About our School
Belvedere Elementary is an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School within Fairfax County Public Schools. The IB Primary Years Program (PYP) is a rigorous, internationally-recognized educational program for all students. It helps students to take an active part in their education, learn about the world around them, and use what they are learning to make a difference in the world. Through the PYP, students become globally-minded thinkers, inquirers, and problem solvers.
- At Belvedere, our mission is to create a community of globally-minded, life-long learners who are prepared to face the challenges of a 21st-century world.
- Our staff works collaboratively to engage students in challenging, real-world learning opportunities. Through these opportunities, students will become innovative thinkers and problem solvers who value diversity. They will use their knowledge to take responsible action and in doing so, help to create a better, more peaceful world.