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Belvedere Featured in Video

Recently the school was buzzing with cameras and interviews as Belvedere was featured in a video for its accomplishment of being the first Fairfax County elementary school to be an authorized IB school. Watch the video by clicking here!

Wednesday Folders

Click the link above to access all notes sent home in the Wednesday folders. If you are still receiving paper copies of these notes and wish to go paperless, notify the office and they will make the change for you.

Library Website

Please follow this link to access the website created by our librarian Marcie Atkins. Here you will be able to have access to different resources available to our students. Also, fifth graders will be able to access information about the exhibition projects as well as other resources to help them with the process.

Primary Years Program

Belvedere Elementary is an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School. The IB Primary Years Program (PYP) is a rigorous, internationally recognized educational program for all students. It helps students to take an active part in their education, learn about the world around them, and use what they are learning to make a difference in the world. Through the PYP, students become globally--minded thinkers, inquirers, and problem solvers.

For further information about the IB and its programmes, visit

Community Internet Access

Our local community offers many avenues for access to computers and the Internet. To see a list of local libraries with computers available for use, click here. For information on the Computer Clubhouse at Bailey's Community Center, click here. If you do not have Internet access at home, you may qualify for the Cox Connect2Compete low cost Internet program (click here).

Our Mission Statement

At Belvedere, our mission is to create a community of globally-minded, life-long learners who are prepared to face the challenges of a 21st century world. 

Our staff works collaboratively to engage students in challenging, real-world learning opportunities. Through these opportunities, students will become innovative thinkers and problem solvers who value diversity. They will use their knowledge to take responsible action and in doing so, help to create a better, more peaceful world. green wellness award