Contact information for key programs and services at this installation.
Each installation provides information about the types of schools and programs offered on or near your installation for your child. Learn about the types of programs, guidelines and requirements for each school. Whether you choose to send your child to a Department of Defense School, a private school or public school, your installation can help you explore all of your options to make the right decision for you and your child.
Local schools have posted high Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) scores, and offer a variety of advancement placement/gifted talented programs, special education programs, and adult education classes. Schools are accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS CAS). In Virginia, a child may enter kindergarten if he/she turns age 5 after 1 October. Parents of children who will be age 5 before 1 November may petition for the enrollment of their child. Counseling on the advisability of their attending kindergarten is required. A social security number is required for enrollment.
There are no DoDDS schools on Fort Belvoir. The two closest public school districts to Defense Logistics Agency are Fairfax County Public Schools and Prince William County Schools. FCPS serves a diverse student population of more than 180,000 students. For more information on the Fairfax County Public Schools call 571-423-3000. Prince William County Schools is the second largest school division in Virginia with enrollment of approximately 181,000 students in 2022-23. For more information on the Prince William County Schools call 703-791-7200.
The two closest public school districts to Defense Logistics Agency are Fairfax County Public Schools and Prince William County Schools.
Fairfax County Public Schools - 571-423-3000; 8115 Gatehouse Road, Falls Church, VA 22042
Fairfax County Public Schools is one of the largest school divisions in the U.S. with 198 schools and centers. They serve a diverse student population of more than 180,000 students. The average cost per student is $16,505. Approximately 92 percent of high school graduates plan to continue on to some form of post-secondary education.
Visit the public schools website to view the Fairfax County Public Schools 2022 - 2023 calendar.
Students in grades pre-K through 12 are offered a diverse, high quality curriculum. All Fairfax County elementary schools have full-day kindergarten.
Students in grades K-6 and living on Fort Belvoir attend either the Fort Belvoir Elementary School, part of the Fairfax County Public School System or Woodlawn Village. A School Liaison Officer serves as the primary point of contact for school-related matters and is available to answer questions and assist military and DoD civilian families with school issues. For more information, contact 703-805-5555 or check the website-School Liaison Officer
Special Education: Special Education Programs are available and provide support to more than 24,000 students. The Office of Alternative School Programs currently serves nearly 5000 students.
Specialty Programs including the International Baccalaureate Program, are available at various middle and high schools in Fairfax County. Check with Fairfax County schools to learn more about which program are available to meet the needs of your students.
Advanced Placement Program (AP): AP Programs are offered in English, social studies, math, science, and foreign languages are open to all qualifying students and available at schools throughout the county..
English as a Second Language (ESOL): Provided in 151 schools for grades 1-12.
Foreign Language Partial-Immersion Program: Located in selected elementary and middle schools in French, Spanish, Japanese, and German. Call 703-208-7724 for enrollment information.
Adult and Community Education (ACE): Fairfax County Adult and Community Education (ACE) leads as one of the largest and most programmatically diverse adult and community education programs administered by a public school system. Most classes are supported by grants and student fees and are not funded from the school system's operational budget, 703-658-1201/1202.
Prince William County School - 703-791-7200; 14715 Bristow Road, Manassas, VA 20112
Prince William County Schools offer before and after school care.
Bus transportation is provided for students who live more than one mile away from the school in which they are enrolled or who require transportation because of handicapping conditions.
The estimated per pupil cost is $11,875.
Click here to view the Prince William County Schools 2020-2021 calendar.
Specialty Programs: A variety of specialty programs are available. Check with the individual school for specific programs.
Both school districts administer the Virginia Standards of Learning (SOL) tests. More information on these competency tests are located on each website.
There are numerous private schools located in the National Capital Region. These include religious-affiliated schools, Montessori schools, schools for the arts, and others. The Association of Independent Schools of Greater Washington is a valuable resource for information. The Association of Independent Schools of Greater Washington provides information for co-ed boys and girls, pre-school, nursery, and kindergarten and more. For more information call 202-625-9223 or visit their website.
For specific information about Virginia schools, call or write to the particular public school offices.
Adult Education: 703-791-7357, Adult Basic Education (ABE) Instruction is for individuals 18 years of age and over whose basic reading, math, and/or writing skills are below the eighth grade level of achievement.
General Educational Development (GED) Test: General Educational Development (GED) Preparation Classes are for individuals 18 years of age and over with reading, math, and/or writing skills at the ninth grade level or above.
English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Classes are for individuals 18 years of age and over who have a native language other than English.
The National External Diploma Program (NEDP) is for individuals 25 years of age and over. Successful completion of this program earns the student a high school diploma.
The Workplace Skills Program is customized to the needs of employees and is conducted onsite. Training may be designed to develop English language proficiency; to improve basic reading, math, and/or writing skills; and/or to earn a high school credential or diploma.