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A safe place for children to grow, learn, and play. Our students learn to work in teams, with the teacher and with each other. Our curriculum includes music, art, physical education, and technology lessons  as well as core subjects. Our students use a variety of tools – from computers to costumes – to make learning fun as well as educational. Our families and friends come from around the world. Our SCA’s annual food drive is just one service-learning project that helps make our students good citizens. All of our staff members are true heroes, every day.



Have a Great
Summer Office Hours:
 9 a.m. to Noon, Monday through Friday

If you plan to visit the office, please call first
(703-551-5300) to make sure the person
you need to see is available.

  • Welcome New Leaders of the Laurel Hill Lion Pride!

    Laurel Hill is excited to introduce a new team of administrators to lead our school community this year!


    Our new principal, Janice Dalton, comes to us from Rolling Valley Elementary School, where she served for several years as Assistant Principal. Prior to that position, she taught for 10 years at Lane Elementary School.

    Our new Assistant Principal, Vicki Duling, joins us from Vienna Elementary School, where she was also an Assistant Principal. She brings a wealth of administrative and classroom experience to our community.

    Please join us in welcoming both of these ladies to the Laurel Hill Lion pride!


  • Open House Date and Times Confirmed! Mark Your Calendars Now!

    As previously noted, our annual back-to-school Open House will be held on Thursday, September 3. The schedule is as follows:

    Grades 1, 2, 3 and Multiage Classes

    Grades 4, 5 and 6

    Kindergarten ONLY*

    3 - 4 p.m.

    4:30 - 5:30 p.m.

    6 - 7 p.m.

    * The Kindergarten Open House will feature an Orientation presentation and a school tour in addition to a chance to visit the classrooms and meet the teachers.

  • New Bell Schedule for Laurel Hill Beginning September 2015

    Beginning in September, Laurel Hill E.S. will start school at 9:20 a.m. and dismiss at 4:05 p.m. Our front doors will not open until 9 a.m. each morning. Please do not drop your children off earlier. (Students eating breakfast may enter the Cafeteria at 8:50 a.m.)

    Bus schedules will be sent to families at the end of the summer as in previous years.


  • 2015 - 2016 Supply Lists Now Available - PTA Sale of Prepackaged Supplies Extended through Sunday, August 2!

    Click here to find the lists for all grade levels.

    You can avoid the rush to local stores and long lines at the register by purchasing your complete grade-level packs ahead of time through a special sale sponsored by the LHES PTA. Each pack of school supplies purchased through this sale includes required items selected by our teachers in each grade (see below for cost). The supplies will be delivered straight to your home address the week of August 24, 2015.

    To order securely online, go to and enter School ID: LAU062. Follow the directions to complete your order. Please note that orders will be charged sales tax and a $5 shipping fee at checkout. If you would like to DONATE an extra pack or packs, please purchase any grade and bring it by the school office once the pack is delivered to your home.

    Please contact Molly Steele at if you have questions.

    Supply Pack Cost, By Grade Level:
    Kindergarten - $35.00
    First Grade - $48.00
    Multiage (First & Second Grade) - $45.00
    Second Grade - $40.00
    Third Grade - $41.00
    Fourth Grade - $53.00
    Fifth Grade - $46.00
    Sixth Grade - $51.00

  • Summer Reading

  • Summer Reading Lists Available Online

    Summer reading lists for rising sixth graders, as well as older students, have been posted on the FCPS website. All students entering the sixth grade in the fall MUST read at least one book over the summer to use in a project once school resumes. On the website, you'll also find additional information about other available reading lists and summer reading programs, such as the one sponsored by the Fairfax County Public Library.

    Happy reading!

  • Registration Now Under Way for 2015-2016 School Year

    If you need to register a student for the 2015-2016 school year, please make an appointment with our registrar, Gloria Leckner. You can contact her at 703-551-5300 or If you would like to take a tour of the school, please contact Parent Liaison Melanie Crosby Hardy at Tours will be offered by appointment only this summer as the school's schedule allows.

  • Back to School Night Schedule - September 21 & 24

    Our annual Back to School Nights will be held on the following dates:

          Monday, September 21:   Grades K - 3 and Multiage
          Thursday, September 24:   Grades 4 - 6

    Both evenings will begin at 6:30 p.m. with a general presentation in the Cafeteria. Doors will open at 6:15 p.m., and we will start promptly at 6:30. Following the general presentation, parents will proceed to their child's classroom to meet the teacher and hear about plans for the year ahead, including curriculum, homework, daily schedule, field trips, and more. For parents with students in more than one classroom, we will offer two sessions. Specialists will also be available in the Library during both sessions..

    Please note: Back to School Night is designed for parents only. There will be no childcare provided, so please arrange for someone else to watch your children that night, if possible.


Ongoing Programs and Information

  • Laurel Hill Launches Partnership with Lorton Workhouse

    The arts are very important to all of us at Laurel Hill, and that's why we’ve developed a special partnership with our neighbors at the Lorton Workhouse Arts Center. The Arts Center will be working with our students through art classes and activities here at school throughout the year.


FCPS Events & Announcements

Community Events & Announcements

  • Rec-PAC Registration Still Available!

    Rec-PAC, the Fairfax County Park Authority’s summer day camp program, is a structured recreation program for elementary school children. The closest Rec-PAC site to Laurel Hill this summer is Silverbrook Elementary. Activities include fun and fitness, indoor and outdoor games, team sports, nature exploration, crafts, special events, and supervised play sessions. All activities also incorporate character-building exercises. The program runs for six weeks; each week has a unique theme and activities. You can choose to attend the entire program or just selected weeks. You can find more information and register online at