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St. Matthew's Day School provides a high quality developmentally appropriate preschool experience for children from 3-5 years of age. Founded in 1973, the Day School is a ministry of St. Matthew's Lutheran Church and offers it's program to all without regard to race, gender, creed or national origin.
Whether you're looking for a good preschool for your child or are already one of St. Matthew's families, you will find information here.
If you have further questions or wish to arrange a visit call 703-494-3090 and speak to our director,
St. Matthew’s students enjoy –
with caring and responsive adults nurture a sense of trust and respect for others.
CONSISTENT DAILY ROUTINES
which provides the comfortable predictability important to young children and their developing feelings of competence.
THOUGHTFULLY PLANNED OPPORTUNITIES
throughout the day introduce and support meaningful learning. Teachers are guided by HighScope’s active learning curriculum, as well as each child’s interests, needs, and abilities. Teaching begins where the child is, leading and encouraging each one to increased understanding and independence.
through both teacher lead and child-initiated experiences. The child’s curiosity and natural motivation to learn is stimulated through daily opportunities for imaginative play indoors and out, ongoing projects, creative arts, structured and spontaneous music and movement, active involvement with science, math, literature and literacy, and regular walk-abouts and field trips.
St. Matthew’s seeks to lay a foundation for success in a complex and changing world by inspiring an enthusiasm for learning and an awareness of the unique value of each person as a child of God in a caring community.