Principal (For hire July 1, 2020)
The Principal, Elementary directs the development of the school vision, and establishes and maintains the school philosophy and educational programs, consistent with community characteristics and school division goals and practices. This job reports to the Executive Director of Elementary Instruction.
The Charles Barrett Elementary School. Opened in 1949, Charles Barrett Elementary School prides itself on its strong academic program, its dedicated staff, and its diverse student body. The staff of Charles Barrett is committed to providing a program of academic excellence and equity in a learning partnership with students and families. The school is one of the seven international demonstration schools in the Washington, DC metropolitan area that partners with the Kennedy Center's Changing Education Through the Arts (CETA) program. Charles Barrett school is currently under the leadership team of the interim principal and interim assistant principal. For more information about the school please click here.
The School Division:
Charles Barrett Elementary School is a member of the Alexandria City Public Schools (ACPS) in Alexandria, Virginia. The school division serves more than 15,500 students who hail from 114 countries and speak 119 languages. ACPS includes one pre-K school, 12 elementary schools, two middle schools (Grades 6-8), two K-8 schools, and the acclaimed T.C. Williams High School. Please see a complete listing of schools here.