Attention Kindergarteners

Information for Parents of Rising Kindergarten Students

To be eligible for kindergarten at Mt. Daniel Elementary School in August 2024:

  • Students must be five years of age by September 30, 2024.

  • Families must be residents of the City of Falls Church.

Kindergarten Information Night for parents of prospective kindergarten students is scheduled for March 21, 2024.  At this virtual meeting the school principal and staff will provide a brief overview of the school day, curriculum, Day Care program, and registration requirements. Following this meeting, the registration process will begin.

Parents and guardians of rising kindergarten students should submit the Rising Kindergarten Interest Form 2024-2025 as soon as possible so that the school can keep you informed about meetings, details, and deadlines prior to registration.

Please share information about kindergarten registration with neighbors and friends who live in the City of Falls Church.

Contact school registrar, Nora Pishner, at 703-248-5644 or by email at with any questions.

What to Expect at Mt. Daniel Elementary School

School Schedule

  • The 2024/25 school year will begin on Monday, August 19, 2024.

  • All students and their families will be invited to Meet the Teacher the week before school begins.

School Hours

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 8:50 a.m. - 3:50 p.m.

  • Most Wednesdays - Early Release: 8:50 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.

  • Doors open at 8:40 a.m.

  • Before and after school Extended Day Care  is available with a sliding scale fee. Extended Day Care registration will begin in spring 2024.

Parent-Teacher Communication

Mt. Daniel teachers and administrators communicate regularly with families using weekly newsletters. In-person conferences will take place during the first quarter of the school year. Parents can communicate with teachers by phone or by email about individual concerns.