Woodlawn Elementary School is a part of Fairfax County Public Schools, which operates several elementary, middle and high schools. Founded in 1846, Woodlawn Elementary School serves more than 480 students in kindergarten through grade six. Its staff includes teachers, counselors, social workers, specialists, therapists, nurses, psychologists, and cafeteria and custodial personnel. The school supports a variety of extracurricular programs in art, music, band, strings and physical education. In addition, Woodlawn Elementary School conducts sessions in foreign languages and offers the English for Speakers of Other Languages program. It provides medical care, guidance counseling services, and physical and speech therapies to students. Located in Alexandria, Va., Woodlawn Elementary School has a parent-teacher association that supports and sponsors various school events and activities.