The Howard Gardner School

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4913 Franconia Rd

Alexandria, VA 22310

(703) 822-9300

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Grades: 6 - 12

School Type: Private

Student Enrollment: 60

Students Per Teacher: 8

Parent Reviews

8 Parent Reviews for The Howard Gardner School

Attending HGS was a life-changing experience for my son. He is one of the "twice exceptional" kids: very smart but with a different learning style. The teaching staff at HGS convinced him that he could be successful, and then helped him reach his goals. We will always be grateful.

Posted by a parent on 06/07/14

my experience at the howard gardner school was very poor... my freshmen and sofmore year were to be remembered, but in junior year one day i was told i had to leave the school for no good reason, the persons responsibele are emily and cathirine thommas the 2 founders of the school, i have absoloutly ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 05/28/13

The Howard Gardner School offers small classes and a challenging curriculum. The dedocated teachers integrate field studies with classroom work and the students are encouraged to become critical thinkers. All students are involved in internships that are tailored to their individual interests. By the ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/23/11

We can't say enough about our pleasure and satisfaction with our daughter's progress and engagement with school since joining the HGS community. It has been a remarkable transformation. We're just thrilled and heartily endorse the experience. It isn t just a school; it is a learning community that ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/25/10

HGS and their visionary leaders have made a huge difference in our lives. A unique and wonderful school.

Posted by a parent on 02/10/10

The Howard Gardner School is indeed a unique academic and social experience. This school has done so much to encourage my son to tap into his abilities and interests as well as mature into a responsible and caring individual.

Posted by a parent on 01/30/10

There is no other school like Howard Gardner. A welcoming and nurturing community, HGS students thrive in a progressive educational environment. There are no standardized tests here, so no pressure to conform to a 'one-size-fits-all' curriculum. Kids feel accepted and involved and are able to truly ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/06/09

Howard Gardner is simply an amazing school. What makes the school unique? The kids are happy and they know the teachers care about them. Beyond that, the students really understand how to learn by the time they go to college. It's truly a remakable place.

Posted by a teacher on 05/15/08

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Alexandria schools — The Howard Gardner School is located at 4913 Franconia Rd, Alexandria VA 22310. 4913 Franconia Rd is in the 22310 ZIP code in Alexandria, VA The Howard Gardner School is a Private school that serves grade levels 6 - 12.
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