Learning Through Play for 70 Years

NAEYC Accredited

ACPS has met the high standards of NAEYC accredition continuously since 1987. All of our teachers hold degrees in early childhood education and related fields. We are proud to be the only NAEYC accredited cooperative preschool in both Fairfax County and all of Northern Virginia.

Upcoming Open Houses

Please join us for our open houses on either Wednesday, January 17th or Friday, January 19th. We will provide a brief overview of our program, offer tours, and will have plenty of opportunities for questions. We do require that prospective families tour our school prior to applying so this is a wonderful opportunity to take your tour and learn more about our wonderful program!

Children are welcome to attend and childcare will be provided. Should you have any questions, please contact us: [email protected]

Welcome Back all Families

We'd like to welcome back all returning families and all new families to our new year at ACPS. For any questions or concerns please reach out to [email protected]

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