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Celebrating Dr. Seuss' birthday in Kindergarten! 4th graders creating a weather video in the garden. Celebrating the 50th day of school in kindergarten. A glimpse of the annual 5th grade trip to Inner Quest

Welcome to Hunters Woods!

Hunters Woods Elementary School for the Arts and Sciences is proud to serve the Reston, Virginia community as a Fairfax County school. The students and staff at Hunters Woods establish a collaborative educational community with a focus on innovations in teaching and learning. Emphasis is placed on the awakening of intellectual curiosity through experience based programs. Learning takes place in an encouraging atmosphere where students generate and test their own hypotheses and where there are no limits to the students' learning potential.



Book Your Summer is a fun way to get students to read over the summer, something that can improve academic success once the bell rings! Rising 1st through 12th grade students are encouraged to spend the summer reading using the READ! activity card as a guide. Check out more details at

Preparations for the 9th Annual HWES Career Day have begun! Volunteers are needed to share their expertise with our students on Monday, June 20th. Click HERE for more information!

The 2016-2017 School Year Student Placement Information letter was sent home in Thursday folders on May 5th. Please click HERE to view the letter online.

The dates for this year's SOL tests (grades 3-6) have been determined. Click HERE to for a pdf listing, or view our school calendar (below).

Kindergarten Registration for the 2016-2017 school year is now open for children who will be 5 years old by September 30, 2016, and live within the school's boundary. Parents can download registration forms from the following FCPS website link:  We are currently scheduling registration appointments between now and June 10, 2016. Please contact our Student Information Assistant, Pattie Ono, for more information at 703-262-7400.