Halley Elementary School
8850 Cross Chase Circle, Fairfax Station, VA 22039
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Kerry Peerman
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School Summary

The Halley Elementary School community envisions all members being engaged in learning in an environment where expectations for achievement are high, diversity is respected, safety is assured, and communication is open and honest. Staff members view the school as a learning community dedicated to the mutual respect of students, staff members, and parents and to the commitment of service to others. The Halley staff is committed to fostering the academic success and positive character development of every child in the school and creating a rich learning environment in which students are provided with opportunities for individual growth and success in each area of development.

The Halley community values working together in collaborative teams to develop common purposes, to clearly define goals, and to apply best practices defined by current research. Data is used to guide instructional decisions, and student progress is carefully assessed and monitored. The students are challenged to think critically and to become problem solvers. As a school community, staff members act with safe and respectful practices while striving to meet high academic standards.

Last Updated: 2019-02-01

Enrollment Enrollment as of April 202324: 625
Grades Preschool, K-6
FCPS Programs Last Updated: 2022-10-19
Special Features
  • Active Community Volunteers
  • Advanced Academics Resource Support
  • Advanced Mathematics
  • Bully Nots Step Team
  • Chorus/Band/Strings
  • Community Outreach with Lorton Community Action Center
  • Full Time Instructional Coach
  • Future Problem Solvers
  • "Hornets' Nest" After School Clubs
  • Leveled Literacy Intervention
  • March Mathness Week
  • Mentoring Program
  • Mobile Technology Labs
  • Monthly School Spirit Days
  • Morning Program for grades K-2
  • Olweus Bully Prevention Program
  • Parent Liaison
  • PAWS to Read
  • Peer Mediation
  • Positive Behavior Support (PBS)
  • PTO sponsored activities including:
    • After-school clubs (some require enrollment fee)
    • Cultural and fine arts programs and presentations
    • Field trips
  • Professional Learning Community
  • Responsive Classroom
  • Responsive Instruction
  • SCA School Store
  • School Safety Patrols
  • SMARTBoard technology in all classrooms
  • Spelling Bee
  • STEAM/Strategies Lab with full time facilitator
  • Student Council Association
  • Teacher training program participation with George Mason and James Madison Universities
  • Veterans Day Ceremony
  • WHES Student News Team
Last Updated: 2019-02-01
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This school is part of Region 4 and the South County High Pyramid. Enter your street address in the boundary locator to determine which schools your student should attend.