enrollment

Joining the Meekins Family

finding the right preschool

is the first step you’ll make in building your child’s love of learning and exploring. Here at Meekins, we take this role seriously and aspire to be a safe and comfortable space that your child loves to come to day after day, and where you’ll feel confident that you’ve made the best possible choice. Learn more about joining our family and beginning the enrollment process below! 

at a glance

2021-2022 Enrollment Overview

Currently, all classes have vacancies for Fall 2021 and Meekins has rolling admissions.  Please email membership@fbmeekins.org for information, as well as upcoming zoom conversations about our teaching philosophy and classes.  Click here for applications. 

 

Meekins Offers

  • Learning Through Play
  • Small Class Sizes
  •  Imaginative and Dramatic Play
  • Art, Music, and Outdoor Play
  • Weekly Themes
  • 4 Preschool Classrooms Sorted by Age and a Kindergarten Program

Classes, Ages, Times

 Yellows – 2-3 years old, Th/F, 9:15-1:15

Greens – 2.5-3.5 years old, M/T/W, 9:15-1:15

Blues – 3.5-4 years old, M-Th, 9:15-1:15

Reds – 4-5 years old, M-F, 9:15-1:15

Kindergarten – 5 years old, M-F, 9:15-3:15 3x/week and 9:15-1:15 2x/week

Enrollment Process for 2021-2022 Year

All our classes have rolling admissions at this time for our remaining Fall 2021 vacancies. 

Please contact Kristen McBrayer at membership@fbmeekins.org for applications, as well as information about upcoming zoom conversations covering our teaching philosophy and classes.  Applications are welcome at this time!  

Enrollment Timeline* 

*Enrollment timeline described below is during a typical, non-pandemic year and does not apply to the upcoming 2021-2022 school year.  Please see above for the 2021-2022 Enrollment Overview.

October

Typically, during a non-pandemic time period, we begin accepting applications starting in mid-October for the following school year. Rolling admissions are accepted until June 15th.  

January

An Open House for new families is held in early January. Applications for the next school year will be available during this time (and below) and must be submitted by the end of the month enrollment consideration. If you are unable to attend one of the open houses, contact us to schedule a private tour!

Current Meekins Members and Alumni families are emailed a survey requesting their intention to re-enroll or withdraw for the following year. Families that do not return their survey by the mid-January due date will not have preferred status for registration over new families.  

February

The Membership Committee meets to compile class lists for the following school year. New families are offered enrollment or wait list placement. A child’s position in the school is only secured once two Enrollment Contracts and a check for contract fee, registration fee and a deposit of May Tuition are received by the Membership Team. Failure to return all forms and fees will result in forfeiture of a place in the class.

March

Enrollment and Registration form packets are sent to all families accepted for the following school year. 

April

Enrollment and Registration Forms are due in early April.

June

May tuition deposit is considered non-refundable after June 1st in the event of a withdrawal.

You may contact membership at any time at membership@fbmeekins.org

Enrollment and membership documents can be downloaded from the links below: 

FB Meekins is a cooperative preschool in which parents play an integral role in their child's classroom experience and in the operation of the school. The result is a tight-knit community of teachers, parents and families working together to create a fun, safe, and nurturing environment in which our children can learn and grow.

NOTICE OF NONDISCRIMINATORY POLICY AS TO STUDENTS

FB Meekins Cooperative Preschool admits any student of any race, color, national, and ethnic origin to all rights, privileges, programs and activities, generally accorded or made available to students at this school.  Meekins does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin in administration of educational policies, hiring of employees, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic or other school-administered programs. 

 

 

900 Maple Avenue East, Vienna, VA 22180

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