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 Opportunites
#5Community Minded School That Celebrates Diversity
#6 Bilingual Classes K-5 (Spanish/English)
#7 Before and After School Care w/ SpringBoard
#8 Great Teachers, Administration and Families
#9 A School that focuses on the Whole Child
#10 Emphasis on building relationships

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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

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