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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
  • Dress policy
    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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30 reviews

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Recent Reviews


Overall:
Submitted by a parent · November 22, 2016
When you look closely at the test scores of this school, you see great variance, so the "Great School" average should be taken with a grain of salt. You can dig in more on the VDOE website. The teachers are outstanding and the principals have... more

Effective school leaders: Strongly agree
Submitted by a parent · November 22, 2016
The leadership of MVCS really supports their teachers and has great relationships with parents and the larger community.

Develops character: Strongly agree
Submitted by a parent · November 22, 2016
They emphasize effort, responsibility, and kindness and work it into their classes and reward it.

Overall:
Submitted by a parent · August 14, 2016
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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We offer a dual language program in Spanish and are a great community school.

10 / 10

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Last modified: November 22, 2016
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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