Common Ground Fundraiser


Thank you to all the families that enrolled their children at Common Ground for the 2012-2013 school year!

While our official enrollment period has ended, a limited number of spaces are still available in our programs.If interested, please contact us at 703-437-8226 for more information.



Summer Camp
Contact us to find out about our summer camp program starting on June 24th


Welcome to Common Ground Child Care

Group of kidsCommon Ground Child Care Center, located at 1700 Wainwright Drive, Reston, Virginia, near Reston Town Center, is a not-for-profit corporation. The Center was started in 1972 by the Common Ground Foundation, an organization created to provide solutions for the needs of the community of Reston.

Our mission is: To value every individual child and encourage emotional, social, physical, and cognitive development by providing a nurturing, engaging, and diverse environment that enhances natural curiosity and facilitates educational growth.

Entrusted with the care of your child, Common Ground and parents enter into a very special relationship. Relationships between parents and staff are as important as our relationships with children. As in any family, frequent and open communication is essential to building and strengthening close bonds. This communication, along with mutual cooperation, helps to build an atmosphere in which we can provide the best possible care for each child.

Hours of Operation

Common Ground operates from 6:30 AM to 6:30 PM for children two and older, and 7:30 AM to 6:30 PM for children under two, five days a week, Monday through Friday, year round. The Center is closed for select holidays and three professional development days during the year.

VSQI 4-Star Rating - click for more info


We pride ourselves on meeting and exceeding your expectations. Our relationships with parents are as important as our relationships with children. Read what some parents have said about us.