Good Beginnings School

11501 Sunrise Valley Drive
Reston, VA 20191-0201
Tel: (703)758-8811
Grades: NS - K | 53 students
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Accredited with the National Private School Accreditation Alliance since 2001, we offer a structured, traditionally academic learning program facilitated by seasoned, college-degree teachers in a warm, caring, and energetic environment.

School Overview

School Type Early Childhood / Day Care
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Independent Private Schools Association
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - Kindergarten
Year Founded 1993

Student Body

Total Students 53 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 35%
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade Good Beginnings School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 4:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 16 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $11,800
Acceptance Rate 100%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Carmen McMahon

Sports

Total Sports Offered 4 sports
Sports Ballet, Dance, Indoor Soccer, SoccerBalletDance,
Indoor SoccerSoccer,

School Notes:

  • Zaner-Bloser, SRA math and reading series, Plaid Phonics, Scholastic's readers, science, and geography programs provide the core curriculum for our Junior Kindergarten and Kindergarten classes.
  • For our preschool classes, we utilize a teacher-designed curriculum and program based on age and skill comprised of the Prentice-Hall Center for Applied Research Preschool Curriculum, Warren Publishing House Theme-A-Saurus, Newbridge Educational Publishing beginning math series, The Education Center, Teacher Created Materials, Inc. for letter sounds, vowel and consonant introduction and Bob Books for reading.
  • In addition to our academic programs, we offer art, music, dance, and physical fitness. Students four years and older also participate in field trips that are uniquely appropriate and qualitatively diverse.
  • For parents' convenience, we also offer many extracurricular activities such as: private piano lessons, soccer, yoga, ballet, hip hop, and karate.
  • We welcome all students and families who desire a sound learning environment and who share our core values in education.

Profile last updated: 09/03/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Fairfax Christian School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Oasis School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Reston Montessori School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Reston
    Oasis School
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: 1-9
    0.5 miles
    11480 Sunset Hills Road
    Reston, VA 20190
    (703)338-3307
    0.51-9
    n/a
  • Reston
    Reston Montessori School
    Montessori School
    Grades: PK-4 | 212 students
    0.7 miles
    1928 Isaac Newton Sq W
    Reston, VA 20190
    (703)481-2922
    0.7PK-4
    212
  • Reston
    Reston Children's Center
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-K | 330 students
    0.7 miles
    11825 Olde Crafts Dr
    Reston, VA 20191
    (703)476-8150
    0.7NS-K
    330
  • Reston
    Grades: PK-2 | 181 students
    0.7 miles
    1808a Michael Faraday Ct
    Reston, VA 20190
    (703)471-2132
    0.7PK-2
    181
  • Reston
    Grades: PK-6 | 148 students
    1 miles
    11180 Ridge Heights Rd
    Reston, VA 20191
    (703)476-7477
    1PK-6
    148

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