Saint Ann Catholic School

Saint Ann Catholic School

A National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence

Preschool Enrollment

Saint Ann Catholic School opens the application process to new families in November, each year.  You may submit a Saint Ann School Inquiry here (link coming soon). You may apply to Saint Ann Catholic School via the Arlington Diocese online application here: (link coming soon).

Saint Ann Catholic School requires a $(coming soon) application fee per child per application. After you complete the online application please pay your application fee here: (link coming soon)

Saint Ann Catholic School Preschool Program

  • Develops the whole child: spiritually, socially, emotionally, and academically
  • Faith-based, nurturing environment encourages a love of God through Bible stories, prayer, and song
  • Creative play and engaging curriculum utilizes Virginia’s Foundation Blocks for Early Learning to prepare students for kindergarten (reading, language, and math readiness; problem-solving; scientific discovery)
  • Cross-curricular units and themes provide exciting learning experiences. Children practice fine motor skills (drawing, writing, scissor work, etc.) and gross motor skills (jumping, hopping, etc.)
  • Interdisciplinary Specials classes (art, music, physical education, library, and computer) apply fine/gross motor skills, as well as academic skills learned in the classroom
  • Social skills and manners are interwoven and reinforced through daily activities
  • Child Development Associate (CDA) and Commonwealth of Virginia certified teachers
  • Hours of Operation: 
  • PreK 3 and PreK 4 AM program – 8:00 am to 11:45 am M-F
  • PreK 4 Full Day program – 8:00 am to 3:00 pm M-F (with Extended Day option – 7:00-7:50 am and 3:00-6:00 pm)
  • PreK 3 and 4 students must be 3 or 4 years old, respectively, by September 30 of the entry year.
  • Follow the link below to see the following forms and links:


Arlington Diocese online application: (link coming soon)

Saint Ann Catholic School Application Fee: (link coming soon)

When completing your online application via the Arlington Diocese website the following documents will need to be uploaded:

  • Birth Certificate
  • Baptism Certificate
  • Parish Verification Form
  • VA School Entrance Health Form
  • Immunization Record

If Applicable the following items will need to be uploaded:

  • Court Ordered Custody Agreement
  • IEP Individual Education Plan
  • 504
  • SAP Student Action Plan

We date and time stamp all applications upon receipt. Our existing students are given priority for the next year. After that, we will first enroll siblings of current students, parish children, military and State Department families, children from neighboring parishes, and then children from other faiths. (see Admission Process) We try out best to accommodate as many children as God (and space) will allow.

Once all the required paperwork is received (see Application Checklist), the review process begins. Families who are transferring from other local schools may be asked to meet with the principal. Applicants who are accepted to Saint Ann Catholic School will receive the following, along with their letter of acceptance:

  • Registration Form
  • A non-refundable family registration fee of $500
  • Records Release form, as applicable
  • Payment Instructions