Local Schools

Local Schools


Cardinal Forest Elementary School

8600 Forrester Blvd., Springfield


Grades: K-6

Opened: 1965

Enrollment: 617

Principal: Karen Kenna

Special programs: FECEP program; full inclusion program; English for students of other languages

Cluster: VI

Web site: www.fcps.edu/CardinalForestES

Cherry Run Elementary School

9732 Ironmaster Drive, Burke


Grades: preschool, K-6

Opened: 1983

Enrollment: 509

Principal: Stephen Gossin

PTA President: Jill Gossin

Special programs: ESOL; special education; GT school-based; after-school foreign language classes in Spanish; buddy program for first and sixth-graders

Cluster: VI

Web site: www.fcps.edu/CherryRunES

Crestwood Elementary School

6010 Hanover Ave., Springfield


Grades: Head Start, K-6

Opened: 1956

Enrollment: 485

Principal: Mary Person

PTA President: Kelly Garcia

Special programs: ESOL, open court readings; after-school program: Crestwood Academy; on-site family center; power-up computer lab

Cluster: V

Web site: www.fcps.edu/CrestwoodES

Fairview Elementary School

5815 Ox Road, Fairfax Station


Grades: K-6

Enrollment: 587

Principal: Easter A. Lancaster

PTA President: Luanne O'Laughlin

Special Programs: ESOL, art program, communications lab for daily television program, science program, SACC (School-Age Child Care)

Cluster: VI

Web site: www.fcps.edu/FairviewES

Halley Elementary School

8850 Cross Chase Circle, Fairfax Station


Grades: preschool, K-6

Enrollment: 632

Opened: 1995

Principal: Janet Funk

Special programs: GT, ESOL, SAAC, Reading Recovery program, Morning Recovery program, Library Add-a-Book program

Cluster: V

Web site: www.fcps.edu/HalleyES

Hunt Valley Elementary School

7107 Sydenstricker Road, Springfield


Grades: K-6

Opened: 1969

Enrollment: 592

Principal: Mary Barker

PTA President: Vanessa Genatempo

Special programs: autism center; homework club; Virginia Young Reader's Summer Reading club, art club, flex program language classes, SCA, Be Smart, Don't Start club

Cluster: VI

Web site: www.fcps.edu/HuntValleyES

Keene Mill Elementary

6310 Bardu Ave., Springfield


Principal: Nicholas Rousos

Enrollment: 610

PTA President: Peter Steinburg

Special Programs: ESOL, GT, SAAC, preschool special education program, moderately retarded program, severely disabled children, Gifted Center program

Cluster VI

Web site: www.fcps.edu/KeeneMillES

Kings Glen Elementary School

5401 Danbury Forest Drive, Springfield


Grades: 4-6

Opened: 1969

Enrollment: 478

Principal: Sam Elson

PTA President: Laura Jacknin

Special programs: special education; GT resource program; SAC, ESOL

Cluster: VI

Web site: www.fcps.edu/KingsGlenES

Kings Park Elementary School

5400 Harrow Way, Springfield


Grades: K-3

Opened: 1964

Enrollment: 691

Principal: Kathleen Walts

PTA President: Laura Jacknin

Special programs: non-categorically handicapped preschool, ESOL, special education, GT school-based, "Success by Eight" school, teen mentoring program with Lake Braddock High, professional development program with GMU, technology emphasis

Cluster: VI

Web site: www.fcps.edu/KingsParkES

Newington Forest Elementary School

8001 Newington Forest Ave., Springfield


Grades: K-6

Opened: 1983

Enrollment: 622

Principal: John Kren Jr.

PTA President: Jennifer Russell

Special programs: Learning disability/educational disability; ESL; GT; ESOL; SAAC

Cluster: V

Web site: www.fcps.edu/NewingtonForestES

Ravensworth Elementary School

5411 Nutting Drive, Springfield


Grades: Special Ed Preschool, K-6

Opened: 1960s

Enrollment: 567

Principal: Pam McClelland

PTA President: Sara Hammersley

Special programs: Spanish immersion, ESOL, school-based E.D. program, special ed preschool

Cluster: 3

Web site: www.fcps.edu/RavensworthES/

Silverbrook Elementary School

9350 Crosspointe Drive, Fairfax Station


Grades: preschool, K-6

Opened: 1988

Enrollment: 1,225

Principal: Robert Holderbaum

PTA President: Lynn Swagger

Special Programs: reading programs, PEP (Parents Energizing Parents), Foreign Language Experience, ESOL, Math Olympiad, Odyssey of the Mind, Reflections program

Cluster: V

Web site: www.fcps.edu/SilverbrookES

Terra Centre Elementary School

6000 Burke Centre Parkway, Burke


Grades: preschool, K-6

Opened: 1980

Enrollment: 604

Principal: Michele Sims

PTA President: Terri Min

Special programs: ESOL, special education, GT program, Success by Eight, multi-age, all-day kindergarten

Cluster: VI

Web site: www.fcps.edu/TerraCentreES

West Springfield Elementary School

6802 Deland Drive, Springfield


Grades: K-6

Enrollment: 426

Principal: Kathryn Woodley

PTA President: Pam Abbott

Special programs: special ed, ESOL, GT program, Success by Eight, Community of Caring, Mentors, Student Issues- Parent Solutions, Just Say NO program

Cluster: VI

Web site: www.fcps.edu/WestSpringfieldES

White Oaks Elementary School

6130 Shiplett Blvd., Burke


Grades: K-6

Opened: 1979-1980

Enrollment: 752

Principal: Constance Goodman

Assistant Principal: E.J. Cho

PTA President: Margaret Flynn

Special programs: ESOL, special education, GT center, peer mediation, Asset Building for Children

Cluster: VI

Web site: www.fcps.edu/WhiteOaksES/


Key Middle School

6402 Franconia Road, Springfield


Grades: 7-8

Opened: 1970

2006 Spring Enrollment: 818

Principal: Penny Myers

Special programs: moderately retarded program; autism program; SOL after-school tutoring, ESOL

Cluster: V

Web site: www.fcps.edu/KeyMS

Lake Braddock Middle School

9200 Burke Lake Road, Burke


Grades: 7-8

Opened: 1973

Enrollment: 1,317

Principal: Linda Burke

Special programs: ESOL, special education, GT program

Cluster: VI

Web site: http://www.fcps.edu/LakeBraddockMS

Washington Irving Middle

8100 Old Keene Mill Road, Springfield


Grades: 7-8

Opened: 1960

Enrollment: 1,150

Principal: Danny Little

PTA President: Linda Gould

Special programs: ESOL, special education, school-based GT program, German immersion, Work Awareness Transition (WAT) program, peer helping and conflict mediation

Cluster: VI

Web site: www.fcps.edu/WashingtonIrvingMS


Lake Braddock High School

9200 Burke Lake Road, Burke


Grades: 9-12

Opened: 1973

Enrollment: 2,493

Principal: Linda Burke

Special programs: ESOL; special education; MOD-SD; college partnership program which identifies, supports and nurtures ethnic-, racial- and language-minority students; peer helping and Bruin Buddies programs with Kings Park Elementary School and Lake Braddock Middle School; conflict mediation

Cluster: VI

Web site: http://www.fcps.edu/LakeBraddockSS

Robinson Secondary School

5035 Sideburn Road, Fairfax


Grades: 7-12

Enrollment: 4,040

Principal: Dan Meier

Special programs: IB Program, LD and ED and MR programs

Cluster: VI

Web site: www.fcps.edu/RobinsonSS/

West Springfield High School

6100 Rolling Road, Springfield


Grades: 9-12

Opened: 1966

Enrollment: 3,232

Principal: Tim Thomas

PTA President: Jan Brecht-Clark

Special programs: offers an Advanced Placement Degree, ESOL; special education; ASL I, II, and III; Applied History: a practical application of history with student internships

Cluster: 8

Web site: www.fcps.edu/WestSpringfieldHS

Special Education Schools and Centers

Burke Center

9645 Burke Lake Road, Burke


Principal: Jill Jakulski

Enrollment: 70

Key Center

6404 Franconia Road, Springfield


Principal: Tom Flick

Enrollment: 116