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New student applications for the 2020-21 school year will be available later this year. If you would like to be added to our distribution list for applications, please call the Preschool Office at (703) 683-0303. 

We are still accepting applcations for the wait list for the current school year. If you would like your child to be added to our waitlist for the 2019-20 school year, please complete the 2019-20 Prospective Student Application and mail it, along with a non-refundable registration fee of $75 ($100 maximum per family), to:

Emmanuel Preschool
Attn: Preschool Administrator
1608 Russell Road
Alexandria, VA 22301

Please see Emmanuel Preschool's Age Group Eligibility requirements below before applying.

Please note: Enrollment priority is given to returning students, new siblings, siblings of EPS “graduated” alumni, and members of Emmanuel Episcopal Church. Church family priority is at the discretion of the Rector. These families must indicate their intention to enroll for the next school year prior to the lottery in January.


The lottery for available spaces for the 2020-21 school year will be held in January 2020. Each year, the lottery takes place in the presence of the Rector of Emmanuel Episcopal Church (EEC), two parent volunteers, one teachers, one Board of Directors representative 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, 2020.
  • A child applying for the Three-Year-Old Class must be three by September 30, 2020.
  • A child applying for the Four/Five-Year-Old Class must be four by September 30, 2020.

Advance Deposit (Includes the one-time Supply Fee)

 Two-Year-Old Classes: $363

 Three-Year-Old Classes: $468

 Four/Five-Year-Old Classes: $600

 Tuition (2019-20 School Year)

 Two-Year-Old Classes: $3,563 ($375/month)

 Three-Year-Old Classes: $4,608 ($485/month)

 Four/Five-Year-Old Classes: $6,175 ($650/month)