About Ellis Elementary School

 

Suella Gilbert Ellis 


Ellis Elementary was named after Suella Gilbert Ellis, who  was the first African-American administrator in Prince  William County. The school opened in the fall of 2004 and  grew in enrollment from 525 students to 750 by the first  school year's end. Boundary changes adjusted the  enrollment for future years. 


Communities Served

Sunny Gate Apartments, Ashton Glen, Mason's Keep, Barrington Apartments, the west side of TGM and Coverstone Apartments, Pope Street, Wallace Lane, Gibbon Place, Ramseur Place, and residents along Wellington Road down to Godwin.


SPECIAL PROGRAMS

Ellis Elementary is an accredited International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program School. For more information about our IB PYP program, visit our page on the IB website.

OPPORTUNITIES FOR PARENT & COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT


Ellis Elementary has an active Parent-Teacher Organization (PTO) as well as a School Advisory Council.

WHAT MAKES OUR SCHOOL UNIQUE?

Ellis is a family-oriented school that encourages families to visit, volunteer, and get involved in their child's education. The school's vision is to be a community of constructivists who are responsible, life-long learners with high expectations for all. Visitors can walk through the school and see and feel the vision being modeled by students and staff alike.