Dogwood Elementary School
12300 Glade Dr, Reston, VA 20191
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Kate Beckner
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School Summary
The Dogwood Staff values teamwork, professional growth, and family outreach. Staff members are committed to high academic standards for all learners and value the unique strengths of individual children. Each day, staff members reap the rewards of working with a culturally diverse population. Dogwood is truly a community of learners including the administration, teachers, students, and parents.
Last Updated: 2019-02-01

Enrollment Enrollment as of June 202324: 748
Grades Preschool, K-6
FCPS Programs Last Updated: 2022-10-19
Special Features
  • Adult ESOL Classes
  • After School Remediation Program (ASRP)
  • Collaborative Learning Teams
  • Compacted/Advanced Math
  • Co-teaching Instructional Model
  • Differentiated Instruction
  • Dogwood Connections (Parent Resource Center) with bilingual parent liaisons
  • Early Intervention Reading Initiative (EIRI)
  • Full-time Reading, Math, Technology, STEAM and Advanced Academics Resource Teachers (AART)
  • Girls on the Run
  • Grade level learning gardens
  • Guided Reading and a balanced literacy program
  • HIPPY program
  • Imagine Learning, BrainPOP
  • Instructional Coach
  • Leveled Literacy Instruction (LLI)
  • Mentor Works: Student Mentoring Program
  • Mobile Technology Labs for every grade level
  • Monthly Parent "Coffee Talks" with Principal
  • News Broadcast Team (WDES)
  • Peer Mediation Program
  • Project LIFT-Summer Reading Program
  • PTA Sponsored, Community Building Events
  • Reading is Fundamental
  • Reduced pupil-teacher staffing ratio in grades K-3
  • Response to Intervention
  • Safety Patrols
  • School Wide Responsive Classroom
  • SmartBoard Technology
  • Special Education and ESOL Inclusion
  • Special Education Programs (LD, ED, OHI, NCE)
  • Strings/Band 4-6
  • Student Council Association (SCA)
  • Student iPad Lab
  • Summer Extended Learning Time (SELT)
  • Teachers as Readers
  • Waterford phonological computer program in FECEP, kindergarten, and grade one
Last Updated: 2019-02-01
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Attendance Area This school is part of Region 1 and the South Lakes High Pyramid. Enter your street address in the boundary locator to determine which schools your student should attend.