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Dumfries, VA
Students enrolled: 691

4 stars
Based on 17 ratings

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John F. Pattie Sr. Elementary School 5

Posted January 24, 2015
- a parent
We could not be any happier with Pattie Elementary! The Principal, Asst. Principal, teachers and staff are simply amazing. They listen well and really care about each individual child and their needs. Our child has ADHD as well as sensory issues and the staff is amazing with him. People told us we would really have to fight for services for him but that has not been the case. They proactively approached us and have handled his situation with professionalism and care beyond our expectations. We absolutely love his teacher and all of the staff. From the secretary to the nurse to the PE teacher, art teacher, music teacher, etc. everyone is so friendly and caring. I know the Great Schools rating is a 6 based on test scores but we would rate this school a 10 in every way. We could not be happier parents and our son absolutely loves school. it's a terrific school!

John F. Pattie Sr. Elementary School 5

Posted March 28, 2014
- a parent
My kids have really enjoy this school and I can say that the staff is amazing, the principal is very engaging and responsible. The PTCO moms always working hard to great community oriented activities. My youngest is about know to begin Kindergarden there as well. School is located in a great neighborhood...the kind of place were you want to see your kids grow along with great friends. My kids have been very focused thanks to their teacher evolvement. None the less parents involvement is key for a child's successful education

John F. Pattie Sr. Elementary School 5

Posted June 15, 2013
- a parent
i love this school! my son finished kindergarten there about his last 6 weeks because we are a military family and moved at the end of the school year. he loved going to school there and finished 1st grade before we had to move again. they teachers are very approachable and understanding and the office folks are so nice and helpful. I would send them to this school again. all of my children would. they listen to the parents concerns and i have had no problems reaching them or getting a conference set up. they listen and always come up with suggestions. parents are very involved in their kids educations! only positive things to say.

John F. Pattie Sr. Elementary School 2

Posted August 10, 2012
- a parent
I have to say I am very disappointed in this school. I had high expections the reputation was very high.

John F. Pattie Sr. Elementary School 5

Posted June 14, 2012
- a parent
i have three children attending Pattie. They all started in K and have moved through the 4th grade now - 14 teachers in all. 95% of this time has been wonderful. The VP is wonderful, approachable and responsive. Having a child with special needs of classroom support - they were so proactive. My only disappointments are with just 2 teachers who I feel have let my boy down. While it's expressly not tolerated somehow his teacher in 3rd grade ignored the bullying and exclusion of him. "why don't you just go and read. Why don't you just not play with them." while to some extent this is understandable there is also nothing done to the offenders. VERY SAD.

John F. Pattie Sr. Elementary School 5

Posted April 06, 2011
- a community member
its one of the best and richest i love it. Its awesome the teachers are great the school is and etc...

John F. Pattie Sr. Elementary School 4

Posted February 20, 2011
- a parent
I am very pleased with the education my children are receiving at John F. Pattie Sr Elementary. Most of the teachers exceed my expectations. This school has a family atmosphere.

John F. Pattie Sr. Elementary School
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Posted May 03, 2010
- a parent
We are somewhat new to this area and we LOVE Pattie!! I find the education there to be top-notch and such AMAZING teachers!

John F. Pattie Sr. Elementary School 5

Posted April 04, 2007
- a parent
We love Pattie! The teachers are awesome, the assistant principle & principle are great, the set up with the two buildings is wonderful, the parent involvment is amazing.....we love Pattie.

John F. Pattie Sr. Elementary School 3

Posted December 31, 2006
- a parent
We are very disappointed in Pattie Elementary. We specifically moved to this neighborhood to attend this school, but were surprised to find it lacking in some important areas. The special education department failed to provide our daughter what she needed to succeed in the classroom environment. The Vice Principal is very resistant to parental opinion regarding accomodations. It appears to be a fine school for the average student but if your child has special needs they may not be met at Pattie.

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John F. Pattie Sr. Elementary School
16125 Dumfries Rd, Dumfries, VA  22026
(703) 670-3173
Last modified John F. Pattie Sr. Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.
John F. Pattie Sr. Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 17 reviews. Top