James K. Polk Elementary School

Architects of Maginnis + del Ninno presented Polk with a LEED Gold award from the U.S. Green Building Council and Best Design 2015 and Innovation Bronze Award 2013 from the Council of Educational Facility Planners International.
Polk Teachers and Volunteers support English as a second language parents through "Language Partners", a series of five week sessions in which English speakers are matched one to one engaging in targeted conversations to support language acquisition.
Polk PTA appreciates teachers with yoga in the morning.
Students reduced their waste on Waste Free Lunch Day.
Fifth grade students planted trees around campus on Earth Day.
Polk celebrates Autism Awareness in April and all throughout the year.
Polk cheerleaders perform at April Board Meeting.

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James K. Polk Elementary
5000 Polk Avenue
Alexandria, Virginia 22304
E-mail | Tel: 703-461-4180 | Fax: 703-751-8614
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Grades: K-5
School Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 2:35 p.m.

Principal: PreeAnn Johnson
Assistant Principal: Carla Carter
Assistant Principal: Penny Hairston

Upcoming Events

  • Oct. 7: Walk to School Day
  • Oct. 12: Student Holiday/Teacher Work Day
  • Oct. 13-16: Spirit Week
  • Oct. 19-23: Book Fair
  • Oct. 19: Book Fair Family Fun Night, 5:30 p.m.
  • Oct. 20: PTA Meeting, 7 p.m.
  • Oct. 27: Fall Picture Day
  • Oct. 30: Fitness Friday, 7:30 a.m.