Dogwood Elementary School

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12300 Glade Dr

Reston, VA 20191

(703) 262-3100

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Grades: PK - 6

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 830

Students Per Teacher: 18

Parent Reviews

13 Parent Reviews for Dogwood Elementary School

My kids attended Dogwood from Kindergarten to 4th grade starting in 2002 after the school was rebuilt and did very well there. The teachers were excellent. The newly rebuilt school was excellent. The year-round school program was excellent. The issue with Dogwood is the school is overwhelmed by ESL students ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/30/14

Has been a wonderful start and great progress so far with my son. Started with skepticism as we are new to US. But it is a wonderful experience.

Posted by a parent on 05/01/14

This school is fine. The faculty is great and the facility is excellent. Great diversity and a real dedication to learn.

Posted by a parent on 07/29/12

Sadly, I believe that the color of your skin and your economic level greatly affects the way you and your children are treated at this school. If you are diligent in monitoring what you are told about what is, or will happen in the school and classroom vs. what actually does happen in the school and ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/17/11

This is a bad school and the money is low.I wouldn't recommend this school. The teachers are nice but the school isnt that great

Posted by a other on 12/14/10

All three of our children have or are attending Dogwood. The school did not perform well in the past due to the high number of ESL students attending. The only bad thing is that we lost the modified calender schedule over the summer. The staff is great and the administration goes out of their way ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/23/10

I wish county would realize they can't just throw money at the problem, because the school has been so bad it gets a lot of funding, free lunches, free after school programs, but if the problem is the student body is bad best chance for those kids is to ship them to other schools and make this one a ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/27/10

I am a mother of 3 children, two of which are of school age. We sent our children to a Blue Ribbon private school for several years but made the decision to switch them to the local public school for a number of reasons. My husband and I are very happy with the school and our children and so much happier. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/06/10

My child has enjoyed the gifted program, loves reading, science, and loves teachers. My perception is that Dogwood makes a great attempt to make sure every child's individual educational needs are being met--perhaps better than most elementary school in Ffx County. Certainly not all teachers are perfect, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/16/08

My children have thrived here! One has special needs and receives the support & accomodations he needs. They've both had excellent teachers. Their key strength is the ability to ladder instruction, providing the right level of challenge for each student. Class sizes tend to be less than at other ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/04/08

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Test scores
Test scores for Dogwood Elementary School

SOL* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Dogwood 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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Reston schools — Dogwood Elementary School is located at 12300 Glade Dr, Reston VA 20191. 12300 Glade Dr is in the 20191 ZIP code in Reston, VA The school district for Dogwood Elementary School is the Fairfax Co Public Schools. Dogwood Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 6.
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