential within them. The school provides a program specially suited to the needs of a child and offers individual attention to his or her whole development.

Hunter Mill Montessori School
2709 Hunter Mill Road, Oakton, VA 22124
703-938-7755
preschoolmontessori.com
[email protected]
Tours are available by appointment.
Hunter Mill Montessori School provides an intimate and nurturing environment for children ages 2 years 9 months to 6-year-olds to develop their independence through the Montessori experience. Hunter Mill offers a complete educational and social environment and uses the discoveries and methods of Dr. Montessori to help children develop more fully the potential within them. The school provides a program specially suited to the needs of a child and offers individual attention to his or her whole development.

(The) Montessori School at
Goose Creek Preserve
42470 Rosalind St.
Ashburn, VA 20148
571-417-3999
goosecreekmontessori.com
[email protected]
Tours available by appointment.
Discover this brand-new Montessori school in the Broadlands area of Ashburn. All of the classrooms are spacious with an abundance of natural lighting. The classrooms open to the playground with patios allowing children to freely work inside and outside. Goose Creek offers a complete educational and social environment and uses the discoveries and methods of Dr. Montessori to help a child develop more fully the potential within him or her.

MONTESSORI SCHOOL OF CEDAR LANE
3035 Cedar Lane, Fairfax, VA 22031
703-560-4379
preschoolmontessori.com
[email protected]
Open House: Call to schedule a tour.
Montessori School of Cedar Lane has been providing over 40 years of Montessori tradition to Northern Virginia. We offer a complete educational and social environment and use the discoveries and methods of Dr. Montessori to help a child develop more fully the potential within him or her.

(THE) MONTESSORI SCHOOL OF MCLEAN
1711 Kirby Road, McLean, VA 22101
703-790-1049
mcleanmontessori.org
Ages: 2 -12
Open House: Call to schedule a tour.
Offering preschool and elementary classes, Spanish, French, science, drama, music, physical education, computer, art and summer school. Transportation available.

NYSMITH SCHOOL FOR THE GIFTED
13625 EDS Drive, Herndon, VA 20171
703-713-3332
nysmith.com
[email protected]
Ages Served: 3 years old to eighth grade
Hours: 7 a.m.-6:30 p.m.
Open House: Call to schedule a tour.
The award-winning Nysmith School for the Gifted is committed to making school fun. Staff nurture your student’s love of learning and help your children learn to their potential. A 1-to-9 ratio allows Nysmith to differentiate the academic program up to four levels above a student’s current grade.

Oneness-Family
Montessori School
Ages 2 through Grade 12
6701 Wisconsin Ave.
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
301-652-7751
High School: 9411 Connecticut Ave.
Kensington, MD 20895
301-652-7751
onenessfamily.org
For 33 years, Oneness-Family School’s award-winning Montessori program has served families of students 2 years through grade 12. OFS features highly trained, supportive teachers and a diverse, engaged school community. We create a collaborative learning environment where all children have the chance to explore their own talents and interests. OFS fosters students who are prepared to lead and succeed in a changing, challenging world by balancing college prep academics with a focus on well-being and shared values such as empathy, inclusion and equity. High school program offerings include a leadership program, outdoor education, community internships and field studies in the D.C.-area.

PINECREST SCHOOL
7209 Quiet Cove
Alexandria, VA 22003
703-354-3446
pinecrestschool.org
[email protected]
Ages: 3-12
Hours: 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
Please email for more information.
Pinecrest School is a fully accredited progressive school offering small class sizes, hands-on curriculum, an individualized approach and a focus on a balance of academics and social and emotional well-being. Offers preschool through sixth grades, summer camp and before- and after-care services.

SUNSET HILLS MONTESSORI SCHOOL
11180 Ridge Heights Road
Reston, VA 20191
703-476-7477
sunsethillsmontessori.com
[email protected]
At South Hills Montessori School, we are committed to recognizing and cultivating the uniqueness of each individual child. SHMS has a community of educators, and wonderful families, who have chosen the school because of a shared vision for early childhood and elementary education. n