Bailey's is in its 20th year as a magnet school. The school integrates arts and technology in all curricular areas to make learning a creative experience.
The school offers a variety of options to enhance learning. These include science and electronic music labs, a performing arts theater, a math Exploratorium, a communications center (complete with television studio), a fine arts studio, and a third grade strings program. As part of the Kennedy Center's Changing Education Through the Arts grant, Bailey's participates in arts enrichment programs. A Spanish partial-immersion program, the Museum-in-Progress program, and reduced teacher-student ratios also are offered.
Applicants for admission must be entering grades kindergarten through four in the 2013 - 2014 school year, be working on or above grade level in language arts and math, and demonstrate positive interpersonal and school behaviors.
Entering kindergarten students should have attended preschool in 2012 - 2013.
Magnet School Parent Liaison, Bailey's Elementary School for the Arts and Sciences
6111 Knollwood Drive
Falls Church, VA 22041
Students at Hunters Woods extend their core studies by using technology and distance learning and by having access to multiple computers in each classroom. It is one of eight schools in the metro area involved in the Kennedy Center's Changing Education Through the Arts Program team. Teacher study groups work to develop a curriculum that integrates state and national arts objectives with the core curriculum.
The Hunters Woods arts and science magnet program has openings for qualified students in grades kindergarten through six for the 2013 - 2014 school year. To be selected, students must be working on or above grade level in language arts, mathematics, and possess good citizenship and study skills.
Entering kindergarten students should have attended preschool in 2012-2013. Selection for available magnet school spaces is based on a lottery.
Parent Liaison, Hunters Woods Elementary School for the Arts and Sciences
2410 Colts Neck Road
Reston, VA 20191
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Judy A. Heard
Manager, Integrated Curriculum Projects
March 1, 2013