Top 20 Best Virginia Private Daycares & Preschools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 757 private daycares & preschools serving 106,495 students in Virginia.
The top ranked private daycares & preschools in Virginia include Westminster School, The Nysmith School and Pinnacle Academy.
The average tuition cost is $10,984, which is lower than the Virginia average tuition cost of $15,248.
47% 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 (2024)

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
| 608 students
Browne Academy
Browne Academy Photo - Founded in 1941, Browne was the first integrated preschool in Virginia.
(9)
5917 Telegraph Rd
Alexandria, VA 22310
(703) 960-3000
Grades: NS-8
| 205 students
Cape Henry Collegiate
Cape Henry Collegiate Photo
(7)
1320 Mill Dam Rd
Virginia Beach, VA 23454
(757) 481-2446
Grades: PK-12
| 1,067 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
| 167 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 Langley School
The Langley School Photo
(3)
1411 Balls Hill Road
Mc Lean, VA 22101
(703) 356-1920
Grades: NS-8
| 534 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
(7)
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 - Kindergarten and preschool is meant for the development of healthy social skills, work habits, and a strong sense of self! Through daily artistic activities children nurture their imaginations all while developing a foundation for learning. A balance of work and play is beautifully weaved with song, story, and games to promote a healthy, happy childhood.
Special Program Emphasis
(5)
1301 Robin Hood Road
Richmond, VA 23227
(804) 377-8024
Grades: PK-8
| 211 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
| 259 students
St. Anthony of Padua School
St. Anthony of Padua School Photo
(Catholic)
(3)
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 - St. Stephen's and St. Agnes Lower school serves 3-year-olds through 5th grade. Offering vibrant learning spaces with a rigorous curriculum in a safe and inclusive environment where children are known, cherished, and encouraged to explore. https://www.sssas.org/lower-school/welcome
(Episcopal)
1000 Saint Stephens Road
Alexandria, VA 22304
(703) 212-2705
Grades: NS-12
| 1,214 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
Wakefield School
Wakefield School Photo - Wakefield School is situated on 68 acres in the beautiful rolling hills of Virginia Piedmont horse country. The famous drive up our hill becomes one of the most fond memories for our Wakefield families. In addition to the stunning mountain views and breathtaking sunrises, our students benefit from the expansive outdoor classroom that this natural setting provides.
4439 Old Tavern Road
The Plains, VA 20198
(540) 253-7544
Grades: PK-12
| 358 students
Westminster School
Westminster School Photo
Special Program Emphasis
(13)
3819 Gallows Road
Annandale, VA 22003
(703) 256-3620
Grades: NS-8
| 227 students
Cornerstone Life Academy
Cornerstone Life Academy Photo - Our 3 year olds singing and playing to a song about Noah's Ark
(Baptist)
(8)
56 McWhirt Loop
Fredericksburg, VA 22406
(540) 374-1876
Grades: PK-5
| 74 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: PK-6
| 122 students
1503 Kind St.
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
(540) 371-7662
Grades: PK-1
| students
Oak Hill Christian School
Oak Hill Christian School Photo - Reading is emphasized in all grades. Students enjoy reading even in their free time.
(Christian)
(4)
13525 Dulles Technology Drive
Herndon, VA 20171
(703) 796-6887
Grades: PK-12
| students
St. Ambrose School
St. Ambrose School Photo - Saint Ambrose Catholic School, Where your child is known and loved.
(Catholic)
(4)
3827 Woodburn Road
Annandale, VA 22003
(703) 698-7171
Grades: NS-8
| 162 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-12
| 19 students
12345 Gayton Rd.
Henrico, VA 23238
(804) 740-6500
Grades: PK-5
| 76 students
Al Fatih Academy
(Islamic)
(2)
12300 Pinecrest Rd
Reston, VA 20191
(703) 437-9382
Grades: PK-8
| 226 students
2400 Russell Rd
Alexandria, VA 22301
(703) 548-4804
Grades: NS-8
| 224 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) 368-4400
Grades: PK-8
| 457 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
1217 Centerville Turnpike N
Chesapeake, VA 23320
(757) 479-1125
Grades: PK-12
| 702 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
Belle Meade Montessori School
Belle Meade Montessori School Photo
Montessori School
353 F.T. Valley Rd
Sperryville, VA 22740
(540) 987-8970
Grades: PK-12
| 34 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
| 484 students
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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked private daycares & preschools in Virginia?
The top ranked private daycares & preschools in Virginia include Westminster School, The Nysmith School and Pinnacle Academy.
How many private daycares & preschools are located in Virginia?
757 private daycares & preschools are located in Virginia.
How much do private daycares & preschools cost in Virginia?
The average tuition cost is $10,984, which is lower than the Virginia private school average tuition cost of $15,248.
How diverse are private daycares & preschools in Virginia?
Virginia private daycares & preschools are approximately 30% minority students, which is lower than the Virginia private school average of 31%.
What percentage of private daycares & preschools are religiously affiliated in Virginia?
47% of private daycares & preschools in Virginia are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian and Baptist).

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