Apply to Community SchoolCommunity School will be closed for Winter Break from December 23 through January 3. Classes will resume and the office reopen on January 6.

 

When your child joins our school community, we want to get to know your family and to explain our philosophy and method as clearly as possible. The process includes required parent tours and student visits, as well as applications. This ensures the learning environment is a good fit for you and your child. Here’s how to apply. If at any time you have questions, please contact the Admissions Office.

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Admissions Update November 2014

Admissions Update October 2014

Upcoming Admissions Events:

 

Fall Open House

Date:                      November 11, 2014

Time:                      10:00 a.m. - Registration

                               10:15 a.m. - Session Begins

Location:                 7815 Williamson Road

Join us for a brief introductory session followed by parent- and student-guided tours through our classrooms. Talk with parents, students, and staff. Discover why Community School has been the Valley's most innovative and dynamic learning environment for over 40 years. Call 540-563-5036 or e-mail victoria@communityschool.net  for information.

Preschool and Kindergarten Information Session

Date:                      March 3, 2015 (Snow Date: March 5)

Time:                      6:30 p.m.

Location:                7815 Williamson Road

Registration:           Call 540-563-5036 or e-mail victoria@communityschool.net  for information or to sign up for this session. Free childcare is available during the session.

Join us for classroom visits and teacher discussions about our preschool and kindergarten curriculum. The teachers will explain how Community School's developmentally-appropriate curriculum addresses the whole child, including social, physical, emotional, and academic growth. They will also discuss the school's integrated curriculum, the importance of play in the learning process of young children, and the features that distinguish Community School's program from other options in the valley. Parents will have an opportunity to talk with the individual teachers and staff.

Elementary and Middle School Information Session

Date:                    April 14, 2015

Time:                    6:30 p.m.

Location:              7815 Williamson Road

Registration:        Call 540-563-5036 or e-mail victoria@communityschool.net  for information or to sign up for this session. Free childcare is available during the session.

Join us for classroom visits and teacher discussions about our elementary and middle school programs. The teachers will explore Community School's model of progressive education, focusing on curriculum and educational philosophy. The session will also highlight features that distinguish Community School's program from other options in the valley: experiential learning, arts integration, Spanish studies, outdoor learning, student responsibility and goal setting, off-campus and service learning, multi-age groupings, mentoring, and an innovative program of middle school electives. Parents will have an opportunity to talk with the individual teachers and staff. Middle school students are welcome to attend the session with their parents.