Ellis Elementary School
10400 Kim Graham Lane
Manassas, VA 20109
Date Opened: September 2004
Principal: Caroline Goddard
Assistant Principal: Leigh Allen Hughes
Number of Students: 647
Number of Teachers: 50
School Colors: Maroon and White
School Mascot: The Explorer Spaceship
About Ellis Elementary School
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.
Wellington Residents, Independence Residents, Regency Apartments, Bristow Village, Sudley Manor Drive, and Ashton Avenue
Ellis Elementary has been designated as an International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IBPYP) school and is also practicing as a Baldrige in Education school. Ellis also implements the Olweus Bullying Prevention program.
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.