Washington Mill Elementary Capital Project

Information about the Renovation

Celebrating the completion of the Washington Mill Elementary School capital project!

Thank you to all who joined us as we cut the ribbon on May 25, 2023, including:

  • Dr. Michelle Reid, FCPS Superintendent
  • Karen Corbett Sanders, Fairfax County School Board, Mount Vernon District 
  • Dan Storck, Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, Mount Vernon District 
  • Rebecca Bostick Architect, Inc., Architect
  • Meridian Construction, Contractor

Washington Mill Elementary School Ribbon Cutting

The Washington Mill Elementary project was identified according to the Renovation Queue, approved in 2009. Washington Mill ES is ranked 36 of 63 schools in the queue. The project construction was funded by the 2017 and 2019 bonds. The completed project provides modern amenities, removed a modular, and added approximately 35,000 SF to the building.

Washington Mill Elementary Renovation Photo Gallery

Key Build Information

Funding: 2017 Bond (Planning), 2019 Bond (Construction)
Future Building Area: 97,248 SF
Building Area: 61,614 SF
Acreage: 11.53
Prior Renovation: 1989
Prior Capacity Enhancement: 2004 (modular)
2008 Renovation Rank: #36
Architect: Rebecca Bostick Architect, Inc.
Contractor: Meridian Construction
Current Status: Completed
Completion: Spring 2023

School Information

Address: 9100 Cherrytree Dr., Alexandria, VA 22309
FCPS Region: 3
Grades: PreK-6
HS Pyramid: Mt. Vernon HS
MS Feeder: Whitman MS
Opened: 1963
Title 1: Yes
K-3 Cap: 24
Programs: PreK, AAP Local Level IV, Immersion (School-based), Autism, SACC (2 classrooms)

Past Engagement, Planning & Construction Information


Capital Project Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

FCPS marked the completion of the capital project at Washington Mill Elementary School on Thursday, May 25, 2023. This brief ceremony included remarks from Dr. Michelle Reid, Superintendent and representatives from the Fairfax County School Board, Board of Supervisors, and Planning Commission. 


1/7/2021 - School Board Meeting


12/3/2020 - School Board Meeting