INFORMATION


Bennett Elementary School

8800 Old Dominion Dr.
Manassas, VA 20110

Bennett Elementary School Web Site

Phone: 703.361.8261

Date Opened: September 1996

Principal: Shelley Pohzehl
Assistant Principal: Karen Haddock
Number of Students: 734

School Colors: Navy Blue, Teal, and Oatmeal
School Mascot: The Bear

 

Bennett Elementary School
ABOUT BENNETT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL


The original Bennett Elementary building was constructed in 1908 and still stands today. The school takes its name from the original landowner, Dr. Maitland C. Bennett. In 1969, a "new Bennett" was built on Stonewall Road. In the fall of 1996, the third and current building was opened and today continues to serve excellence in education.

SPECIAL PROGRAMS

Bennett students in the SIGNET program.

 

Bennett has a gifted education program which provides gifted services to eligible Bennett students  in grades K-5. Classroom teachers are supported by specialists from special education, gifted/talented, group and individual counseling, art, music, physical education, and information management and technology skills development.

ENRICHMENT PROGRAMS & EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

Bennett provides extra physical education classes for students to improve fitness and promote wellness.

Bennett also conducts a grade-level music program throughout the school year and offers an extensive Science Fair and Art Expo yearly.

Bennett offers grade-level music programs throughout the year.

OPPORTUNITIES FOR PARENT & COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Parents play an important role at Bennett.Bennett Elementary has a strong, active Parent-Teacher Organization (PTO) and parent partners are readily visible in many aspects of the school's administration. PTO meetings are held monthly, as are School Advisory Council meetings. Minutes from each are posted in the front lobby of the school.

WHAT MAKES OUR SCHOOL UNIQUE?

Bennet has been named a Prince William School of Excellence.

Bennett has been named a Prince William County School of Excellence for eleven years! The administration, teachers, and parents work together to ensure the success of each and every student.


    
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