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APS Go! Survey Open Now

APS Go! wants parent feedback on transportation modes. APS Go! is a community-wide, school-driven process that raises awareness and provides incentives, information and encouragement related to walking, biking, transit, car/vanpooling and school busing.

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24 Monday, Oct 24, 2016

School Board Open Office Hours

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

24 Monday, Oct 24, 2016

CCPTA Meeting

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

25 Tuesday, Oct 25, 2016

Moving Words Poetry Contest Reading

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

26 Wednesday, Oct 26, 2016

Elementary Honors Chorus Audition (@Kenmore)

3:30 PM - 7:30 PM

26 Wednesday, Oct 26, 2016

TJMS Fall Pops Concert

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

27 Thursday, Oct 27, 2016

Elementary Honors Chorus Auditions (Kenmore)

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

27 Thursday, Oct 27, 2016

Yorktown Theatre Fall One Act – “The Lottery”

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

27 Thursday, Oct 27, 2016

High School Boundaries Community Meeting – “What We Heard”

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

APS Video

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  • Arlington Science Focus Students Look to the Stars

  • In this episode, #digitalAPS: Exploring Instructional Frontiers visits Arlington Science Focus Elementary School as students learn about space travel with the school’s shuttle simulator.

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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.