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APS High School Information Night to be Held on Mon, Dec. 12

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12 Monday, Dec 12, 2016

Gr 5 Winter Concert at Tuckahoe ES

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

12 Monday, Dec 12, 2016

Yorktown Winter Band Concert

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

12 Monday, Dec 12, 2016

TJMS Winter Chorus Concert

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

12 Monday, Dec 12, 2016

Gr 5 Winter Concert at Tuckahoe ES

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

12 Monday, Dec 12, 2016

High School Information Night

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

13 Tuesday, Dec 13, 2016

Gr 4 Winter Concert/Tuckahoe ES

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

13 Tuesday, Dec 13, 2016

Arlington County Decal Winner Reception

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

13 Tuesday, Dec 13, 2016

YHS Winter Concert – Chamber Choir & Guitar Ensembles

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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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.