About VGDS

The Simmons family founded Village Green Day School as a community school in 1979 and it has been family owned, operated and nurtured ever since.  

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They continue to own and operate schools at two locations: Great Falls, Virginia and Potomac Falls, Virginia.  Each facility has spacious classrooms, a beautiful site, an adventure playground, and a warm and child-loving staff.  Village Green is proud to be the place "Where Learning Feels Like Family."

The School offers the following programs:

  • Parent/Child attended programs for children 18 months through 2 years of age
  • Preschool programs with the option of childcare for children 2½ through 6 years of age
  • Montessori programs offering a unique curriculum for a 3 to 4 year cycle
  • Full day Kindergarten program with the option of childcare
  • Before and After School programs for elementary school children
  • Summer Camp programs for children age 2½ through rising third graders 

What Sets us Apart

We are a mission, vision and goal oriented school. We build on each child’s individuality. We honor their efforts to achieve their full potential. Our teachers are “not simply transmitters of knowledge, but exemplars and guardians of behaviors and values as well.”

You'll find that the following qualities set us apart from other schools:

  • Academic curriculum (Core Knowledge)
  • Outdoor space for play and learning
  • Family-oriented events
  • Professional staff with low turnover
  • Curriculum-based off site field trips
  • Fine art specials included as part of the academic day
  • Traditional and Montessori programs on the same campus