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Early Childhood (Pre-K)

Pre-K Enrollment for School Year 2023-24

The Virginia Preschool Initiative (VPI): schedule your phone screening by visiting: 


Every student succeeds: Provide safe and inclusive first school experiences that prepare the whole child and inspire a life-long love for learning.


Early Childhood Programs are a critical PIECE of a quality educational experience. We endeavor to:

Prepare the whole child

Inspire learning

Ensure positive experiences

Cooperate with families and the community

Establish a foundation for success

Program Opportunities

The ACPS Early Childhood Programs consist of three components:

Citywide Early Childhood Initiatives

ACPS is committed to working collaboratively with our early childhood community to ensure high-quality early learning opportunities for our youngest learners.

Early Childhood Department Description (PDF)

Contact Information

Jane Richardson, M.A., M.Ed., NBCT
Coordinator, Citywide Early Childhood Programs
1340 Braddock Place, 4th Floor
Alexandria, VA 22314