« Back to compare
/ / School Profile
PK-5
Public
Christiansburg, VA
Students enrolled: 554

Contact this school

735 Falling Branch Rd
Christiansburg, VA 24073

(540) 381-6145
Nearby homes for sale
Map of Falling Branch Elementary School address.

Profile Completeness

BASIC

Want to improve this school’s profile? You can!

All schools on GreatSchools begin with BASIC completeness, which includes important information like contact details and test scores. It’s up to the school community to take the next steps. As a parent or community member, you can share what you know with other families by writing a review or answering a few questions about what the school offers. As a school leader, you can upload photos, describe school programs, and more with an Official school profile.

The completeness meter moves to INTERMEDIATE, then ADVANCED, and finally HONOR ROLL as you complete the following: 10 or more reviews, at least 1 photo, and 9 program questions parents find helpful.

Want to improve this school's profile?
for Parents
for Schools
 
October 05, 2013
As a teacher from another state and school district I find Falling Branch to be very behind the game. I was in a fourth grade class helping the teacher with a math lesson and I offered that the assignment would be more easily done by dividing rather than counting by threes up to the number 36 and both the teacher and the students agreed that they had not yet learned simple division. Did I say it was fourth grade?? Then my first grader has been counting circles for a month where she was adding and subtracting up to 20 before enrolling and ready/eager to learn more about money and telling time. Look at Great Schools for Northern Virginia and you'll see a large difference in the ratings. MCPS is broken and someone needs to fix it!

- submitted by a parent
January 10, 2012
FBE is a wonderful elementary school. I have a 1st grader and Kindergartener. Before putting them in I was nervous about having them away from me for a good portion of the day, but FBE has helped me feel completely secure and good. The teachers and staff are all so kind and caring, friendly and high class people. My kids have done so well and have loved their experience at FBE. We are moving and will be sad to leave this school.

- submitted by a parent
November 09, 2008
The teachers and staff at Falling Branch Elementary are the best in the county. They truly care about each and every one of their students. They will make all the extra effort to help any students that are struggling. Its been my experience in another school in the Montgomery county where the teachers would not work with either the parents or the students that were student that was struggling in a subject. Which caused the child to have to be put back in the previous grade level, when put back in FBE that child is now flourishing greatly in all subjects.

- submitted by a parent
September 01, 2008
Falling Branch Elementary School is a top-notch school with far above average teachers and staff. Teachers are gifted children's advocates and make learning exciting and fun. This is a great school that is fully accredited.

- submitted by a parent
February 09, 2008
This review submitted without content.


- submitted by a parent
Need help choosing a school? We can help »

Media Gallery

Media missing

Uh oh! No photos. This frame will look much better when you upload photos »


Facebook


Nearby homes for sale

     

Last modified: December 15, 2014

Sign up for email updates

Connect with us

Translate this web page

About GreatSchools

Our mission is to help millions of parents get a great education for their kids. GreatSchools.org is an independent nonprofit and the leading national source of school information for families.


GreatSchools.org 1999 Harrison Street, Suite 1100, Oakland, CA 94612

©1998-2014 GreatSchools.org All Rights Reserved. GreatSchools is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization | Ad Choices

Falling Branch Elementary School
735 Falling Branch Rd, Christiansburg, VA  24073
(540) 381-6145
Last modified Falling Branch Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 5 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Falling Branch Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 5 reviews. Top