Best Accredited Daycares in Merrifield VA

Accredited Daycares in Merrifield VA

St. Philip Early Childhood Center
St. Philip Early Childhood Center (formerly Corpus Christi) is an early learning environment focused on the whole child. The classes integrate early academics in a play based themed environment. The teachers work with each child to meet his/her best potential. At the preschool level our ratios are 10:1 except for the 2 year old program where it is 6:1. We have several different options for 2, 3, 4, & 5 year olds. We have full time and part time care. We offer summer, Christmas and Easter camps. A hot lunch program is offered for parents who are interested. We offer extended care on a regular basis or it can be used as a drop in if parents are running late or have an appointment. Tours are available year round. At the elementary campus the average class size is 20. All classes have active boards and a rigorous academic curriculum as well as extra curricular activities. Our middle school offers advanced math and tracks in those subjects where able. Extended day is offered from 7 - 6 and a bus is available to parents cross campus.
Vienna KinderCare
OverviewWelcome to the Vienna KinderCare webpage. We are happy to share our school’s plans and goals with you. We have been lucky to serve our wonderful families at our location since 1979. Our goal is to help all of our families to have the best experience with us and to love and cherish their children. We are an experienced group of educators who strive to help children to learn and grow in an enriched environment through meaningful interactions and daily experiences.   Teachers & StaffWhether your child has the first step or first grade on the horizon, our teachers are excited to show you how everything we do at our center is to help children to learn. We are a family at Vienna KinderCare, we celebrate each other along with children and families at our center. Health & SafetyThe security key pad at the front door only allows our families and staff to come in by using a special code. We have a fenced playground, and our staff members are First Aid and CPR trained. Our number one priority is the safety of all the children in our care. 

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Campbell Little Playhouse

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Braxton Educational Playhouse

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Other Accredited Daycares Near Merrifield VA

Falls Church-McLean Children's Center

Falls Church-McLean Children’s Center provides a comprehensive,... high-quality, early-childhood program designed to give all young children, regardless of their family’s economic resources, a strong foundation on which to build the rest of their lives. Licensing and Accreditation We received accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children on July 9, 2014 with above perfect scores in 6 of 10 program areas. The Center is licensed as a child care facility with the state of Virginia. During our most recent licensing renewal inspection in August 2013, the Center was found free of any violations, a rare finding among centers. We were the first school in D.C./Virginia/Maryland area to be accredited! We participate in the voluntary Virginia Star Quality Initiative, which commits us to continued improvement of our already-strong program. In our most recent evaluation in 2011, the Center was awarded a 4-Star rating (out of 5 possible Stars). We’re Different Not a daycare… Not a preschool… Falls Church-McLean Children’s Center works from a basic philosophy that emphasizes the well-being of the whole child. Focusing on every aspect of development-social, emotional, physical and cognitive, we use Teaching Strategies Creative Curriculum Bilingual Edition as our environmental foundation for children 2- to 5-years to experience activities and interactions that will shape them into conscientious and caring individuals, and prepare them fully to excel throughout their life. Early Intervention One of the Children’s Center’s most unique qualities is our commitment to nurturing each child’s development. Our low student-teacher ratios enable our well-trained and experienced teachers to work closely with each child to encourage and monitor emerging skills, and to identify developmental delays through periodic assessments. Any child with delays receives speech and language therapy, occupational therapy, or behavioral counseling on-site, at no extra cost to parents, to address the root cause of delays and help each child make the most of these precious years to build essential skills. Falls Church-McLean Children’s Center ensures that every child receives the nutrition necessary for their growing bodies. The proper nutrition assists children in their development not only physically, but socially, emotionally and cognitively. Our nutrition program includes: USDA approved Breakfast and Snacks USDA well balanced lunched provided by The Good Food Company Parent Education Programming to enhance nutrition in families. Participation in the national “Let’s Move” campaign to encourage nutrition and physical activity.

Merritt Academy

Merritt Academy is one of three sister schools in Northern Virginia... that are operated by the J127 Education Foundation. First Steps Child Care Center and Appletree School share Merritt Academy's dedication to early-childhood education in an intimate learning environment. Merritt Academy provides care and education for infants through 8th grade students. Our seven acre campus neighbors Sunrise Assisted Living of Fairfax and The Virginian help provide a variety of meaningful intergenerational opportunities for our children. Rigorous academics are enhanced by our values-driven Character Education program. Students from age 2-5 visit Merritt's unique preschool STEAM lab while kindergarten students participate in weekly Genius Hour. Full-day service is provided for all early childhood students through preschool. Kindergarteners and older students may register for extended service which includes developmentally appropriate activities such as recess/recreation time or supervised study hall with Merritt faculty. Merritt Academy also offers a fun-filled summer camp program for kindergartners through rising 10th graders. We have an outdoor in-ground pool to provide on-site swimming experiences, and we feature a variety of exciting field trips to supplement the camp activities. Our caring and dedicated faculty consider each child to be a unique individual with special skills and talents which are recognized and nurtured. Parents are encouraged to work in partnership with teachers and administrators to provide an environment full of rich experiences, lasting relationships and high educational goals.

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