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The Merit School of Manassas Park

The Merit School of Manassas Park is a private center-based preschool in Manassas Park, VA for infants, toddlers, and pre-kindergarteners.


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The Merit School of Manassas Park At The Merit School of Manassas Park we understand that your child’s education and care is a priority and that choosing the right school is an important decision. That is why we are committed to partner with you in an educational approach created to engage your child’s mind and prepare him or her for future success in school and in life. The Merit School of Manassas Park is committed to giving our students an individualized learning environment where they are encouraged to explore opportunities, exceed expectations and expand possibilities. We are committed to providing a safe and caring atmosphere and ensure that each child at The Merit School of Manassas Park receives a unique educational experience catered to his or her individual needs in a loving, nurturing environment. We are committed to a culture of community service, and we actively engage our students in community involvement because we understand that today’s students are the citizens of the future.


Quick Facts
Facility Type:Center-Based Preschool Ages:Not Available
Institution Type:Private Gender:Coeducational
Established:Not Available Religion:Not Available
Licensed:Yes Dress Code:No Dress Code

Mission Statement

The mission of The Merit School of Manassas Park is to provide our students with successful learning opportunities. These opportunities are designed to meet the individual needs of our students as we prepare them to be responsible citizens and valued members of the community. - Include our families and the community in the educational process. - Provide challenging and individualized curricula that encourage our students’ creativity and love of learning. - Promote character building and problem-solving skills. - Foster our students’ feelings of self-esteem, self-worth, and respect for others. - Establish a safe and supportive learning environment that accepts and respects diversity. Programs - Infant Program - Toddler Program - Morning Discovery Preschool - Preschool - Junior Kindergarten - Before and After Care Director: - Nicole Stanley Assistant Director: - Melissa Miller


The Merit School of Manassas Park The Private School Curriculum at Merit School of Manassas Park's is focused on an individualized program of learning objectives for all of the ages we serve.  We provide a variety of options for learning, not only based on the age of the child, but also his or her learning style, maturity and academic stage. Our programs contain developmentally appropriate methods developed to meet the needs of each child and incorporate learning in our well-equipped classrooms and playgrounds.  Primary care is the core of our infant and toddler program.  Language development and literacy skills form the basis of our preschool programs.  Readers and writers are developed in our Junior Kindergarten Program, and our before and after school program presents a variety of activities to meet the needs of kindergarten through middle school children.


Programs and Tuition

Program Types
Infant Care, Pre-K, Preschool
Class Type Age Range School Days Hours
All classes N/A M, T, W, Th, F 6:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Schedule School Days Hours
Full-day M, T, W, Th, F 6:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Health and Safety

Food Provided
The Merit School of Manassas Park At The Merit School of Manassas Park, Nutrition and Mealtime are a very important part of our day. We serve a hot, homemade breakfast and lunch daily. The afternoon snack is served after naptime for our younger children. School-age children are served breakfast before school and a snack after school. A high nutritional standard is used for all the food prepared. Milk, fruits, sources of protein (meat, fish or cheese), and vegetables are components of each daily menu. Our meals and snacks meet the nutritional standards of the U.S. Department of Agriculture Child Care Food Program. Meals at The Merit School of Manassas Park are served “family style” as servings are delivered to each table and children spoon out their individual portions, pour their own beverage and pass the food to each other. Children also assist with setting the table and clearing the table at the end of the meal. Teachers sit and eat with the students and encourage table conversation. This style of dining teaches good manners, decision-making, and learning to serve others.

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Students in this school can go on to attend The Merit School of Manassas Park for Elementary School.

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