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Community Preschool Of The Palisades The

5200 Cathedral Avenue Northwest
Washington, DC 20016

(202) 364-8424


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Celebrating more than 25 years of dedication to the parents and children of the Palisades community.

Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Play-Based, Teacher-Led

Home-School Connection

Parents Say They are Encouraged to:

  • Sit on the board of trustees
  • Hold social events at the school to build community
  • Fundraise
  • Are required to make donations ourselves
  • Go on field trips
  • Volunteer in the classroom
  • Receive newsletters

Modes of Communication

  • Notes
  • Phone Calls
  • Email
  • Special Meetings
  • Two or More Regular Conferences
  • Drop-Off
  • Pick-Up
  • Regular newsletter/printed updates circulated to the whole school


Separation is Handled through:

  • Pre-entry meetings with parents at school