Provided by Prince William County Schools
The ceremonial opening of the newest elementary school will be Thursday, August 24 at 6:00 p. m. Named for two distinguished leaders in education, Betty D. Covington and John H. Harper Jr., Covington-Harper Elementary School is located at 2500 River Heritage Boulevard, Dumfries.
The school is expecting to have a first-year enrollment of about 500 students. Current students within the attendance boundaries will be automatically enrolled. New students, including kindergartners, may enroll beginning August 1 from 10:00 a. m. to 2:00 p. m. The new school, which is located in the Potomac Shores community, was named by the School Board at its February 15, 2017 School Board meeting.