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Reston Children's Center

11825 Olde Crafts Drive
Reston, VA 20191

(703) 476-8150


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Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Co-op

From the Director:

Reston Children’s Center provides infant and toddler care, preschool education, private kindergarten, before- and after-school enrichment programs for children in kindergarten through sixth grade, including transportation to and from local public schools, and a summer camp program for preschool and school-age children.

Day in the Life

General School Mission

RCC is one of Virginia's recognized leaders in early childhood development, and was one of the first programs in Northern Virginia to be accredited by the National Association for the Education for Young Children (NAEYC). RCC has received several other endorsements and accreditations as well.
RCC welcomes diversity. The programs seek to promote innovative learning opportunities and individual creativity, while maintaining high standards of care and fostering equal opportunity in education for all children.

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
  • Are able to visit the school anytime we want
  • Go on field trips
  • Volunteer in the classroom
  • Receive newsletters

Modes of Communication

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