Why Ellis

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Virginia Village’s Best Kept Secret — Why Should You Choose Ellis?

  1. Fabulous Accredited Early Childhood Program (starting at 3 years old)
  2. Low Class Sizes / Para-teachers and Resident teachers
  3. Culture of Academic Excellence
  4. STEM and other 21st Century Opportunities
  5. Community Minded School That Celebrates Diversity
  6. Bilingual Classes K-5 (Spanish/English)
  7. Before and After School Care with Discovery Link and Leading Edge
  8. Great Teachers, Administration and Families
  9. A School that focuses on the Whole Child
  10. Emphasis on building relationships

Personal Success Factors

A whole child intuitive with DPS that focuses on character education and developing a growth mindset in children and adults to better prepare students for brilliant success

Parent Teacher Home Visit Program

Partnership with DPS that provides opportunities for teachers to get to know their students and families and to build positive and authentic relationships

Responsive Classrooms

A professional development program and classroom system to build positive relationships with adults and peers and to develop key social emotional skills to be successful in school and in life