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Aldrin Elementary School is part of the Fairfax County Public School system and is located in Reston, Virginia. Named after Dr. Buzz Aldrin, one of the first men to walk on the moon, Aldrin opened its doors in September 1994, the year that Dr. Aldrin celebrated the 25th anniversary of the Apollo XI moon landing. Our philosophy is "Working Together, Anything Is Possible!" and we are very proud of our school and its accomplishments. Learn more about us by visiting the links at the bottom of this page.
School History: Design and Construction
Learn about the founding of our school and explore photographs from its construction.
School History: Our Namesake
Learn about Buzz Aldrin, one of the first men to walk on the moon, and about some of his visits to our school.