The following list of licensed day care centers was compiled by Washington Post special correspondents Ann Chase and Crispin Campbell based on information supplied by the Arlington County Department of Human Resources, Child Care Office (558-2969 or 558-2960); the Alexandria Division of Social Services (838-4200); and the Fairfax County Office for Children (691-3175). Arlington County

Adventures in Learning Day Care Center, 4250 North Glebe Rd., Arlington. 241-1112. Director, Janice Dwire. Profit. 42 children, ages 2-6. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $60 a week. Open all year.

Blue Bird Day School, 2401 N. Ninth St., Arlington. 525-7117. Director, Coral Wigent. Profit. 48 children, ages 2-6. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: age 2, $250 a month; age 3, $225 a month; ages 4-6, $200 a month. Open all year.

Blue Bird School, Rosslyn, 1835 N. Nash St., Arlington. 527-0941. Director, Nancy Martino. Profit. 45 children, ages 2-6. Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuition: age 2, $250 a month; age 3, $225 a month; ages 4-6, $200 a month. Open all year.

Busy Bee Child Care Center, 913 S. 23rd St., Arlington. 920-8633. Director, Liz Bryon. Profit. 30 children, ages 2-5. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $50 a week. Open all year.

Cherrydale Christian Preschool Learning Center, 2321 N. Military Rd., Arlington. 525-3854. Director, Ann Richters. Nonprofit. 55 children, ages 2 1/2-5. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $55 a week. Open all year.

Children's Way School, 601 N. Vermont St., Arlington. 894-7373. Director, Ruth Green. Nonprofit. 83 children, ages 2-5. Monday-Friday, 6:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Tuition: age 2, $57 a week; age 3, $55 a week; age 4, $53 a week; age 5, $52 a week. Open all year.

Children's Way South Arlington, Nellie Custis School, 712 S. 23rd St., Arlington. 894-7373. Director, Ruth Green. Nonprofit. 75 children, ages 3 months to 5 years. Monday-Friday, 6:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Tuition: ages 3 to 6 months, $90 a week; 6 months to 1 year, $78.75 a week; 1 year olds, $67.50 a week; age 2, $57 a week; age 3, $55 a week; age 4, $53 a week; age 5, $52 a week. Open all year.

Clarendon Child Care Center Inc., 1305 N. Jackson St., Arlington. 528-1361. Director, Theresa Celusniak. Nonprofit. 35 children, ages 2-6. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $55 a week. Open all year.

Embassy School, 4000 Lorcom La., Arlington. 525-7728. Director, Colleen Merrigan. Profit. 53 children, ages 2-8. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $60 a week. Open all year.

Family Activities Center Child Development Program, 2700 S. 19th St. Arlington. 979-5580. Director, Alberta Thurmond. Nonprofit. 100 children, ages 2-6. Monday-Friday, 7:30a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $35 to $46.25 a week, depending on income. Open all year.

First Baptist Church of Clarendon, Child Development Center, 1210 N. Highland St., Arlington. 522-6477. Director, Caron Calvert. Nonprofit. 121 children, ages 2-5. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $190 a month. Open all year.

Gerard Majella Child Center of Marymount College, 2807 N. Glebe Rd., Arlington. 522-5600, extension 207. Director, Nancy Hough. Nonprofit. 60 children, ages 2-6. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $330 a month during school year; $160 for each two weeks of summer camp. Open all year.

Glebe Child Enrichment Center, 3012 S. Glebe Rd., Arlington. 684-8602. Director, Sandra Fox. Nonprofit. 60 children, ages 2-6. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $55 a week. Open all year.

Greenbrier Baptist Church Child Enrichment Center, 5401 S. Seventh St., Arlington. 671-6688. Director, Mary Lou Beck. Nonprofit. 75 children, ages 2-5. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $42.50 a week. Open all year. Summer program for ages 6-12, $45 a week.

Hoffman-Boston Child Development Center, 1415 S. Queen St., Arlington. 979-5220. Director, Evelyn Fortune. Nonprofit. 85 children, ages 3-5. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuition: subsidized through the Head Start. Open all year.

Langston Brown Child Development Center, 4854 Lee Hwy., Arlington. 528-7677. Director, Sally Self. Nonprofit. 68 children, ages 3-5. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuition: subsidized by Head Start. Open all year.

North Arlington Parish Child Care Center, 6201 N. Washington Blvd., Arlington. 532-1385. Director, Florence Jacobson. Nonprofit. 45 children, ages 2-6. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $22 to $55 a week, depending on income. Open all year.

Piedmont School, 3850 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. 525-2234. Director, Nancy Webb. Nonprofit. 125 children, ages 3-5 1/2. Monday-Friday, 6:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Tuition: $48.75 a week. Open all year.

Reed's Run-a-bouts, 1644 N. McKinley St., Arlington. 532-0727. Director, Alice Faye Williams. Nonprofit. 15 children, ages 2-3. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Tuition: subsidized through Head Start. Open all year. Summer program.

South Fairlington Child Development Center, 3308 S. Stafford St., Arlington. 578-4659. Director, Lena Rainey. Profit. 47 children, ages 2-5. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $46.25 a week. Open all year.

Sugarplum Day Nursery, 1227 N. Scott St., Arlington. 527-1217. Director, Linda Turner. Profit. 42 children, ages 2-6. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: age 2, $75 a week; ages 3 and up, $65 a week. Open all year.

Syphax Child Care Center, 1806 S. Ninth St., Arlington. 920-1814. Director, Evelyn Syphax. Profit. 100 children, ages 2-6. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: ages 2-4, $47.50 a week; ages 4 1/2-6, $50 a week. Open all year.

Trinity Children's Center, 2217 Columbia Pike, Arlington. 920-8695. Director, Frances Morris. Nonprofit. 45 children, ages 2-5. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: age 2, $240 a month; ages 3-5 year olds, $225 a month. Open all year.

The Learning Tree Day Care Center, 1132 N. Ivanhoe St., Arlington. 241-5533. Director, Debi DeLoose. Profit. 48 children, ages 2-5. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Tuition: 2-year-olds not toilet trained, $70 a week; toilet- trained 2-year-olds, $60 a week; ages 3 and over $55. Open all year.

The School of Children, 3412 S. 22nd St., Arlington. 486-0880. Director, Rose Purnell. Profit. 60 children, ages 2-8. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $175 a month. Open all year. Alexandria

Alexandria Community "Y" Headstart, 1501 Cameron St., Alexandria. 836-5774. Director, Melva Ware. Nonprofit. 75 children, ages 3-5. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuition: Subsidized by Head Start. Open all year.

Alexandria Day Care Center, 3600 Commonwealth Ave., Alexandria. 838-4299. Director, Leatha Jones. Nonprofit, only for children recommended by Alexandria Division of Social Services. 45 children, ages 3-6. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuition: Free to low income families. Open all year.

Alexandria Kiddie Kollege, 2912 King St., Alexandria. 548-5085. Director, T.R. Jackson. Nonprofit. 85 children ages 2-12. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $50 a week. Open all year.

Alive Child Development Center, 2723 King St., Alexandria. 548-9255. Director, Sister Marita Ellis. Nonprofit. 45 children, ages 2 1/2-5. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuition: Based on family income, maximum $225 a month. Open all year.

Cameron Valley Child Development Center, 1707 West Braddock Rd., Alexandria. 998-4161. Director, Michele Porzel. Nonprofit. 60 children, ages 2 1/2-6. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: Based on family income, maximum $225 a month. Open all year.

Creative Play School, 845 N. Howard St., Alexandria. 751-3388. Director, Diane Smalley. Profit. 60 children, ages 2-6. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $55 a week. Open all year.

Grace Episcopal Church Day School, 3601 Russell Rd., Alexandria. 549-5067. Director, Shirley N. Tyler. Nonprofit. 30 children in full-time care, ages 3-5. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Also provides preschool program 9 a.m.-noon and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuition: $2,750 for 10-month school year. Closed during July and August.

Happy Hour Day Care, 909 Queen St., Alexandria. 683-3849. Director, Fannie Mitchell. Profit. 40 children, ages 2 1/2-6. Monday-Friday, 6:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuition: $40 a week. Open all year.

Happy Time Pre-School and Day Care Center, 4253 Duke St., Alexandria. 751-8010. Director, Edith Montesano. Nonprofit. 42 children, ages 2-8. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $42 a week. Open all year.

Hobby Horse Day Nursery, 5001 Seminary Rd., Apt. 109, Alexandria. 931-5717. Director, Patricia Kenny. Profit. 45 children, ages 2-10. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $50 a week. Open all year.

Montessori School of Alexandria, 514 N. Pitt St., Alexandria. 548-7144. Director, Corinne Salahi. Nonprofit. 101 children, ages 2 1/2-12. Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: For Montessori program, $1,600 a year; $140 a month for after-school care. Open all year.

Northern Virginia Community College Child Development Center, 3101 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria. 321-9040. Director, Miff Devens. 321-9040. Nonprofit. 80 children, ages 2-12. Monday-Friday, 7:30a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuition: $65 a week. Open all year.

Teddy Bear Day Care, 5708 Merton Ct., Alexandria. 671-7382. Director Rosemary Burton. Profit. 49 children, ages 2-10. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $52.50 a week. Open all year.

Teddy Bear Day Care I, 375 S. Reynolds St., Alexandria. 370-5777. Director, Christine Borusiewicz. Profit. 60 children, ages 2-12. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $47.50 a week. Open all year.

West End Children's Center, 4345 Duke St., Alexandria. 751-7766. Director, Frances Dean. Nonprofit. 120 children, ages 2-12. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: age 2, $165 a month; ages 3 and over, $155 a month. Open all year. Fairfax County

ACCA Day Care Center, 7200 Columbia Pike, Annandale. 256-1378. Director, Marian Houk. Nonprofit. 100 children, ages 2-5. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuition: Based on family income. Open all year. Summer program.

ACCA Day Care Center, Culmore United Methodist Church, 5901 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. 256-1378. Director, Marian Houk. Nonprofit. 75 children, ages 4-9. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuition: Based on family income. Open all year.

A Child's Place, 3100 Prosperity Ave., Fairfax. 698-8050. Director, Linda A. Marinovitch. Profit. 95 children, ages 2-6. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $55 a week. Open all year.

Annandale Christian Day Care Center, 3901 Gallows Rd., Annandale. 941-3946. Director, Phyllis Johnson. Profit. 60 children, ages 2-6. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition $55 a week. Open all year.

Annandale Play Care, 4801-A Ravensworth Rd., Annandale. 941-3181. Director, Frances Hardy. Profit. 74 children, ages 2-8. Monday-Friday, 7a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $53 a week.

Apple Tree Preschool and Kindergarten, 9655 Blake La. Fairfax. 281-7747. Director, Wilhelmina Klaassen. Profit. 51 children, ages 2-5. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $56 a week. Open all year.

Augustine Day School, 8331 Washington Ave., Alexandria. 360-5844. Director, Lucille Augustine. Nonprofit. 34 children, ages 2-6. Monday-Friday, 6 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuition: $45 a week. Open all year.

Beacon Day Care Inc., 6511 Richmond Hwy., Alexandria. 765-7147. Director, Mary Jane Oldham. Profit. 120 children, ages 2-12. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: 2 year olds, $60 a week; ages 3 and over, $55 a week. Open all year.

Belle View Nursery School, 6628 Potomac Ave., Alexandria. 765-5926. Director, Sandra Smyser. Profit. 45 children, ages 2-6. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Tuition: $45 a week. Open all year.

Brentwood Academy, 3725 Nalls Rd., Alexandria. 780-5750. Director, Pamela Allen. Profit. 90 children, ages 2-9. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $250 a month. Open all year.

Browne Academy-Brownie Preschool, 5917 Telegraph Rd., Alexandria. 960-3000. Director, Lois R. Ferrer. Profit. 250 children, ages 2-12. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Extended day care available only for school-age children enrolled at Browne Academy. Tuition: ages 2 and 3, $2,460 a year; ages 4 and 5, $2,530 a year; grades 1 through 6, $2,660 a year. Extended day care, $275 for each hour of daily care a year. Ten week summer camp, $675.

Children's Way School, 2558 Flint Hill Rd., Vienna. 894-7373. Director, Dr. Ruth E. Green. Nonprofit. 60 children, ages 3 months to 4 years. Monday-Friday, 6:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Tuition: ages 3-6 months, $90 a week; ages 7-12 months, $78.75 a week; ages 13-24 months, $67.50 a week; ages 2 and over, $60 a week. Open all year.

Children's World, Reston, 2300 Soapstone Dr., Reston. 476-4710. Director, Donna Webber. Profit. 128 children, ages 2-12. Monday-Friday, 6:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Tuition: $60 a week. Open all year.

Children's World, West Springfield, 8518 Bauer St. Springfield. 451-4194. Director, Jeanette Gravlin. Profit. 128 children, ages 2-12. Monday-Friday, 6:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Tuition: $63 a week. Open all year.

Children's World III, 801 Locust St., Herndon. 471-1191. Director, Barbara Samuels. Profit. 120 children, ages 2-12. Monday-Friday, 6:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Tuition: $58 a week. Open all year.

Children's World of Oakton, 2869 Hunter Mill Rd., Oakton. 281-1332. Director, Fran Wright. Profit. 128 children, 2-12. Monday-Friday, 6:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Tuition: age 2, $63 a week; ages 3 and over $60 a week. Open all year. Summer camp, $65 a week.

Children's World-Sterling, 106 Free Ct., Sterling. 430-7373. Director, Melinda Sosin. Profit. 120 children, ages 2-12. Monday-Friday, 6:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m.. Tuition: age 2, $61 a week; age 3-5, $58 a week; kindergarten extended day care, $46 a week; age 6-12 extended day care, $37 a week; summer camp, $62 a week. Open all year.

Children's World-Sugarland Run, 83 Sugarland Run Dr., Sterling. 430-9494. Director, Connie Caple. Profit. 128 children, ages 2-12. Monday-Friday, 6:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Tuition: $58 a week. Open all year.

Columbia Baptist Preschool Day Care Center, 103 W. Columbia St., Falls Church. 534-5739. Director, Janice Engels. Nonprofit. 120 children, ages 2-6. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $50 a week. Open all year.

Colvin Mill Run 'N Play Child Care Center, 10237 Leesburg Pike, Vienna. 759-4578. Director, Dan Brosius. Nonprofit. 100 children, ages 18 months to 12 years. Monday-Friday, 6:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Tuition: $58 a week. Open all year.

Common Ground Child Care, 1603 Washington Plaza, Reston. 437-8226. Director, Betty Snyder. Nonprofit. 60 children, ages 2-11. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuition: Preschool and day care, $65 a week. Open all year. Summer camp for ages 6-11, $235 a month.

Congressional School Inc., 3229 Sleepy Hollow Rd., Falls Church. 533-9711. Director, Linda McGee. Nonprofit. 100 children, ages 3-12. Also an after-school program for ages 6-12 that is limited to students enrolled at Congressional School. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $337.50 a month, including preschool. Open all year.

Country Day School Inc., 6418 Georgetown Pike, McLean. 356-4282. Director, Dorothy McCormick. Nonprofit. 60 children, ages 2 1/2-6. Monday-Friday, 7:15 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: under age 3 for up to 7 hours a day, $295 a month; more than 7 hours, $320; over age 3 for less than 7 hours, $270 a month; more than 7 hours, $295 a month. Open all year.

Country Woodland School, 7152 Woodland Dr., Springfield. 256-9400. Director, Susan Perry. Profit. 89 children, ages 2-12. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $55 a week. Open all year.

Daisey Day Care, 12604 Lee Jackson Hwy., Fairfax. 378-5529. Director, Marcia Barrow. Profit. 25 children, ages 2 1/2-6. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Tuition: $60 a week. Open all year.

Early Learning Montessori Center, 8980 Brook Rd., McLean. 827-9010. Director, Mary Ann Fish. Nonprofit. 120 children, ages 2 1/2-8. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $75 a week, lunch extra; Open all year.

Elfland School and Nursery, 4511 Glenwood Dr., Alexandria. 971-4337. Director, Anne Caviness. Profit. 75 children, ages 2-7. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $47 a week. Open all year.

Fairfax Academy of Early Learning, 820 South Carlin Springs Rd., Arlington. 671-5555. Directors, William J. and Norma F. Brill. Nonprofit. 275 children, ages 2-12. Monday-Friday, 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $52 a week during fall and winter. Summer program, $60 a week for ages 2-3; $65 a week for ages 4 and over. Open all year.

Fairfax Village Day School, 10400 Fairfax Village Dr., Fairfax. 591-5255. Director, Marion Twyford. Profit. 118 children, ages 2 1/2-8. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $52 a week. Open all year.

Falls Church Children's House of Montessori, 3335 Annandale Rd., Falls Church. 573-7599. Directors, Carol Bowers and Elizabeth Shewan. Profit. 100 children, ages 2 1/2-7. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuition: $300 a month. Open all year.

Falls Church-McLean Children's Center, 2036 Westmoreland St., Falls Church. 534-4907. Director, Margery Leveen Sher. Nonprofit. 60 children in center, 40 children in scattered home-care sites, ages 3 months to 6 years. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $60 a week for children in the center; $80 a week for children in homes. Subsidized tuition available for low-income families. Open all year.

Focus Day Care Center, 10830 Main St., Fairfax. 273-1192. Director, Martha Pauly. Nonprofit. 52 children, ages 2-7. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuition: Based on family income. Open all year.

Great Falls Village Green Day School, 774-D Walker Rd., Great Falls. 759-4049. Director, Lynne Simmons. Profit. 37 children, ages 2-12. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Tuition: $70 a week. Open all year.

Greendale Academy Inc., 6318 May Blvd., Alexandria. 971-0200. Director, Judy J. Wheeler. Profit. 140 children, ages 4-12. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $50 a week. Open all year.

Groveton Child Development Center, Groveton High School, 6500 Quander Rd., Alexandria. 765-3735. Director, Pamela Robertson. Nonprofit. Two centers: 45 children, ages 2 1/2-6 and 15 children, ages 6 weeks to 2 1/2. Infant center limited to children of students at Groveton High School. Preschool center, Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m; Infant center, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuition: preschool center, $49.50 a week; infant center, subsidized. Open all year.

Happy Day Care Center, 4100 Hunt Rd., Fairfax. 323-0110. Director, Martha Revis. Nonprofit. 57 children, ages 2-8. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $194 a month. Open all year.

Happy Hours Child Care Center, 325 Nutley St. NW, Vienna. 281-6618. Director, Lucie Roane. Profit. 23 children, ages 2 1/2-10. Monday-Friday, 6:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Tuition: $55 a week. Subsidies available. Open all year.

Harding Hall, 730 Jackson St., Herndon. 437-3615. Directors, Barbara Harding and Marge Thompson. Profit. 60 children, ages 2-10. Monday-Friday, 6:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuition: $50 a week for preschool-aged children; $45 a week for second child; extended day care for kindergarteners, $45 a week; extended day care for school aged children, $35 a week. Open all year.

Heritage Day Care Center, 7901 Heritage Dr., Annandale. 941-6869. Director, Elaine Shell. Profit. 65 children, ages 2-12. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $52.50 a week for one child; $75.50 for two. Open all year.

Higher Horizons Day Care Center, Lillian Carey School, 5920 Summers La., Bailey's Crossroads. Director, Maryann Foster. 820-2457. Nonprofit. 130 children, ages 3-5. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuition: Subsidized by Head Start. Open all year.

Hunter Mill Country Day School Inc., 2021 Hunter Mill Rd., Vienna. 281-4422. Director, Judith Beattie. Nonprofit. 71 children, ages 2-12. Monday-Friday, 6:45 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Tuition: $250 a month. Open all year.

Iliff School for Children, 8000 Iliff Dr., Dunn Loring. 560-9160. Director, Stephany Ingram. Profit. 90 children, ages 1-12. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: children under age 2, $75 a week; ages 2 and up, $55 a week for a 40-hour week. $5 a week for each additional hour more than 40 hours; additional $5 a week if the child is not toilet trained. Open all year.

Infant Toddler Center, 3711 Jermantown Rd., Fairfax. 273-0806. Director, Tish Batchelder. Profit. 78 children, ages 6 weeks to 3 years. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: children under 2, $85 a week; ages 2 and up, $63 a week if child is not toilet trained; $52 a week if toilet trained; additional $5 a week for diapers. Open all year.

Kiddie Country Children's Developmental Learning Center, 6000 Schoolhouse Woods Rd., Burke. 250-6550. Directors, Anita and Goebel Thacker. Profit. 160 children, ages 2-10. Monday-Friday, 6:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Tuition: $67.50 a week. Open all year.

Kiddie Korner Inc., 1609 Great Falls Rd., McLean. 356-5057. Director, Leigh Clement. Profit. 100 children, newborn to 5 years. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: under age 2, $83 a week; ages 2 and over, $63 a week. Open all year.

Kinder Care Learning Center, 11155 North Shore Dr., Reston. 435-1903. Director, Janice Tronick. Profit. 110 children, ages 2-12. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $58 a week for 2 year olds who are not toilet trained; $53 a week for all other children. Open all year.

Kinder Care Learning Center, 2355-B Hunters Woods Plaza, Reston. 620-3433. Director, Shirley Baltimore. Profit. 68 children, ages 2-12. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $53 a week. Open all year.

Kinder Care Learning Cnter, 437 Knoll St., Vienna. 938-7040. Director, Julie Cohen. Profit. 75 children, ages 3 months to 5 years. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Tuition: Under age 2, $85 a week; age 2 and over, $55 a week. Open all year.

Laurel Learning Center, 12100 Sunset Hills Rd., Reston. 437-8794. Director, Valerie Romano Novak. Nonprofit. 60 children, ages 2-10. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Tuition: $260 a month. Open all year.

Lincolnia Academy, 4905 Lincoln Ave. Alexandria. 354-4855. Director, Eleanor Dennis. Profit. 36 children, ages 2-9. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $200 a month. Open all year.

Lincolnia Private Day School, 6396 Lincolnia Rd., Alexandria. 256-7990. Director, Fran Castleberry. Profit. 75 children, ages 2-9. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $55 a week. Open all year.

Little Acorn Patch Ltd., 6226 Rolling Rd., Springfield. 451-7071. Directors, Barbara Kaplan and Mary Byers. Profit. 45 children, ages 2-5. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $83.50 a week. Open all year.

Little People's Place, 2720 Arlington Dr., Alexandria. 765-1050. Director, Veronica Starr. Nonprofit. 90 children, ages 2-5. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $50 a week. Open all year. Summer program.

Marjorie Daw School, 2702 Popkins La., Alexandria. 765-8904. Director, Lyla Gurfinkel. Profit. 35 children, ages 2-5. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $45 a week, $47 a week for children who are not toilet trained. Open all year.

Montessori School of Cedar Lane, 3035 Cedar La., Fairfax. 560-4379. Director, Lance Gilbert. Profit. 70 children, ages 3-6. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $280 a month. Closed during the summer.

Mount Vernon-Lee Day Care Center, 3434 Campbell Dr., Alexandria. 960-1831. Director, Dolores Casseen. Nonprofit. 60 children, ages 2-5. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $55 a week. Open all year.

Mount Vernon Hospital Child Care Center, 2501 Parkers La., Alexandria. 664-7270. Director, Frances Damico. Nonprofit. 60 children, ages 6 weeks to 5 years, enrollment limited to children of Mount Vernon Hospital employes. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuition: $15 a day for children under age 1; $12 a day for children over age 1. Open all year.

New Vista School, 7000 Arlington Blvd., Falls Church. 536-7822. Director, Kathleen Sauer. Profit. 60 children, ages 2-10. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $50 a week. Open all year.

New Vista II, 6626 Costner Dr., Falls Church. 241-3822. Director, Nancy Sauer. Profit. 60 children, ages 2-10. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $45 a week. Open all year.

Northern Virginia Community College Day Care Center, 5100 Ravensworth Rd., Annandale. 321-9040. Director, Lucyann Billups. Nonprofit. 60 children, ages 2-8 at the center; 40 children, ages 6 weeks to 3 years in scattered home-care sites. Monday-Friday, 7:15 a.m.-5:15 p.m. Tuition: $65 a week for ages 2 and over; $75 a week for children under age 2. Open all year.

Pals Day Care Center, 11480 Sunset Hills Rd., Reston. 435-0263. Directors, Peggy Jansons and Lynn Lilienthal. Nonprofit. 89 children, ages 3 months to 5 years. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Tuition: children under age 2, $340 a month; 2-year-olds, $260 a month; ages 2 1/2 and over $250 a month. Open all year.

Paradise Child's Haven Inc., 461 Ravensworth Rd., Annandale. 354-0755. Director, Sandra Lawrence. Profit. 44 children, ages 3-12. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $55 a week. Open all year.

Proctor Hatsell Private School Inc. 7136 Telegraph Rd., Alexandria. 971-1990. Director, Kathy Owens. Nonprofit. 105 children, ages 16 months to 7 years. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $195 a month. Open all year.

Reston Children's Center, 11825 Olde Crafts Dr., Reston. 476-8150. Director, Madeline Fried. Nonprofit parent cooperative. 120 children, ages 2-12. Monday-Friday, 6:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Tuition: $225 a month. Open all year.

Reston Town and Country School, 1710 Clubhouse Rd., Reston. 471-9400. Director, Sue Thompson. Profit. 92 children, ages 2-11. Monday-Friday, 6:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Tuition: $249 a month. Open all year.

Rochelle's Loving Care Day Care Center, 5102 Thackery Ct., Fairfax. 978-0189. Director, Rochelle Blum. Profit. 45 children, ages 2-6. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $65 a week. Open all year.

Saint Gabriel's Day Care Center, 4319 Sano St., Alexandria. 354-0395. Director, Sister Lourdes. Nonprofit. 59 children, ages 2-6. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: Based on family income, $45 a week maximum. Open all year.

Saint Joseph's School, 203 N. Spring St., Falls Church. 533-8441. Director, Sister Augustina. Nonprofit. 80 children, ages 2-6. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $170 a month. Closed during August.

Saint Luke's United Methodist Child Care Center, 7628 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. 893-9221. Director, Pat Czikra. Nonprofit. 45 children, ages 2 1/2-10. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Tuition: $50 a week. Open all year.

Saint Mark's School and Day Care Center, 5800 Backlick Rd., Springfield. 451-4470. Director, Judith Carter. Nonprofit. 20 children, ages 3-6. Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $300 a month, including preschool. Closed from June 13 to August 19.

Saunders B. Moon Child Development Center, 8100 Fordson Rd., Alexandria. 360-2100. Director, Jean Laverne Williams. Nonprofit. 97 children, ages 2 1/2-5. Monday-Friday, 7:30-5:30. Tuition: free for children enrolled in Head Start; otherwise from $10 to $42.50 a week, depending on family income. Closed during August.

Seven Corners Day Care Center, 6165 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. 532-4262. Director, Connie Jenkins. Nonprofit. 60 children, ages 2 1/2-5. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $59 a week. Open all year.

Small World Day Nursery Inc. 1101 Park St. SE, Vienna. 938-5955. Director, Alice Grogan. Profit. 51 children, ages 2-12. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6:15 p.m. Tuition: $60 a week. Open all year. Summer program.

Solid Start School, 8608 Pohick Rd., Springfield. 455-2022. Director, Patti Lesser. Profit. 62 children, ages 2 1/2-12. Monday-Friday, 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $85 a month. Open all year.

Springfield Academy, 5236 Backlick Rd., Springfield. 256-3773. Director, Jack Merritt. Profit. 90 children, ages 2-8. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $57 a week. Open all year.

Spring'n Dale Private School, 6574 Edsall Rd. Alexandria. 354-2455. Director, Jack Merrit. Profit. 45 children, ages 2-5. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $57 a week. Open all year.

Sunrise Valley School, 11501 Sunrise Valley Dr., Reston. 860-8020. Director, Julie Campagna. Profit. 100 children, ages 2-10. Monday-Friday, 6:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Tuition: $83 a week. Open all year.

Talent House Private School, 9211 Arlington Blvd., Fairfax. 273-8000. Director, Donya Bauer. Profit. 200 children, ages 2-9. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $210 a month. Open all year. Summer program only, $250 a month. Summer program for children enrolled during the year, $210 a month.

Town and Country School of Vienna, 9525 Leesburg Pike, Vienna. 759-3000. Director, Barbara Katz. Profit. 220 children, ages 2-11. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $285 a month; summer program, $77 a week for children not enrolled during the year, $62.50 for children enrolled during the year. Open all year.

University View Child Care Center, 4915 Ox Rd., Fairfax. 385-8702. Director, Susan Smith. Nonprofit. 90 children, ages 3-6. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $280 a month. Open all year.

Vienna Tiny Tots Village, 200 Court House Rd. SW, Vienna. 281-4546. Director, Ron Decker. Profit. 95 children, ages 2 1/2-10. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuition: $50 a week. Open all year.

Virginia Montessori School, 10917 Marilta Ct., Fairfax. 591-9107. Director, Elizabeth May. Profit. 45 children, ages 2 1/2-8. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: ages 2 1/2-5, $84 a month; ages 5-6, $288.76 a month; ages 7-8, $302.65 a month. Open all year.

Westgate Child Center, 1609 Great Falls St., McLean. 893-6372. Director, Patricia Samaha. Nonprofit. 90 children, ages 2 1/2-12. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Tuition: $268 a month. Open all year.

Wien Day Care Center, 916 Ninovan Rd. SE, Vienna. 281-3172. Director, Margaret Madden. Nonprofit. 60 children, ages 2-5. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $320 a month. Open all year.

Woodlawn Gardens Nursery and Kindergarten, 8421 Frye Rd,, Apt.101-104, Alexandria. 780-1010. Director, Rebecca Jorstad. Profit. 85 children, ages 2-10. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Tuition: $50 a week.

Yorktown Child Care Center, 8621 Lee Hwy., Fairfax. 560-7070. Director, Scott Batchelder. Profit. 99 children, ages 2-6. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $55 a week for 40 hours, $1 for each additional hour. Open all year.