Top 20 Best Virginia Private Daycares & Preschools (2023)

For the 2023 school year, there are 710 private daycares & preschools serving 103,839 students in Virginia.
The best top ranked private daycares & preschools in Virginia include Richmond Waldorf School, Grace Episcopal School and Congressional School.
The average tuition cost is $10,604, which is lower than the Virginia average tuition cost of $14,493.
48% of private daycares & preschools in Virginia are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian and Baptist). Learn more about how daycare centers and preschools work.

Top Ranked Virginia Private Daycares & Preschools (2023)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Acton Academy Hampton Roads
Acton Academy Hampton Roads Photo
Montessori School
620 Village Dr , Suite A
Virginia Beach, VA 23454
(757) 419-9014
Grades: PK-12
| 150 students
BASIS Independent McLean
BASIS Independent McLean Photo - Fourth graders illustrate the importance of kindness.
(5)
8000 Jones Branch Drive
Mc Lean, VA 22102
(703) 854-1253
Grades: PK-12
| 588 students
Cape Henry Collegiate
Cape Henry Collegiate Photo
(7)
1320 Mill Dam Rd
Virginia Beach, VA 23454
(757) 481-2446
Grades: PK-12
| 1,038 students
Congressional School
Congressional School Photo
(21)
3229 Sleepy Hollow Rd
Falls Church, VA 22042
(703) 533-9711
Grades: NS-8
| 462 students
Edlin School
Edlin School Photo - A few of our lovely 2nd Graders!
Special Program Emphasis
(3)
10742 Sunset Hills Road
Reston, VA 20190
(703) 438-3990
Grades: PK-8
| 166 students
Fairfax Christian School
Fairfax Christian School Photo - Fairfax Christian School lower school students benefit from exceptional teachers, and advanced curriculum.
(Christian)
(11)
22870 Pacific Boulevard
Sterling, VA 20166
(703) 759-5100
Grades: PK-12
| 330 students
Grace Episcopal School
Grace Episcopal School Photo
(Episcopal)
(2)
3601 Russell Road
Alexandria, VA 22305
(703) 549-5067
Grades: NS-5
| 109 students
The Nysmith School
The Nysmith School Photo - 1:9 teacher/ student ratio allows teachers to help every child succeed. At The Nysmith School, students receive 45 minutes of hands-on science instruction every day.
Special Program Emphasis
(6)
13625 EDS Drive
Herndon, VA 20171
(703) 713-3332
Grades: PK-8
| 665 students
Pinnacle Academy
Pinnacle Academy Photo - The Pinnacle Academy Future City team was invited to meet with President Barack Obama and present their winning project at the White House Science Fair.
(22)
14120 Newbrook Drive
Chantilly, VA 20151
(703) 537-0355
Grades: NS-12
| 242 students
Providence Christian Academy
Providence Christian Academy Photo - Come out and visit our new building.
(Christian)
(3)
4258 Burrough Drive Suite 300
Warrenton, VA 20187
(540) 349-4989
Grades: PK-12
| 109 students
Richmond Waldorf School
Richmond Waldorf School Photo - In Waldorf schools, each student individually creates drawings, summaries, and original compositions about the subject being studied. A portfolio is created for each subject in the student's own handwriting. Waldorf students engage in academic subjects through a variety of artistic work because the arts engage the students more deeply and allow them to express themselves more fully.
Special Program Emphasis
(1)
1301 Robin Hood Road
Richmond, VA 23227
(804) 377-8024
Grades: PK-8
| 211 students
Roanoke Catholic School
Roanoke Catholic School Photo - Our Early Childhood Program (ages 3-5) is dedicated to the physical, social, and emotional development of the young child in a nurturing Christian environment. Each school day is planned with age-appropriate activities to enhance socialization skills, personal independence, and physical development in a comfortable, happy, play-oriented setting. Indoor and outdoor play are part of each day.
Special Program Emphasis (Catholic)
621 N. Jefferson St
Roanoke, VA 24016
(540) 982-3532
Grades: PK-12
| 460 students
Saint Ann Catholic School
Saint Ann Catholic School Photo - Believe. Achieve. Inspire. These three words embody the guiding principal of Saint Ann Catholic School where we develop students who follow the example of Christ in learning, leading and caring.
(Catholic)
(6)
980 N Frederick Street
Arlington, VA 22205
(703) 525-7599
Grades: PK-8
| 257 students
St. Anthony of Padua School
St. Anthony of Padua School Photo
(Catholic)
(1)
3301 Glen Carlyn Rd
Falls Church, VA 22041
(703) 820-7450
Grades: NS-8
| 215 students
St. Stephen's and St. Agnes School
St. Stephen's and St. Agnes School Photo - Lower School math class: Learn more about Lower School academics at http://www.sssas.org/lower
(Episcopal)
1000 Saint Stephens Road
Alexandria, VA 22304
(703) 212-2705
Grades: NS-12
| 1,241 students
Virginia Academy
Virginia Academy Photo - Virginia Academy, a ministry of Community Church, is located in the heart of Loudoun County on Route 7. Our 100,000 square foot facility houses 32 classrooms including two science labs, a digital resource lab, as well as an 800 seat main auditorium, 4 multipurpose multi-media activity rooms, cafeteria, and administrative offices.
(Christian)
(2)
19790 Ashburn Rd
Ashburn, VA 20147
(571) 209-5500
Grades: PK-12
| 679 students
Virginia Beach Friends School
Virginia Beach Friends School Photo - Student artwork is displayed at Norfolk International Airport.
(Friends)
1537 Laskin Road
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
(757) 428-7534
Grades: NS-8
| 175 students
Westminster School
Westminster School Photo - The beautiful school sits on a campus of approximately seven acres located in the heart of Fairfax County, just minutes from the beltway.
(12)
3819 Gallows Road
Annandale, VA 22003
(703) 256-3620
Grades: NS-8
| 241 students
Cornerstone Life Academy
Cornerstone Life Academy Photo - Our 3 year olds singing and playing to a song about Noah's Ark
Alternative School (Baptist)
(8)
56 McWhirt Loop
Fredericksburg, VA 22406
(540) 374-1876
Grades: PK-5
| 71 students
Full Circle Schools
Full Circle Schools Photo - Reading is more fun with peer mentors!
(1)
1787 Lockett Road
Rice, VA 23966
(434) 607-1578
Grades: PK-8
| 19 students
The Good Shepherd Preschool
The Good Shepherd Preschool Photo - The Good Shepherd Preschool is housed in the educational annex of Highway Assembly of God in Fredericksburg. The facility features 20 classrooms, a large gymnasium, fellowship hall and two kitchens.
Daycare / Preschool (Christian)
(2)
1503 Kind St.
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
(540) 371-7662
Grades: PK
| n/a students
Hampton Roads International Montessori School
Hampton Roads International Montessori School Photo - Our students love coming to school! They are engaged; exploring, learning, growing and becoming independent by using interactive materials and hands-on experiences beginning at 16 months and continuing through 12 years of age. #HRIMS #HamptonRoadsInternationalMontessoriSchool
Montessori School
(2)
11790 Jefferson Ave, Ste. 200
Newport News, VA 23606
(757) 873-8950
Grades: NS-6
| 127 students
Oak Hill Christian School
Oak Hill Christian School Photo
(Christian)
(3)
13525 Dulles Technology Drive
Herndon, VA 20171
(703) 796-6887
Grades: PK-12
| n/a students
St. Ambrose School
St. Ambrose School Photo - Saint Ambrose Catholic School, Where your child is known and loved.
(Catholic)
(3)
3827 Woodburn Road
Annandale, VA 22003
(703) 698-7171
Grades: NS-8
| 216 students
Way Of Faith Christian Academy
Way Of Faith Christian Academy Photo
(Assembly of God)
(5)
8800 Arlington Blvd
Fairfax, VA 22031
(703) 573-7221
Grades: PK-3
| 19 students
12345 Gayton Rd.
Henrico, VA 23238
(804) 740-6500
Grades: PK-5
| 76 students
Al Fatih Academy
(Islamic)
(1)
12300 Pinecrest Rd
Reston, VA 20191
(703) 437-9382
Grades: PK-8
| 247 students
All Saints Catholic School
All Saints Catholic School Photo - STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) opportunities are available at all grade levels from Lego More to Math, Simple Machines and WeDo Programs to Google Chromebooks, Google Classroom, VEX Programming and Robotics Club.
(Catholic)
(2)
9294 Stonewall Road
Manassas, VA 20110
(703) 393-1490
Grades: PK-8
| 452 students
Appomattox Christian Academy
Appomattox Christian Academy Photo - Shakespeare - Midsummer Night's Dream - performed by the Upper Students at Appomattox Christian Academy.
(Episcopal)
1916 Redfields Rd
Appomattox, VA 24522
(434) 352-7373
Grades: PK-12
| 128 students
Atlantic Shores Christian School
Atlantic Shores Christian School Photo
(Christian)
(3)
1217 N. Centerville Tnpk. and 1861 Kempsville Road, VaBch
Chesapeake, VA 23320
(757) 479-9598
Grades: PK-12
| 788 students
Basilica School of Saint Mary
Basilica School of Saint Mary Photo - Entrance to our School
(Catholic)
(1)
400 Green Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 549-1646
Grades: PK-8
| 714 students
Bean Tree Learning
Daycare / Preschool
43629 Greenway Corporate Drive
Ashburn, VA 20147
(571) 223-3110
Grades: NS-K
| 300 students
Blessed Sacrament Huguenot Catholic School
Blessed Sacrament Huguenot Catholic School Photo
(Catholic)
(1)
2501 Academy Road
Powhatan, VA 23139
(804) 598-4211
Grades: NS-12
| 421 students
1417 W Braddock Rd
Alexandria, VA 22302
(703) 998-4170
Grades: PK-8
| 302 students
Blue Bird Of Alexandria
Alternative School
346 Commerce St
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 548-1268
Grades: PK-2
| 296 students
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