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We grew vegetables, herbs and native Virginia plants. 6th graders learn math in the real world. Students use tableaus to demonstrate their learning. Kindergarteners use technology to make connections to a story in Language Arts.



Back to School Night

Back to School Night for the 2016-2017 school year is on Wednesday, September 7 from 6:30 to 8PM.

Open House

We will host our Open House on Thursday, September 1. Families are welcome to arrive at 8:30AM. Open House concludes at 9:30. This is also a great time to bring in the items on your supply list.

Summer Reading Information

All the details about the CWES Summer Reading Challenge are available in this flyer.(pdf). Help us reach our school-wide goal and earn a moonbounce for a day! Also, the calendar (pdf) is available so you can keep track of your reading.

Supply lists for the 2016-2017 school year

Are available.

Parents - Complete our Survey

Please complete the 2016-2017 Parent Survey (pdf).

Changing Education Through the Arts

Canterbury Woods Elementary School is proud to have been selected as one of 7 schools in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area to be one of the Kennedy Center’s Changing Education Through the Arts (CETA) Demonstration Schools. Read more.


Our 2015-2016 School Improvement

Our School Improvement Plan at a Glance is available (pdf).

Guide to Parent Accounts for SIS and FCPS 24-7/ Blackboard

Starting September 8, 2015, you must have an active SIS Parent Account to be able to login to FCPS 24-7 Learning.  The same login will be used to access both the SIS and FCPS 24-7 systems on this date.

You will use your SIS email address & password as your username/login.

To learn more about your SIS Parent Account:




For information about low-cost internet access for qualifying families, Fairfax County Library internet access programs and other Fairfax Count and Community resourses to get online from home, please visit FCPS' Access4All page.

We have Wixie!



Information for Military Families Relocating to FCPS

Information and resources provided by Fairfax County Public Schools