Parent Handbook

It is important that parents thoroughly read the parent handbook for important information regarding our program. Other helpful resources are the MDO Parent Information Presentation, and Health and Safety Addendum.

Terms and Conditions

You agree to the following when you Register your child at MDO. This information is found on the Registration form when you enroll.

Payment Policies and Tuition Due Dates: All payments can be made online via our website at Or make all checks payable to MDO @ JBC. Mail to: Mothers’ Day Out Preschool at Jerusalem Baptist Church, 5424 Ox Rd, Fairfax Station VA, 22032

Registration Fee of $125 is due at the time of enrollment and is non-refundable. This total includes our supply and activity fees for the year. Registration is not completed until the fee is received.

Tuition Deposit (once annually), is due on July 1, 2022, and will be applied to your final installment on May 2023. This fee is non-refundable. 

Tuition Monthly Payments:  MDO collects a total of 9 monthly tuition payments due on the first class day of each month.

Sibling Discount: MDO offers a 10% discount on the lowest class tuition rate(s) when more than one child in a family is enrolled.

Waitlist Fee of $25 is due in order to be placed on the waitlist. Please fill out the online Registration. The list is first come first serve and the fee is non-refundable.

COVID-19: Our preschool will operate under the Virginia Health Departments’ recommended guidelines for Covid-19.

  1. Please make checks payable to MDO@JBC or pay online. There is a $10 charge for returned checks.
  2. There is a $10 late fee added to tuition if not received by the tenth (10th) day of each month.
  3. Tuition refunds/credits are not granted for days a student does not attend upon withdrawal. Families that withdraw after August 1st will forfeit their deposit. A 30-day written notice is required for withdrawal. In the event of withdrawal, the prepaid tuition is refunded ONLY in the event the family is relocating to an address outside of the MDO attendance area. The Director must receive 30-day written notice of the parent’s intent. 
  4. There is a tuition discount when more than one child from a family is enrolled in our program. A 10% discount will be given to each sibling after the oldest child’s tuition.
  5. Late Pickup Fee: If your child is habitually picked up late, after the first 10 minutes you will be charged $10 and $0.50 / minute for each additional minute. (The staff will determine if there is a habitual problem.) Students who are absent for 3 consecutive weeks without paid tuition and a given reason — submitted to the Director in writing or by phone — will be withdrawn automatically without tuition reimbursement.
  6. Tuition refunds/credits will not be granted for days canceled due to inclement weather, teacher workdays, acts of God, or days a child does not attend due to family travel or illness.
  7. Tuition refunds/credits are not granted for students who attend a partial day due to illness, injury, discipline, or family schedule conflicts.
  8. Tuition is not prorated or discounted in the case that a child attends fewer class days than offered per week.
  9. Any student whose tuition payment is over 15 days late may be considered for withdrawal.
  10. We do not make up days lost due to inclement weather or other Act of God emergencies. MDO does not provide monetary refunds or credit for days lost due to inclement weather or other emergencies considered an Act of God. Should FCPS add school days that fall within our established calendar, we will add the same school days, only if MDO has missed days, but will retain the right to determine which classes will attend those make-up days based upon the number of class days missed. For more information on our amended schedule on snow days click here.
You authorize Mothers’ Day Out and Jerusalem Baptist Church to obtain emergency medical care for your child in the event that you cannot be contacted immediately. While participating in our program, your child may be photographed. These photos might be posted on the church and MDO website to provide a description of our program. By signing you are stating that you have read and accepted the above Terms of Mothers’ Day Out at Jerusalem Baptist Church.