Award Year: 2013

Garrisonville Elementary School

100 Wood Drive
Stafford, VA, 22556-1838

(540) 658-6260

Alexis White, Principal at time of Nomination

Mrs. Marcie Fields, Current Principal

Stafford County Public Schools

School Website


To be a catalyst where students will integrate knowledge, skills, and mutual respect to become responsible decision makers in our ever-changing society

Student Demographics
  • Black/African American: 10%
  • White: 58%
  • Hispanic: 19%
  • Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 1%
  • Asian: 4%
  • Native American: 1%
  • Two or more races: 7%
  • ELL: 8%
  • Economically Disadvantaged: %

At Garrisonville Elementary School, “Home of the Gators”, we believe that all students can learn. The students, staff members and community have high expectations, believe in them, and know that they can be obtained. Our school wide theme embodies a positive school atmosphere which embraces family and community. At GES, we Go the extra mile, Always encourage, Totally cooperate, have Outstanding attitudes and are Respectful and responsible.

The success of Garrisonville Elementary School is shown in numerous ways from the dynamic school culture to the students’ academic achievement. The academic excellence shown through consistent high performing test results are indicators of the powerful culture and love for learning felt throughout the halls of “Gator Land”.

Garrisonville has consistently performed with excellence on the Virginia State Standards of Learning testing and has consistently met all AYP/ AMO requirements. GES has received the Governor’s Award for Academic Excellence and was selected one of the top 10 schools in the state of Virginia by Northern Virginia Magazine

All members of the Garrisonville community live the motto “Going the Extra Mile”! This is indicative in our consistent and outstanding school-wide performance year after year. We have a proactive partnership where we concentrate specifically on giving our very best effort in all that we do for each child.