Kent Gardens Elementary in McLean currently ranks as the 27th best public elementary school in Virginia owing to its high standards in academics and parent involvement. Parents who take their children to this school state that the extracurricular activities in place are not only adequate but also helpful in shaping the students to be competitive and fair with each other, even outside the field. It also helps that one can join the school as from kindergarten and continue to grade level without having to switch schools, thus giving the child a stable foundation in education.
The teachers are very helpful and are willing to engage the parents to enable the students to grasp matters with ease. They also look out for special needs that any of the children might have and what they can do to make them reread their potential. There are lots of programs in the school, based on the child’s ability, and the teachers ensure that the students remain engaged without being under too much pressure from the workload. The environment created by the school administration and the staff is also positive and thus enables the children to enjoy their time at school as they work towards their goals with the help of their teachers.
As of now, the school has 965 students enrolled in grades PK all through to K-6 with a student to teacher ratio of 20:1. McLean, a suburban neighborhood where the houses generally cost about $990,000, provides an ideal space for families and settling here should prove easy.