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Preschool Interest Lottery Now Open
Preschool Interest Lottery Now Open
FCCPS Communications
Thursday, January 09, 2020

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.