Preschool Registration

  • ACPS offers free pre-kindergarten to qualifying families through the Virginia Preschool Initiative (VPI). The purpose of VPI is to provide quality early childhood programs for at-risk four-year-olds. VPI is a program designed for families who might not otherwise be able to access quality early childhood education opportunities.

    How to Enroll

    1. Check to see if your child meets the eligibility requirements  

    2. Complete the registration packet:

    English (PDF) | Español (PDF) | አማርኛ (PDF) (PDF) بالعربية

    Contact our office if you prefer to have a registration packet mailed to you. 

    For Shared Housing

    If the parent/guardian is living in a shared housing the following notarized A/B forms will be required:

    English (PDF) | Español (PDF)| አማርኛ (PDF) | (PDF) بالعربية 

    3. Start the registration process:

    Visit: ACPS Appointments to schedule an appointment


    Call: 703-619-8026 and leave a voice mail with your name, number, and a brief message




    Please note: Acceptance to the VPI program is NOT on a first-come, first-served basis. Qualifying families that complete their registration will be placed on the VPI waitlist.