Dranesville Elementary Capital Project

Information about the Renovation and Addition

The Dranesville Elementary project was identified according to the Renovation Queue approved in 2009. Dranesville ES is ranked 53 of 63 schools in the queue. Planning and design was funded by the 2021 bond, with construction expected to be funded with the 2023 bond.  The addition and renovation project will provide modern amenities, cafeteria and main corridor expansion, plus new classrooms.  It will also include a new library, a renovated and enlarged gymnasium, a security vestibule and the relocation of the main office.  

Dranesville Elementary School Renovation Photo Gallery

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Information on future events will be posted as soon as they are planned.  

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Key Build Information

Funding: 2021 Bond (Planning/Design)
Future Building Area: 116,000 SF
Anticipated Future Capacity: 1000
Building Area: 88,776 SF
Acreage: 13.15
Prior Renovation: n/a
Prior Capacity Enhancement: n/a
2008 Renovation Rank: #53
Architect: MTFA
Contractor: TBD
Current Status: In Permitting
Estimated Completion: TBD

School Information

Address: 1515 Powells Tavern Place, Herndon, VA 201701
FCPS Region: 1
Grades: PreK-6
HS Pyramid: Herndon HS
MS Feeder: Herndon MS
Opened: 1988
Title 1: No 
K-3 Cap: 24
Programs: PreK, AAP Local Level IV, Foreign Language in the Elementary School, Early Childhood Class Based, Preschool Autism Class, Autism, SACC (2 classrooms)

Past Engagement, Planning & Construction Information


October 4, 2023:  Fairfax County Planning Commission Meeting 

Wednesday, March 8, 2023:  Community Meeting.


October 3, 2022:  Design Feedback and Engagement Committee meeting #2 

May 31, 2022: Design Feedback and Engagement Committee meeting #1