Daycares in Chantilly VA

About Daycares in Chantilly VA
Chantilly is a small town located in the western part of Fairfax County, Virginia. It's home to 24,300 residents who are served by 88 licensed child care facilities. More specifically, there are 39 licensed daycare centers in Chantilly, and 49 in-home daycares (9 with a Fairfax County Permit and 40 with a State License). The cost of child care varies depending on the location, age of the child, and type of facility. On average, child care is about more expensive in Chantilly than the State's average, though it is generally more affordable than towns closer to Washington DC, such as Arlington or Alexandria. The price for full-time infant care in Chantilly is $360 per week in a child care center ($18,720 annually) and $250 per week in a home daycare ($13,000 annually). Child care for toddlers and preschoolers is more affordable, with a weekly rate of $285 per week for a 4-year-old in a center ($14,820 annually) and $225 per week in a home ($11,700 annually). To find out the average cost of daycare in your zip code, click here to use our daycare cost calculator. Quality child care is costly in the Washington DC metro area, including in Chantilly. However, as indicated above, families have the option to choose in-home daycares, which are about 15% to 20% less expensive than child care centers in Chantilly. Despite the lower cost, in-home daycares and preschools can be high-quality programs. They can even offer perks that families who have a long commute to work (as is the case for many Chantilly parents) will appreciate. Indeed, family child care providers are generally more flexible than large centers when it comes to drop-off or pick-up time. In Chantilly, Spanish and various Asian languages are commonly spoken, in addition to English. Eleven child care facilities offer a bilingual or immersion program, which gives children a supportive and adequate environment to learn a foreign language and culture. There are also two religious daycares for families who wish to have faith as an integral part of the early childhood education of their little ones. Eight child care and preschool programs offer before and after school care, and one even has a summer camp! Another option for families with a low to moderate-income is to get financial assistance through the Child Care Assistance and Referral Program of Fairfax County's Office for Children or the Virginia Department of Social Services' Child Care Subsidy Program. Twenty licensed child care facilities in Chantilly accept government subsidies. The financial assistance will cover partial or full child care tuition, depending on the family's income. Chantilly is covered by Fairfax County law, which regulates child care businesses operating with up to four non-resident children under the age of 13. Family child care providers who secure a Fairfax County Permit offer a safe and healthy environment for children's early education. The Commonwealth of Virginia mandates programs that care for more than four children. The Virginia Department of Social Service (VDSS) issues licenses to family day homes and child day centers. VDSS then conducts inspections at least twice a year to ensure that the facilities and staff meet the minimum legal requirements (e.g., staff qualifications and training, emergency plans, safety inspections, physical, health, and comprehensive background checks.)
Other Daycares near Chantilly VA
Recent Reviews for in Chantilly VA
Walney Montessori Home, Chantilly
"We love the care, empathy and love given by her and her team to our daughter! Thank you for everything!" Read More
Elk Lick Children's Den, Chantilly
"I had my son in this daycare for 5 years and he enjoyed every minute. I felt like she treated my son like part of her family and I definitely felt like she loved my son. my son" Read More
Frequently Asked Questions
How many daycares are there in Chantilly?
There are 110 daycares in Chantilly, based on CareLuLu data. This includes 74 home-based programs and 36 centers.
How much does daycare cost in Chantilly?
The cost of daycare in Chantilly is $1,113 per month. This is the average price for full-time, based on CareLuLu data, including homes and centers.
How many daycares accept infants in Chantilly?
Based on CareLuLu data, 76 daycares care for infants (as well as toddlers). This includes 61 home-based programs and 15 centers.
How many daycares offer part-time care or drop-in care in Chantilly?
Based on CareLuLu data, 59 daycares offer part-time care or drop-in care in Chantilly.
How many daycares teach a foreign language in Chantilly (Spanish, French, Chinese, etc.)?
Based on CareLuLu data, 54 daycares speak at least one foreign language. Most common languages include Spanish, Hindi, Urdu, Farsi and French.
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