Friendship Preschool 

Frequently Asked Questions

What are Friendship Preschool’s age restrictions?

Children must be 2, 3, or 4 years old by September 30. Age requirements are firm.

What is the teacher : student ratio for each class? 

What is the school’s potty training policy? 

Children in the 2-year-old class are not required to be potty trained. Children in the 3s class must be daytime potty trained (no pull-ups or diapers) before attending class in September.

When is tuition due? 

Tuition checks should be made payable to “Friendship Preschool” and are due monthly on the 1st of each month. A late payment fee may be applied if tuition is paid after the 5th. Friendship Preschool does not accept credit cards. 

What is Friendship Preschool’s admissions policy? 

Friendship Preschool is a non-profit organization operated under the guidance of Friendship United Methodist Church. Children of all faiths are welcomed. Current and former students, siblings, and Friendship UMC members receive priority placement. New family applications will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis after all priority applications have been received. Waiting lists will be maintained when classes are full.

What associations/affiliations does the school hold? 

Are teachers CPR and first aid trained? 

Yes, and recertified annually.

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Friendship Preschool is licensed by the state of Virginia as a child day center. As such, it is inspected twice annually by a state inspector. It is also permitted and inspected annually by the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department and holds a Residential Use Permit issued subject to the requirements of the County of Fairfax.  View the proof of publication of our non-discrimination policy.