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Silver Spring, MD
Students enrolled: 419

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12520 Heurich Rd
Silver Spring, MD 20904

(301) 929-2014
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Map of Glenallan Elementary School address.

April 24, 2015
Glenallen has done a complete 180 in the last 2 years. The new principal and faculty are amazing, the new building is beautiful and technologically advanced, and the STEM program is among the best in the county. Last year's 3rd graders beat out the rest of Montgomery County on the math assessment, which was a major feat in itself! These changes are right on time for our kindergartner and soon-to-be kindergartner. Love this school!!!

- submitted by a parent

January 29, 2015
My son loved attending this school!! We were very sad to have to move in the middle of the year. His first grade teacher was awesome, he was very hands on and dedicated to his work and students. We moved quite abruptly and was unable to notify the teacher right away. After a few days, we received a call from his teacher checking in on my son, wondering where has been the past few days. It was very nice to see that personal touch and such raw dedication and genuine care for students well being. The administrative staff is awesome and the principal is a very stand up guy, charming and really friendly. I really miss having my son here.

- submitted by a parent

June 12, 2014
The change in leadership and the brand new building have made ALL the difference in the world between my rising 5th grader's experience v. my rising 1st grader's. LOVE the principal and assistant principal; they are fully engaged and committed to every child's success, excellent partners with the parents, great communicators, great administrators, great people.

- submitted by a parent

May 05, 2014
glenallan elementary school os a great school with a wonderful Principal who cares for every child in the school. Also has very great teachers who love kids. I would recommend this school.

- submitted by a parent

November 07, 2013
Glenallan is an excellent school! My son is going on his fourth year here. The Principal and Assistant Principal are energetic and committed leaders, the teachers and staff are highly dedicated, and my son has made friendships to last a lifetime. This year they have a brand new, beautiful building, they instituted the STEM program, they now have an engineering club, and a student council. You really don't get a sense of how unique and inspiring Glenallan is unless you visit the school and meet the students.

- submitted by a parent

October 25, 2013
My grandson attended Glenallen Elementary School. I really liked this school and it's curriculum but most importantly, I really loved the teachers. They are professional but they also treat every child with respect and love and it shows that they love their jobs.

- submitted by a community member

April 27, 2012
GREAT SCHOOL AND GREAT STAFF! I have had the chance to volunteer at a number of Glenallan functions and am amazed by the wonderful administrators and teachers. The new principal is doing a great job. The whole staff is very devoted to the kids at Glenallan.

- submitted by a community member

April 27, 2012
GREAT school!! The staff is wonderful and really involved and engaged. The new principal is doing a spectacular job and it's easy to tell he really cares about the schoool, staff, students and community.

- submitted by a community member

January 26, 2012
Great school! My son loves it! The school stuff always friendly to the students and parents.

- submitted by a parent

September 06, 2011
My daughter attends Glenallan and is in the third grade. I must say, the staff is nice but no nonsense, the teachers are very competent and overall, the school environment is welcoming and wonderful. We just got a new principal this year and he seems qualified and is doing a great job so far. The school has an excellent curriculum and a plethora of school activities as well as extra-curricular activities for the students. Anytime I had a complaint or concern is was handled in a professional matter and all issues were resolved. I love this school.

- submitted by a parent

July 26, 2011
Great School!!! My child enrolled at Glenallan after having a terrible experience in private school. The teachers are caring, thorough, and really enjoy what they do. They worked very hard with my child and got her up to grade level in reading and math with in 4 months!!! Save your coins and give Glenallan Elementary a try. I'm sure you will be as pleased as I am. Also, they now have a new principal and I can't wait to hear about the new and exciting ideas he has to offer the school.

- submitted by a parent
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November 01, 2009
Both of my children attend Glenallan ES and they love it. The teachers are doing a great job with the kids in terms of teaching them and preparing them for the future. Overall Glenallan ES teachers and staffs are doing an outstanding job.

- submitted by a parent

October 28, 2008
All 12 of my children have attended Glenallan ES and my youngest is now in fifth grade. Not only have my children recieved a grade A education, but they always felt loved and cared for at Glenallan. The success of the school is strictly due to the classroom teachers, especially the fifth grade teachers who are not only outstanding teachers, but go well above and beyond for each one of their students. Thank God for Glenallan.

- submitted by a parent

March 17, 2008
Four of my children attended Glenallan, the most recent graduating last year. The first two are attending college on full scholarships, thanks n large part to the educational fundamentals they learned under the care and guidance of Principal Ronnie Fields and her dedicated staff at Glenallan Elementary. Glenallan is the best elementary school in the world. You may not realize this when looking at it, or any of the other typical measures of school quality. But it is.

- submitted by a parent

March 08, 2008
We have been very, very pleased with our son's experience at Glenallan (he is in Kindergarten). His teacher is excellent, warm and caring. He is challenged appropriately. The exercises and tasks that his class does exceed those we have heard about from parents at other MCPS elemenatary schools with 'better' reputations. While we are fortunate enough to be able to send our children to private school, we chose not to and are not only comfortable but pleased with our decision. Our plan is to send our second child to Glenallan as well when he enters K in 3 years. I think that says it all.

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March 07, 2008
I had my child transferred to Glenallan when he was in kindergarten. He is now in middle school in the GT program. We credit each and every one of his teachers from Glenallan for getting him to where he is today! Great school, great teachers, great staff and great principal!!!

- submitted by a parent

March 06, 2008
Glenallan has been and still is a great school for both of my children. All schools depend on the staff and my kids have had great teachers at Glenallan. The appearance of the school is not great but looks are not what makes a school.

- submitted by a parent

September 12, 2006
Glenallan may not have significant county dollars, but the teachers are exemplary and they work hard, many spending long hours overtime at the school. Many of them are extremely devoted to the students. Ms. Fields is a professional principal...she puts education first and that shows.

- submitted by a parent

August 20, 2006
Like other neighborhood schools Glenallan has come up on the short end of the financial stick and it's reflected in the teachers, cosmetic appearance of the school. I should have noticed when I first moved in the neighborhood two years ago, no one sends their child to Glenallan unless they can't afford to buy their way out!

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Glenallan Elementary School
12520 Heurich Rd, Silver Spring, MD  20904
(301) 929-2014
Last modified Glenallan Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 3 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Glenallan Elementary School Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 20 reviews. Top