Governor's Award Received for Third Year
Greenbriar West Elementary was recognized as one of twenty-two FCPS schools meeting the qualifications to receive the 2012 Governor's Award for Educational Excellence. This award recognizes schools that have met all state and federal achievement benchmarks for at least two consecutive years and have achieved excellence goals for elementary reading.
This is the third year Greenbriar West has been honored for their performance by the State of Virginia.
Greenbriar West is one of thirty-seven Fairfax County public schools, designated as high performing schools, has been offered a three-year waiver from annual accreditation by the Virginia Department of Education. The schools were selected by earning pass rates of 95 percent or higher in all four tested Standards of Learning (SOL) content areas for two consecutive years. Each school awarded a waiver will remain fully accredited through the 2014-15 school year.
Golden Wellness Award
Awarded for the 2011-2012 School Year
Greenbriar West has been awarded the G.O.L.D.E.N Wellness Award (Giving Others Lifelong Desire for Exercise and Nutrition) for the 2011-2012 school year. The Golden Wellness Award is the highest award given by the FCPS Wellness Task Force. Our school will be recognized at an awards ceremony on October 22, 2012 at which time we will receive a framed certificate recognizing our school’s achievement.