About the School Board

S01-2018Arlington School Board is composed of five members who serve overlapping four-year terms. Terms commence on January 1 of the year following the election.

Arlington Public Schools is governed by School Board Policies and Policy Implementation Procedures (PIPs).

Paper copies of policies and PIPs are available at the Education Center, 1426 N. Quincy Street, in the School Board Office (Suite 105), School & Community Relations Office (Suite 106) or in the Center for Local History at the Arlington Central Library.

School Board meetings are generally held the first and third Thursday of the month in the Board Room of the Education Center.  All speakers will be allowed up to two (2) minutes to comment at regular Board meetings.  Beginning in the 2017-18 School Year, School Board meetings will start at 6:30 PM. Citizen Comment on Non-Agenda Items will not be announced prior to 7 PM. 

Agendas for each School Board meeting is made public one week prior to the Board meeting and can be viewed on the BoardDocs Web site under the “Meetings” tab.  Board meetings are broadcast live on Verizon Channel 70 and FIOS channel 41 and rerun the following Friday at 9:00 p.m. and the following Monday at 7:30 p.m. For more information click here.

* Citizens interested in the election process should contact the office of Voter Registration and Elections of Arlington County at 703-228-3456 for more information.

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