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School leader:  Peter Balas
2601 Commonwealth Ave
Alexandria, VA 22305

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(703) 706-4460
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"Our school is best known for its dual language program and great community."

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    After
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    Dress code
  • Transportation
    Buses / vans provided for students...
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    World languages
  • Arts
    None, Band, Choir / Chorus, Orchestra
  • World languages
    Spanish
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25 reviews

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Recent Comments


Overall:
Submitted by a parent · June 29, 2015
The teachers and office personnel are exemplary, but we had unhappy experiences which we will articulate after our child has left this school. Our advice: if you must utilize the public school system, place your child in the Maury School, which... more

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Submitted by a parent · August 25, 2014
I chose Mount Vernon Community School because it has a dual language program. My daughter speaks both English and Spanish and I feel it is important to reinforce her Spanish fluency. I drive 20+ minutes every day and that does not bother me at... more

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Submitted by a parent · August 25, 2014
Schools are more than test scores, they've worked hard to accomodate my son's disability. Both kids are happy and learning.

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Submitted by a parent · August 17, 2014
We did our research and decided not to ditch Alexandria City once our daughter was school age and we're so glad/relieved/appreciative we didn't make a mad dash for the suburbs! She just finished her kindergarten year in the Spanish immersion... more

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We offer a dual language program in Spanish and are a great community school.

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Mount Vernon Community School
2601 Commonwealth Ave, Alexandria, VA  22305
Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 25 reviews. (703) 706-4460
Last modified Mount Vernon Community School is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 3 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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