Preschool Interest Lottery Now Open

Falls Church City Public Schools is now accepting interest applications from Falls Church City residents for tuition placements at Jessie Thackrey Preschool for the 2020-2021 school year. Spaces in the classrooms are first reserved for preschoolers with special needs and then for those at risk according to Virginia Preschool Initiative guidelines. A limited number of 3 and 4 year old openings will be available for tuition-paying students. Classrooms may include mixed age groups.

The Falls Church City School Board has set tuition for the 2020-2021 school year at $7,300. There is a sliding scale for residents who meet the income requirements. Children must be 3 years old by September 30, 2020 and must be residents of Falls Church City. ;

Preschool Interest Application Form

Completion of this form will secure a space in the lottery selection. Interest applications will be accepted through January 31, 2020. A lottery selection will take place and families will notified by February 10, 2020, by email. There will be a $150 application fee once a spot is awarded.

A parent information session will be offered at Jessie Thackrey Preschool, 201 N. Cherry St., on January 22, 2020 at 6:30 pm. Please park at the Falls Church Presbyterian Church on N. Fairfax St. and walk through Frady Park to the school.