Good Beginnings School

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Good Beginnings School Photo #1 - Work time in our Kindergarten class.
  • 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 TypeEarly Childhood / Day Care
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Independent Private Schools Association
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-1
Year Founded1993
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students61 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
57%
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade Good Beginnings School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers1 teacher
Average Class Size16 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$11,800
Acceptance Rate
100%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorCarmen McMahon

Sports

Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBallet, 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.

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School Reviews

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As I graduate from high school I look back at the wonderful memories and the great start I had in my first school, Good Beginnings School. Whether we were reading, coloring, conducting "science experiments", or doing other unique and creative activities, my preschool and kindergarten years were full of fun!I cannot thank the entire Good Beginnings Staff enough for giving my learning and education such a positive start. Without such a wonderful foundation and the loving group of staff who constantly motivated me, I could not have gotten to where I am today. Good Beginnings School created such a fun environment, where I learnt so much, that I truly enjoyed going to school and learning.As I head off to UVA this fall to study Biomedical Engineering, I credit them for instilling in me the passion to learn new things and to be curious.Shirali NigamThomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology Class of 2016
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The average private school tuition in Virginia is $10,738 for elementary schools and $17,574 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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