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Quantico, Virginia

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Quantico Dependents School System
3308 John Quick Road
Suite 201
Quantico, VA 22134

Phone 703-784-2319 / 703-432-1378
Phone (DSN) 312-278-2319
Fax 703-784-5087

Mon - Fri 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 
Sat, Sun and Federal Holidays - Closed

Education

Introduction

The Department of Defense Elementary and secondary Schools (DDESS) located on MCB Quantico are a part of the Department of Defense Education Activity. Accreditation by State - all schools in DDESS and DoDEA are accredited by the AdvancedEd organization. Information about this agency can be obtained online.

There are four schools located on MCB Quantico; two of the schools are primary level elementary schools (Ashurst and Russell) with grades pre-kindergarten through 3, there is one elementary school (Burrows) consisting of grades 4 and 5, and one middle/high school with students in grades 6-12. Standardized test scores for MCB Quantico Schools are available through the DoDEA Data Center.

Entrance Requirements

DoDEA has changed its Early Child Hood Education programs entrance requirements for all DoD Schools for Calendar Year 2009-2010. Age requirement are:

  • Sure Start and Pre-Kindergarten Programs, a child must be 4 years of age by September 1.
  • Kindergarten Programs, a child must be 5 years of age by September 1.
  • First Grade, a child must be 6 years of age by September 1. 

If you have any questions about exceptions, contact DoDEA.