Green Hedges School

415 Windover Ave, NW
Vienna, VA 22180-0221
Tel: (703)938-8323
Grades: NS-8 | 171 students
Challenging Academics Building Confidence & Leadership

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Virginia Association of Independent Schools (VAIS)
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded 1942

Student Body

Total Students 171 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade Green Hedges School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 23 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(khaki pants or skirts, polo shirts, polo dress)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Feb. 15 / rolling
% on Financial Aid
Admissions Director Bridget Parke


Total Sports Offered 4 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer, TennisBasketballCross Country,

School Notes:

  • Green Hedges is a warm, supportive environment that provides an academically challenging experience for children in Montessori Preschool (ages 3-5) and Traditional Grades 1 – 8.  Founded in 1942, we are located on 4 acres in the historic Windover Heights neighborhood of Vienna, VA.
  • There are many elements that contribute to the success and creative learning that occurs at Green Hedges.  Inspirational educators, optimal classroom facilities, appropriate and impactful use of technology, innovative practices acquired through faculty engagement in professional development, and ample outdoor learning spaces are key aspects of the School’s robust program.  Academics are enhanced through frequent experiential learning opportunities in every grade, as we take advantage of the rich offerings that the DC metropolitan area and the eastern seaboard provide.
  • With just under 200 students our student:teacher ratio averages 7:1.  We value personal attention and promote the development of good character throughout the curriculum.  Small class size affords us not only the opportunity to know each child personally, but to promote important community relationships among students of different grade levels, so that our students emerge with poise, confidence, and readiness for the challenge of secondary school and beyond.

Profile last updated: 11/06/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Way Of Faith Christian Academy (2.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Faith Baptist Academy (0.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Vienna KinderCare (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Vienna
    Vienna KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK
    0.2 miles
    437 Knoll St. N.W.
    Vienna, VA 22180
  • Vienna
    Faith Baptist Academy
    Daycare / Preschool (Baptist)
    Grades: PK-KG | 38 students
    0.6 miles
    301 Center St S
    Vienna, VA 22180
  • Vienna
    Appletree School Ii
    Daycare / Preschool (Christian)
    Grades: PK-KG | 72 students
    0.8 miles
    712 Tapawingo Rd Sw
    Vienna, VA 22180
  • Vienna
    St Mark Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 371 students
    1.1 miles
    9972 Vale Rd
    Vienna, VA 22181
  • Vienna
    Parkwood School
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: PK-KG | 180 students
    1.2 miles
    601 Marshall Rd Sw
    Vienna, VA 22180

School Reviews

We started our family''s journey at Green Hedges in 2009. Our daughter started in 2nd grade after a few years in public school. We have been thrilled and thankful that we found such a great learning environment for our daughter. The school is very nurturing with a very dedicated faculty. The academics are excellent and students are taught to be critical thinkers who are confident with their reading and writing skills. Our daughter is a very hard working student who does well. Many of our friends are impressed with her knowledge. Our friends who have three children in the Fairfax gifted program and one daughter in the same grade (as our daughter) are constantly asking us about the curriculum and teachers. They have noticed that Green Hedges teaches more advanced curriculum and expect the children to do well. I think the label of "gifted" is overused in this county. Green Hedges offers a fabulous curriculum, a dedicated teaching staff, and expects children to do well without pandering to the excessive over achieving mindset of labeling so many children as "gifted." This school is a gem! Check it out!
- Posted by Parent, 07/24/15
Green Hedges is a wonderful school that is challenging academically and warm and nurturing. The students receive a lot of individual attention and support as well as exposure to a broad variety of activities and experiences. My daughter has had a great experience, and we could not be happier with our choice.
- Posted by Parent, 07/24/15
Green Hedges is a loving and nurturing environment! We are thrilled with the challenging academic program and the dedicated faculty. The teachers work hard and work together to get to know each child. Because of the small class sizes, we really see the outcome in our son shown by his level of confidence, problem solving skills, and love of learning. The teachers truly love teaching and our kids. This school is a gift and my son can not wait to return every day for the new experiences!
- Posted by Parent, 07/24/15
Nurturing environment that expects every child to rise to excellence, but appreciates every child as unique. Emphasizes character, sports, & STEM learning. Great parent community. Students from many different backgrounds and countries. I feel that every adult in that building knows and loves every child in that building.
- Posted by Parent, 07/24/15

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