Canterbury Woods Elementary School
4910 Willet Dr, Annandale, VA 22003
703-764-5600
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Diane Henry Leipzig
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School Summary

Canterbury Woods strives to:

  • Provide all students with the highest quality educational programs appropriate to their needs and abilities.
  • Encourage students and staff to actively participate and collaborate.
  • Reflect and develop yearly School Improvement Plan (SIP) goals to continually improve instruction for students.
  • Encourage students and staff to make contributions to the community.
  • Implement promising strategies for improving student achievement.
  • Provide students with the tools to become responsible citizens and accept differences.
  • Provide experiences in creative and critical thinking.
  • Provide opportunities to enhance awareness of student differences and cultural diversity.
  • Foster an academic atmosphere that promotes individual achievement and freedom to take risks.


Enrollment Enrollment as of June 201718: 822
 
Grades Preschool, K-6
 
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Special Features
  • Newly renovated (completed in 2014) building that includes a new library, playground, classrooms, music room, outdoor garden and pond
  • Focus School for the Arts and Technology
  • Partnership with the Kennedy Center - Changing Education Through the Arts (CETA) Program - School Demonstration Site
  • Implements arts integration strategies across content areas
  • School-wide implementation of Responsive Classroom developing a caring, respectful school community
  • Advanced Academics Cluster Site Program for students in grades 3-6 (Level 4 services)
  • Advanced Academic Services for school-based students grades K-6 (Level 3 services)
  • K-6 Deaf and Hard of Hearing Program using three modalities - oral, cued speech, ASL
  • Non-Categorical and Learning Disabilities Program for neighborhood students
  • Vigorous Band, Strings, and Chorus Program
  • Clubs and Programs sponsored by the school and PTA - Odyssey of the Mind, Chess Club, Girls on the Run, FLEX (Foreign Language - before school program), Jump Rope Club, Toastmasters (grade 6), School-wide Recycling Program, Math Olympiad, Continental Math, Geography Bee, Treblemakers (6th grade singing group), Art Club, and others.
  • Teachers integrate the curriculum using instructional technology.
  • Students have access to Smartboards, netbooks, iPads, and mobile labs (laptops) as well as document cameras.
 
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Attendance Area This school is part of Region 5 and the Woodson High Pyramid. Enter your street address in the boundary locator to determine which schools your student should attend.