When does school start?Morning classes begin the week of Sept. 4. The first few class days are on a modified schedule–your child’s teacher will clarify details at the home visit.
Afternoon classes begin on Sept. 5 and are also on a modified schedule the first days.
REMINDERAugust tuition and activity fee were due on August 1st. This is the first installment of the 10-month yearly tuition payment plan outlined on the tuition contract. Payments are late after the 10th of each month, so if you haven’t yet paid, please stop by our office or mail a check as soon as possible. Thank you!
Important school informationRegistered families should already have received our July mailing. If you did not receive the packet, please call the office at 703.494.3090.
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Welcome to St. Matthew's Day School
Where Children Thrive and Learn!A Day at St. Matthew's
Thank you for your interest!
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 its 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 who 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.
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.Contact Us