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School leader:  Brandon Davis
3600 Commonwealth Ave
Alexandria, VA 22305

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(703) 706-4420
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"Our school is best known as a science, math and technology specialist."

BASIC INFORMATION

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

  • Academic focus
    Technology, Mathematics, Science
  • Arts
    None, Orchestra, Band
  • World languages
    None
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27 reviews

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Recent Comments


Teacher effectiveness: Neutral
Submitted by a parent · July 28, 2016
i think the young teachers at this school work hard, but the environment they are in is sick. the school system ignores their cries for help. the principal and assistant principal are control freaks.

Amount of homework: Disagree
Submitted by a parent · July 28, 2016
what homework? worksheets only -- and below the level of the student's ability for the most part.

Develops character: Neutral
Submitted by a parent · July 28, 2016
neutral on this because i don't think these values are modeled by the staff -- principal has questionable practices relating to SOL score manipulation.

Overall:
Submitted by a parent · July 28, 2016
My kids were basically warehoused because they could read, listen and be quiet -- they did not need intervention of any kind, so were shunted to worksheets and "allowed" to read when their work was done. We thought this was great at first, until... more

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About this school

This is a school which is known for its individualized instruction and strong STM program. It specializes in math, technology and science. Its after school programs are also heavily science, math and technology based.

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Last modified: July 28, 2016
Last modified Cora Kelly Magnet Elementary is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 5 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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