Explore what the Herndon Community Center preschool has to offer!
The Herndon Community Center Preschool is a state-licensed program, which is designed to stimulate your child's mind and development. Professional staff will provide a nurturing environment for ages 3-5. Registration is on a first-come-first-served basis. Children must be potty-trained and use of disposable undergarments is not permitted. Our goal is to foster independence in a school setting. The teacher-child ratio is 3:20. The 4-5 year old class emphasis is on the skills needed to enter kindergarten. The classroom schedule includes field trips, outside free-play, music and movement, and beginning yoga. Registration for the 2018-2019 school year is ongoing.
Preschool Open House and Registration* for 2019-2020 School Year
Exciting new changes coming to the Herndon Community Center Preschool. Learn more at our Open House on Tuesday, February 19 from 6-7:30pm and the inclement weather date is Wednesday, February 20 at the same time. Registration starts Tuesday, February 19.
Now ages 4 & 5 will meet daily Monday through Friday, 9am-12pm, with an emphasis on skills needed to enter kindergarten, plus field trips, outside free play, music, swimming and holiday activities to celebrate diversity in our classroom. Children must be 4 by September 30, 2019.
Preschool Prep will focus on ages 3 & 4 and they will meet Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1-3pm.
Our interactive, play-based curriculum fosters your child’s sense of responsibility and independence through daily activities. Parents and children love our outdoor courtyard for play, games, and arts & crafts, while enjoying on-site access to a full-sized gymnasium, large outdoor playground and indoor swimming pool.
The class will run September 9-June 12 (generally following Fairfax County Public School schedule)
*a $75 nonrefundable deposit and child’s proof of age (such as birth certificate or passport) are due at the time of registration. Fees are payable on an established payment plan of 5 installments. To learn more, contact Kimmie Alcorn at Kimmie.Alcorn@herndon-va.gov or 703-435-6800 x 2119.
CURRENT SCHOOL YEAR - 2018-2019
Age 4-5 - This age group class is full but we are taking a waitlist.
Monday, Wednesday, Friday
(Must be 4 by September 30, 2018)
M/W/F TOH $1,750*/NR $2,100*
(Must be 3 by September 30, 2018)
Tu/Th TOH $1,500*/NR $1,800*
Fees are payable on an established payment plan of 5 installments. Fees listed above are less the $75 nonrefundable deposit.
The following are our preschool goals:
- Build a positive self-image for each child
- Increase each child's degree of independence
- Develop a sense of responsibility for self and others
- Learn to share and respect the rights and privileges of others
- Learn basic readiness skills and improve physical skills
The Herndon Community Center's Preschool staff represents years of experience ensuring that our program provides a comfortable learning environment focused on the needs of each child. Activities and projects are time-tested and proven to be fun learning experiences and exciting new activities are constantly added after careful planning by the staff.
The Herndon Community Center Preschool offers a variety of activities designed to be fun yet promote learning. We offer:
Arts & Crafts
Music & Games
Large Outdoor Playground
Outdoor Classroom Courtyard
Unique Special Projects
Our location at the Herndon Community Center provides many unique opportunities for great indoor and outdoor play no matter what the weather. A full-service gymnasium and indoor pool are steps away from our classroom.
Preschool Inclement Weather
Our preschool program follows Fairfax County Public Schools closings but with a slight modification. If schools have a 1-hour delay, we open our preschool on time and if there is a 2-hour delay our preschool will open one hour late.
2018-2019 Preschool Forms
***All forms must be completed and turned in prior to the first day of class.