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4-12|Private
142 students
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School leader:  John Potter
9431 Silver King Court
Fairfax, VA 22031

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(703) 691-3040
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"Our school is best known for its small student-centered unique classes"

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    Before, After
  • Dress policy
    None
  • Transportation
    Accessible via public transportation
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    Arts (all), Business, Engineering, Environmental...
  • Arts
    Computer animation, Graphics...
  • World languages
    French, German, Spanish
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Submitted by a parent · April 03, 2017
School did not live up to our expectations. The philosophy sounded great, but doesn't work in practice. Kids are given too much freedom. They need stronger leadership, better communication with parents, and more oversight of students. It is a... more

Supports LD students: Strongly disagree
Submitted by a parent · April 03, 2017
Lots of kids with learning differences but they aren't getting the help they need. I don't think teachers have any training on this.

Effective school leaders: Strongly disagree
Submitted by a parent · April 03, 2017
I have seen little evidence of leadership. This is one of the main problems with this school.

Teacher effectiveness: Neutral
Submitted by a parent · April 03, 2017
Some teachers are very good, engaging, and hardworking. Many are apathetic and take advantage of little admin oversight. Most seem to lack basic training in the basics of teaching and developmental needs of children.

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Last modified: April 3, 2017
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