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School Board Discusses Framework, Process and Timeline for Proposed High School Boundary Refinements

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03 Monday, Oct 3, 2016

School Board Open Office Hours

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

06 Thursday, Oct 6, 2016

School Board Meeting

7:30 PM - 10:30 PM

10 Monday, Oct 10, 2016

Holiday – Columbus Day

11 Tuesday, Oct 11, 2016

School Board Open Office Hours

8:30 AM - 10:30 PM

12 Wednesday, Oct 12, 2016

High School Boundaries Meeting – “Getting Started”

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

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  • #digitalAPS Showcases Summer Laureate

  • In this week’s episode, #digitalAPS features a countywide Summer Laureate program held at Arlington Traditional School this summer.

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2014-15 Academic Highlights

A Year of Progress Achievement And Excellence

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1,336

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.