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Spots Open for the 2018-19 School Year

Emmanuel Preschool has spots available in our four/five-year-old program for the 2018-19 school year. If you are loooking for a preschool for your four-year-old child for this fall, please contact the preschool office at 703-683-0303. In addition, please submit the New Family Application along with the $75 application fee to Emmanuel Preschool, 1608 Russell Road, Alexandria, VA 22301. 

Open House

Come explore our preschool at the Open House held every January for prospective new parents. The Open House is a great opportunity for interested parents to hear about our preschool program, meet the Director, and get a tour from current parents and teachers.

No RSVP required. Please enter through the playground doors located on High Street.

Please note: The Open House is intended for parents only. 


The lottery for prospective new families for the 2018-19 school year has passed. Wait lists for prospectve new students are maintained throughout the year and separated by age group. If you would like to be added to one of our wait lists, please complete the New Family ApplicationA non-refundable registration fee of $75 ($100 maximum per family) is due along with each application. Please see Emmanuel Preschool’s age group eligibility requirements below before applying.


The lottery for available spaces for the 2018-19 school year has passed. Each year, the lottery takes place in the presence of the Rector of Emmanuel Episcopal Church (EEC), two parent volunteers, two teachers and the Preschool Office staff. Applying families do NOT attend the lottery selection. Families will be notified of their child’s placement.

Age Group Eligibility

Using Alexandria City Public School (ACPS) regulations as a guideline, Emmanuel Preschool enforces the following age group requirements: 

  • A child applying for the Two-Year-Old Class must be two by September 30, 2018.
  • A child applying for the Three-Year-Old Class must be three by September 30, 2018.
  • A child applying for the Four/Five-Year-Old Class must be four by September 30, 2018.

 Tuition (2018-19 School Year)

 Two-Year-Old Classes: $3,375 ($375/month), plus a one-time $175 Supply Fee

 Three-Year-Old Classes: $4,365 ($485/month), plus a one-time $225 Supply Fee

 Four/Five-Year-Old Classes: $5,850 ($650/month), plus a one-time $275 Supply Fee