Franconia Elementary School

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6301 Beulah St

Alexandria, VA 22310

(703) 822-2200

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Grades: K - 6

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 500

Students Per Teacher: 20

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17 Parent Reviews for Franconia Elementary School

We almost did not send our son to Franconia based on this 5 rating on greatschools.com. Our family is so glad that we decided not to move. Franconia is an excellent school with amazing teachers, wonderful community and state of the art facilities. The school was recently renovated. As other posters have ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/08/14

The school is great. The atmosphere is safe and encouraging. To be honest, I didn't think this way last year, because my daughter had not the best teacher comparing to others we have in kindergarten and 1st grade. Transition to the 3rd grade made a world of difference! We couldn't dream of a better teacher. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/10/14

When my daughter first started at Franconia, it was an excellent school. That was before the "new" principal had an opportunity to destroy it. She had an excellent kindergarten teacher, but by the time she was in fourth grade, the school was a nightmare. My daughter, who is twice exceptional, was a basket ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/07/14

My Middle School child, who spent 6 years at Franconia Elementary School, is quoted as saying that it was/is a "Fun Learning Environment". She continues to thrive academically, socially and emotionally, taking both Honors & Advanced Academic Classes. Franconia ES is a supportive, community /neighborhood ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/27/14

Quality school whose rating is beginning to reflect improvements in the teaching body and also recent renovations to the school.

Posted by a parent on 06/27/14

Franconia Elementary is great! The teachers there are wonderful. There are some lower test scores for some students based on the fact it's a diverse student body, but a smart kid will flourish here. Recent renovations - very nice.

Posted by a parent on 06/26/14

Sorry to the prior poster -- Great Schools had some flaws in their data sets --- Franconia is an average school (5 out of 10) -- or should I say, it's student body is average -- the teachers may be great. But, Franconia's student body scores average on state tests. It's not necessarily bad -- b/c their ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 03/20/14

Congrats to everyone at Franconia for now having a rating of 7out of 10. Continue the great work.

Posted by a parent on 02/23/14

I think that Franconia is a great school. We are a military family and prior to sending my two children to the school, the parents that I spoke with had nothing but positive things to say about the school. I was a little concerned due to the reviews and ratings on greatschools.com but I feel that you ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/09/12

I had two kids attend FES for one year. We were very disappointed. My son s 1st grade teacher was pleasant but disorganized. My wife and I worked hard to communicate with the teacher and to develop strategies to help our son, but the teacher was unable to implement the strategies or develop her own. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/30/12

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Test Year: 2012
Franconia Elementary School
Fairfax Co Public Schools
Virginia
* In 2011-2012 Virginia used the Standards of Learning (SOL) tests to assess students in reading, math, and history/social science in grades 3 through 8, in writing in grades 5 and 8, and in science in grades in 3, 5 and 8. The SOL tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Virginia. The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

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Alexandria schools — Franconia Elementary School is located at 6301 Beulah St, Alexandria VA 22310. 6301 Beulah St is in the 22310 ZIP code in Alexandria, VA The school district for Franconia Elementary School is the Fairfax Co Public Schools. Franconia Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 6.
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