Celebrating Children and Families Since 1980


  • Established as a ministry by Knollwood Community Church in response to the needs of the community it serves
  • Committed to offering a high quality preschool experience in a Christian setting
  • Dedicated to ministering to families

Small Classes: 10-12 children per class

  • Classes offered for children aged 3-5 years
  • Two, three and five-day schedules available
  • Full three hour schedule: 9:15 to 12:15
  • Optional – Lunch Bunch until 1:15

Staff to child ratio: 1:6

  • A team of outstanding teachers, each with years of experience working in Knollwood’s program
  • Staff participates in ongoing professional development activities both individually and as a team
  • Planning teams formulate curriculum ideas that are then individualized for each classroom
  • Children work with classroom as well as development center teachers, which allows for a variety of styles and experiences

Innovative Programming

  • Literature-based curriculum offers children a strong foundation for later reading success
  • Extensive use of dramatic play to foster language growth, social/emotional development and pre-literacy skills
  • Use of multiple spaces during the school day allows children access to an extensive array of choices and interest centers
  • Field trips designed to extend and enrich the curriculum
  • One of the first preschools in the area to offer both Creative Movement and Music Enrichment as part of the curriculum
  • Strong emphasis on the Creative Arts

Knollwood’s Lunch Bunch Program

  • Optional program designed to extend the day and the fun at your convenience. A great opportunity to develop social skills!
  • Offered daily from noon to 1:15
  • Lunch, play time, activities – with all their school friends
  • Nominal fee – $8 per day
  • Find out more about Lunch Bunch

Contact Information

  • Call us at 703-250-8564 (extension 27 for the main office) for additional information or to arrange to visit the preschool
  • Sherry Baker – Preschool Director