Merrifield Child Development Academy

Merrifield Child Development Academy has been operating since 1991. We are conveniently located in Falls Church near the Dunn-Loring Metro.
The Academy provides stimulating and rewarding learning experiences for a diverse group of children whose ages range from 16 months to 5 years old.
We also provide before and after school care for children 6 years old to 10 years old.
We strive to provide parents with peace of mind by welcome their children to a place that offers a high quality education program with competitive tuition costs.
We are an Approved Provider Office for Children's Child Care Assistance and Referral (CCAR) Program.
This program shares resources and makes referrals to families to our academy and other centers in Fairfax county.
CCAR also provides financial assistance for child care to eligible Fairfax County families and support to Approved Providers.
Our philosophy at Merrifield Child Development Academy is to develop a child`s social, emotional, and physical development.
In addition, we focus on intellectual growth, early literacy, language skills, and creativity by using a variety of hands-on strategies, resources and techniques, so that children become positive young thinkers.
Our mission is to provide a high quality preschool education program where children engage in meaningful learning and play!.

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School Overview

School TypeEarly Childhood / Day Care
Religious AffiliationBaptist
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-5
Year Founded1991

Student Body

Total Students60 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade Merrifield Child Development Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Admissions DirectorCamille Coleman

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school and elementary school to Merrifield Child Development Academy is Trinity School At Meadow View (1.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Montessori School Of Cedar Lane (1.1 miles away)
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The average private school tuition in Virginia is $10,747 for elementary schools and $17,508 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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