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Local Schools

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Patricia Small is the principal of Hunt Valley Elementary School located at 7107 Sydenstricker Road, Springfield.

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A small park with groupings of benches provides a gathering place for the students of West Springfield High School.

Elementary

Cardinal Forest Elementary School

8600 Forrester Blvd., Springfield

703-923-5200

Grades: Family and Early Childhood Education Program (FECEP), K-6

Opened: 1966

Enrollment: 587

Principal: Karen Kenna

Karen.Kenna@fcps.edu

Special programs: ESOL, special education, GT school-based, SACC, Peer Helpers program with West Springfield HS

Cluster: 6

Web site: www.fcps.edu/CardinalForestES

Crestwood Elementary School

6010 Hanover Ave., Springfield

703-923-5400

Grades: FECEP, K-6

Opened: 1956

Enrollment: 566

Principal: Mary Person

Mary.Person@fcps.edu

Special programs: open court readings, core knowledge school, ESOL, Young Scholars, Community of Readers, Family Resource Center

Cluster: 5

Web site: www.fcps.edu/CrestwoodES

Forestdale Elementary School

6530 Elder Ave., Springfield

703-313-4300

Grades: FECEP, preschool, K-6

Opened: 1964

Enrollment: 437

Principal: Cheryl Toth

Cheryl.Toth@fcps.edu

Special programs: ESOL, special education, GT school-based, Head Start, Community of Caring, Partners in Pring

Cluster: 5

Web site: www.fcps.edu/ForestdaleES

Franconia Elementary School

6043 Franconia Road, Alexandria

703-822-2200

Grades: K-6

Opened: 1932

Enrollment: 574

Principal: Merrell Dade

Merrell.Dade@fcps.edu

Special Programs: After-school SOL remediation and tutoring, Reading recovery, ESOL, SACC, Changing Education through the Arts

Cluster: 5

Web site: www.fcps.edu/FranconiaES

Garfield Elementary School

7101 Old Keene Mill Road

703-923-2900

Grades: K-6

Enrollment: 323

Opened: 1952

Principal: Dr. Maureen Marshall

Maureen.Marshall@fcps.edu

Special programs: ESOL; special education; Take Home Books program; Step Up Language Arts (SULA); Community of Caring; Running Club; Math Buddies; Peer Helpers; Responsive Classroom trained school, special teaching program

Cluster: 5

Web site: www.fcps.edu/GarfieldES

Gunston Elementary School

10100 Gunston Road, Lorton

703-541-3600

Grades: FECEP, K-6

Enrollment: 660

Principal: Tonya Cox

Tonya.Cox@fcps.edu

Special Programs: ESOL, PTA sponsored after-school enrichment, WGES-Student Led Morning News Show, Young Scholars

Cluster: 4

Web site: www.fcps.edu/GunstonES

Hayfield Elementary School

7633 Telegraph Road, Alexandria

703-924-4500

Grades: K-6

Opened: 1967

Enrollment: 557

Principal: Theresa Carhart

tacarhart@fcps.edu

Special Programs: ESOL, School-aged child care (SACC), Socratic seminars, Young Scholars, Teacher cadets, Special Olympics team

Cluster: 4

Web site: www.fcps.edu/HayfieldES

Hunt Valley Elementary School

7107 Sydenstricker Road, Springfield

703-913-8800

grades: K-6

Opened: 1969

Enrollment: 605

Principal: Patricia Small

patricia.small@fcps.edu

Special programs: Autism program, homework club, Virginia Young Reader's Summer Reading program, chorus, art club, FLEX program, Be Smart, SACC, Challenge 24

Cluster: 6

Web site: www.fcps.edu/HuntValleyES

Island Creek Elementary School

7855 Morning View Lane, Alexandria

571-642-6300

Grades: Preschool, K-6

Enrollment: 779

Principal: Susan Owner

Susan.Owner@fcps.edu

Special programs: ESOL, full-day kindergarten, preschool special education, services for preschoolers with autism and disabilities, SACC, Drama club

Cluster: 4

Web site: www.fcps.edu/islandcreekes

Keene Mill Elementary School

6310 Bardu Ave., Springfield

703-644-4700

Grades: preschool, K-6

Enrollment: 626

Principal: Nicholas Rousos

Nicholas.Rousos@fcps.edu

Special Programs: preschool special education program, moderately retarded program, severely disabled children, Gifted and Talented Center

Cluster: 6

Web site: www.fcps.edu/KeeneMillES

Kings Glen Elementary School

5401 Danbury Forest Drive, Springfield

703-239-4000

Grades: 4-6

Opened: 1969

Enrollment: 502

Principal: Samuel Elson

Sam.Elson@fcps.edu

Special programs: ESOL, special education, GT school-based, professional development program with GMU, Bruin Buddy partners students with mentors from Lake Braddock Secondary

Cluster: 6

Web site: www.fcps.edu/KingsGlenES

Kings Park Elementary School

5400 Harrow Way, Springfield

703-426-7000

Grades: preschool, K-3

Opened: 1964

Enrollment: 763

Principal: Sarah Skerker

Sarah.Skerker@fcps.edu

Special programs: ESOL, special education, GT school-based, teen mentoring program with Lake Braddock Secondary, professional development program with GMU, technology emphasis

Cluster: 6

Web site: www.fcps.edu/KingsParkES

Lane Elementary School

7137 Beulah St., Alexandria

703-924-7700

Grades: K-6

Enrollment: 726

Principal: Jay Nocco

Jay.Nocco@fcps.edu

Special programs: ESOL, full-day kindergarten, SACC, services for students with moderate or severe disabilities, Young Scholars

Cluster: 4

Web site: www.fcps.edu/LaneES

Lynbrook Elementary School

5801 Backlick Road, Springfield

703-866-2940

Grades: FECEP, K-6

Opened: 1957

Enrollment: 443

Principal: Mary McNamee

Mary.McNamee@fcps.edu

Special programs: ESOL, special education, GT school-based, SACC, Community of Caring, Reading Recovery, program for students with autism, science discovery lab, Young Scholars

Cluster: 5

Web site: www.fcps.edu/LynbrookES

Newington Forest Elementary School

8001 Newington Forest Ave., Springfield

703-923-2600

Grades: K-6

Opened: 1983

Enrollment: 623

Principal: John Kren

John.KrenJr@fcps.edu

Special programs: Learning disability/educational disability, ESOL, peer mediation

Cluster: 5

Web site: www.fcps.edu/NewingtonForestES

Orange Hunt Elementary School

6820 Sydenstricker Road, Springfield

703-913-6800

Grades: K-6

Opened: 1978

Enrollment: 835

Principal: Judy Ryan

Judy.Ryan@fcps.edu

Special programs: ESOL, special education, GT school-based, German partial-immersion program, peer mediation, multimedia instruction, SACC, Community of Caring

Cluster: 6

Web site: www.fcps.edu/OrangeHuntES

Ravensworth Elementary School

5411 Nutting Drive, Springfield

703-426-3600

Grades: Preschool, K-6

Opened: 1960s

Enrollment: 531

Principal: Pam O’Connor

pam.oconnor@fcps.edu

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

Cluster: 3

Web site: www.fcps.edu/RavensworthES/

Rolling Valley Elementary School

6703 Barnack Drive, Springfield

703-923-2700

Grades: K-6

Opened: 1968

Enrollment: 503

Principal: Debra Lane

Debra.Lane@fcps.edu

Special programs: ESOL, special education, GT services, peer helpers program with Irving Middle and West Springfield High School students

Cluster: 6

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

Sangster Elementary School

7420 Reservation Drive, Springfield

703-644-8200

Grades: K-6

Opened: 1989

Enrollment: 771

Principal: Gail Kinsey

Gail.Kinsey@fcps.edu

Special programs: SACC, GT Center, autism program, Odyssey of the Mind

Cluster: 6

Web site: www.fcps.edu/SangsterES

Saratoga Elementary School

8111 Northumberland Road, Springfield

703-440-2600

Grades: FECEP, K-6

Opened: 1989

Enrollment: 769

Principal: Patricia Conklin

Pat.Conklin@fcps.edu

Special programs: FLEX program, Special Education program, ESOL, GT resource

Cluster: 5

Web site: www.fcps.edu/SaratogaES

Springfield Estates Elementary School

6200 Charles Goff Drive, Springfield

703-921-2300

Grades: FECEP, K-6

Opened: 1958

Enrollment: 676

Principal: Mary Randolph

Mary.Randolph@fcps.edu

Special programs: GT center, ESOL, before and after school school-age child care, Young Scholars, Homework Club, Community of Caring

Cluster: 5

Web site: www.fcps.edu/SpringfieldEstatesES

West Springfield Elementary School

6802 Deland Drive, Springfield

703-912-4400

Grades: K-6, preschool special education

Opened: 1965

Enrollment: 438

Principal: Kathryn Woodley

Kathryn.Woodley@fcps.edu

Special programs: special ed, ESOL, GT program, full-day kindergarten, Community of Caring, Mentors, peer mediation, Just Say NO program

Cluster: 6

Web site: www.fcps.edu/WestSpringfieldES

Middle

Washington Irving Middle School

8100 Old Keene Mill Road, Springfield

703-912-4500

Grades: 7-8

Opened: 1960

Enrollment: 1,050

Principal: Danny Little

Danny.Little@fcps.edu

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

Cluster: 6

Web site: www.fcps.edu/IrvingMS/

Key Middle School

6402 Franconia Road, Springfield

703-313-3900

Grades 7-8

Opened: 1970

Enrollment: 821

Principal: Penny Myers

Penny.Myers@fcps.edu

Special programs: ESOL, special education, college partnership, peer mediation, moderately retarded program, autism program, SOL after-school tutoring

Cluster: 5

Web site: www.fcps.edu/KeyMS

Poe Middle School

7000 Cindy Lane, Annandale

703-813-3800

Grades 6-8

Enrollment: 1,188

Principal: Sonya Swansborough

Sonya.Swansbrough@fcps.edu

Special programs: Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID), Early Identification Program, ESOL, Spanish partial immersion, services for students with autism and moderate to severe disabilities, IMBYP, young scholars (grade 6)

Cluster: 3

Web site: www.fcps.edu/PoeMS

Twain Middle School

4700 Franconia Road, Alexandria

703-313-3700

Grades 7-8

Enrollment: 834

Principal: Aimee Holleb

Aimee.Holleb@fcps.edu

Special programs: AVID, Algebra Readiness Initiative, ESOL, Spanish partial immersion, GT Center, services for students with emotional disabilities and mild retardation

Cluster: 5

Web site: www.fcps.edu/TwainMS

Secondary

Edison High School

5801 Franconia Road, Alexandria

703-924-8000

Opened: 1963

Grades: 9-12

Enrollment: 1,745

Principal: Greg Croghan

Gregory.Croghan@fcps.edu

PTA President: Karen Parker-Thompson

Special Programs: Edison Academy, Career Center, IB program, modified 4x4 schedule allows students to take up to 8 courses in a school year

Cluster: 5

Web Site: www.fcps.edu/EdisonHS

Hayfield Secondary School

7630 Telegraph Road, Kingstowne

703-924-7400

Grades 7-12

Enrollment: 2,576

Principal: Dr. Bill Oehrlein

William.Oehrlein@fcps.edu

PTA President: Dick Reed

Special Programs: Read 180, peer mediating and peer helping programs, Positive Behavior Support, Planetarium, JROTC-Army, ESOL, Advanced Placement Diploma

Cluster: 4

Web site: www.fcps.edu/HayfieldSS

Lee High School

6540 Franconia Road, Springfield

703-924-8300

Grades 9-12

Opened: 1958

Enrollment: 1,839

Principal: Abe Jeffers

Abe.Jeffers@fcps.edu

PTA President: Marta Morrissey

Special programs: ESOL, special education, Honors and IB programs, student leadership course, peer tutoring program, CAD lab

Cluster: 5

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

West Springfield High School

6100 Rolling Road, Springfield

703-913-3800

Grades 9-12

Opened: 1966

Enrollment: 2,183

Principal: Paul Wardinski

Paul.Wardinski@fcps.edu

PTA President: Leslie Carlin

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

Cluster: 6

Web site: www.fcps.edu/WestSpringfieldHS