Award Year: 2021

Greendale Elementary School

13092 McGuffie Road
Abingdon, VA, 24210-2128

(276) 739-3500

Mrs. Allyson Willis, Principal at time of Nomination

Title I School

Washington County Public School District

School Website


Greendale Elementary School strives to empower students as leaders and learners for a lifetime.

Student Demographics
  • Black/African American: 1%
  • White: 97%
  • Hispanic: 1%
  • Asian: 1%
Beginning each day with the heart of a lion...

Beginning each day with the heart of a lion...

Greendale Elementary School is a rural pre-K - 5 school in Abingdon, Virginia. From its humble beginnings as a one-room school, Greendale is now an integral part of the local community. A tradition of student success, enhanced by strong community support and a committed staff, define the unique spirit of this school. Under the current leadership, Greendale Elementary School has a clear vision of success through teamwork.

At Greendale, it is understood that all students are our students, and our success is their success. The key to that success is the direct attention to specific needs of each student and the collaboration among staff to meet those needs. Students are surrounded by layers of support as they reach their maximum potential. In addition to addressing the academic needs of students, Greendale is also committed to the whole child. Purposeful targeted attention is placed on student leadership opportunities with emphasis on developing good citizenship and character. Social-emotional learning has a direct correlation to student academic success and is achieved by a committed knowledgeable staff ready to meet individual needs.

At Greendale Elementary School, it is also understood that behind every successful student is a strong supportive family. To that end, a focus on family engagement is evident at every event. Strong community partnerships also provide needed support for many Greendale students and families. Greendale Elementary School exemplifies being committed to the success of all students. With a caring administrator and a dedicated staff by their side, students find success at Greendale.