Why Ellis

ECE Students standing on playground

Why Ellis?

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

  1. Full Day Accredited Early Childhood Program (starting at 3 years old)
  2. Small Class Sizes with additional Paraprofessionals and Student teachers
  3. Culture of Academic Excellence
  4. Daily specials offering: Physical Education, Music and Art
  5. Community Minded School That Celebrates Diversity
  6. Instruction delivered in English and Spanish 
  7. After School Program with Discovery Link 
  8. Highly qualified staff
  9. Distinguished Whole Child Rating
  10. Emphasis on social emotional learning and 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

Consistent classroom practices to build positive relationships within each classroom community.