Carlin Springs Elementary School

Carlin Springs Elementary SchoolAddress: 5995 5th Rd S, Arlington, VA 22204
Phone: 703-228-6645

Fax: 703-998-5341

Principal: Dr. Melaney Mackin,

School hours:
Full Day – 8 a.m. to 2:41 p.m.
Early Release – 8 a.m. to 12:16 p.m.

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Carlin Springs Elementary School serves an international community of children Pre-K through grade five. The school’s primary mission is to teach and empower students to be lifelong learners. As a national award-winning community school, Carlin Springs’ school facility is used as a base to support students and their families with the help of thirty business and community partners.

Carlin Springs’ instructional program is challenging and enriching. Differentiated instruction allows teachers to meet the diverse needs of students by planning instruction that is responsive to their readiness, interests and learning styles. Conscious Discipline skills and Brain Smart Starts foster a safe environment and promote wise decision-making. A strong technology program includes a STEM Lab funded by a Verizon grant and many interactive and innovative learning opportunities for all students. Class size ratios are small and learning is extended through over twenty-five after-school enrichment clubs and tutoring sessions. The school offers a wide variety of opportunities for parental involvement.