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Kindergarten Information Night to be Held on Jan. 23

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18 Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017

Arlington Reflections Ceremony

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

19 Thursday, Jan 19, 2017

School Board Meeting

7:30 PM - 10:30 PM

20 Friday, Jan 20, 2017

Holiday – Inauguration Day

21 Saturday, Jan 21, 2017

Arlington Career Center Science Fair

23 Monday, Jan 23, 2017

School Board Open Office Hours

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

23 Monday, Jan 23, 2017

Kindergarten Information Night

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

APS Video

  • Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Video Tribute

  • Prepare to be inspired by the reflections of students whose winning essays, poems, and works of art pay tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Watch a debut of the video that highlights the winners of the annual Literary and Visual Arts Contest, who were selected from more than 1,300 entries.

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2014-15 Academic Highlights

A Year of Progress Achievement And Excellence

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Graduates in the
class of 2015

91% Plan to attend*

a 2 or 4 year college

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75% completed one or more

college level courses
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98.5% graduation
rate for students

in the three comprehensive
high school for all of their
APS high school career
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$31 million in scholarships

APS Graduates were awarded
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68.8% of APS Grads Earned

an Advanced Studies Diploma** resulting in a 12% increase since 2009

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Reduced by 65% since 2009

APS Dropout Rate, from 11.4% to 4.2%

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Almost 3/4 of students

take Algebra 1 or Geometry by 8th Grade

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* The remaining 9% of students have enlisted in the military, pursued a trade or vocational education, or embarked on a career.
** Advance Studies diploma is Virginia's most rigorous diploma and paves the way for admission to a two or four year college.