Leary School Of Virginia

6349 Lincolnia Rd
Alexandria, VA 22312-0223
Tel: (703)941-8150
Grades: 5-12 | 59 students
Leary School helps students to achieve successes that will enable them to adapt to less restrictive environments and to achieve maximum independence, achievement and happiness.
To this end, the programs focus clearly upon students accepting personal responsibilities, improving problem-solving, communication and socialization skills.
The staff of the Leary School programs strongly believes in students taking an active role in changing their own behaviors; while the staff attempt to meet student need's on an individual basis.
This philosophy is integral to all the service areas of the programs.
The mission of the Leary School programs is to provide specialized education and treatment services to children, adolescents, and their families.
The Foundation believes in actively intervening in the lives of children and adolescents who are in need of specialized education and therapy in order to maximize their educational, social and emotional growth.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. State or regional independent school association
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades 5-12

Student Body

Total Students 59 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade Leary School Of Virginia Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 9 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Phillips School-annandale (2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Queen Of Apostles Catholic School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Northern Virginia Academy Of E (0.3 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Alexandria
    Grades: KG-8 | 200 students
    0.2 miles
    4409 Sano St
    Alexandria, VA 22312
  • Alexandria
    Grades: PK-K | 43 students
    0.3 miles
    6396 Lincolnia Rd
    Alexandria, VA 22312
  • Alexandria
    Little River Day School
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: PK-K | 39 students
    0.6 miles
    6481 Little River Tpk
    Alexandria, VA 22312
  • Alexandria
    Lincolnia Academy
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: PK-K | 30 students
    0.8 miles
    4905 Lincoln Avenue
    Alexandria, VA 22312
  • Alexandria
    Alexandria KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK
    1.1 miles
    4616 Minor Lane
    Alexandria, VA 22312

School Reviews

I went to Leary School from 1973 through 1975, ages 12-14. It was a wonderful experience for a very insecure kid at that time. My favorite teacher was Al Berg, I wish I knew where he was now. My favorite part of the school was the positive interaction with the teachers and how they really cared! Although we learned a great deal in the classroom setting I feel i grew the most when we were playing football with the staff during breaks!
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 07/24/15
I went to Leary School from April 1968-July 1973 and my favorite teachers were Al Berg, Janet Foreman, and Joan Loftus. I would like to know where they are today, if they are still alive. My name is Charles Wood and my cell phone number is 630-308-0667. The best time to reach me during the day is 9:00a.m-1:00p.m
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 07/24/15
i was a student at the office bldg school sorry i can't remember the road but it was across from a high school.i went there from 1973 to 1976.For most of my time there my go to teacher was Carla Bouker, she was a friend who helped me cross some pretty tuff teenage bridges.When i left to go back to public school i dropped out after the first week, but because of the education i recivied there i was able to pass the MD ged with 99% first try. i would love to hear from anyone in that time my name is Bob Davidson tho i had a nick name (bunky) most called me that.I had a 100 mile round trip every day that i hated but i am happy from my time there.I had many friends I will never forget, but i never heard from then again after 1976.it was a great school taught me i could be something or anything I wanted. call if you want, you will get my voice mail i will call you back 302-296-6969
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 06/22/15
my ten years from 1982 to 1992 working at Leary School enhanced my life while it enhanced the students entrusted to our care. Now in the twilight of my life at 65 years of age I am more than sure that all children will benefit from the Leary School learning experiences. Mr. Fields, former Crisis Counselor
- Posted by Teacher, 04/09/12

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