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Kindergarten Class

The Kindergarten class is a 3-day a week after-school program that follows a developmentally appropriate curriculum and complies with the Fairfax County POS. It is a small class with a maximum of eight children with two teachers. This allows for daily one-on-one instruction and very small group and learning. 


These are some of the topics covered in kindergarten:

  • Letter and Number writing and recognition following the Handwriting Without Tears Curriculum
  • Science-The Five Senses, Weather and Season, Plants, Lifecycles, Properties, and Force & Motion
  • Social Studies – Citizenship, Then & Now, Around the World, My Community
  • Math – One to One Correspondence, Money and Currency, Place Value, Graphing, Measurements
  • Reading and Writing – Handwriting Without Tears, Guided Reading, Sightwords, Journaling 

Eligibility: For 2019/20, children with birthdays between 10/1/13 – 9/30/14

Tuition: $7,191 for the 2020/21 school year ($799 per month)

Class hours: W/F, 9:15am – 12:15pm; M/T/Th, 9:15 – 3:00pm

Maximum enrollment: 8 students

Teacher: Tara Bloch

Teacher’s aide: Margaret McDonald

During the school day, the Kindergarten class joins the Reds class and follows their schedule. Parents with a child in this class can expect to co-op in the school approximately 16-18 times during the school year. Parents are also asked to drive on 2-3 field trips.

A typical day in the Kindergarten class looks like: 

9:15 – Arrival

9:30 – Morning meeting

9:40 – Center time, music (once a week), special guests, etc

10:50 – Clean up

11:00 – Snack time and indoor play

11:30 – Active play (playground or active room contingent on weather)

12:00 – Story time

12:15 – Dismissal

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.

900 Maple Avenue East, Vienna, VA 22180