Class Programs

The Mulford School is the premier preschool in Northern Virginia and has been for over 50 years.  There is no other preschool in Fairfax that offers what Mulford Preschool offers.

All of our programs our educational. There are always one or more “helping parents” present during all sessions.  Parents whose children are in attendance are welcome to visit at any time.

Here are just some of our credentials:

•    Accredited teachers (with 30, 40 and 50 years experience!)
•    Very small classes
•    Step-by-step learning approach
•    Focus on life-time skills
•    A Great Room for play, shows and activities
•    The largest playground in Northern Virginia — with a separate biking area
•    Barn with ponies, ducks and rabbits
•    A program proven to give your child success

Some of our activities include:

•    Reading and Math Skills
•    Finger Plays, Singing
•    Arts Class
•    Play Dough Modeling
•    Puzzles
•    Rhythm Band
•    Stories
•    Outdoor Play
•    Educational Games
•    Barn Trips
•    Dancing
•    Activity Music
•    Public Speaking

Preschool Options:

Half-Day 8:50 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Full-Day 8:50 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
2 days (Tuesday & Thursday)
3 days (Monday, Wednesday, & Friday)
5 days (Monday – Friday)
5 days with Pre-K (Monday – Friday)
“Lunch Bunch” 12:00 – 2:00
 Students bring their own healthy lunch.

Pre-K children must be enrolled in the 5 day program.

The Mulford “Excel” Program

The program has received rave reviews from principals and first grade teachers from public and private schools alike. The program is an individualized program and challenges each student to his or her highest potential.
•    Class size Limited to 12.
•    Daily one-on-one instruction.
•    A truly individualized program.
•    Each child challenged to his/her potential.


•    Frontline Phonics
•    Listening
•    Reading
•    Speaking
•    Writing
•    Math – skills and concepts are taught using a manipulative approach
•    Science
•    Music/Movement
•    Social Studies

Last-Day Activities

•    Pony Rides
•    Hay Rides
•    Candy Hunt
•    Fun Games
•    Moon Bounce
•    Bubbles on the Playground