Parklawn Elementary School
4116 Braddock Rd, Alexandria, VA 22312
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Rebecca Forgy

School Summary
Parklawn Elementary provides a world class education for all of its students who come from 37 countries and who speak 34 different languages. It is an exciting place for children to learn and grow. The staff is committed to the best in instructional practice, thereby ensuring high academic standards and a vision for developing the citizens of tomorrow. Each grade level has at least one mobile lab, with computer stations and Smartboard technology in every classroom. Unique program models enable staff members to immediately identify the needs of each individual and to adapt instruction accordingly. Parklawn's grade-level and instructional teams collaborate continuously to identifying student and program needs and to design effective goals and stategies to meet those needs.The focus is on a rigorous program model to enrich student learning.

Parklawn's goal is to be a school in which the entire community is welcomed and actively involved. Our motto is: Children succeed at Parklawn because parents, teachers and students work together. Our kids learn here!

Enrollment Enrollment as of June 201718: 723
Grades K-5
FCPS Programs
Special Features
  • Differentiated Instruction
  • Dreambox Learning Mathematics Program
  • Everyday Calendar Counts
  • Family Math Partnership
  • Instructional Coach
  • Language Through Content
  • LearnStar/RiverDeep/SmartBoard Technologies
  • Math and Literacy Resource Teachers
  • Mentoring Partnerships
  • Parent Liaisons
  • Parklawn Singing Panthers
  • Peer Mediation and Conflict Resolution
  • Professional Learning Communities
  • Professional Learning Communities
  • Responsive Classroom
  • Socratic Seminar
  • Strategies Enrichment Focus
  • USDA Healthier School Recognition
  • Waterford Technology
  • Young Men in Motion
  • Young Readers
Business Partnership
  • Alfred Street Baptist Church
  • Britepaths
  • Food for Others
  • GrandInvolve
  • Oracle - KINDH
  • Rotary of Bailey's Crossroads
  • Toys for Tots
Attendance Area This school is part of Region 2 and the Justice High Pyramid. Enter your street address in the boundary locator to determine which schools your student should attend.