Pre-Kindergarten (VPI)

Pre-registration for the 2014-15 school year is now open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday-Friday at the Office of English Language Learner Services (ELL Office), 1340 Braddock Place, Alexandria, VA 22314.

Download the Pre-Kindergarten Flier and Pre-Registration Checklist:
English (PDF) | Spanish (PDF) | Amharic (PDF) | Arabic (PDF)

Classes are held at John Adams, William Ramsay, and Patrick Henry Elementary Schools, and Jefferson-Houston School.

Requirements for VPI Classes:

  • Child must be four years old by September 30.
  • Child must reside in the City of Alexandria.
  • Pre-register at the ELL Office, where income eligibility will be verified.

Description of VPI classes for four-year-old students:

  • FREE preschool program offered through ACPS.
  • Full day classes from 8:00 a.m. to 2:35 p.m.
  • Certified teachers with degrees in early childhood education.
  • Play-based curriculum with emphasis on facilitating language development, social skills, problem solving skills, and physical development.
  • Literacy, math, science, social studies, art, music and physical activities are incorporated into all aspects of the daily routine.

Breakfast and lunch provided.