Glen Forest Elementary School

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5829 Glen Forest Dr

Falls Church, VA 22041

(703) 578-8000

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Grades: PK - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 1,012

Students Per Teacher: 6

Parent Reviews

9 Parent Reviews for Glen Forest Elementary School

My children attended for only one school year and I have hated the school from day one. The front office staff is rude and unprofessional. The principal acts fake and the assistant principles look and act like Cruella Deville (101 Dalmations) The only reason we stayed is because my kids really liked ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/05/14

So far so good. No issues registering, staff was kind and helpful. We enjoyed the open house and my daughter was able to meet her knew teacher. Teacher emailed all the parents afterwards so ensure you had a way to contact her throughout the year. I'm concerned that they do not have a PTA (parents leading ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/01/13

I am a minority and my son is a rising 1st grader this coming school year. He attended kindergarten at Glen Forest. My son and also my husband and I had a wonderful experience. My son kindergarten teachers was great ! We had no problems also the front office staff was always very polite and was willing ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/22/13

Looking forward for my son to be attending 1st grade here. So far, we have nothing but good things to say about the teachers and staff. It seems like the PTA try their best to get parents involve. Hopefully, it will be a better result this coming school year.

Posted by a parent on 08/22/13

Our K-teacher is not nice to the kids in her class. My daughter is complaining and is scared: her teahcer is yelling at kids and intimidates them. My child does not want to go there. We never had this problem before, though she attended 4 different day cares. Moreover, her teacher is in a way arrogant. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/08/12

As a minority, neither me or my child have felt discrimination at this school. As a first-year parent at this school, I am impressed with the teaching skills of my child's 3rd grade teachers. They quickly recognized his strengths and took the initiative to give him advanced work. When I first went to ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/31/11

students have behavior issues. It impacts the one that want to learn. Some students just don't listen they act like high schoolers. it would nicer if the parents will teach the childern how to behave

Posted by a teacher on 03/22/11

Horrible school. Very low quality education. Discrimination and bullying are active factors at the school. Teachers set really low expectations of students. Don't take your children there.

Posted by a parent on 01/22/11

School has a wonderful environment overall.

Posted by a parent on 03/21/07

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Test scores
Test scores for Glen Forest Elementary School

SOL* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Glen Forest Elementary School
Fairfax Co Public Schools
* 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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Falls Church schools — Glen Forest Elementary School is located at 5829 Glen Forest Dr, Falls Church VA 22041. 5829 Glen Forest Dr is in the 22041 ZIP code in Falls Church, VA The school district for Glen Forest Elementary School is the Fairfax Co Public Schools. Glen Forest Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 5.
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