Application Information

Preschool Application Process

Step 1: Complete the Online Preschool Application. (Español)

  • Preschool applications are open from February 1 - June 30.
  • Current preschool parents, please call the Preschool Office to apply for another child.
  • If you need assistance, please contact the Preschool Office to schedule an in-person or phone application at 703-791-8708 or [email protected].

Step 2: Upload the following documents during the Online Application

  • Proof of Income for the Family
  • Proof of Residency
  • Copy of child's Birth Certificate
  • Copy of parent photo ID
  • Child's Immunization Record and Physical Exam

Step 3: Complete a phone interview with a Preschool Family Service Worker

  • Uploaded documents are reviewed and eligibility is discussed with each family during a phone or in-person interview.
  • Applications are not considered complete without a copy of income documents, Birth Certificate, and at least one proof of address.

Please contact the Preschool Office with questions or for assistance completing the Online Application:

Proof of Income

Acceptable income documents include:

  • Copy of last year's income taxes, 
  • W-2 statement, 
  • Recent paystub, 
  • Child support statement, 
  • Public Assistance information: TANF, SNAP, or SSI statement, 
  • Employer letter stating gross income, or
  • Retirement statement

Proof of Residency

A total of three proofs of address are required before enrollment. One primary document and two supporting residency documents. Documents must be current (within two months) and include a parent or guardian's name and full address. 

Primary Proof of Residency:

  • Lease;
  • Rental agreement;
  • Mortgage statement; or
  • Deed

Two Additional Proofs of Residency:

  • Parent's driver's license;
  • Car registration;
  • Utility bill;
  • Property tax bill; or
  • Other official bill or statement listing the residence and parent's name

Birth Certificate

Valid Birth Certificate for enrolling child and a copy of parent(s) or guardian(s) photo ID are required.

Immunizations and Physical Exam

Current immunization records and physical exam completed within the last twelve months are required before enrollment. Physical should include TB screening/test, lead test, and hemoglobin test.