Programs

We offer five programs to meet the various needs of our families. Children who will turn 3 by September 30 are eligible for our Preschool program, those who will turn 4 are eligible for Pre-Kindergarten, and in order to participate in our Kindergarten program, children must turn 5 years old by September 30.

  • Part-Day Preschool – (3 years old) These children may arrive at school at 8:00 AM, and should be picked up at 11:45 AM.
  • Part-Day Preschool with Lunch – (3 years old) These children may arrive at school at 8:00 AM, and should be picked up at 12:45 PM.
  • School-Day Preschool – (3 years old) These children may arrive at 8:00 AM, and should be picked up at 3:00 PM. Children in this group are required by state law to nap. 
  • Full-Day Preschool – (3 years old) For children 3 years old who need extended hours. Children may arrive at 8:00 AM and must be picked up by 5:30 PM.
  • School-Day Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten – (4 and 5 years old) These children may arrive at 8:00 AM, and should be picked up at 3:00 PM. Children between the ages of 4 and 5 are required by state law to rest for 30 minutes. 
  • Full-Day Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten – (4 and 5 years old) For children 4 and 5 years old who need extended hours. Children may arrive at 8:00 AM and must be picked up by 5:30 PM. Children under the age of 5 are required by state law to rest for 30 minutes.
A Typical Day at Children’s House

A Typical Day at Children’s House

We understand the importance of maintaining a fairly consistent schedule for the …
Special Classes

Special Classes

Children’s House provides three special classes, free of charge, to children who …
Summer Program

Summer Program

Children’s House offers a camp program for six weeks during the summer.  …
Montessori Core Curriculum

Montessori Core Curriculum

The core curriculum of a Montessori classroom consists of practical life,, …
Cultural Curriculum

Cultural Curriculum

There is so much to learn about our world! At Children’s House our cultural …
Our Kindergarten Art Program

Our Kindergarten Art Program

One of the highlights of the kindergarten year here at CHMS is studying some of the …
Our Montessori Kindergarten Program

Our Montessori Kindergarten Program

Unlike traditional public or private kindergarten programs, our Montessori …
Our Gardening Program

Our Gardening Program

Gardening with preschool to kindergarten-aged children can be a relaxing and …
The Virtues Project™

The Virtues Project™

When you visit Children’s House Montessori School of Reston you’ll …
Field Trips, Special Events, and Birthdays

Field Trips, Special Events, and Birthdays

We are a busy school community and there is always something to look forward to …
Where do children go after Children’s House?

Where do children go after Children’s House?

Montessori children usually adapt very well to new school situations. They have …